Ajay Mishra
Co-Founder & Chief Customer Officer

Ajay is presently the Co-Founder & Chief Customer Officer at MobileIron, Inc. MobileIron is solving the problems CIOs face as business data and applications move to smartphones and tablets. The MobileIron Virtual Smartphone Platform and the MobileIron Connected Cloud are the first solutions to give IT and users real-time intelligence and control over mobile content, activity, and apps in order to secure the enterprise, reduce wireless cost, and improve the mobile user experience. Before MobileIron, Ajay Co-Founded enterprise Wireless LAN pioneer, Airespace, now part of Cisco (acquired for $450M). He defined the initial product requirements for the company's products, working hand-in-hand with 20+ teaching enterprise customers. Ajay also chaired the WLAN-Mobile Convergence (WMC) task force within the WiFi Alliance and launched two new WMC certifications. Before Airespace, Ajay ran product management for the Cisco Mobile Office Network (MNET). Ajay started his career as an engineer at Motorola, where he was part of the team that designed the world's first commercial GSM handset in 1990. He was also instrumental in developing Motorola's first CDMA handset in 1993. Ajay has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and MSCS from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Mobile Security: Mitigating the risks of BYOD End users love their Smartphone and tablets. Mobile apps have the power to transform a business. As today's users increasingly choose mobile as their preferred computing platform, they immediately need mobile device access to corporate App and documents for their work. Almost every enterprise is now putting a BYOD, mobile apps and content program. The challenge for the Mobile IT team is to provide a great mobile user experience without sacrificing security. This session will focus on 1. What are lessons learned over the last two years of mobile app development? 2. How enterprises are rolling-out BYOD program without sacrificing native mobile user experience?