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Master of Ceremonies
Caroline McCarthy, @caro
The Business of APIs: From Dreams to Dollars
Oren Michels, Co-Founder, Mashery
Finding the Unmarked Trail: The Opportunity in Data
Eric Rodenbeck, Stamen Design
Data provides not only new opportunities to grow your business, but also new ways to see the world. Hear from one of the foremost experts in harnessing and presenting big data and gain fresh insights on how data can be used to create new paths to business success.
PANEL DISCUSSION: What Is Powering the Next Big Thing?
Matt Brezina,
Bastian Lehmann, Postmates
John Sheehan, Runscope
Moderator: Devon Biondi, VP of Strategy Services, Mashery
Whether your business challenge is mobile, big data, building apps, or figuring out what APIs can do for you, you'll want to hear this panel of forward-thinking entrepreneurs as they discuss the latest API trends and opportunities.
Reinventing the Establishment
Joshua Greenough, Capital One
Every industry is facing rapid change as connected devices create new opportunities and new challenges. Learn how you can take advantage of these opportunities and reinvent your business strategy -- regardless of how many outdated systems you have. Be sure to hear this forward-thinking financial industry executive tell how his organization has reinvented itself and is creating a better customer experience in the process.
Creating a Single Pane of Glass: Centralized API Architecture
Andy Lloyd, NetSuite
API platforms are going prime time. People are spending less time behind desktops and more time on smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Connected screens have become ubiquitous. Attend this session and learn from an industry leader why it's important to see your API architecture -- connected devices, services, partners -- as a broad platform strategy that is core to your business.
The Evolution of Your API and Its Value
Daniel Jacobson, Netflix
When many companies began incorporating APIs into their strategy, it was an experiment. Now, APIs are integral to long-term business growth. Attend this session and learn the key considerations for evolving your API strategy so it continues to benefit your business in this fast-changing business climate.
The Product Manager's Digital Dilemma
Adam DuVander, SendGrid
With the growing influence of the CTO and the IT department in major companywide decisions, there is a greater need for enterprises to treat APIs as full-fledged products. This means setting targets for revenue, reach, and branding. Join this strategy session to learn the best practices for managing APIs as products and platforms that drive business growth and meet user demands.
Managed Partnerships in the Cloud Era
Atticus Tysen, Intuit
APIs make it possible to build, scale, and maintain technology partnerships like never before. But developing the right relationships and getting partners up to speed can be a complicated process. Hear one company reveal the key strategies, best practices, hidden advantages, and other tricks of making partnerships a big win for your company.
An Integrated Enterprise is Within Reach
Curtis Chambers, Uber
APIs can mean operating an outreach program for external developers. But the same technologies are increasingly used to power companies' internal operations to help them become more efficient, data-savvy enterprises. Hear how one company made this their strategy and how this decision affects their outlook for the future.
API Business Models
John Musser, API Science
There are thousands of APIs out there now, but how are they making money? As it turns-out, lots of ways. In this session we'll take an in-depth look at the growth and diversity of API business models. What are the trends? Who is using what model? What are the secrets? Come see what others are doing and how you can map these models to your own business.
How Social Data Will Change Our Decisions
Chris Moody, Gnip
Hear the latest insights and predictions from the CEO of a company that's become a master of harnessing data -- and profiting from it. Learn the lessons of a data-driven business that can influence your API and business strategies.
The API Corporation
Lynda Smith, Twilio
The 21st-century enterprise is being built from the bottom up with connected, developer-friendly technologies. Twilio is one of the companies leading this charge. Sit in on this session to hear CMO Lynda Smith tell what Twilio's executive team has learned and what they see as the biggest future potential for these technologies.
Building Apps That Change the World
Bartlomiej Skorupa, Groundwork Opportunities
Forget the idea that charitable organizations are operationally behind the times. Hear the leader of one forward-thinking nonprofit talk about how his organization used for-profit tactics, technologies, and approaches to data to enact meaningful change in the developing world.
APIs and Data Refineries: Generating New Possibilities
Dr. Andreas Weigend, Founder of Social Data Lab and Former Chief Scientist at Amazon
The Internet of Things
Hank Skorny, Intel Corporation
Our lives are becoming more connected and entwined through networks of digital and virtual products -- from smartphone apps to cars to thermostats. Join this session and learn the implications of these connections in today's business world.


Master of Ceremonies

Caroline McCarthy is a consultant working with both start-ups and Fortune 500 companies on storytelling strategy. She previously was a marketer at Google and a journalist covering social media and digital culture at CBS and CNET. Caroline has appeared on CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News, CBS’ Early Show and NBC’s TODAY Show, among [...]

Co-founder and CEO

As CEO of Mashery, an Intel Company, Oren Michels leads the team responsible for connecting 175 leading brands with 216,000 developers to build 76,000 live apps using APIs. With Mashery, Oren created the Business of APIs conference, now in its 6th year. A frequent speaker at events globally, Oren has [...]

CEO & Creative Director
Stamen Design

Eric Rodenbeck founded Stamen design in 2001 and since then he has been working to extend the boundaries of online media and live information visualization.

Founder of Social Data Lab, Stanford and Former Chief Scientist at Amazon

Dr. AndreasWeigend is an expert in social and mobile technologies, consumer behavior and digital marketing. He directs the Social Data Lab and teaches at Stanford University and UC Berkeley. His research centers on how the ongoing social data revolution impacts consumers, companies, and society. He was the chief scientist at [...]

Executive Director
Groundwork Opportunities

Bartlomiej holds a BA in Finance from the University of Illinois and has 7 years working experience in management and IT consulting, having worked for both Accenture and Slalom Consulting. Working in various industries, Bartlomiej held numerous management positions in 10+ Fortune 500 companies implementing efficient business practices in the [...]

Director of Engineering

Curtis Chambers currently serves as Director of Engineering at Uber, a startup innovating the intersection of mobile technology, car transportation, and logistics. Chambers ensures that drivers and riders are seamlessly connected through apps. His extensive background in engineering includes key roles at Expensify and Akamai Technologies.


Lynda Smith drives marketing at Twilio.  Before that she was CMO at companies like Jive and Nuance.  She is also on faculty at Stanford.

Developer Communications Director

Adam DuVander is Developer Communications Director for email infrastructure company SendGrid, where he connects to coders of all stripes. Previously he spent four years as a writer, editor, and analyst for API resource ProgrammableWeb, wrote for, and authored the book Map Scripting 101.

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Atticus Tysen is an Intuit senior vice president and chief information officer, responsible for the applications supporting the company’s human resources, finance, marketing and sales and support organizations. Before being promoted to his current role in 2013, Tysen was vice president of product development for Intuit’s Financial Management Solutions group, leading [...]

Vice President, Strategy Services

Devon works closely with Mashery customers advising them in all stages of their API lifecycle from program conception to platform launch. Prior to Mashery she was the Chief of Staff at TIBCO Software where she worked as a strategic advisor to the CEO in all aspects of the company from [...]

Senior Director of Innovation for Capital One Labs
Capital One

Every industry is facing rapid change as connected devices create new opportunities and new challenges. Learn how you can take advantage of these opportunities and reinvent the ways you work — regardless of how many outdated systems you have. Be sure to hear this forward-thinking financial industry executive tell how [...]

Director of Engineering for the API

Daniel Jacobson is the Director of Engineering for the API at Netflix, responsible for delivering Netflix content to hundreds of device types. Prior to Netflix, Daniel was Director of Application Development at NPR, leading the development of NPR’s custom content management system. He also created NPR’s API which became the distribution channel for getting NPR content to mobile platforms, [...]

GM of Commerce Products

Lloyd is an online retail innovator and ecommerce expert with more than 15 years’ experience leading new business initiatives in the Internet and software industry.


Chris Moody currently serves as the CEO of Gnip, the world’s largest and most trusted provider of social data. In this role, Moody is responsible for the day-to-day execution of Gnip’s operations with direct responsibility for sales, marketing, finance, and business development.

API Science

John Musser is CEO of API Science and previously founded ProgrammableWeb, the leading online resource on open APIs. John is an industry expert on APIs, quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, and Wired, and speaking at conferences including SXSW, Dreamforce, and Web 2.0.

Co-founder and CEO

John Sheehan is the CEO of Runscope, which helps developers consuming APIs solve problems faster. Historically, John has worked toward guiding developers to success, both at IFTTT and Twilio.

Co-Founder & CEO

Bastian Lehman is the co-founder and CEO of Postmates, a same day urban logistics and delivery platform that enables anyone to ship any product within a city in under one hour. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with additional offices in Seattle, New York, and London. Bastian had the [...]

Co-Founder & CEO

Matthew P. Brezina is the co-founder and chief executive officer of, a mobile startup whose apps allow users to send gifts to friends and family. Brezina is a proven product visionary and capable leader by having started not only one, but two successful technology companies—Xobni and Brezina founded in 2011. By [...]

VP, Software and Services Group, and GM, Intel Services Division
Intel Corporation

Hank Skorny is vice president of the Software and Services Group and general manager of Intel Consumer Services Division. Skorny is responsible for the Intel strategy and delivery of a portfolio of unified software services across the device and operating system continuum. He has extensive experience in the mobile software [...]

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