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VentureBeat Mobile Summit 2014 Welcomes Twitter, Box, Visa, Netflix, Groupon, Salesforce Plus 180 Top Mobile Players

Invitation-only event, April 14-15, Cavallo Point, CA, brings together senior executives to debate eight biggest growth opportunities in mobile today

San Francisco, Calif. – WEBWIRE

Today VentureBeat is announcing a full roster of amazing participants for the VentureBeat Mobile Summit, an exclusive, invitation-only conference that brings together mobile’s top 180 players. Now in its fourth year, the event welcomes Twitter, Box, Visa, Netflix, Groupon, Salesforce and other senior executives, investors and policymakers for two days of discussion on the eight biggest growth opportunities facing the mobile industry today. Named one of the must-attend tech events of the year by Entrepreneur Magazine, VentureBeat Mobile Summit will be held April 14-15, at Cavallo Point Resort, in Sausalito, CA.
“The Summit is always our first event of the year—it’s also our most definitive, as it sets the standard for all of our events that follow,” said VentureBeat CEO, Matt Marshall. “This year, the stakes are even higher as we have seen even greater opportunities emerge with significant advances in predictive apps, mobile ad tech and analytics tools, along with disruptions in mobile-driven retail, advertising and wearables.”
Featured Participants:
Biz Stone
Twitter & Jelly, Inc.
Chris Yeh
SVP, Platform and Product
Bill Gajda
Global Head, Strategic Partnerships
Mike Kail
VP of IT Operations
Sri Viswanath
SVP Engineering & Ops
Clarence So
EVP Mobile
Keith Rabois
Khosla Ventures
Peter Hamilton
Christy Wyatt
Good Technology
Rich Wong
Ina Fried
Senior Editor
Steve Wadsworth
Scott Kveton
Co-Founder & CEO
Urban Airship
Andrew Sheppard
Kabam Game Studio
Rob Weber
Marshall continued, “Our goal is to bring together the best minds in mobile today to debate how to accelerate adoption, engagement, and monetization of these growth areas. As with all VentureBeat events, the focus is on actionable intelligence that will give all participants and attendees a clear idea of how to navigate a rich and rapidly changing market.”
Eight growth areas to be discussed:

  1. Mobile ad conversion
  2. Targeted advertising
  3. Advertising formats
  4. Game monetization
  5. Analytics tools & strategies
  6. Wearables
  7. Infrastructure for the enterprise app
  8. Local mobile commerce

Praise for Mobile Summit:
“Great intersection of people that have fresh ideas.”
- Lee Linden, Head of Commerce, Facebook
“What is truly remarkable about this event is that it brings together key decision-makers who are relevant to enterprise mobile...There is a lot to be said for having a critical mass of decision-makers, innovators and executives in the same place at the same time as it relates to coming up with substantive conclusions about the biggest mobile trends we are seeing today.”
- Gaurav Tewari, Executive Director, SAP Ventures
“For a VC, we like to find people who are smarter than us and learn from them. This is one of my favorite places to do that.”
- Jon Soberg, Managing Director, Blumberg Capital

The VentureBeat Mobile Summit will be held at the beautiful Cavallo Point Resort (just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco) on April 1-2. The Summit is an invitation-only event, but interested parties can request an invite here.
VentureBeat would like to thank Groupon, TapJoy, HasOffers, nativeX, Factual and Sequoia Capital for sponsoring the event. For additional information, visit the official VentureBeat Mobile Summit site:

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