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Rob Mesirow

Rob Mesirow is responsible for the strategic planning, development and oversight of the Associations award-winning trade events and all related activities. Its premier event, CTIA WIRELESS®, is the largest wireless event in the world.

Rob also oversees CTIA's Certification, Membership and Technology programs which include industry interoperability initiatives, Common Short Code registration services and all business development activity.

Prior to joining CTIA, Mesirow was Director of Strategic Planning for the Personal Communications Association (PCIA). Rob was named one of the Top 25 Association Executives of 2004 by TradeShow Week.

CTIA Announces 2013 MobITS Award winners

I’m pleased to announce the CTIA MobITS Awards winners, who are recognized for their solutions that help IT professionals manage and leverage mobility for more success, effectiveness and efficiency. The 2013 MobITS Awards first place winners are: Cloud Storage and Collaboration AirWatch Secure Content Locker, AirWatch Mobile Customer Experience Management Ericsson Experience Manager Mobile Device [...]

MobileCON 2013: Sprint Hackathon

Calling all mobile developers! Next week during MobileCON 2013, in the heart of Silicon Valley, CTIA will host the Sprint Hackathon on the Solutions Exhibition floor. With prizes ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, there are six categories: Mobile Advertising: Working with Pinsight Media+, build your mobile advertising solution that brings in the eCPMs  (effective cost [...]

MobileCON 2013: Stellar Keynotes

From securing devices and the company network, to building your business through a mobile platform or payment system, MobileCON 2013 is the place for some of the most innovative minds in enterprise today. Set in the heart of Silicon Valley, MobileCON 2013 will happen October 16 – 18 at the San Jose Convention Center. You [...]

The 1-2-3’s of What a MobileCON Pass Offers You

In less than two weeks, attendees from around the world will gather in the heart of Silicon Valley for three days of actionable and powerful presentations and sessions at MobileCON 2013. But, do you know everything that a MobileCON pass offers you? Three Days of Keynotes and Networking Events Hear from CIOs and executives dealing [...]

What’s Your (Mobile IT) Problem? Get Help at the MobileCON Answer Bar

With less than two weeks till MobileCON™ 2013, what is your biggest IT challenge? In addition to keynotes, thought leadership and presentations on a variety of mobile IT and enterprise topics, CTIA took it a step further by creating a place for mobile IT professionals to take their problems to experts from companies including Adobe, [...]

Congrats to the MobITS Award Finalists!

365 days and 24/7, the enterprise IT pros are constantly working to develop, secure and improve businesses and how they interact with their employees and customers. It’s always been a tough job, but the challenges seem to increase from internal and external sources, such as BYOD, cybersecurity and privacy. That’s why we developed the MobITS [...]

Enterprise IT MobITS Award Submissions Now Open

You’ve worked hard this year, and now it’s time your ingenious mobile IT solution receives the recognition it deserves. Submit it for the MobITS awards. The winners, announced at MobileCON, will reflect the most innovative solutions to issues facing IT professionals, from securing devices and data to building apps for businesses. The MobITS categories are: [...]

CTIA 2014: Super Mobility Week Details

We had a fantastic 2013 show in Las Vegas this week, but we’ve already been planning ahead for MobileCON 2013 and of course, CTIA 2014: Super Mobility Week. After nearly two years of research and surveys, this decision to move our show to September 9, 10 & 11 2014 has been supported by everyone – [...]