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Sprint MarketLink

October 13, 2011


Emerging Solutions Group

(Bridging the M2M Innovation Gap)


The application period is now CLOSED


MarketLink is a unique and powerful program that provides the opportunity for companies to initiate and develop strategic relationships with leading multi-national corporations. Through a series of business and social meetings, selected companies are introduced to top level executives from multi-national corporations focusing on new products and technologies, all at NO COST to the applicant. MarketLink is able to attract the highest caliber multi-national partners thanks to the dedicated efforts and the extensive network of an influential committee of current and former telecom and high tech executives. For our multi-national partners, MarketLink is a highly efficient and effective vehicle to connect to quality companies developing the latest technology and products. Register and apply now for our upcoming events to capitalize on these extraordinary opportunities. <more>

About Sprint’s Emerging Solutions Group:

Sprint Emerging Solutions Group (ESG) is an industry leader in machine-to-machine (M2M) and embedded solutions. Using its Sprint ONE (Open Network Execution) approach, ESG delivers a full complement of assets critical to successful M2M and embedded solutions deployments. These include network agnostic capabilities (including 3G, 4G, CDMA, iDEN and a reliable Tier 1 IP network); specialized industry solutions engineering teams, an open approach to devices and applications through the company’s Open Device Initiative, an expansive M2M partner ecosystem; and the ability to provide customers with customized solutions that can include distribution, branding, billing and customer care services. ESG is part of the Sprint Business unit, which delivers wireless, wireline and converged services to enterprises, small and medium-sized businesses and public sector customers. To learn more view this special “What if …” M2M video and visit


About Sprint Nextel:

Sprint Nextel offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint Nextel served more than 51 million customers at the end of 1Q 2011 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Newsweek ranked Sprint No. 6 in its 2010 Green Rankings, listing it as one of the nation’s greenest companies, the highest of any telecommunications company. You can learn more and visit Sprint at or and

M2M Business Development & Portfolio Management:

• Health Care:                                • Retail:
– Remote monitoring                          – ATM/POS
– In-home care                                  – Kiosks
– Weight management                        – Digital Signage

• Transportation:                           • Education:
– Fleet management                          – Collaborative & personalized learning
– Fuel & green benefits                      – Anywhere, anytime access
– Safety & convenience

• SmartGrid:                                   • Security:
– Energy efficiency                             – Surveillance ( real-time & recorded)
– Smart Meters                                  – Asset tracking & protection
– Electric vehicle charging

Sprint is also interested in hearing from key partners who could support end-to-end solutions in this space. These areas include Cloud Computing, M2M Analytics & Applications, Module manufacturers, etc.

The Sprint M2M team attending (Additional attendees TBA):

Randy Bryson
Director of Emerging Solutions, Business Development

Scott Durham
Senior manager of Emergine Solutions,
Business Development

Erich Hasselman
Client Executive, Strategic Accounts, Business Markets Group
Technology Business Development


Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

525 B Street, Suite 2200
San Diego, CA 92101

The application period is now CLOSED

Applications will be reviewed and accepted on a rolling basis, so apply early. There are up to 18 spots and 4 standby spots available for 45 minute presentation meetings with Sprint. Applicants will be notified one week prior to the event if accepted. No late applications will be accepted.


Thursday, October 13, 2011 – Friday, October 14, 2011
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525 B Street, Suite 2200
San Diego, CA 92101


October 13, 2011
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