EasilyDo, Trulia, Glu, and Lightspeed Venture Partners Unite at Appcelerate To Debate the Evolution of Mobile Apps

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Open Mobile Media: Lightspeed Venture Partners are sending Ravi Mhatre (partner) to join the Head of Mobile, Trulia, the CEO, EasilyDo, and the President of Publishing at Glu to thrash out how mobile apps are disrupting multiple industries at Appcelerate 2013 (14 November 2013, Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel, San Francisco).

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Mobile apps are creating new channels of revenue for companies targeting consumers as they enter a 100% mobile lifestyle.

Mobile apps are creating new channels of revenue for companies targeting consumers as they enter a 100% mobile lifestyle. Tim Chang (partner, Mayfield Fund) will be tasked to steer the conversation and find out how these companies have made strides towards creating a mobile centric customer base. Today, companies such as Glu are thriving as the modern gamer begins to transition from consoles to the next major gaming platform, the mobile phone. Meanwhile, we see the likes of EasilyDo; the smart assistant app that offers retail services as a means to streamline life and save you time. Then you have Trulia, the company that helps you to find your next house. The discussion will take place at Appcelerate (14 November 2013, San Francisco) – an app focused workshop where the idols of the app space will share the secrets to their success. There are still a few tickets available to attend http://www.openmobilemedia.com/san-francisco/.

When asked about their participation Trulia’s Head of Mobile, Steven Yarger stated, “Our dedication to mobile innovation has been a key contributor to our success as a company. Mobile traffic and monetization continue to grow much faster than on the desktop, as our users find that Trulia Mobile products help them simplify the home search in ways that fit their mobile lifestyles.” He added, “We continue to invest heavily in mobile innovation, and events such as Appcelerate & The Open Mobile Summit offer opportunities to meet and discover potential partners to accelerate our success, as well as share our case study with members of the industry."

Other leading mobile app companies to share their stories include Poshmark, HotelTonight, CBS Interactive, Shazam and many others. To an audience of 400+ mobile apps professionals, 25+ experts will give their insights into the mobile user experience, innovations in monetisation strategies and how to work the levers of engagement and scale.

Speakers include:

  •     Manish Chandra, CEO, Poshmark
  •     John Levy, CEO, theScore
  •     Sam Shank, CEO, HotelTonight
  •     Tim Chang, Partner , Mayfield Fund
  •     Daniel    Danker, CPO, Shazam
  •     Alex Linde, VP Mobile and Digital Apps, The Weather Channel
  •     Sunil Paul, CEO, SideCar
  •     Tony Alfaro, CEO, Ribbon
  •     Rob Gelick, SVP & GM of Digital Platform, CBS Interactive
  •     Chris Martin, Vice President Of Engineering, Pandora
  •     Courtney Guertin, CTO & Co-Founder, Kiip

The underlying theme of Appcelerate 2013 will look at how mobile apps are breaking through industry boundaries. These include the gaming, travel, music, retail, education, media and hotel industries.

See the sample attendee list for Appcelerate 2013 here: http://www.openmobilemedia.com/san-francisco/appcelerate-delegates.php

For more information on Appcelerate 2013 you can visit the homepage: http://www.openmobilemedia.com/san-francisco/appcelerate-index.php

You can register for Appcelerate 2013 here: https://secure.firstconf.com/openmobilemedia/san-francisco/register.php

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