Partnered with Mobile+Web DevCon Announces Keynote Speaker from IBM and Best Buy

Naples, FL, January 27, 2017 --( The Mobile+Web Developer Conference is excited to be coming back to San Francisco for its 5th installment of the event, March 1-3, 2017 at the Marines’ Memorial Club & Hotel, right in the heart of Union Square. The three day comprehensive event is dedicated to bringing attendees the most knowledgeable speakers, the latest research and inspiration for their development career. Attendees will leave with key takeaways and solutions for mobile app and web development and design essential to their business strategy.

Mobile+Web DevCon is pleased to announce two new keynote speakers!

Leslie Grandy, the opening keynote of the conference, brings 20 years of experience in technology product marketing and development for both B2B and B2C companies. She currently serves as the Senior Director at Best Buy’s Seattle Technology Development Center, where she leads the mobile apps team. In her presentation - Optimizing Your Apps for Profitability - she’ll explore 5 keys to optimizations developers can leverage: app performance monitoring, analytics, A/B testing, ASO/SEO and customer data. Attendees will be able to see these strategies in action as Leslie uses specific examples from the work of Best Buy’s own native app development team.

The closing keynote speaker, Kelly Churchill, has more than 15 years of development experience in both back-end and front-end roles, bringing broad perspective on how to best leverage front-end development competencies to deliver delightful user experiences. In her talk - Lead the Change You Want to See at Work - she’ll present insights into the challenges of leading change initiatives and truly changing how an organization works. She’ll highlight an initiative that began with a few key players that changed the way an enterprise organization communicates and collaborates with her learnings along the way.

Other speakers and sessions include:

Creating beautiful, accessible, and user-friendly forms with Clarissa Peterson, UX Manager, ICE Health Systems
Hardening JavaScript Apps with TypeScript with Samantha Quiñones, Principal Software Engineer, AOL, Inc.
React + with Ben Ilegbodu, Frontend Platform Manager, Eventbrite
Getting into React with Safia Abdalla, Maintainer, nteract
Building an app in Swift with Daniel Burke, Software Engineer, Yelp

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Samuel Powers