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"Challenging Mobile Commerce Stereotypes"
By Mr. Paul Frankel, Director of Business Development,
3Com's Business Connectivity Company
5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Open to the Public. No fee. The Pub Talk begins at 6:00 p.m.

In the recent past, mCommerce has been thought of in terms of applications which are delivered to cellular phone handsetsaccessed through a micro browser and a wide area network. With the proliferation of devices, networks, and connectivityoptions, the way we define, build, and deliver mCommerce will change drastically in the next 12 - 18 months. At this Pub,Paul Frankel will discuss the bountiful, new opportunities that will be generated around mCommerce which will far outnumber those created around the notion of "wireless Internet".

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Paul Frankel is Director of Business Development for 3Com's Business Connectivity Company. He has been in the wirelessindustry since 1997 and is currently responsible for 3Com strategy, investments, partnerships, and licensing in the wirelessspace. Mr. Frankel is a co-founder of WECA (Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance), which certifies and promotesinteroperability of Wi-Fi(tm) (ie ? IEEE 802.11b), the global standard for wireless LAN. Prior to 3Com, he was founder andCEO of a wireless Internet startup focused on public access. He has also worked for Symbol Technologies where he wasresponsible for strategic marketing of wireless LAN and wireless VoIP technologies. Mr. Frankel holds a Political Sciencedegree from the University of Arizona and a MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management(Thunderbird).


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