Agenda and speakers

The Mobile for Good Summit will be facilitated by Becky Anderson, CNN

Agenda and speakers

The Mobile for Good Summit will be facilitated by Becky Anderson, CNN International


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09:00 Welcome and introduction

Vittorio Colao, CEO, Vodafone Group Plc

Nick Land, Chairman, Vodafone Foundation


09:05 M-world

Sir Andrew Likierman, Dean, London Business School

Kamalini Ramdas, Professor of Management Science and Operations, London Business School

Rajesh Chandy, Professor of Marketing at London Business School


09:20 A mobile renaissance

Professor Ian Goldin, Director, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford

John Micklethwait, Editor in Chief, The Economist

Robert Madelin, Director-General for DG Connect: Communications Networks, Content and Technology

Dr Mike Lynch, Founder of Autonomy


10:30 M-world: M-agriculture and m-health case studies

Chris Elias, President of the Global Development Programme

Bruce McNamer, CEO, Technoserve

Serpil Timuray, CEO, Vodafone Turkey

Duncan Learmouth, Senior Vice President, GlaxoSmithKline


11:10 Break


11:40 M-world: M-women - The third billion case studies

Cherie Blair, Founder, the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Professor Dean Karlan, Professor of Economics at Yale University


12:15 Development and mobile communications: Where next?

Lord Malloch Brown, Regional Chairman at FTI Consulting and former UN Deputy Secretary- General


13:00 Lunch


14:00 M-world: Aid to scale - stories of inspiration

Sir Mark Walport, Director of the Wellcome Trust

Dr Seth Berkley, CEO, Gavi Alliance

Priya Jaisinghani, Director of Mobile Solutions, USAID

Michael Joseph, World Bank Fellow and Director of Mobile Money, Vodafone


15:00 M-world: Mobilising partnerships in emerging markets

Yafang Sun, Chairwoman of the Board, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd


15:15 Break


15:35 M-world: Mobilising partnerships in m-health

Sir Andrew Witty, CEO, GlaxoSmithKline

Justin Forsyth, CEO, Save the Children


16:00 M-world: A sustainable future, partnerships envisaging a world beyond aid

Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for International Development

Vittorio Colao, CEO, Vodafone Group Plc

Sir Andrew Witty, CEO, GlaxoSmithKline

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University

Dame Helen Alexander, Chairman, UBM Plc


17:00 The power of information in the palm of your hand

Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia

Bob Collymore, CEO Safaricom


17:25 Closing remarks