Facebook, Nokia, Visa and more talk payments at Monetising Mobile

The focus: exploring opportunities in mobile payments, with speakers including Facebook, Nokia, Visa and Boku.

The Platinum Partner for Monetising Mobile was OpenMarket, the Premium Gold Partners were Nokia and InMobi, Gold Partners were Visa, TPay from Tanla and Mach, and the Silver Partners were Bango, Incentivated and AppSnips.

There was also some serious networking taking place, as the event started at 4.30pm and ended late, with food and drinks for all attendees.

Among the many companies attending the event were Flirtomatic, SLA, Virgin Media, Travelex, Yell Group, Vodafone, Square Enix Telenor, Koch Media, Jesta, Ministry of Sound and many others.

Speakers included:

* Fergal Walker, head of mobile partnerships, Facebook EMEA
* Mary Carol Harris, VP of innovation and new product, Visa Europe Mobile
* James Patmore, MD of EMEA, Boku
* Amanda Rosenberg, associate business development manager for mobile, Google (EMEA)
* Charles Damen, VP of content and apps, Mach Mobile
* Rob Jonas, MD, InMobi EMEA
* James Davlouros, VP of business discovery, Mastercard
* Anil Malhotra, VP of alliances, Bango
* Tamar Shachar, MD, AppSnips
* David  Sheridan, director, market development, OpenMarket
* Yatin Pahwa, head of strategy (digital commerce), Nokia
* Gautam Sabharwal, director of global business development, Tanla Mobile

Here’s a roundup of our live coverage at the event.

Facebook’s Fergal Walker on Facebook Credits and the social scope for payments

Nokia’s Yatin Pahwa on operator billing lessons from the Ovi Store

Visa’s Mary Carol Harris on NFC taking payments into the real world

Boku’s James Patmore on the revolution in pay-by-mobile digital goods

More more information about upcoming Monetising Mobile events, contact Katy Grant on +44 (0)1992 535 646.