Executives from several RTP area firms will be on hand Friday to discuss trends and opportunities in mobile data at the CED’s InfoTech conference.

PowerByHand, clearTXT, Nextel, MercuryMD and Summus will participate.

Dov Cohn, PowerByHand’s senior vice president of marketing and product management, will moderate the discussion. Panelists include:

  • Doug Kaufman, CEO of clearTXT, a provider of anytime-anywhere mobile communication and information delivery

  • Susan Nelson, vice president of alliances and partnerships at Nextel

  • Gary Ban, CEO of Summus, a provider of mobile media applications

  • Alan Ying, CEO of MercuryMD, a healthcare-focused software company
  • For details on the conference, see: www.cednc.org/infotech