Driving desktop to mobile: Meet four SURGE Mobile Track speakers

Driving desktop to mobile: Meet four SURGE Mobile Track speakers

December 1, 2015 by Eoghan McNeill

Learn the future of mobile at SURGE. Get your early bird ticket.

You’ll meet the people leading the shift from desktop to mobile at SURGE’s Mobile Track.

Whether you want to explore the desktop versus mobile debate or examine how the rise in mobile is affecting advertising, we have the people from whom you need to hear.

Meet some of them…

Donald Fitzmaurice – CEO – Brandtone


Donald is CEO at Brandtone, a mobile marketing company focused on developing and emerging market regions.

Based in Dublin, Ireland, Brandtone has raised over $50 million in funding, most recently a $20.66 million Series D in June of this year.

Donald previously worked as a chemistry lecturer at University College Dublin and as Director at e.ventures.

Salone Sehgal – CEO – TrulySocial


Salone was this year recognised as one of PCR’s Top 30 in Mobile and one of the Top 100 Asian Stars in UK Tech by KPMG.

She’s a former investment banker with Morgan Stanley who in 2013 became CEO of Truly Social. It’s a UK-based startup that specialises in social world games.

Ambarish Mitra – Founder & CEO – Blippar

asf6 Ambarish founded Blippar in 2011 and has since grown the company to a unicorn – it’s valued at $1.5 billion.

Blippar is an augmented-reality advertising company that allows people unlock digital experiences from the physical world.

They’ve partnered with Condé Nast, TIME and Coca-Cola to create immersive advertising experiences.

Kunal Shah – Founder – FreeCharge

Kunal founded FreeCharge in 2010 with Sandeep Tandon and has since raised over $100 million in funding for the startup.

It’s a Mumbai-based e-commerce website that provides the online facility to recharge any prepaid mobile phone, postpaid mobile and data card in India.

Meet mobile’s brightest lights at SURGE. Get your early bird ticket.

About the Author

Eoghan McNeill
Eoghan is a former journalist from Donegal on Ireland’s north west coast. In his spare time, he enjoys reading things he hasn’t written.