Sunday, September 21, 2008

John Strand back in Brazil > Dinner sign up

John Strand, CEO of Strand Consult, is back in Brazil in the week of September 29.
Take your chance to meet John and engage in a lively debate with polemic and provocative opinions on how the Telecom and Media development moves on in Brazil compared to global trends. A great opportunity to think out-of-the-box. We are arranging a dinner on September 1st in Sao Paulo at the retaurant Fidel ( at 2000h, at the cost of the dinner itself: R$ 80,00. You can joint the dinner table by sending a mail to

Short Bio

John Strand is a well-known consultant in the business. Anyone who has met John knows that he always speaks his opinion. Being honest - and giving his honest opinion on current issues in the mobile industry has become John's trademark - even when it means being controversial or treading on some toes.

Today, many International mobile operators, media companies and technology manufactures use John Strand on CXO and Board level as a strategic sparring partner when developing new strategic processes. John uses his many years of experience to simplify the most complicated

John is a member of the board of directors for a number of Scandinavian and International companies, and previously was a member of the Advisory Board for the 3GSM World Congress.

Here is a selected range of topics that you can indicate as to dicusss before the dinner:
  • Successful Strategies for the Mobile Broadband Market
  • The importance of the right distribution strategy
  • The portal strategies of the future
  • The reality for mobile operators on the Western European Markets
  • Declining profit margins on basic mobile services
  • Which mobile strategy should media companies choose?
  • Is the mobile services market facing massive regulation?
  • The question is not whether there will be a market for Location-based services
  • Are MVNOs the mobile operators saviors?
  • Mobile Payment, Top-Up, M-Banking has inspired to much activity, but what is actually going on, and who plays in the value chain?
Here you can see a few selected articles in the global press where John is used as source (click on the logos):

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