"802.11: 'THE' Hotspot"
THURSDAY, May 16, 2002
By Mr. Arturo Pereyra
Co-Founder & General Manager
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Open to the Public. No fee. 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The Pub Talk begins at 6:00 p.m.
At this Pub Talk, come hear
about the market drivers propelling 802.11 as the hotspot and at
the forefront of technology innovations in the wireless arena. WiFi
Metro will also discuss the public Internet access value chain and
its target users, followed by a demo. Come learn how WiFi Metro
is committed to helping on-the-go Internet users stay productive,
up-to-date, and informed without the hassles of telephone cords
and jacks, slow dial-up connections, or being dependent on their
work or home environments.
ABOUT ARTURO PEREYRA
Arturo Pereyra is Co-Founder and General Manager
at WiFi Metro, one the largest WISPs in the U.S. Prior to WiFi Metro,
Mr. Pereyra was Vice President of Product Development and eCommerce
for DevX, an information portal for application developers. Prior
to that, he was Director of Business Development and M&A for
a Miami-based Spanish and Portuguese Travel site with offices throughout
Latin America. Mr. Pereyra has held management positions at EY Consulting
and Booz Allen & Hamilton, specializing in high-tech strategy
for software and Internet companies. Mr. Pereyra also worked at
Oracle Corporation where he was on the Product Development team
for Oracle Payables, the cornerstone for the Oracle Family of Financial
Applications. Mr. Pereyra received his MBA from Columbia University
and a B.S. in accounting and economics from the University of California
ABOUT WIFI METRO
WiFi Metro (http://www.wifimetro.com)
is the leading wireless Internet service company in the Bay Area.
The company owns a network of Wi-Fi "hot spots" and has
a growing base of subscribers. WiFi Metro relies on hereUare Communications'
eCoinBox technology and back office to manage its network
and host the customer database. WiFi Metro extends computing needs
beyond the office or home. With a growing network of over 35 Bay
Area public Internet access points located in convenient and comfortable
coffee shops, restaurants, and lounges, WiFi Metro has created a
chain of "Internet Stations" where users fill up their
laptops and PDAs with data slurps, send email or documents to friends
or colleagues, or just surf the Internet.
WiFi Metro relies on the 802.11b wireless LAN standard to deliver
connection speeds that are up to 200 times faster than regular dial
up connections. With a focus on delivering public wireless Internet
access to metro markets, WiFi Metro is positioned at the forefront
of what Gartner/Dataquest believes to be the fastest growing segment
within the IT sector.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Mr. Arturo Pereyra
Co-Founder & General Manager
305 Lytton Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94301