A free virtual conference for developers and product leaders

NOVEMBER 16 AND 17, 2021

  • Connect with a worldwide community of developers, engineers and product leaders
  • Discover how to build engaging Virtual Spaces that create authentic, online communities

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Why attend?

Two Days. Two Tracks. Connect With Leading Engineering And Product Leaders. Learn How To Build Engaging Virtual Spaces.

BUILD COMMUNITY AND NETWORK

Virtually attend the conference alongside a global community of peers from fellow innovative companies and industries, and talk directly with and ask questions of our SA and product teams.

BUILD ENGAGING VIRTUAL SPACES

Discover how to create engaging in-app experiences—like chat, Presence, notifications, and geolocation—through hands-on demos, tutorials, and sessions with Tonal, Pandora, Vonage, and more.

WHAT’S AHEAD FOR PUBNUB

Be the first outside of PubNub to receive an exclusive sneak peek and preview of our 2022 product roadmap.

Speakers

Learn how to build engaging in-app experiences from industry leaders.

  • Porter Gale

    Board of Directors
    Reddit

    Porter Gale is an internationally known public speaker and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in marketing, advertising and independent filmmaking. She is also a blogger for AdAge and The Huffington Post. Previously, she was a vice president of marketing for Virgin America. She was awarded the Changing the Game award by the Advertising Women of New York, named a “Digital Passionista” by The Huffington Post and is the author of “Your Network Is Your Net Worth.” @PorterGale

  • Savinay Berry

    EVP, Product And Engineering
    Vonage

    As EVP, Product and Engineering, Savinay Berry is responsible for global leadership of Vonage’s engineering, product management, IT, and security teams, focused on driving the Company’s technology strategy and innovation of the Vonage Communications Platform (VCP) and its portfolio of solutions. Overseeing both product and engineering, Berry is committed to driving growth at Vonage by delivering communications solutions that empower customers to advance their business objectives by changing the way they work, connect and engage.

  • Tatyana Mamut

    SVP of New Products
    Pendo

    Tatyana Mamut is a transformative leader in Silicon Valley who drives innovation by understanding customers deeply and leading through empathy. She is a serial entre/intrapreneur, building successful new businesses at Amazon, Salesforce, and IDEO. She currently serves as an advisor to Startup Founders and C-Suite executives, guiding them through Innovation, Customer Centricity, Scaling, and Digital Transformation journeys.

  • Terry Storch

    Head Of Product
    Life.Church

    Terry Storch serves as the Chief Product Officer for Life.Church. Meeting in 36 physical locations around the United States, and globally at Life.Church Online, Life.Church is known for the innovative use of technology to spread the Gospel. Most dynamic areas of digital ministry at Life.Church reside under Terry’s leadership at Life.Church. They include The YouVersion Bible App, Bible App for Kids and Church Online Platform. Prior to joining the Life.Church team in 2007, Terry formed two technology companies, consulted with various large telecommunication start-ups, and spent the previous 15 years serving and leading in ministry. During this time, Terry co-authored The Blogging Church: Sharing the Story of Your Church Through Blogs. Terry is married to Robin, and they have two daughters, Reia and Reese. When he’s not spending time with the girls in his life, he enjoys playing tennis, investing in young leaders, and creating the perfect pour over coffee.

  • Ravi Mehta

    Former Chief Product Officer
    Tinder

    I build consumer tech products, teams, and companies that have impacted millions of people's lives. Most recently, I was Chief Product Officer @ Tinder, previously @ Facebook, TripAdvisor, and Xbox.

  • Paddy Cosgrave

    CEO
    Web Summit

    In less than 5 years the Web Summit has grown from a small team of 3 people to a full time team of over 100. In 2015 Web Summit is hosting a number of international events including Collision and RISE, based in Las Vegas and Hong Kong respectively. f.ounders, an annual private gathering of 200 CEOs of the world's leading technology companies which happens alongside Web Summit, has been described by Bloomberg as "Davos for Geeks".

  • Carlos Figueiredo

    Director Of Trust And Safety
    Two Hat

    As Two Hat's Director of Community Trust & Safety, I work with clients, clients to be, and global partners to plan, create, and execute strategies that enable the best of digital interactions, leading to more positive, welcoming, and thriving online spaces.

  • Lauren Foundos

    Founder And CEO
    FORTË

    A dedicated athlete, a financial expert and an entrepreneur, Lauren Foundos is the dynamic founder and CEO of FORTË. Launched in 2015, her business streams live and on-demand, cutting-edge fitness classes from some of the largest brands in fitness worldwide including the YMCA, UFC, Under Armour World Headquarters Gym, NFL Players Association, and many others.

  • Jon Kraft

    Founder And CEO
    Pandora

    I’m an entrepreneur and executive with a deep passion for building and launching early stage companies. I co-founded LiftOff, a business accelerator/technology incubator in Glendale / Los Angeles, to help early stage companies design, build, and launch their products and businesses. I'm currently President of Wine Chips, building a fast growing CPG food company that manufactures hand-crafted snacks that pair with wine. I was the founding CEO of Pandora, which currently has over 75 million users and a 70% share of total Internet Radio. We were early innovators in deep personalization technology, and relentless believers that great product and great design eventually win. Overall, I’ve founded more than seven venture-backed companies, with multiple exits and several still operating today. At LiftOff, we’re helping our portfolio companies build and launch world class products and businesses, and at Thrively, our platform has been adopted by tens of thousands of schools nationwide. At MUMO, we’re in the process of launching an exciting platform that will merge music and social media in a way that I believe will impact mobile/social culture over the next decade.

  • Chris Haire

    VP Of Engineering
    Zwift

    Chris Haire is VP of Engineering at Zwift where he heads up the Product division's Engineering and QA teams. A life long-gamer, he's spent 19+ years making world-class games, 15 years in various leadership roles, at places like Electronic Arts, Riot Games, Zynga, and 2K Games, on franchises that include Madden, NCAA Football, CityVille, Civilization, League of Legends, and others. Zwift, a fitness company born from gaming, combines two passions for Chris: his love for making amazing gaming experiences for players and a love for taking on endurance-sport fitness challenges, like running marathons or riding his bike in long-distance gravel grinders. His current mission: to help make "more people, more active, more often" through the fun, engaging, social experiences on Zwift.

  • David Azaria

    SVP Of Software Engineering
    Tonal

    David is the SVP of Software Engineering at Tonal, leading the team since early 2018. Tonal is an entire gym and personal trainer, on your wall. Sleek design, revolutionary equipment, digital weights, and motivating, personalized workouts powered by AI take the guesswork out of strength training.

  • Miheer Walavalkar

    Co-Founder & CEO
    LiveLike

    Miheer is the Co-Founder and CEO of LiveLike. At LiveLike, Miheer brings passion for technology and sports with a desire to build something that significantly changes the way people view sports and live events. Prior to his role at LiveLike, he served as Chief Business Officer then later CEO of YouFoot, a UK-based tech startup that provided data capture services to soccer federations and teams around the world.

  • Justin Poliey

    Director of Engineering
    LiveLike

    Justin leads both the product and engineering teams at LiveLike, which transforms passive audiences into engaged communities. In this role he is focused on setting the product vision, creating a product strategy aligned with LiveLike’s company goals, and delivering product solutions that solve customer pain points. Prior to joining LiveLike, he helped make videos easier to share at Streamable, television moments more engaging at i.TV, and one of the first social networks for entertainment at GetGlue. Justin was also a mentor-in-residence at Techstars NYC.

  • Todd Greene

    Co-Founder And CEO
    PubNub

    As an entrepreneur who has founded and successfully sold companies across the software spectrum, Todd shapes PubNub’s vision of powering Virtual Spaces that bring people together for authentic, engaging experiences online. With a long, proud history of innovating what it means to interact online, Todd successfully helped build the first ever social TV app and the first application server built for the internet prior to founding PubNub.

  • Stephen Blum

    Co-Founder And CTO
    PubNub

    Stephen's vision and strong technical chops drove the initial architecture of PubNub. He built the core engine of PubNub, which has allowed the company to successfully scale to power some of the largest real-time deployments in the world. Stephen has been a successful software entrepreneur his whole life and founded his first company at age 17.

  • Casey Clegg

    COO
    PubNub

    Casey has over a decade of experience building developer-focused sales teams. Prior to joining PubNub, he assisted in the IPO of two companies by dramatically growing their revenue. Originally hailing from the Bronx, by way of the Chicago suburbs, Casey lives in the Bay Area with his wife and two sons. Casey is a graduate of New York University and has an MBA from UCLA Anderson.

  • JP Shipherd

    VP Of Product
    PubNub

    JP has a strong background in creating developer ecosystems around human/machine interface products and solutions. He has over 25 years of experience working in solution spaces including handwriting and speech recognition, contact centers, and collaboration. The developer interfaces he has helped create have enabled his companies’ products to be embedded in a wide variety of solutions that span use cases and vertical markets. JP is a New York state resident and graduate of New York University, but with strong Bay Area ties.

Featured sessions

Here are just a few of the panels, sessions and keynotes you can expect over the two days of PubNub Connect

OPENING REMARKS: WHAT ARE VIRTUAL SPACES

Delivered by Todd Greene, CEO & Founder, PubNub

CONNECT KEYNOTE

Delivered by Todd Greene, CEO & Founder, PubNub

HOW TO BUILD GENUINE RELATIONSHIPS: VIRTUALLY

Moderated by Hannah Dennison-Borja, Head of Content, PubNub

CONSIDERATIONS WHEN BUILDING VIRTUAL SPACES

Presented by Miheer Walavlkar, CEO of LiveLike

PUBNUB’S PRODUCT ROADMAP FOR VIRTUAL SPACES

Presented by JP Shipherd, Vice President of Product, PubNub

CLOSING REMARKS

Delivered by Todd Greene, CEO & Founder, PubNub

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