Announcing Keynote Speaker:
Rich Karlgaard



The Art and Science of Making Real Connections

The Kochava Summit is a 3-day gathering of decision makers and thought leaders in one of America’s most beautiful small towns. Attendance to this exclusive event is by invitation only. Request an Invite. Scroll down to see last year’s agenda and what past attendees have to say about the Summit.

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“One of the best times in the year to meet people and learn some great stuff!”

Oliver Birch | Director of Marketing, Hothead Games


The content was fantastic, and all the fun activities around the conferences were great and perfectly organized.

Etienne Lamandé | User Acquisition Lead, TinyCo


The event was awesome. I look forward to attending next year and getting more involved with your team on events.

Alex Merutka | Head of Programmatic, AppLovin

“I get more value from 3 days in Sandpoint with a select crew of mobile marketers than I do from any other mobile conference. The people, content, hospitality, and location make the Kochava Summit a unique event that I will keep coming back to. Look forward to the next one.”

Adam Woods  |   Business Development Manager, Motive Interactive

What past attendees have said


I thought it was a great show and we were really pleased to be part of it this year so thank you for letting us get involved. The client interaction is much more organic than the big events in Vegas, NYC and SF.
Jon Hudson | VP – App Advertising, Criteo


We truly enjoyed ourselves and couldn’t stop talking about how great of a show you all put on. Big applause from us.
Joe Vezzani | UX, INNOCEAN Worldwide Americas


Thank you all so much for the wonderful welcoming to the Kochava Mobile Summit last week. It was a tremendous event and lovely to experience the famous Sandpoint for the first time. I appreciate all of your time, effort and energy to make the event a success – it was wonderful to be a small part of it so thank you for the invitation. Seriously impressed by how the entire team went above and beyond. Please be sure to express my gratitude to all of the others that helped make this a tremendous experience.
Sarah Bachman | VP Mobile Strategy, Horizon Media


Thanks for the note! I’m sure I speak for the others when I say that we had a great time at the event. We had the opportunity to meet with a number of high profile prospects and kickstart conversations. Looking forward to next year’s event already.
Patrick Eichmann | Director of Sales, LiftOff


Your event was amazing. I was completely impressed by the content and the level of participation from the attendees through panels and questions. Also, the Kochava hospitality was unparalleled. You guys know how to take care of your guests and it was appreciated by me and my colleagues.
Regina Larson | Partner Development, Yahoo

Here is a look at last year’s agenda:


Day 1 February 13th

9:00 AM | Keynote: Jane McGonigal

Applying Lessons from Cyber-gaming to fix the Real World

World-renowned designer, futurist and New York Times bestselling author Jane McGonigal, PhD, explores how reality is broken and what we can learn from the world of cyber-gaming to fix it.

10:00 AM | Keynote: Charles Manning, CEO, Kochava

Unified Audience Platform: Data Solutions for Connected Devices

Today’s marketers are faced with the constant hurdles, inefficiencies, and liabilities of managing data operations across a scattered tech stack landscape. See how Kochava is empowering brands to mobilize their data with comprehensive data solutions for connected devices.

10:45 AM | Customer Panel

Unite Your Tech Stack with Confidence

An exploration of key catalysts driving major brands toward a consolidated martech solution with Kochava.

11:15 AM | Panel Discussion

Know Your Audience: The Power of Identity

Colliding data helps unlock the deeper identities of your users to form game-changing, audience segmentation and activation strategies.

12:00 PM



1:30 PM | Customer Use Case with ironSource

Ad Views and the Future of In-app Revenue

With the revenue from ad views set to outpace in-app purchases, understanding true LTV at the user level is more important than ever.

2:00 PM | Grant Cohen, GM, Kochava Collective

Collective Celebration

At 4+ billion addressable device profiles, the Kochava Collective’s mobile-first data marketplace offers unparalleled audience targeting potential.

2:10 PM | Panel Discussion

Beyond Targeting: Using Real-Time Data For Business Intelligence

Weary consumers are constantly bombarded by products, offers, and opportunities to engage. How can real-time data reveal which potential users are ready to become happy customers?

2:45 PM | Interview

Using Data to Win Elections

The American political landscape is contentious and loud. With so many voices and influencers weighing in, cutting through the noise is extremely challenging. Learn how political consultants use data and smart targeting to understand how to reach users with the right message at the right time.

3:15 PM | Fireside Chat

Talking Mobile Growth Strategies

Skillz shares strategic insights from its meteoric rise–hitting #1 on the Inc. 5000 in 2017.

3:45 PM | Brian Wilson, Product Management, Kochava

Product Roadmap

An exciting exploration of what’s next on the 2019 Roadmap for Kochava and what it means for you.

4:00 PM



6:00 PM

Summit On Tap



Day 2 February 14th

9:00 AM | Fireside Chat

Thought Leadership in Mobile Ad Fraud: Addressing the Root Cause

Two thought leaders in the battle against ad fraud unpack lessons learned thus far and how new strategies are turning the tide.

10:00 AM | Media Partner Panel

Kochava Traffic Index

Exploring the Q4 2018 results and the report’s impact since inaugural release.

10:30 AM | Customer Use Case

Predictive Behavior Modeling: How to Keep Strategy One Step Ahead

The Kochava Client Insights team unpacks the power of Predicted Churn and how brands can capitalize on it.

11:00 AM | Panel Discussion

Nothing is Organic: Quantifying your offline advertising

Bringing digital insight to the analog world. How can you gain visibility into the impact of billboards, POI and other Out of Home (OOH) ads.

11:30 AM



1:00 PM | Charles Manning, CEO, Kochava

How to Become Blockchain Ready

An open and transparent standardized supply chain is needed to rid fraud and inefficiencies from the digital advertising ecosystem. Blockchain is the enabling technology that is allowing to make that transition. Kochava will be on the forefront of blockchain adoption with XCHNG.

1:25 PM | Shailey Singh, Head of Product Management, IAB tech Lab

IAB OpenDirect 2.0

OpenDirect 2.0 aims to expand functionality within this specification for premium automated guaranteed buying and selling. Adoption will also open the door to improved order management across platforms, providing early availability reporting and reducing discrepancies down the road.

1:55 PM


A view into a next generation Insertion Order Creator powered by Kochava blockchain technology.

2:15 PM | Fireside Chat

Fireside Chat: Bringing blockchain to the masses

Digital advertising isn’t the only industry that suffers from supply chain and transparency issues. Hear from the experts within the industry on how they are approaching and creating solutions that improve their businesses.

2:45 PM | Panel Discussion

The Balance of Transparency & Privacy

The underlying benefits of blockchain can help our industry transform by creating standards and efficiencies throughout the supply chain. Let’s take a deep dive into real-world examples of fraud and understand how transparency but also privacy can benefit all parties involved.

3:15 PM



6:00 PM



8:00 PM

Mobile Summit Concert



Day 3 February 15th

9:00 AM

Ski Day


About Sandpoint

Sandpoint, in the northern tip of Idaho, is no ordinary vacation destination. Located on magnificent 43-mile-long Lake Pend Oreille, surrounded by the Selkirk and Cabinet mountains, and with Schweitzer Mountain ski resort minutes away, Sandpoint is blessed with outstanding attractions. But it goes deeper than that. The town itself is exceptional, home to a thriving arts community, the historic Panida Theater, a busy events schedule, a plethora of excellent restaurants, fine hotels and you’ll also find important business headquarters including Kochava, Litehouse Foods and Quest Aircraft.

Registration Policy

Kochava reserves the right to cancel an individual(s) registration for the Summit at anytime up until the day of the event. Individuals are sent private invitations via email, with specific instructions to the number of people allowed to attend per company. Should an individual who was invited to the Summit purchase additional event tickets without prior approval from a Kochava representative; these additional registrations may be cancelled including the initial invitee’s registration as well. Should a registration be cancelled, you will be notified via email with a refund for the entire Summit amount.

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Kochava reserves the right to cancel an individual(s) registration for the Summit at anytime up until the day of the event. Thanks for your interest in a press pass for Kochava Mobile Summit, taking place in Sandpoint, Idaho February 15th-17th. Press passes provide access to Summit keynotes, sessions, and exclusive press activities, in addition to Ski Day on Friday, February 17th.

Please send all press requests to We’ll make every effort to respond to your inquiry within two business days. Thank you and we hope to see you at Kochava Mobile Summit.


Things to do


Schweitzer Mountain Resort
Located in the rugged Selkirk Mountains of the northern Idaho panhandle and the northwest Rocky Mountains, Schweitzer overlooks the town of Sandpoint and Lake Pend d’Oreille. Schweitzer Mountain Resort is quickly rising in the ranks of the nation’s top destination resorts with 2900 acres of amazing terrain and renowned tree skiing. Schweitzer is well known for its two massive bowls, uncrowded slopes, breathtaking views and amazing gladed terrain.

Winter Carnival
Sandpoint’s Annual Winter Carnival includes a week of dining, fireworks and a variety of events including Skijoring and a K9 Keg Pull. Find out more at

Lake Pend Oreille
Lake Pend Oreille is the shining star come summertime, and offers a tremendous variety of water sports, from swimming – with water temperatures warming to the 70s as summer progresses – to waterskiing and boating, fishing for the huge Kamloops and mackinaw trout, or a peaceful outing in a kayak.

Don’t miss the Sandpoint City Beach right in downtown Sandpoint – a cherished family-friendly setting that has sandy beaches, playgrounds, volleyball, tennis, basketball, boat ramps and docks, plus a paved strolling path at water’s edge. Lake Pend Oreille has a surface area of 148 square miles (380 km2). It is 43 miles (69 km) long, and 1,150 feet (350 m) deep in some regions, making it the fifth deepest in the United States.

The Idaho Club
Located just 8 miles east of Sandpoint on Highway 200, is an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, a stunning design that masterfully blends in the natural setting of wetlands, forest and meandering waterways. Playing as a 7,089 yard par 71 from the Gold tees, the course has an abundance of water.



41 South
Sandpoint’s premiere full service restaurant adjacent to the Lodge at Sandpoint, offers delicious, modern-American cuisine and is considered one of the finest dining establishments in town.

Trinity at City Beach
Trinity at City Beach is without a doubt one of Sandpoint’s finest restaurant. Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Pend Oreille, next to Sandpoint’s famous City Beach, Trinity At City Beach is Sandpoint’s premier waterfront dining experience.

Ivano’s Ristorante is a Sandpoint institution, brought to life on February 14, 1984. From dream to reality, it has solidified itself as one of the busiest and best restaurants in North Idaho.

Evans Bros. Coffee
Evans Brothers Coffee named a winner of Prestigious Good Food Awards for the second year in a row!

Pend Oreille Winery
Sandpoint’s award-winning winery, uses grapes from the finest vineyards of the Northwest. The tasting room, lifestyle gift shop and Bistro Rouge Café offer unique items for home, garden and life.

Kochava Summit 2020

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Why Sandpoint?

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Schweitzer Mountain Resort

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Lake Pend Oreille

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Kochava Mobile Summit 2020

Join industry leaders February 12th through 14th of 2020 for the fifth annual Kochava Mobile Summit.

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