Xconomy Forum: Mobile Madness Northwest

How will the next few years play out as devices and applications are seamlessly integrated into everything we do—whether at home, work, or play?

Join us for this half-day forum of interactive talks and chats that will showcase top investors, entrepreneurs, and executives tackling the next big ideas in mobile computing—from big data and commerce to messaging, media, apps, and beyond.


1:00 – 2:00 Registration 

2:00 – 2:05 Welcome
Curt Woodward, Senior Editor, Xconomy

2:05 – 2:35 Keynote
Adam Cheyer, co-founder of Siri

2:35 – 2:55 Investor-Entrepreneur Story: Buddy
Rahul Sood, Bing Fund
David McLauchlan, CEO, Buddy

2:55 – 3:00 Burst Presentation:
Leo McCloskey, Airbiquity

3:00 – 3:30 Innovators Chat: The Future of Messaging & Voice
Alex Samano, GM, Bobsled by T-Mobile
Mary Jesse, CEO, Ivy Corp
John Lauer, CEO, Zipwhip
Moderator: Chetan Sharma, Founder, Chetan Sharma Consulting

3:30 – 4:00 Networking Break

4:00 – 4:20 Investor-Entrepreneur Story: Haiku Deck
Scott Jacobson, Madrona Venture Group
Adam Tratt, CEO, Haiku Deck

4:20 – 4:25 Burst Presentation:
John SanGiovanni, Zumobi

4:25 – 4:55 Innovators Chat: Mobile & E-Commerce
Mike Fridgen, CEO, Decide
Doug Aley, VP, Zulily
Boris Wertz, Version One Ventures
Alexandra Tibbetts, former GM, Nordstrom Direct
Moderator: Michelle Goldberg, Ignition Partners

4:55 – 5:00 Burst Presentation:
Giri Sreenivas, Mobilisafe

5:00 – 5:30 Innovators Chat: People & Places
Brent Hieggelke, CMO, Urban Airship
Josh Marti, CEO, Point Inside
David Shim, CEO, Placed
Moderator: Chris DeVore, Founder’s Co-op

5:30 – 6:30 Networking Reception

After-party: 6:30-9:30 pm (Vito’s Lounge) Hosted by IDA Ireland

Registration Information

Regular Registration: $175

Startup Special: $75

For employees of startups less than 3 years old with 20 or fewer employees.

Student Registration: $25

At the Door: $200

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