IDG’s Computerworld Unveils Agenda of Executive-Delivered, User Presentations at Mobile & Wireless World

FRAMINGHAM, MA – MARCH 20, 2003 – IDG’s Computerworld today unveiled a diverse and impressive roster of user-company speakers at its Mobile & Wireless World (M&WW) conference to be held May 6-9, 2003 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort in Palm Desert, Calif. Keynoting the conference will be Nancy J. Victory, Bush administration communications advisor and administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and Tony Scott, chief technology officer at General Motors.


Following Computerworld’s long-standing tradition of delivering user-focused content, M&WW will examine the hot technologies and real-world strategies that meet the business goals of mobile and wireless decision-makers in the enterprise. The agenda (available at will focus on a range of enterprise strategies and technologies that have succeeded or failed, from customer-facing applications to those on the factory floor.

In addition to Tony Scott, CTO of General Motors, speakers include: Ken Newman, director of information security and risk management, Deutsche Bank; Lee Colaw, CIO, Pacific University; Steve Poppe, CIO, Roto-Rooter; Dave Salzman, program manager, United Parcel Service; Anthony King, director of software and engineering systems, Ventana Medical Systems and Mike Taylor, CIO, Todd Pacific Shipyards.

“With M&WW, we continue to build on Computerworld’s widely-respected tradition of delivering conferences with a strong educational content and real-world examples from early-adopting executives and practitioners in the enterprise,” said Ron Milton, executive vice president, Computerworld. “The user-focused program at M&WW will give our attendees practical, peer-delivered information enabling them to exploit mobile and wireless technologies for positive business value.”

M&WW is owned and produced by Computerworld, an integrated media company with an established reputation for generating qualified audiences and delivering world-class, education-focused IT events.

The M&WW 2003 Conference Underwriter is IBM. Joining IBM as sponsors to date are: Avaya; HP; Microsoft; Motion Computing; Motorola; Oracle; PrintMe; Proxim; Rappore; Sharp; Symbian; Symbol; Synchrologic; Targus; and Toshiba.

About Computerworld

Computerworld is the only integrated media company focused exclusively on the information needs of IT Leaders – those who manage and implement technology in Global 2000 organizations. The company’s flagship weekly newspaper – along with its Web site and conference series for IT Leaders – form the U.S.-based hub of the world’s largest (58-edition) worldwide IT media network. Publishing since 1967, Computerworld has been recognized numerous times by Folio: Magazine and the Computer Press Association as the best computer newspaper, and was named to the “Media Power 50” in 2002 by Crain Communications’ BtoB Magazine. Winner of more than 70 print and online editorial awards since 1998, Computerworld has a newspaper circulation of 202,000, a total print audience of 1,846,000 (according to IntelliQuest CIMS v.9.0), and an online audience of 800,000 unique monthly visitors (according to DoubleClick). Breaking news and resources for IT Leaders are available at

About IDG

Computerworld is a business unit of IDG, the world’s leading technology media, research and event company. IDG publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers and offers online users the largest network of technology-specific sites around the world through (, which comprises more than 330 targeted Web sites in 80 countries. IDG is also a leading producer of 168 computer-related events worldwide, and IDG’s research company, IDC, provides global market intelligence and advice through 51 offices in 43 countries. Company information is available at


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