Top Speakers Join Lineup at GigaOM RoadMap Conference

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Inaugural GigaOM RoadMap conference will explore how connectedness will impact consumers and businesses in the next 18 months; speakers from Square, Pandora, CBS, Walmart, MIT, Airbnb, and more to provide a blueprint for the connected future.

GigaOM, a leading business and technology media company, today announced top headline speakers for its inaugural GigaOM RoadMap conference – the first industry event to focus on the connected consumer.

The leading thinkers of our time will gather at GigaOM RoadMap on November 10, 2011 at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco to explore how connectedness will influence the way we live, create, consume, and earn. Entrepreneurs, journalists, business leaders, and academics will join GigaOM editors and GigaOM Pro analysts to provide a blueprint for the connected future – mapping out the most significant trends in consumer connectedness.

Some of the technology industry’s biggest names will take the stage at GigaOM RoadMap, including:

  •     Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder and CEO of Square
  •     Michael Moritz, Partner at Sequoia Capital
  •     Tom Conrad, CTO and EVP of Product at Pandora
  •     Brian Cheskey, Co-Founder and CEO of Airbnb
  •     Matt Mullenweg, Developer of WordPress and Founder of Automattic
  •     Jim Lanzone, President of CBS Interactive
  •     Venky Harinarayan, SVP Walmart Global eCommerce and Head of @WalmartLabs
  •     Frank Moss, Professor of the Practice of Media Arts and Sciences at MIT Media Lab

New speakers are being added weekly. See the full lineup here.

“At GigaOM RoadMap, top thinkers will join forces with GigaOM editors and GigaOM Pro analysts to give their real predictions for how connectedness will impact business, consumer, and economic trends in the next 18 months,” said Om Malik, founder and senior writer of GigaOM. “No one can fully predict the future, but the top technology thought-leaders who have shaped our present will gather at RoadMap to present their vision of how the connected future will look – and how the new connectedness enabled by broadband, wireless, and the cloud will impact every part of our daily lives.”

GigaOM RoadMap is a must-attend conference for anyone who wants to understand the next wave of technology trends to affect the connected consumer. Registrations for GigaOM RoadMap are selling quickly for what looks sure to be a sold-out event. Register by October 8th to get a supersaver ticket for just $595.

Primetime sponsors including Equinix, YuMe, and thePlatform are lining up to connect with the technology industry’s top thought leaders at GigaOM RoadMap – the only conference that brings together entrepreneurs, journalists, analysts, and CEOs to debate how connectedness will shape our world. To learn more about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact Mike Sly at eventsales(at)gigaom(dot)com or 415-235-0358.

About GigaOM
Founded in 2006, GigaOM has grown into the leading provider of online media, events and research for global technology innovators. The company is one of the most credible and insightful voices at the intersection of business and technology, with an online audience of more than 4 million monthly unique visitors; industry-leading events, including Structure, Mobilize, GigaOM RoadMap, Net:Work, and Structure:Data; and a pioneering market research service and digital community, GigaOM Pro, which provides expert analysis and research on emerging technology markets.

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