Wednesday, April 17, 2013

MoMoTLV April: Monetization in the US and Japan

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We're delighted to invite you to a very special MoMoTLV event - and Yes - it is on *SUNDAY* - and not just any Sunday - but this Sunday! It is not every day that we do an event on Sunday and on such short notice - but we have a rare opportunity to host some great speakers coming from the US and Japan

When: *SUNDAY*, April 21, 2013 @18:30
Where: Microsoft ILDC, Shenkar 13, Hertzelia
What: Monetization in the US and Mobile
Price: Free, Register at Meetup

Our speakers include:

  • Rob Craft, Senior Director, Platform Strategy, Microsoft
  • Zohar Levkovitz, Founder of Amobee (Acquired by SingTel)
  • Toshiaki Chiku, Regional Managing Director US, Yahoo! Japan
  • Masami Hazui, Head of Mobile, Rakuten
  • Haruko Minagawa, Touchpoint Evangelist, Hakuhodo
About the sessions:

Rob will deliver a session straight from the Azure Gaming Summit that took place in London earlier this month. The session talks about how cloud + apps can change the game on monetization and customer engagement. We’ll talk about games and devices and how to wow yourself and your customers.

Zohar is a veteran entrepreneur in the mobile monetization space. He is the founder of Amobee, one of the the leading mobile advertising companies, that was acquired by SingTel for $340M. Zohar is based in the US and knows this market by heart, he will talk about the current trends of this industry and share tips for app developers looking to monetize their apps.

Our guests from Japan will give us a thorough overview of the mobile advertising and monetization scene in Japan - they cover all sides of the industry starting with internet giant Yahoo! JAPAN followed by Rakuten, the e-commerce giant (one of the top 10 internet companies worldwide) onward to Hakuhodo Inc. the most veteran Japanese advertising and public relations company. The Japan section of the event will be moderated by Levi Shapiro, Partner in the JIMMI (Japan-Israel Mobile, Media & IT) Fund.