Xconomy Forum: Robo Madness West
- Science & Technology
- SRI International, Menlo Park CA
Every business is now in the mobile business. Don't believe it? Just check out the tablets and e-readers available from companies like Toys 'R' Us, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon—not to mention Google, Samsung, Microsoft, and Apple. Take a look at how Starbucks and Square are teaming up on mobile payment technology. See the flood of companies struggling to make sure their mobile strategy is, well, on the go.
Then recall that the first iPhones were sold a mere five years ago. Mobile computing has transformed how we live our daily lives. But what are the emerging opportunities and strategies for innovators as this diverse sector really ramps up? How will the next five years play out as devices and applications are seamlessly integrated into everything we do—whether at home, work, or play? Join us for Xconomy's Mobile Madness New York, a half-day forum of interactive talks and chats that will showcase the top investors, entrepreneurs, and executives tackling the next big ideas in mobile computing—from media and advertising to commerce, finance, big data, analytics, entertainment, and beyond.
Rich Miner, General Partner, Google Ventures
Roger Ehrenberg, Founder and Managing Partner, IA Ventures
Peter Flint, General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
Jason Baptiste, CEO, Onswipe
Joe Essenfeld, Founder and CEO, JIBE
Maria Seidman, Founder and CEO, Yapp
Duncan McCall, CEO & Co-Founder, PlaceIQ
Eric Koester, Co-Founder, Zaarly
Mikki Nasch, CEO, AchieveMint
David Patrick, CEO, Apperian
Zach Seward, Senior Editor, Quartz
Brett Martin, Founder and CEO, Sonar
Callie Schweitzer, Director of Marketing & Special Projects, Vox Media
Michael DeFranco, Founder and CEO, LUA Technologies
Ivan Braiker, President, Hipcricket
Nick MacShane, Senior Managing Director, Progress Partners
Bob Hower, General Partner, Advanced Technology Ventures
Veronika Sonsev, Founder & CEO, inSparq; President, Women in Wireless
Robby Stein, Director of Product Management, Yahoo!
Jalak Jobanputra, Managing Partner, FuturePerfect Ventures
Rahul Sood, Partner, Bing Fund
Registration: 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Program: 2:00 – 5:30 pm
Networking Reception: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Tickets are transferable but not refundable.
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Latham & Watkins • SRI International • Turnstone
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LaunchCapital • Rho Capital Partners
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