I speak at conferences, events, webinars, and meetups regularly.

On-stage at AdTech NYC with Bonin Bough

Typically, my topics include: mobile, marketing and martech, advertising and adtech, PR and press, startups, AI, and IoT.

I’m also a frequent webinar facilitator or panel member. When leading VentureBeat’s research division, I would often lead 2-3 webinars a month.

Upcoming events

  • August 1: Casual Connect Seattle
    Participating on a panel: “Monetizing your App with Mobile’s Most Powerful Ad Format”
  • September 13: App Valley (San Francisco)
    MCing the event, and keynoting on “Apps in Ten: Games, Vision, Intelligence”
  • September 14-15: Waterloo Innovation Summit

Recently past:

  • July 5-7, secret location, AppLift conference
    Will be speaking on the future of app marketing and doing a panel on ad fraud
  • July 11, San Francisco, IOT Revolution Summit
    Keynoting and MC’ing
  • July 12, San Francisco, MobileBeat 2017
    Moderating a panel on AI and travel
  • July 19-21, Seattle: Postback 17 (use code FriendofJohn20 to get 20% off your ticket!)
    MCing TUNE’s mobile event of the summer. Join me!
  • February 27-29, San Diego: LSA17: Local Search Association
    I’ll be speaking on a panel at the Local Search Association in San Diego. Topic: Who owns the last mile, and I’ll has the happy task of telling local search pros that Alexa, Siri, Google Assistant, and Cortana just might be killing them.
  • March 16, Los Angeles: LA Influencer Event
    I’ll be moderating a discussion influencer marketing and mobile. See the livestream of the event here.
  • April 19-20: App Masters
    Will be sharing some very cool and very recent data on app store optimization, mobile ad fraud, and maybe even the impact of mobile on enterprise company valuations.
  • May 4: Mobile Presence
    Will be appearing on Peggy Anne Salz’ podcast. She’s the founder and CEO of Mobile Groove, a mobile and marketing-focused research and consulting firm.
  • May 7-9, Edmonton: Substance
    Will be interviewing the mayor of Edmonton, the CIO of City of Palo Alto, and the CEO of Citrix in the opening panel of the conference.
  • May 10-12, San Diego: Gartner Digital Media Conference
  • May 31-June 1: Traction Conference in Vancouver
    Will be moderating a panel.

Agenda from a mobile developer roadshow event in SF, Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal.

Conferences that I have spoken at in the past include:

  • LSA17
  • GamesBeat
  • MobileBeat
  • Mobile Summit
  • CMO Summit
  • Local Search Association
  • Mobile Marketing Association
  • CES
  • AdTech NY
  • AdWeek NYC
  • Postback
  • Interzone Vancouver
  • Meltwater event
  • Socialbakers
  • Mobile Marketing Roadshow
  • Grow Conference
  • GrowthBeat
  • FounderFuel
  • ZendCon

Moderating a session at Interzone with Bill McDermott, CEO of SAP; Jessie Adcock, chief digital officer, City of Vancouver; Ryan Holmes, CEO, Hootsuite; and Jackie Yeaney, of Marketing and Strategy, Red Hat.

Contact me below to book speaking, webinar, and panel opportunities. Note that my speaking fee for keynotes is typically $5,000 plus expenses.

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