Introducing the Data 2.0 Summit Series 2012

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Save the Date: This April the top leaders in data will convene for an exclusive discussion that will shape the future of the Data 2.0 economy

Data 2.0 Conference

Data 2.0 Conference, San Francisco 2012

The goal of Data 2.0 is to showcase how businesses can best leverage this new web of advertising data, social data, geo data, and business intelligence.

Data 2.0 Conference & Summit Series, the largest thought leadership conference on the future of cloud data and the API economy, today announced the 2012 Data 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, CA April 3- 4, 2012. The Data 2.0 Summit Series aims to bring together visionary entrepreneurs, corporate executives, investors, and policymakers for an exclusive discussion that will shape the future of the 2012 theme ‘The Deep Web.’ Keynote speakers include Jim Fowler, founder of Jigsaw (now Data.com) as well as speakers from Mint, Microsoft, Rapleaf, Xerox Parc CCN, and over 400 data and API innovators.

“Everything we do on the web- from blogging and connecting to friends to integrating financial data and analyzing consumer preferences- is at a deep level about data innovation,” said Data 2.0 Founder Geoff Domoracki. “The goal of Data 2.0 is to showcase how businesses can best leverage this new web of advertising data, social data, geo data, and business intelligence.”

“What new database technologies will enable my app to scale? How can my company better exploit the “Open Gov” movement? How do I use data to better target my online advertising? These are the questions that Data 2.0 hopes to answer.” - Rahim Sonawalla, Twilio

Last year’s Data 2.0 Conference 2011 hosted 420 attendees April 4th 2011 in San Francisco with keynote speakers including Vivek Wadhwa, TechCrunch contributor as well as Joe Lonsdale, founder of Palantir. Highlights from last year’s event include a Twitter announcement and Datasift partnership profiled in TechCrunch. Data 2.0 Conference 2011 focused on discussions around Making Data Accessible. Startup pitch judges included Robert Scoble, Start Liaison Officer at Rackspace and Andy Jenks, partner at EMC Ventures.

The Data 2.0 Summit’s theme ‘The Deep Web’ will focus on discussions about new API’s, web protocols, and data standards can add depth and meaningfulness to the web.

Topics addressed at the Data 2.0 Summit 2012 include the Open Web versus the Closed Web, Creating a Business API Strategy, and Building on Social Data. A common goal throughout all Data 2.0 Summit topics will be exploring how businesses can better leverage the avalanche of new online data ranging from geo-data, social data, open government data to advertising analytics data.

Data 2.0 invites the community to submit proposals for panels and speakers for the Data 2.0 Summit 2012 program. Discounted sponsorships are available until December 31st 2012, contact geoff(at)techweek(dot)com.

For more information about Data 2.0 Summit 2012 and subscribe to email updates, visit http://www.data2con.com.

About Data 2.0
The Data 2.0 Summit on April 3rd 2012 is the largest thought leadership conference on the future of cloud data and the API economy. This big idea summit leads up to the Data 2.0 Conference & Expo in the fall of 2012 featuring an entire week of classes, workshops, industry seminars, and events across a dozen industry verticals.

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