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The TimesCenter
242 W 41st St
New York, NY 10036

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Final Schedule

  • 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:45 – 9:00 Opening Remarks with Jim Payne, MoPub CEO
  • 9:00 – 9:30 Panel: RTB & Brands Speakers: Megan Pagliuca (Merkle), Richard Welch (Condé Nast), Jeremy Steinberg (Weather Company), and Matt Prohaska (The New York Times) Moderated by Michael Barrett from Ichabod Farm Ventures
  • 9:30 – 10:00 Panel: Cross Screen Monetization: Bridging the Gap in Mobile Speakers: Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan (Drawbridge), David Wiener (BlueKai), Giorgos Zacharia (KAYAK), and Ari Traasdahl (Tapad) Moderated by Marc Theermann from Google
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Break
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Panel: Monetization & Apps Speakers: Tobias Peggs (Aviary), Wilson Kriegel (Paltalk), Sylvia Travesani (Backflip), Elliott Breece (Songza), Eric Futoran (Scopely) Moderated by Anthony Ha from TechCrunch
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Discussion: DSPs & Ad Networks Speakers: Matt Tengler (Jumptap), and Carlos Sandrea (Turn) Moderated by Janae McDonough from MoPub
  • 11:30 – Noon Panel: New Approaches for Buying Speakers: Brian Long (TapCommerce), Gil Elbaz (Factual), Jason Morse (Criteo), and Antonio Garcia-Martinez (Nanigans) Moderated by Herman Yang from MoPub
  • Noon – 1:00 p.m. Charlie Rose Interview with Jim Payne, CEO of MoPub
  • 1:00 – 1:05 Closing Remarks
  • 1:05 Lunch

Speaker Lineup

Meet our lineup of mobile industry leaders and experts.


Jim Payne

CEO, MoPub Inc.

Michael Barrett

President & Founder, Ichabod Farm Ventures

Elliott Breece

Chief Product Officer, Songza

Gil Elbaz

Founder & CEO, Factual

Eric Futoran

Co-Founder & SVP Revenue / Finance / Operations, Scopely

Antonio Garcia-Martinez

Vice President of Product, Data, Nanigans

Anthony Ha

Writer, TechCrunch

Wilson Kriegel

President & COO, Paltalk

Brian Long

CEO & Founder, TapCommerce

Janae McDonough

VP of Marketplace, MoPub

Jason Morse

Vice President, Mobile Products at Criteo

Megan Pagliuca

VP & General Manager of Digital Media, Merkle Inc.

Tobias Peggs

CEO, Aviary

Matt Prohaska

Programmatic Advertising Director, The New York Times

Carlos Sandrea

General Manager for Mobile, Turn

Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan

CEO, Drawbridge

Jeremy Steinberg

Senior Vice President, Digital Ad Sales, The Weather Company

Matt Tengler

Vice President of Product Management, Jumptap

Marc Theermann

Head of Mobile Platform Sales, Google

Are Traasdahl

Founder & CEO, Tapad

Silvia Travesani

Senior Director of Revenue Operations, Backflip Studios

Richard Welch

Director of Programmatic Sales, Condé Nast

David Wiener

VP of Product, BlueKai

Herman Yang

GM of Platform, MoPub

Giorgos Zacharia

Chief Product Officer, KAYAK

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