From Developer to Entrepreneur @AppNation: LESSONS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • December 12, 2012 · 2:45 PM
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Per invite of AppNation, we are hosting a special session at AppNation

A group of players in the ecosystem will provide real-world insights and actionable advice on how you can transform yourself from being more than just a developer and into being a full-fledged successful entrepreneur.  Building the app is the first-step.  But understanding how to build and grow business is equally as important. The Panel will provide that will provide you with information and insights that you can use immediately to help you grow and manage your business now.

Speakers:

Al-Hassan Hleileh , Founder CEO, Nudge Technology

Fred Dewey, Foudner, KachingleFred (NinjaMyApp)

Ana Baltodano, Head Program of Global Mobile Innvators, GWC

Randy Ksar,  Mobile Social Marketing Specialist

Moderator: Founder & Fire Starter, SVEntreprenerus

Promotion code for AppNation

AN4FC195: $195 Full Conference Special Pass AN4EXPO100: Complimentary Expo Only Pass http://appnationconference.com/an4/

 

=== AppNation Speaker ===

Randy Ksar is a consultant and owner at Landon Consulting where he advises companies on mobile, developer and social strategy. Most recently, he worked at Motorola Mobility focused on community management, social media outreach and content strategy. Contact Randy at [masked] or [masked].

 

Al-Hassan Hleile,Stanford MBA, founder of Nudge Technology, which graduated from Steve Blank's Lean Startup course at Stanford, and was featured by him at SXSWhttp://www.slideshare.net/sblank/the-startup-owners-manual-sxsw-11954724

He was also a co-founder at Yamsafer.me, which is a VC backed regional hotel booking portal.

 

Fred Dewey is veteran technology executive. He is currently the co-Founder and CEO of Kachingle, helping app developers to receive reliable ongoing revenue. Prior to that he was a successful turnaround CEO of Complemar Partners, a New York-based internet marketing and fulfillment house.  In the 1990’s he was an early employee at Portal Software as its Worldwide VP of Sales Engineering, and was instrumental in driving the company’s revenue growth from $1 million to $300 million per year in just 5 years. He cut his teeth as an engineering and sales executive at Sun Microsystems and Hewlett-Packard.

 

Rick Liu,Member of Founder Team, Gameview DeNA

Rick Liu has over 20 years experience in mobile, social, gaming, and digital marketing. He is founder team member of Gameview Studios, a leading publisher of free-to-play games for iOS and Android mobile platforms most notably known for its Tap Fish franchise, acquired in 2010 by Japan’s DeNA, one of the world’s most successful mobile internet companies with games and community products that reach over 100 million consumers.

Rick Liu exercises an unorthodox and orthogonal hands-on approach towards consumer acquisition, engagement, retention, and monetization currently applied to mobile social gaming industry utilizing applied Operations Research analytics and statistics.

Rick Liu is fluent in four languages and cultures: Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese Mandarin, and English. His international assignments have taken him to Eastern and Western Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia. He was responsible for Siemens Mobile and Networking business, Motorola’s Satellite Communications business in Greater China, Motorola’s Mobile Broadband business in Latin America, and early Intel’s mobile business development.

Rick Liu attended the Mergers and Acquisitions Executive Program at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania fully sponsored by Siemens. He earned his Master of International Management degree from Thunderbird School of Global Management Executive Program fully sponsored by Intel and his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Columbia University in New York City.

 

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