Brett Patterson Big Fish GamesDirector, User AcquisitionBig Fish Games
Mike Pollard AdjustSenior Account ExecutiveAdjust
Jeff Roberto PicsartSVP MarketingPicsart
Laura Schaack TattdFounder & CEOTattd
Tom Shoenhair Nifty GamesVP of ProductNifty Games
Louis TanguayManaging DirectorApp Growth Summit
Michele Webb SmadexVP of US Growth & ProgrammaticSmadex
Winnie WenSenior Director of User AcquisitionJam City
Andrew WhitesideGlobal Head of Sales & MarketingJampp
Warren Woodward UppticCo-Founder & CGOUpptic
Karen Zhang CurtsyHead of Lifecycle & Product MarketingCurtsy
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Managing Director, App Growth Summit
Adaptability Best Practices: How SmartNews Rose to Meet Our Users’ Quickly-Changing Interests
The News cycle changes quickly, and in an unprecedented news year like 2020, the competition for User engagement and stickiness was at an all time high. Hear how SmartNews’ SVP of Product, Jeannie Yang, and VP of US Marketing Fabien-Pierre Nicolas tackled developing features globally which proved high-quality information and decisively turbo-charged their User growth without compromising on the company vision.
Jeannie Yang SmartNews
SVP Product, SmartNews
Vice President, Marketing (US), SmartNews
Shifting Eyeballs to CTV: How the Connected TV Boom is Changing the Face of Digital Advertising
The rise of Connected TV will see the percentage of all households cancelling their cable subscriptions (or never even having them in the first place) climbing to a projected 44% by 2023. And accordingly, advertisers are beginning to follow suit.
Mike Pollard Adjust
Senior Account Executive, Adjust
User Engagement as a Growth Strategy
Engagement has sometimes been seen as a post-install strategy and in too many companies was silo'ed off from "growth" strategies (which usually meant "User Growth"). However, as apps mature as businesses, Engagement is now being recognized due to its important role as a bridge between Acquisition and LTV. Personalization, Content, and other Engagement initiatives of your Users’ experiences will help to keep them coming back! Our panel of Growth Experts will discuss the many different strategies and tactics they are using to help their Apps scale through effective Engagement Strategies.
Karen Zhang Curtsy
Head of Lifecycle & Product Marketing, Curtsy
Vivek Girotra Times Internet
VP of Growth Marketing, Times Internet
Taylor Gunter Iterable
Senior Solutions Consultant, Iterable
Work Smarter, Not Harder: Enabling Automation for iOS 14+ Optimization
As SKAdNetwork has made aggregate data the new normal, marketers need to work harder to optimize iOS campaigns. Join Senior Product Marketing Manager, Larissa Klitzke, for a showcase of AppsFlyer's Conversion Studio, a new solution that makes it easy for marketers to measure more, automate bit setup and eliminate manual testing.
Sr Product Marketing Manager, AppsFlyer
How AI is Proving Unique Advantages for UA Campaigns
AI (ie Machine Learning) has been a viable and efficient option for acquiring highly-targeted Users for years now. AI will adapt and evolve to continue to assist mobile app marketers with their Paid UA needs. Our all-star panel of experts will share how AI is evolving and how it's continuing to be a valuable and relevant aid for scaling growth.
Anurag Agrawal Moloco
VP Product, Moloco
VP Sales, Aarki
Pedro de Arteaga
COO & VP USA, Winclap
Senior Vice President, Growth, Together Labs (IMVU)
The iOS New World: Truth, Lies and Tactics
We are now fully one season in to the new world of iOS marketing. The time for theory and “what if’s?” is over and now marketers must find a way to do their jobs within an imperfect system. Hear directly from mobile marketing leaders what’s working, what’s bogus and how we can move forward.
Director of Ad Operations, Candywriter
Matej Lančarič App Growth Expert
Global Head of Sales & Marketing, Jampp
Warren Woodward Upptic
Co-Founder & CGO, Upptic
iOS 15: A New Era for ASO
With iOS 15, Apple introduces a set of features that will revolutionize ASO. During this session, we will cover how you can use Product Page Optimization, Custom Product Pages, and In-App Events to elevate your marketing game.
Navigating the Ever-Shifting Waters of Paid UA:
Finding Value & Optimizing Strategies for Sustainable Growth
The Paid UA Growth Strategies we all have been using are undergoing some pretty big changes. From the hot-topic Privacy-First requirements, to ever-shifting Creative Ad Unit performance, how seasonality and holiday marketing strategies are changing due to this year's seismic shifts in our ability to target users, to rapidly rising UA costs. Our panel of experts will share how they're navigating through these ever-changing choppy waters and which KPI's are the most accurate for measuring success these days to help you determine which way to chart your course to successful scalability via paid UA.
Daniel Carrero Yelp
Senior Marketing Manager, Yelp
Senior Director of User Acquisition, Jam City
IDFA's Impact on Gaming Growth Strategy
The ATT framework has redefined how growth is executed for mobile apps. During this talk, Alexei Chemenda will share how advertisers have adapted using mutiple specific strategies, such as Retargeting Evolution, an Android-iOS budget split, and X promotion. He'll also be sharing some Predictions on what might be to come for the near future.
Brett Patterson Big Fish Games
Director, User Acquisition, Big Fish Games
CRO & Managing Director, USA, Adikteev
Alternative User Acquisition Channels in a Post-IDFA World
Ever since 14.5 was released, Apps and Games have been looking for alternative UA Channels to focus on until we know more about how we're going to settle in to a post-IDFA world and more forward. From the tried and true, like App Store Optimization (ASO) to the new, like Audio placements, we'll explore some additional opportunities for marketers to look into as potential viable options to continue to push their app growth strategies forward.
Jessica Grant SoFi
VP, Affiliates, SoFi
Jeff Roberto Picsart
SVP Marketing, Picsart
Michele Webb Smadex
VP of US Growth & Programmatic, Smadex
Subscription Monetization Models for Steady Growth
Ad Monetization, Subscription Modeling, and more! Our panel of monetization experts will break down why they chose the monetization models they did, what they learned, and how they manage their monetization optimization strategies.
Ashley Fauset Maple Media
VP of Marketing, Maple Media
Senior Product Manager, Growth, Strava
Laura Schaack Tattd
Founder & CEO, Tattd
Best Practices to Test CGI in Campaigns: New Workflows for Efficient Testing of 3D in UA
Everyone knows creative is more important than ever and the key thing is the need to think about differentiation in the market and CGI is a great format to increase awareness across the whole funnel, the perception of quality and differentiate your product in the market. However, historically CGI has been slow and expensive. Creadits are focused on building new workflows and technologies to ideate, optimize and produce CGI at scale for their creative campaigns. The creative ROI comes from improved creative performance, which you have seen many people doing in the industry. Percentage of CGI in the industry has gone up and we have increased speed and reduced costs, so there is less risk in producing this format when you partner with Creadits.
Jason Covey Nifty Games
Chief Marketing Officer, Nifty Games
Sophie Mitchell Creadits
Head of Client Services, Creadits
Tom Shoenhair Nifty Games
VP of Product, Nifty Games
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