Cambridge, MA and London, UK. (May 26, 2011) – Vlingo Corporation, the maker of the Virtual Assistant that turns your words into actions, today announced that Christopher Barnett, EVP Markets for Vlingo has been selected to participate as a key speaker in the technology and innovation category at the Open Mobile Summit in London from June 8 – 9, 2011.

“The Open Mobile Summit is an important conference addressing key issues that are shaping the direction of the mobile market,” said Chris Barnett, EVP of Markets of Vlingo. “As the virtual assistant category evolves, consumers not only are continuing to adapt to the readily available functionality offered on feature rich devices but are requesting the ability to do more tasks quickly and easily.  For several years, we’ve been equipping our user’s everyday with additional ways to interact seamlessly with their phones and are thrilled to share our learnings at the Open Mobile Summit by comparing and contrasting what other key players are doing in the marketplace.”

Barnett will lead a session on Wednesday, June 8 at 3:15 p.m. that will highlight how key partners are integrating Vlingo’s Virtual Assistant and provide insight into the future of Vlingo’s Virtual Assistant.

“The Open Mobile Summit features the most innovative and influential companies in mobile today,” said Robin Bratt, Founder and Managing Director, Open Mobile Media Ltd. “We’re excited to have Vlingo participate this year as they are a company really driving innovation and will have significant  impact for the future of mobile”.

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About Vlingo
Vlingo is a Virtual Assistant that turns your words into action by combining voice to text technology, natural language processing, and Vlingo’s Intent Engine to understand the user’s intent and take the appropriate action. Simply speak to your phone to connect with the people, businesses and activities that are important to you.  Vlingo is the safest and easiest way to get things done while on the go. Send text and email messages, search the web, use Google maps, update Twitter and more. Founded in 2006, Vlingo is backed by Charles River Ventures, Sigma Partners, Yahoo! and AT&T and headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, go to