Tickets Selling Fast for Inaugural GigaOM RoadMap Conference

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Executive speakers from Square, DropBox, WalMart, MIT, CBS and more to provide insights into how connectedness will impact consumers and businesses in the next 18 months

GigaOM, a leading business and technology media company, today announced that tickets are selling fast for its inaugural GigaOM RoadMap conference – the first industry event to focus on the connected consumer. GigaOM RoadMap is the only conference where thought-provoking speakers from across industries map out the most significant technology trends, providing entrepreneurs and business leaders with the tools they need to mitigate risks and get ahead of the curve.

GigaOM RoadMap will take place November 10, 2011 at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. Via fireside chats and interactive panels, speakers and attendees will engage in animated discussions about how technology will influence the way we live, create, consume, and earn in the coming 18 months. Entrepreneurs, journalists, business leaders, and academics will join GigaOM editors and GigaOM Pro analysts to provide a blueprint for the connected future.

Anyone who wants to meet the leading thinkers of our time – and find out which exact future trends will shape their businesses – should register quickly for GigaOM RoadMap to avoid missing out on this game-changing conference.

“At GigaOM RoadMap, tomorrow's leaders will tell us what tomorrow looks like,” said Om Malik, founder and senior writer of GigaOM. “The Internet, mobile, and cloud computing have converged to create a connected universe – from work and communication, to consumption, health, finances, socializing, and beyond. GigaOM RoadMap is the first event to offer concrete predictions for how exactly technology will impact business and our daily lives in the next 18 months.”

Top Speakers
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
  •     Drew Houston, CEO and Founder of Dropbox
  •     Tom Conrad, CTO and EVP of Product at Pandora
  •     Brian Cheskey, Co-Founder and CEO of Airbnb
  •     Robert Bowman, CEO of
  •     Ed Leonard , CTO of DreamWorks Animation
  •     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
  •     Mark Rolston, Chief Creative Officer of frog
  •     Richard Nash, VP of Content & Community at Small Demons

See the full lineup of outstanding GigaOM RoadMap speakers here.
Top Trends
GigaOM RoadMap will highlight the most significant ideas in a world where everything is connected and business is being reinvented every day. Find out which technology trends will affect you and your industry. Throughout the day, key GigaOM Pro analysts will present brief synopses of the reports coming out at the conference, providing data and findings to support the discussions of the day.

Trends to be discussed include:

  •     Data: The New Plastic
  •     The Alive Web
  •     Collaborative Consumption
  •     Connected Media / Connected Audiences
  •     Connected Bodies
  •     Connected Cars

Top Sponsors
Primetime sponsors including E-Trade, Equinix, Quickoffice, YuMe, and thePlatform are lining up to connect with the technology industry’s top thought leaders at GigaOM RoadMap. 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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