Join CleverTap & General Assembly to talk apps and the art and science behind personalization. This panel discussion will feature high-growth mobile startups in the rapidly growing on-demand, Social and App Development space, with discussions around mobile acquisition, engagement and retention.
The event will comprise of 1/2 an hour of networking, 1 hour for the panel discussion, and wrapped up with another 1/2 hour of networking. Drinks are on us!
About the Panelists:
Jessica Scorpio, Founder and VP Marketing, Getaround
Jessica Scorpio is a Founder and Director of Marketing at Getaround, which was created to leverage the 1B+ cars on the planet to create a cleaner, smarter and more efficient transportation system through a marketplace for peer-to-peer car sharing.
Erik Schmidt, Senior Data Scientist, Pandora
Erik M. Schmidt is a Senior Scientist at Pandora. His most recent work at Pandora has included leading the playlist and algorithmic design of Thumbprint Radio, a hyper-personalized radio product. His work has also led to the contribution of numerous playlist recommendation strategies to the Pandora listening experience, and the development of machine listening systems to automatically understand the musicological content of audio. Before joining Pandora he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Music and Entertainment Technology Laboratory (MET-lab) at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. He received the Ph.D. degree from Drexel University in 2012, and also holds a Master's in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University and a Bachelor's from Temple University. His current work focuses on developing the next generation of playlist and recommendation products at Pandora. Erik has general research interests in the areas of machine learning and recommender systems for playlist generation and machine understanding of music audio.
Meaghan Barbin is Director of Partner Solutions at Mightybell, where she focuses on building and scaling niche networks on mobile. Mightybell enables community entrepreneurs, anywhere in the world with an idea, a following or a goal to create a community filled with interesting people who wouldn’t otherwise meet and build a business doing it.
Adam Jackson, Co-Founder + CEO, Doctor on Demand
Adam Jackson is a technology entrepreneur obsessed with creating beautiful and easy to use products for both mobile and desktop web interfaces.
He is currently CEO and cofounder of Doctor On Demand, a healthcare service that provides Video Visits with boardcertified physicians and psychologists via smartphones, tablets, and computers. Patients simply download the Doctor On Demand app on a smartphone or tablet or visit www.doctorondemand.com on their computer, provide a list of their symptoms, and are instantly connected to a provider licensed in their state for a video visit. Doctor On Demand delivers services to millions of patients through employers, health systems, health plans, and directly to consumers.
His previous business, DriverSide (founded in 2007), served thousands of automotive dealerships and repair facilities by helping them retain existing and
gain new customers through a suite of SaaS offerings. It was acquired by Advance Auto Parts (AAP) in September of 2011.
His first venturebacked business, MarketSquare (founded in 2004), was the first online local shopping destinations on the Internet. In 2005 it was acquired by StepUp Commerce, a similar service, which was subsequently acquired by Intuit (INTU) in September of 2006.
Over the past 10 years, he has also been an active angel investor and advisor to over 2 dozen companies, most of which have had successful exits or have done significant follow-on financing.
Adam began his career as a software engineer and architect and holds a computer science degree from Vanderbilt University.