While there’s a great more to be done when it comes to women in technology, the Bay Area is uniquely building momentum and innovating new initiatives to advance women’s success in tech. This year’s Apps World North America will have a focus across our 11 conference tracks with what’s working, what’s needed, and what’s next in the effort to ensure women are fully represented and rewarded in the tech careers of their choosing here in the Bay Area and beyond.
Featured sessions include:
Enterprise World: May 11th
Panel Discussion : Women’s Leadership
Apps World will be bringing together some of the leading and most aspiring women in technology to discuss the fast emerging digital landscape and what types of contributions they are making. We’ll explore the challenges and benefits for professional tech women and the inspiring stories of women who are leading the way for empowerment and women’s economic sustainability within technology
- Beth Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer, Deezer
- Amanda Bradford, Founder & CEO, The League
- Allison Thoreson Bhusri, Investor, Broadway Angels
- Stephanie Trunzo, COO, Chief Digital Officer & Partner, PointSource
Gaming World: May 11th
Women In Gaming
This panel will invite key women inthe gaming industry to talk about how they came to a career in gaming, their professional paths within it, and the possibilities and challenges in broadening future participation. Attendees will get a chance to learn about the history of women in games, as well as ways they might get involved. Whether as fans, competitors, or industry professionals, attendees will learn about a variety of ways they can develop their passion for gaming.
- Jen Helms, Co-Founder, Playmation Studios
- Vivian Tan, Founder, Beast, Inc
Developer World May 11th
Ingredients for building your in-app payment platform
As mobile transactions surpass traditional web transactions, in-app payments have to meet consumers’ growing demand for convenience, ease of use and security. In this session, we will cover options to monetize your app for global offering.
Aaratee Rao, Engineering Leader, Uber