Define The Future Of Mobile

Mobile Connect is a private, invitation-only virtual event customized for senior-level mobile and digital executives where we will discuss playable content, mobile checkout, personalization, your ad spend, and the role of influencers.

During crisis comes opportunity. The mission of Mobile Connect is to provide an interactive, high-level platform for the exchange of ideas, best practices and timely perspectives on moving beyond these turbulent times.

A Unique Experience

The Mobile Connect virtual event is an online forum mirroring our in-person Connect events. We’re bringing you exclusive knowledge from top-notch industry leaders at the touch of a button.
Here's what you get when you attend:

Pre-Scheduled 1:1 Meetings

See someone on our attendee list you want to meet? Mutually matched and pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings with your prospects and peers make it easy to further business. No more fruitless conversation. No more tradeshows.

Executive-Level Content

We provide custom-made, high-level content that fosters a fruitful dialogue amongst participants. Engage in in-depth discussions how to pivot your business, navigate eCommerce & Digital Marketing through the pandemic and prep for a “new normal”.

Exclusive Networking

Meet only the most senior-level executives in an intimate and interactive environment at our breakout rooms, 1:1 meetings, roundtables, and more.

Our Speakers. Your Visionaries.

Dara Meath

Dara Meath

Divisional CIO, Head of Digital

Conair

Aaron Zagha

Aaron Zagha

CMO

Newton Baby

Patrick Kelly

Patrick Kelly

Chief Digital Banking Officer

First Horizon

Corey LeBlanc

Corey LeBlanc

Chief Digital & Innovation Officer

Origin Bank

Ajay Kapoor

Ajay Kapoor

VP Global Marketing

Helen of Troy

Michael Challinger

Michael Challinger

VP eCommerce

Wilton

Erin Levzow

Erin Levzow

VP Marketing

Marcus Hotels & Resorts

Chris Barlow

Chris Barlow

VP Digital Channels

Union Savings Banks

Mamuna Ofoyu

Mamuna Ofoyu

VP Product & Design

Kickstarter

Lomit Patel

Lomit Patel

VP Growth

IMVU

Andrew Nyugen

Andrew Nyugen

Head of Mobile

Zappos

Roy Vergara

Roy Vergara

Head of UX

Zappos

Simon Carpio

Simon Carpio

Senior Director Product Management

US Auto Parts

Saritha Ivaturi

Saritha Ivaturi

Sr. Director, Marketing Data & Technologies

Dollar Shave Club

Jonathan Walton

Jonathan Walton

Director Mobile

Red Bull

Brett Nimphius

Brett Nimphius

Director UX

WWE

Hugh Roper

Hugh Roper

Art Director

Diamond Resorts

Brendan Burns

Brendan Burns

CEO

Burns International

Michael Hanson

Michael Hanson

Director Enterprise Solutions

Quantum Metric

Susan Schmidt

Susan Schmidt

Vice President of US Credit Merchant Sales & Marketing

PayPal

David Gendell

David Gendell

Head of Network Marketing and Partnerships

PayPal

Robi Ganguly

Robi Ganguly

CEO and Co-Founder

Apptentive

Nick Coulson

Nick Coulson

Product Evangelist

GetFeedback Suite by SurveyMonkey

Agenda

Day One – August 19, 2020: Mobile In The Age Of Covid-19

  • 12:55 pm - 1:00 pm

    12:55 pm - 1:00 pm

    Michael Hanson, Director Enterprise Solutions, Quantum Metric

  • 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:20 pm

    Simon Carpio, Senior Director Product Management, US Auto Parts

  • 1:20 pm - 1:50 pm

    1:20 pm - 1:50 pm

    Ajay Kapoor, VP Global Marketing, Helen of Troy
    Saritha Ivaturi, Sr. Director, Marketing Data & Technologies, Dollar Shave Club

  • 1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

    1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

    Aaron Zagha, CMO, Newton Baby

  • 2:20 pm - 2:35 pm

    2:20 pm - 2:35 pm

  • 2:35 pm - 2:55 pm

    2:35 pm - 2:55 pm

    Brendan Burns, CEO, Burns International

  • 2:55 pm - 3:25 pm

    2:55 pm - 3:25 pm

    Susan Schmidt, Vice President of US Credit Merchant Sales & Marketing, PayPal
    David Gendell, Head of Network Marketing and Partnerships, PayPal

    Join PayPal’s Susan Schmidt and David Gendell as they discuss the future of payments and how “buy now, pay later” has driven customer engagement and conversion in the new retail environment. The two will share data on the retail categories that PayPal is seeing the most growth in and what is contributing to increased demand for “buy now, pay later.”

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  • 3:25 pm - 3:35 pm

    3:25 pm - 3:35 pm

  • 3:35 pm - 4:20 pm

    3:35 pm - 4:20 pm

    Michael Hanson, Director Enterprise Solutions, Quantum Metric
    Robi Ganguly, CEO and Co-Founder, Apptentive
    Nick Coulson, Product Evangelist, GetFeedback Suite by SurveyMonkey

    1. ROUNDTABLE: Driving Mobile Value For An Expanded Audience

    With digital usage higher than ever in the current climate, companies are being forced to extend digital channels and drive mobile engagement with a surge of new customers. Join this roundtable to discuss what mobile efforts are being accelerated, how product decisions are prioritized, and ways of adapting to new customer behaviors and preferences.

    Michael Hanson, Director Enterprise Solutions, Quantum Metric

    2. ROUNDTABLE: Creating a Post-Pandemic Action Plan: How to Use Customer Emotion to Drive Digital Transformation 

    Robi Ganguly, CEO and Co-Founder of Apptentive

    3. ROUNDTABLE: How To Leverage Feedback For Better Mobile Experiences 

    Nick Coulson, Product Evangelist, GetFeedback Suite by SurveyMonkey

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Day Two – August 20, 2020: Managing Your Mobile Strategy Post Pandemic

  • 12:55 pm - 1:00 pm

    12:55 pm - 1:00 pm

  • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    Chris Barlow, VP Digital Channels, Union Savings Banks
    Lomit Patel, VP Growth, IMVU

  • 1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

    1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

    Hugh Roper, Art Director, Diamond Resorts

    “Mobile First” has been a buzzword for a few years, but what does it mean? How can we leverage “mobile first” ideas to improve experiences and increase conversions? Join for ideas on how to help teams shift to a “mobile first” paradigm.

    • UX and design principles to improve the mobile experience
    • Mobile technologies to increase search placement, improve speed and shorten processes
    • Marketing channels that are a natural fit for mobile audiences


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  • 1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

    1:50 pm - 2:20 pm

    Andrew Nyugen, Head of Mobile, Zappos
    Roy Vergara, Head of UX, Zappos


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  • 2:20 pm - 2:50 pm

    2:20 pm - 2:50 pm

    Andrew Nyugen, Head of Mobile, Zappos
    Roy Vergara, Head of UX, Zappos

    Retailers across the globe are reshaping the digital narrative by creating customer journeys that merge elements of in-person experiences with new digital technologies. With the rise of the pandemic, there has been a rush to increase digital services, including amplified mobile offerings, to meet the heightened demand of consumers today. Making digital transformations that incorporate elements of empathy and human delight in the digital journey are not only a means to gain brand recognition in a saturated market, but it is also the new imperative to adapt to shifting expectations of emerging consumers and foster real business impact in the digital age. How can the user designs for the digital journey of today impact customer experiences both online and offline in the future?

    Join Glassbox and Roy Vergara, Head of UX at Zappos and Andrew Nyugen, Head of Mobile at Zappos, for a live fireside chat covering:

    • Best practices with creating a culture of innovation that drives digital CX & UX transformation as the framework for real business impact
    • Why and how to place customer delight at the center of all business strategies to create a unified customer experience from brick-and-mortar to web and mobile
    • Strategies in designing a holistic digital journey that caters to highly engaging user experiences for native and mobile web apps based on global trends & technologies
    • Comprehensive design tactics to personalize digital user experiences and get back on the path to recovery in a world post-pandemic
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  • 2:50 pm - 3:05 pm

    2:50 pm - 3:05 pm

  • 3:05 pm - 3:25 pm

    3:05 pm - 3:25 pm

    Chris Barlow, VP Digital Channels, Union Savings Banks

  • 3:25 pm - 3:55 pm

    3:25 pm - 3:55 pm

    Patrick Kelly, Chief Digital Banking Officer, First Horizon
    Corey LeBlanc, Chief Digital & Innovation Officer, Origin Bank
    Erin Levzow, VP Marketing, Marcus Hotels & Resorts
    Ajay Kapoor, VP Global Marketing, Helen of Troy

  • 3:55 pm - 4:05 pm

    3:55 pm - 4:05 pm

  • 4:05 pm - 4:50 pm

    4:05 pm - 4:50 pm

    Jonathan Walton, Director Mobile, Red Bull
    Michael Challinger, VP eCommerce, Wilton
    Brett Nimphius, Director UX, WWE
    Dara Meath, Divisional CIO, Head of Digital, Conair

    1. ROUNDTABLE: Using Headless Commerce For The Fastest Loading Mobile Site

    Jonathan Walton, Director Mobile, Red Bull

    2. ROUNDTABLE: Page Speed Panacea: Scale Conversion Rate And SEO Through Faster Load Times With Quick Wins And PWA

    Michael Challinger, VP eCommerce, Wilton

    3. ROUNDTABLE: Creating An All Inclusive Video Content Strategy For Every Digital Channel 

    Brett Nimphius, Director UX, WWE

    4. ROUNDTABLE: Driving Socialization & Content Creation Through VR & Social Media

    Dara Meath, Divisional CIO, Head of Digital, Conair

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What Attendees Are Saying

MEANINGFUL MEETINGS

"My biggest hesitation at these shows is being pitched constantly. This was the opposite. It was a conversation. One that honed in on my individual challenges, and how to fix them."

Jonathan Gamble
Director, Brand Partnerships
WAYFAIR

SENIOR ATTENDEES

"It was a really great conference. I found the average attendee was much more senior and therefore more knowledgeable vs most other conferences, which in turn made for great networking and roundtables."

Aaron Zagha
Head of eCommerce, International Operations
TELEFLORA

WORLD CLASS CONTENT

“Hearing from such high level retailers has helped define the direction I should be taking my business. It’s nice to know other companies at my level have experience the same challenges I go through.”

Mary Plemons
VP of Operations
VERLO MATTRESS

All Of The Major Players In One Place

Why You Should Listen In

No Cost If You Qualify

All sessions are free of charge for qualifying attendees. This is major value at ZERO cost.


Always Accessible Content

If you can't make all of the sessions, no biggie. Everyone registered gets a copy of the on-demand sessions.

No OOO Necessary

Enjoy all the perks of a live event from the comfort of your own home.


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Frequently Asked Questions

How will I access the sessions?
You will attend the sessions, meet our partners, and gain access to valuable resources in our online conference center.

Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this event?
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.

Will the sessions be recorded?
Yes. The sessions will be recorded and available for free for a limited time but you must sign up in advance.