Think Mobile 2011: Mary Meeker Perspective on the Growth of Mobile

At Think Mobile event in New York, Google hosted Mary Meeker, -- known to identify technology trends before they hit mainstream and present conclusions based on data-driven analyses. The New York Times says, "no one can show more in less time than Mary Meeker."Mary and her partner Matt Murphy shared their perspective on the growth […]

At Think Mobile event in New York, Google hosted Mary Meeker, -- known to identify technology trends before they hit mainstream and present conclusions based on data-driven analyses. The New York Times says, "no one can show more in less time than Mary Meeker."

Mary and her partner Matt Murphy shared their perspective on the growth of the mobile ecosystem to an audience of marketing executives, industry visionaries and agency leaders. Some of the highlights from their session include:

  • Smartphone and tablet shipments hit an inflection point in 2010 and exceeded PC shipments for the first time
  • Consumer demand for mobile content will drive 92% annualized growth in mobile data traffic over the next 5 years
  • Mobile commerce is expected to ramp faster than online commerce did driven by location based services, transparent pricing, and offers

Here's what Mary say on her thoughts ranging from the growth of the mobile Internet to her favorite app:

Video of Mary's session at Think Mobile:

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