Tonight’s guest will be none other than the former Chief Competitive Officer, Michael Mace on the Computer Outlook radio program. The show airs live at 7pm CST/CDT and those of us not in the Las Vegas area can listen live via the Internet at this link. simply choose your prefered stream and you should be good to go. If you miss the live broadcast, there will be a podcast available at a later date.
You may recall that Michael Mace gave the closing keynote at the 2005 PalmSource Developers Conference, which drew record numbers for a closing keynote. His presentation was rich with information and insight into what the future may hold for the mobile landscape, which Palm OS has a large vested intrest in. Shortly after the conference, PalmSource had a huge layoff and Mace was one of the casualities. A month or so later and PalmSource was purchased by Access. Suffice to say that it’s been a crazy couple of months since the Dev Con.
Tonight we’ll be catching up with Michael Mace, finding out what a wild ride it’s been since the DevCon, what he’s been up to since then and what he’s working on in the near future. There will be plenty of great conversation, because no one has his pulse on the mobile space like Mace.
About Michael Mace
Michael Mace is currently a consultant and writer for the blogs Mobile Opportunity and Map The Future, in addition to currently working on a book on business strategy. Previously, Michael served as the Chief Competitive Officer and Vice President at PalmSource and earlier as Palm. Prior to joining Palm, he served as Vice President of Marketing for Softbook Press, a leader in the creation of ebook devices and publishing systems; and Director of Worldwide Marketing for Silicon Graphics’ Windows products division, which produced the company’s first Intel processor-based products. Michael has also held a variety of leadership positions at Apple, including Director of Mac Platform Marketing and Director of Marketing for the Home and Education Division. He also founded Century Software, which produced the world’s first downloadable PostScript type fonts, and has worked as a journalist. Michael holds a degree in international relations from UCLA.
About Computer Outlook
Computer Outlook is a daily technology radio program which broadcasts live out of Las Vegas. They have approximately 30 affiliates nation-wide as well as a very large Internet based audience as well. Computer Outlook covers the gambit when it comes to technology. Each show focuses on one particular avenue of technology, such as Linux, Wireless and Palm Handhelds, just to name a few.
John Iasiuolo, the show host, has a varied background in the business world, including a successful career in the entertainment industry. He has recognized a need for computer education targeting both home and business users?no techno-babble! Using this concept, John asks the questions we would all like answered.
I’m the co-host of the “Palm Handheld ‘Lifestyle'” monthly show, which airs live on the 3rd Thursday of every month.