THANKS TO YOU ALL for an amazing day
See you next year
- Amol and Team In Awe
WE ARE MAKING THE FUTURE AND MESSAGES ARE AT ITS CENTER -- HOW AND WHERE WE HEAR FROM OUR FRIENDS, COMMUNITIES AND BRANDS IS HAPPENING IN THE INBOX, FEED STREAM, ALERTS WINDOW, NOTIFICATIONS TRAY AND IT IS WILL BE INVENTED HERE ARE NOW BY YOU AND US. Let's plan it out together.
Twenty leaders in PRODUCT DESIGN and EMAIL EFFECTIVENESS present news from the frontlines of product innovation, what to expect from inboxes in the year ahead, where people are pointing their eyes and why, how to get impact, tell stories, convert opens and increase passion using the start screen for life: the inbox
9am Coffee and registration
9:20am Amol Sarva (Knotable) Conference welcome
9:30am Anil Dash (ThinkUp, Activate) "Email is the product, even though our product is a website"
9:45am Rodger Desai (Payfone) "Buying from the inbox, the possibilities of mobile meets email"
10am George DiGuido (about.com) "Content relationships in the inbox. How to go beyond the blog."
10:10am Conversation with George DiGuido (About.com) and Geoff Bartakovics (Tasting Table) and moderated by Vanessa Liu (TriggerMedia)
10:25am Dave Troy (Mailstrom) "How the messaging of today is better than email of 10 years ago, and where this trend will head in the future"
10:40am John Gannon (HireNurture) / Heidi Messer (Collective[i]), moderated by Stowe Boyd (GigaOM) "Automating Your Company by Unleashing Robots on Your Inboxes"
11am John Foreman (MailChimp) "Ahas from the Data Science on Hitting Send"
11:20am Keith Gonzales (Stirplate.io) "Tiny Startup Story: How to get from 0 to 5% of your target market - hacking the science community."
11:30am Aly Racer (InsideHook) "Growing a monster list by using little lists."
11:40am Amol Sarva (Knotable) "Mailboxes: More, Mobile, and Unbundled"
12pm Lunch - Catered by Dumbo Kitchen
1pm Alex Daly (Crowd Sourceress) "Tales from an 8x Kickstarter Winner. How Messages Move the Crowd."
1:15pm Vivek Sodera (Airseed) "How we used to get data in the Social Media era (the hard way) and how we get data in the New Data era (much easier)"
1:30pm - Demos
Hosted by Evan Nisselson (LDV Capital)
-David Ambrose (Steadfast Venture Capital)
-PJ Parsons (Northzone VC)
-Marc Helwani (Avenue A Ventures)
-Edward Shenderovich (Kite Ventures, Merchantry, Knotable)
-John Foreman (MailChimp)
1) Inaki Berenguer (Klink, Contactive)
2) Tejpaul Bhatia (Chatwala)
3) Rodger Desai (Payfone)
4) Amol Sarva (Knotable)
5) Andres Blank (calliber.io)
6) Raffaele Colella (Cannonball.io)
7) Eldar Sadikov (Jetlore)
2:30pm Keynote with Rafat Ali (Skift) followed by conversation with Alison Lindland (MovableInk), Moderated by Evan Nisselson (LDV Capital) "The future of static content: 5 amazing examples of 'dynamic content'"
3pm Steven Schneider (Gilt City) "The Worldwide Email Commerce Sensation in the age of Gmail Promotions" & Viktoras Jucikas (Yplan) - "The Worldwide Email Commerce Sensation in the age of Gmail Promotions," moderated by Kevin Delaney (Quartz)
3:35pm David Ambrose (Steadfast Venture Capital) & Eldar Sadikov (Jetlore), moderated by Evan Nisselson (LDV Capital) "Publishing in the Age of the Stream, Inbox, Feed"
3:55pm Bill McCloskey (Only Influencers) & Rachel Sklarr (TheLi.st), moderated by Dan Frommer (Quartz, City Notes) "How an Elite List Can Grow and have Impact"
4:15pm Amanda Hesser (Food52) & Nora Abousteit, moderated by Dan Frommer (Quartz, City Notes) - "Content, Community, Commerce -- how videos and recipes and patterns make a group of people come together"
4:35pm Michael Rothman (Betaworks, Thrillist) "A master class for list-builders: how to go from zero to millions"
4:50pm Kevin Delaney (Quartz) "Voice, headlines, stories and the essentials of editorial authority - in the inbox (and what if they copy you?)"
5:05pm Inaki Berenguer (Klink, Contactive) "The Ringing Phone and New Inboxes"
5:20pm Naveen Selvadurai (Expa, Foursquare, Socialight) "Notifications - the other other inbox-- Five alerts I kind of like and what they taught me about products I love"
5:45pm Closing Remarks - Evan Nisselson (LDV Capital) "Thanks and see you in the Inbox"
5:50pm Happy Hour
7:30pm Afterparty featuring music of DJ Yah Supreme & Low Mentality (Nikhil P. Yerawadekar from Antibalas & friends)
THANKS TO SPONSORS AND CO-HOSTS KNOTABLE AND MAILCHIMP FOR THE DAY + PAYFONE FOR THE REALTIME COMMERCE + Queens Brewery for open bar afterparty
Thanks to Dave Troy @mailstrom for the awesome Email Market Visualization above based on Angel List data.
CEO & Founder, Skift
Chief Data Scientist, MailChimp
Co-Founder, Foursquare & Founder, Socialite
CEO, Tasting Table
Head of Email Strategy, about.com
Founder, City Notes
CEO, InsideHook & Founder, memmee
Co-Founder, Activate & CEO, ThinkUp
Managing Director, Steadfast Venture Capital
Founder & CEO, TheLi.st
Investor, LDV Capital
Chairman & Co-founder, Collective[i]
Founder & CTO, YPlan
Editor in Chief, Quartz
CEO & Co-Founder, Jetlore
Senior Director, Movable Ink
Founder & CEO, Hire Nurture
Crowd Sourceress Pono, 8x Kickstarter
Co-Founder & CEO, Airseed
Co-Founder & CEO, Pixable & CEO, Contactive
President & General Manager, Gilt City