VentureBeat Announces 2015 Schedule of Events

Events to Offer Exclusive Access to Leading-Edge Research and Expert Insight

Past Participants Have Included Twitter, Google, Walmart, Samsung, Verizon, Kaiser Permanente, Box, Salesforce, NASCAR, Facebook, L'Oreal

SAN FRANCISCO--()--VentureBeat has announced its 2015 events schedule ( The schedule includes popular, longstanding VentureBeat events like MobileBeat and GamesBeat, along with new C-level events like GamesBeat Summit and Growth Summit, VentureBeat’s first major East Coast conference.

“The exposure we experienced at GamesBeat 2013 was unparalleled. We met with dozens of top level executives from the gaming industry, quality tech press publications and TV, and even potential investors.”

"VB events provide exclusive access to leading-edge research and expert insight," said Matt Marshall, CEO & Founder, VentureBeat. "With our 2015 line-up, we continue VentureBeat’s tradition of fostering in-depth, sincere dialogue around the latest trends. As in our daily coverage, VentureBeat's goal is to sort through the hype, and help decision-makers find the best growth tech and strategies for them."

VentureBeat 2015 Events:

Mobile Summit:

30 hours. 180 executives. 6 big opportunities for business to leverage mobile to grow. Top brands will debate the strategies and technologies they’re using to reach audiences and accelerate their business.

February 23-24
Cavallo Point
Sausalito, CA

GamesBeat Summit:

An invite-only conference that gives game publishers and investors the intelligence they need to compete for customers that are increasingly international and mobile.

May 5-6
Cavallo Point
Sausalito, CA

Growth Summit

June 1-2
The Langham
Boston, MA

The Growth Summit is an invite-only event for CMOs only, to debate what are the best technologies and strategies to achieve growth in a world that is increasingly data-driven but also fragmented into thousands of different channels across mobile, social and search.


An event that focuses on how businesses must integrate the mobile experience into a seamless offering that caters to the customer’s need for speed and productivity. The event is ideal for top national brands in retail, CPG, financial services, utilities, cars, entertainment and travel companies as well as the advertising agencies that support them.

July 13-14
Hilton Union Square
San Francisco, CA


GrowthBeat focuses on the art and science of new growth marketing. The event will showcase successful companies as well as the technologies they've used to promote their product, to keep customers coming back, and to surprise and delight new generations of customers.

August 17-18
Parc 55 Wyndham
San Francisco, CA


GamesBeat will attract innovative game creators and business people who are debating ways to attract huge mobile audiences and leverage the billion-dollar opportunities of the global gaming market.

October 13-14
Grand Hyatt
San Francisco, CA

Participants in VentureBeat events have included: Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder, Twitter & CEO, Square; Marissa Mayer, President & CEO, Yahoo; Young Sohn, President & CSO, Samsung; Aaron Levie, CEO, Box; Jason Spero, Head of Mobile, Google; Ashok Srivastava, Chief Data Scientist, Verizon; George Hu, COO, Salesforce; Jeff Weiner, CEO & Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Gus Weber, Senior Director of Product, ESPN; Michael Adamson, VP, Digital Products, Turner Sports Interactive; Paul Cheesbrough, CTO, News Corp.; Steve Hirsch, Chief Data Officer, NYSE Euronext; Loren Simon, Sr. Director of Online Marketing, Walmart; Susan Dentzer, Senior Policy Advisor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Faye Kamavy Sahai, VP, Innovation & Advertising Technology, Kaiser Permanente; Nicola Palmer, SVP & Chief Network Officer, Verizon Wireless; Joanna Lambert SVP, Product, American Express; Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor & CO-Founder, Re/code; John Ellis, Global Technologist/Head of Developer Program, Ford; Paul Maritz, CEO, Pivotal; Mike Schroepfer, CTO, Facebook; Dominic Paschel, VP, Pandora; Michael Bayle, SVP & General Manager, ESPN Mobile, Trip Hawkins, Founder, EA Games; Rachel Schutt, SVP of Data Science, News Corp.

Praise for VentureBeat Events:

"Great intersection of people that have fresh ideas."

- Lee Linden, Head of Commerce, Facebook (on Mobile Summit)

"What is truly remarkable about this event is that it brings together key decision-makers who are relevant to enterprise mobile...There is a lot to be said for having a critical mass of decision-makers, innovators and executives in the same place at the same time as it relates to coming up with substantive conclusions about the biggest mobile trends we are seeing today."

- Gaurav Tewari, Executive Director, SAP Ventures (on Mobile Summit)

"For a VC, we like to find people who are smarter than us and learn from them. This is one of my favorite places to do that."

- Jon Soberg, Managing Director, Blumberg Capital (on Mobile Summit)

“The exposure we experienced at GamesBeat 2013 was unparalleled. We met with dozens of top level executives from the gaming industry, quality tech press publications and TV, and even potential investors.”

- Jan Goetgeluk, CEO, Virtuix

VentureBeat events offer great opportunities to meet industry leaders, gather practical market intelligence, connect with funding sources, and hire top talent. For more information, including custom sponsorship, visit:


VentureBeat is an independent news and research publisher that enables executives and entrepreneurs to make better, more informed technology decisions. As a pioneer in the business of digital content, VB has its finger on the pulse of Silicon Valley across industries including mobile, gaming, and marketing tech. The team produces events that enable brands to reach the right audience and to engage in meaningful conversations. VB was founded by Matt Marshall in 2006 and has offices in San Francisco and New York. For more information, visit:


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VentureBeat Announces 2015 Schedule of Events; Events to Offer Exclusive Access to Leading-Edge Research and Expert Insight