The Appy Hour Talk Show is the always fun, semi-informative, always relevant and slightly irreverent podcast! So whether you’re on your way to work, on your way home from work, or just bored at work, pop in an episode and take a quick shot of the Appy Hour Talk Show presented by App Growth Summit!

Appy Hour Episodes

Season 02 • Episode 06

Lomit Patel, IMVU

Nov 18, 2020

Overcoming great odds, living out of a car, and a photo finish hiring before the visa runs out...this is the inspiring life story of well-known mobile app industry author Lomit Patel. Many people know of Lomit as the prolific app growth expert, conference speaker, and best-selling author. We dive into Lomit's inspiring backstory and also receive some amazing parental advice along the way as well! Far less silly, but way more inspirational than our typical interview, you'll love listening to, and learning more about, IMVU's Vice President of Growth, Lomit Patel.

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Season 02 • Episode 05

Vishal Korlipara, Intuit

Nov 12, 2020

Florida Man...and Data Science? Yes! Vishal Korlipara joins Ariel and Louis for a wild ride educating Ariel on the "wonders" of "Florida Man," accidentally being an accomplice to 'gator thieving, NYC tips from an Atlanta guy, and of course.... Data Science? We absolutely guarantee you will never hear any mobile app industry podcast episode like THIS one...and it's debatable if that's a good or bad thing! Check it out for yourself, but first buckle up, because it's going to be a crazy and wild ride on this one!

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Season 02 • Episode 04

Nancy Roberts & Ashley Schmitt, YOUAPPI

Nov 5, 2020

What happens when you get 4 really good friends together for a podcast episode? A whole lot of fun, giggles, and positive energy! Hang out with us and YouAppi's Nancy Roberts & Ashley Schmitt for a quick shot of attention and a brief escape from your day to hear us talk about Appy Hour drinks, calls vs texts, aliens, emoticons, and how to rethink your outreach strategies during challenging times when we can't network in person.

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Season 02 • Episode 03

Thomas Pan, STEEZY

Oct 29, 2020

No other podcast brings you both a whale noise competition, and discussion of different app growth archetypes...but the Appy Hour Talk Show does! We catch up with Thomas Pan about his remarkable keychain collection (yes, you can send him literally any keychain for collection), and his growing Sneaker Head collection. A fun talk show with a splash of talking nerdy...that's The Appy Hour Talk Show podcast!

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Season 02 • Episode 02

Julia Martin, MoPub

Oct 22, 2020

Continuing our 2nd Season of the Appy Hour Talk Show (and Podcast), is the fun and super smart Julia Martin, MoPub's Senior Programmatic Demand Lead! We chat with the always personable Julia about her favorite wine (this IS the Appy Hour, after all!), living in SoCal, and how our co-Host Ariel sounds very familiar for some reason....Then, we'll Talk Nerdy about the in's and out's of the LATAM Market, especially Brasil! We end off on a fun note, as always, where we put Julia's unique talent of being able to name ANY country's capital city to the test!

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Season 02 • Episode 01

Chuck Nguyen, Hired

Oct 15, 2020

Kicking off our 2nd Season of the Appy Hour Talk Show (and Podcast), is the always fun and always thinking Chuck Nguyen, who's the Director of Growth Marketing for Hired! Chuck joins App Growth Summit's Managing Director, Louis Tanguay and NEW Season 2 Co-Host (and Queen of All Content) Ariel Neidermeier to discuss ad creative strategies, slipping on banana peels, and that time Chuck was on an MTV dating show when he was in college. You'll also be introduced in this episode to Ariel's "mugs in the cupboards" OCD complex. Enjoy, and subscribe so you never miss a fun episode!

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Season 01 • Episode 06

Matt Sadofsky, Equinox

Sep 9, 2020

Matt joins us to recognize the importance of improv classes for almost literally everyone in any profession. We’ll learn about monthly subscriptions to lactose pills, and pass a few dad jokes around the podcast table until we get down and nerdy when we discuss if audio-based contextual ads are really a thing, or if recency bias skews our beliefs.

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Season 01 • Episode 05

Andrew Birnbryer, Startup Advisor & Mobile Consultant

Sep 3, 2020

Andrew brings his energy to the podcast room, and into your ears to espouse the massive sweetness of kisses from grandma as well as his Sneaker Head affinity for fancy and fun podiatric coverings. We’ll also discuss New York Pizza. For our tech talking segment, Andrew Talks Nerdy to us about the massive potential surrounding location-based targeting.

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Season 01 • Episode 04

Siberia Su, Jump Ramp Games

Aug 26, 2020

Siberia shares a personal anecdote about the trials and tribulations of losing a job while on a work visa and having to race to find a new job with the deadline running out. Hear how a large segment of the mobile app industry came to help and how she was able to stay calm, focused and positive through that very stressful time.

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Season 01 • Episode 03

Alex Merutka, Craftsman Plus

Aug 20, 2020

Alex will explore with us his many instances of accidental self-injury, literally swimming with sharks while having a bloody nose, and ignoring friendly advice to accidentally slide down an entire icy staircase, and discuss being a “Dragon Bro.” Alex talked nerdy with us about changing the game of mobile ad creative. How he finds time for all this, we’ll maybe never know.

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App Growth Summit Testimonials

Peter Fodor

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Anna Yukhtenko, Hutch