One Washington Square
San Jose, California

The Computer Science Club of San José State University will host a seminar and panel discussion to students and staff from Opera Software, the company behind the innovative browsers for Opera Mini, Mobile, Desktop and other devices. Opera Software’s seminar will explore mobile Web browsing and Opera’s “One Web” philosophy.

Meet the developers and managers behind the innovative Opera Desktop and Opera Mini Web browsers. The seminar will be presented by Philip Gronvold, US Manager of Business Development at Opera Software, and Anne van Kesteren, standards expert.

Opera Software’s seminar is an excellent opportunity to enhance your learning about the Web, gain new perspectives on technology trends, and network with people leading the IT industry. A light snack and free gift will be offered during the seminar.

To register for this seminar please send an email to [email protected] with “SJSU” in the subject line.


Philip Gronvold

Philip Gronvold has been working as the US Manager of Business Development for Opera Software since 2006. Philip graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management Informational Systems (MIS), and concentration in e-commerce. He also has a minor in Applied Statistical Mathematics. Philip is a knowledgeable speaker on numerous topics including Opera as a company, its products and technology, the Mobile Web, Widgets and some W3C topics such as HTML, POWDER, and CSS.

Anne van Kesteren

Anne van Kesteren works for Opera Software in evolving the Web. As part of this activity, he's a member of a number of W3C Working Groups (WGs), including the WebApps and HTML WGs. He's also a member of the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG), the group that founded HTML5 in 2004, since its inception.

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Added by Opera Software on October 15, 2008