Mobile Growth Chicago @ Coalition Impact
Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 6.30pm-9.00pm

Join us this month for a night filled with growth stories and strategies with mobile experts from Crate and Barrel, Backspace, and Ora Interactive. We’ll kick of the evening with some beer, soft drinks, and pizza, and then hear lessons and best practices for app growth. We’ll cover everything from organic and paid user acquisition, retention and engagement strategies and more.

Come out for an awesome discussion about how to grow your mobile business and meet some cool people involved in apps. RSVP now to secure your spot.


The Plan
6:30pm Check-in, pizza + drinks
7:00pm Welcome & introductions
7.15pm Mobile Growth panel
7.50pm Q&A From Audience
8.00pm Wrap up + more social time

The Place
Coalition Impact, 405 W Superior St., Chicago, IL 60654 (map)

The Date
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 6.30pm-9.00pm

Justin Romano 
CEO @ Backspace

Justin is the CEO of Backspace, a gamified social networking app. Justin and his team have grown the company’s service offering to include a media hub called BackspaceDAILY (www.BackspaceDAILY.com) and an in-house Mobile & Web Development and Branding studio called BUILTbyBackspace (www.BUILTbyBackspace.com).

Mike Kelly
Founder & CEO @ Ora Interactive

Mike is Founder & CEO of Ora Interactive, a Chicago-based digital product studio specializing in custom iOS, Android, and Web applications. Ora has been nominated Chicago's top digital agency 4x, Illinois top emerging tech company 3x, is home to over 50 employees and is a member of The Escape Pod Group, a specialty agency collective in Chicago. Mike launched Ora Ventures, a seed stage startup accelerator and technology fund to invest in local startups. Mike is also a mentor at Techstars and an active angel investor.  

Elizabeth Binkley
Apps Product Manager @ Crate and Barrel

Elizabeth is the Product Manager of Apps for Crate and Barrel, an industry-leading home furnishings specialty retailer. She and her team oversee the iOS apps across all three of the company's brands including in-store and at home experiences for gift registrants at Crate and Barrel, CB2, and The Land of Nod, as well as a recently launched full eCommerce in-app experience for Crate and Barrel customers.

Sreetham Das
Consumer Product @ Tastemade

Sreetham is an innovative, customer-focused, and data-driven product leader. Currently at Tastemade, a food and travel video network built for the mobile generation, Sreetham leads the strategy, roadmap, and execution of Tastemade's apps and websites across mobile (iOS, Android), web, and OTT (Apple TV, Roku, Xbox, Fire TV) devices globally. Tastemade is a global community that reaches over 200 million people with over 2 billion video views monthly, and has received over $80 million in funding. Previously at Disney, Intuit, Walmart, and a number of startups, Sreetham's experience crosses the boundaries between mobile, online, and emerging platform products.

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Danny is passionate about technology and building an active and engaged community. Danny helped build Branch's global Mobile Growth community from scratch and now works with the Partner Growth team to educate apps of all sizes about the benefits of deep linking. When not in the office, Danny can be found working on his car while watching The Fast and the Furious on repeat.

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Danny is passionate about technology and building an active and engaged community. Danny helped build Branch's global Mobile Growth community from scratch and now works with the Partner Growth team to educate apps of all sizes about the benefits of deep linking. When not in the office, Danny can be found working on his car while watching The Fast and the Furious on repeat.

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OUR SPONSORS

Branch

Branch Powers Mobile Growth | Branch provides solutions that unify user measurement across different devices, platforms, and channels, and deliver a seamless customer experience no matter where the user comes from. The introduction of mobile has divided today’s businesses, causing inaccurate attribution and links that don’t work, leading to wasted marketing spend and broken customer journeys. Branch fixes that by providing a holistic view of various user touch points and ensuring that links take the user to the right place on website or native app. Branch is used by the top brands in mobile including Target, Starbucks, Airbnb, Slack, and thousands more.

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VENUE PARTNER | Coalition is a collaborative space that fosters innovation, hard work, and growth for entrepreneurs and businesses. With locations in New York, Chicago, and Boston we cultivate a coworking community of driven members by providing work space, classes and events geared to help your business grow.


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MEDIA PARTNER | Grow.co is the world’s largest community of growth marketing professionals and brands, comprised of more than 15,000 acquisition and retention-oriented professionals. Our online communities include founders, CEOs, marketing executives, developers and product managers representing a broad range of companies — from early-stage startups to global brands.


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MEDIA PARTNER | Grow.co is the world’s largest community of growth marketing professionals and brands, comprised of more than 15,000 acquisition and retention-oriented professionals. Our online communities include founders, CEOs, marketing executives, developers and product managers representing a broad range of companies — from early-stage startups to global brands.