Kochava Summit 2021 is Going Virtual!

Don't miss this exclusive event, February 9-10, 2021

 
 

Announcing Keynote Speaker Kai Kight

As an innovative violinist, composer, and speaker, Kai has inspired thousands to reach their own creative potential.

 

Announcing Keynote Speaker Richard Kramer

We are excited to welcome back Richard Kramer, Managing Director and Founder of Arete Research, the leading independent global technology research firm.

Inspiring the Industry Toward Flourishing, Growth, and Resilience

2020 was filled with changes and challenges on many fronts. Join us as we explore trends and technologies that will empower you, your team, and your organization to flourish moving forward into 2021.

2021 Agenda:

 

Day 1 – Feb 9TH


Keynote: Kai Kight, Innovation Keynote Speaker + Violinist

Unlocking Your Full Potential

Do you just play the notes you’re handed, or do you write new music? Innovative violinist, composer, and speaker Kai Kight shares the inspiring story of how he became an innovative composer in a field of conformity. Be inspired to take your future into your own hands and bring your unique ideas forward.

Kai Kight,
Innovation Keynote Speaker + Violinist
kaikight.com

Charles Manning, CEO, Kochava

Flourishing in an Ever-Changing Marketing Landscape

2020 taught us all that ‘uncertainty’ is the only ‘certainty’ in the marketing landscape. CEO Charles Manning dives into the Kochava spirit of innovation that looks to meet our industry’s future needs head-on.

Charles Manning,
CEO, Kochava

Kochava 2021: A Roadmap for the Next Generation

Our VP of Engineering & Product shares the roadmap for Kochava and what you can expect to see in 2021 & beyond.

Ethan Lewis,
VP of Engineering & Architecture, Kochava

iOS 14, Kochava, and You

iOS 14 made its mark on 2020 and the future of iOS advertising. Our Director of Product Engineering delves into our innovative approach to helping you succeed.

Brian Wilson,
Director Product Management, Kochava

Vivian Watt,
Product Manager, Kochava

MediaLift: Valid incrementality testing with actionable insights

Everyone’s talking about incrementality, but are they doing it right? Grant Simmons, VP Foundry, unpacks how MediaLift(TM) solves for the common pitfalls that plague incremental lift measurement.

Grant Simmons,
VP Foundry, Kochava

Unlocking New Growth through OTT & CTV

As marketers face fresh obstacles to mobile acquisition, particularly on iOS, OTT & CTV offer new opportunities to drive meaningful growth.

Levi Schoonover,
Lead Client Partnerships, Kochava

Unsubscribing from the Subscriptions Headache

The status quo of subscription management is a marketer’s headache. Learn why Kochava Subscriptions with the industry’s first CancelGuard(TM) technology is the future of subscriptions management.

Kevin King,
Client Analytics Lead, Kochava

Ask Me (Almost) Anything

Submit your questions and our CEO, VP of Foundry, and VP of Client Success will answer. Anything goes… well almost anything.

MODERATOR
Garrett C. MacDonald,
EVP Strategic Sales, Kochava

Edward Dingels,
COO, WeatherBug

Grant Simmons,
VP Foundry, Kochava

Music Trivia Hour

Think you know music? Think again. Enjoy an hour of non-stop trivia entertainment hosted by renowned musician-MCs.

Sponsored by:

Day 2 – Feb 10TH


Keynote: Richard Kramer, Managing Director & Founder, Arete Research

Volatility in Ad Tech: An Honest Perspective

2020 was anything but normal – exposing volatility in the digital ad tech landscape. Join Arete Research’s Managing Director and founder for an honest & interesting perspective of what’s in store for 2021 and beyond.

Richard Kramer,
Managing Director & Founder, Arete Research

Putting Privacy First in Identity

As a multi-billion dollar industry, digital advertising lacks a unified identity strategy. By putting privacy and consent first, IdentityLocker will provide a future-proof identity solution.

Ethan Lewis,
VP of Engineering & Architecture, Kochava

Achieving Performance Marketing at Scale in a Nascent CTV Space

2020 witnessed unprecedented shifts in the OTT/CTV space. A longstanding titan of the Entertainment industry, The Walt Disney Company emerged as a new leader in the streaming space, with the continued global rollout and expansion of Disney+. As more and more viewers began streaming from their living rooms, better attribution of advertising spend on CTV devices became a top priority for the Disney+ marketing team to continue to test and scale its marketing efforts. This panel will explore the role that measuring the effectiveness of ads across device platforms plays to optimize and support rapid growth in the nascent CTV space.

Trevor Hamilton,
VP Sales, Kochava

Delivering Growth in the IDFA-less Age

With the impending enforcement of Apple’s AppTrackingTransparency framework, Entravision, InMobi, and Remerge share their secrets for how to drive successful growth in a world without the IDFA.

Kevin Garrett,
Lead Client Success Manager, Kochava

The Secret to Understanding Your Customers

Now, more than ever, brands need to truly understand their customers. Unlock the 360 degree perspective on your customers and find out what you’re missing with audience enrichment from the Kochava Collective.

MODERATOR
Jessica Wellman,
Product Marketing Specialist, Kochava

Brian Cox,
General Manager, Mazzaroth, Kochava

Maximizing Monetization in 2021

Calling all publishers! Are you facing uncertainty in how you will effectively monetize? Learn how premium publisher tools from Kochava can help.

MODERATOR
Mark Kellogg,
Director of Technical Partnerships, Kochava

Making the Connection with Your Customers

2020 changed many of the norms through which brands connect with their customers. Learn how brands are driving loyalty, retention, and LTV with the help of Kochava SmartLinks.

Sara Conger,
Client Partnership Manager, Kochava

C-Suite Power Panel

An engaging and edgy discussion with Ad Tech leaders.

Charles Manning,
CEO, Kochava

Game Show Mania

Like game shows? This is your chance to be part of one. Will you make it to the championship playoff?

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Why Sandpoint?

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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 Global Sales and Customer Success, Digital Turbine

 

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 | Founder + CEO, LunarCRUSH

 

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 | SVP, Digital Experiences Lead, 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 | General Manager, Americas, Remerge

 

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, Verizon Media

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About Sandpoint

Please note, Kochava Summit 2021 is a VIRTUAL event, with no travel required. We look forward to hosting top minds of the industry in Sandpoint for a future Kochava Summit again soon!

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 any time up until the day of the event.

To request additional Summit invitations, please contact summit@kochava.com.

 

Press

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

About Sandpoint

Please note, Kochava Summit 2021 is a VIRTUAL event, with no travel required. We look forward to hosting top minds of the industry in Sandpoint for a future Kochava Summit again soon!

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 any time up until the day of the event.

To request additional Summit invitations, please contact summit@kochava.com.

 

Press

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

We thank our sponsors for their generous support:

 

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 | Head of Mobile Acquisition, Betclic Group

 

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

Alex Merutka | CEO & Founder, Craftsman+

“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 | Account Executive – Ad Sales, Amazon

Check Out the Summit 2020 Trends Report

2020 Agenda:

 

Pre-Event – Feb 11TH


5:00 PM

Buses leave hotels

5:30 PM

Meet & Greet at MickDuff’s Beer Hall hosted by



8:30 PM

Buses leave MickDuff’s

 

Day 1 – Feb 12TH


7:15 AM

Buses leave hotels for Sandpoint Technology Center


7:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast hosted by


9:00 AM | Keynote: Rich Karlgaard

Three Megatrends and Four Best Practices That Will Shape Your Five-Year Business Future

A common mistake made by business leaders is to overestimate technology change in the short run (less than two years), but badly underestimate it the long run (five years or more). Forbes publisher and global futurist, Rich Karlgaard, cuts through the clutter to forecast the business and technology world as it is likely to unfold over the next two-to-five years. As the Silicon Valley based publisher of Forbes, with access to both CEOs and world-class innovators, Karlgaard is uniquely positioned at the intersection of business, economic, innovation, and technological trends. He'll share the variables that will shape the near- and medium-term future.

Rich Karlgaard,
Economic & Business Innovation Thought Leader
richkarlgaard.com

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

The Art & Science of Making Real Connections

Marketers operate at the intersection of art and science. In the face of mounting operational, regulatory, privacy, and data challenges, Kochava is evolving to unlock new opportunities for marketers to thrive at that intersection.

Charles Manning,
CEO, Kochava

10:45 AM

Providing Scalable Solutions for Data Privacy Compliance

Quantcast and Kochava have partnered to provide peace of mind to marketers regarding compliance with CCPA, GDPR, and beyond.

MODERATOR
Brian Cox,
General Manager, Mazzaroth, Kochava

Airey Baringer,
Head of Product, Quantcast

Brian Wilson,
Director of Product Management, Kochava

11:15 AM

Unlocking Google & Facebook

Secrets of the "Walled Gardens" to better optimize your media mix.

Grant Simmons,
VP Client Analytics, Kochava

12:15 PM

Lunch hosted by

1:30 PM

Path of Least Resistance: Reducing Friction for Advertisers and End Users

Friction is the enemy of progress. Marketers and developers alike are forever seeking the most direct route for users to follow. What are the tools at our disposal to build that route?

MODERATOR
Kevin Garrett ,
Lead Client Success Manager, Kochava

Scott Bauer,
Performance Marketing Consultant, AppAuditors

Andy Pollinger,
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Choice Hotels

Vivian Watt,
Product Manager, Kochava

2:00 PM

The OTT Streaming Wars

With more streaming video on demand (SVOD) publishers, there's a new battle for the household. The average household has 2.8 SVODs--how do brands capture and maintain their position as "head of the household"?

MODERATOR
Levi Schoonover,
Client Partnerships Team Lead, Kochava

Charlotte Maines,
General Manager of Device Advertising Products, Amazon

Grant Cohen,
Head of Audience Development, Roku

Ethan Grey,
Senior Manager, Marketing Operations Disney Streaming Services

Mike Pinnell,
General Manager of Product, Sling TV

2:30 PM

The Good, the Ad, & the Ugly

Get ready to kick up your creative juices and battle it out for fame and glory in a game known as The Good, the Ad and the Ugly. Join Liftoff as we put your mobile ad creative know-how to the test in this all out creative showdown. So brush up on your creative trivia, look over your A/B tests, and come prepared to win. There's prizes waitin' for ya. May god have mercy on your soul. Proceed.

J.R. Becko,
VP of Sales, Liftoff

3:00 PM

A Prescription for Subscriptions

Subscriptions are the future across many a vertical, but management tools leave marketers blind. Learn how Kochava is changing the game.

MODERATOR
Kevin King,
Client Analytics Lead, Kochava

Ryan Watson,
Lead User Acquisition Manager, OnXMaps

3:45 PM

Ask Me Anything....

An interactive discussion with the audience.

MODERATOR
Garrett C. MacDonald,
EVP Strategic Sales, Kochava

Ronan Shields,
Journalist, Adtech, Adweek

Brian Tomasette,
Strategic Marketing & Media, Camelot

Michael Brooks,
SVP of Revenue, Weatherbug

4:30 PM

Buses leave Sandpoint Technology Center


5:45 PM

Buses leave hotels


6:00 PM

Summit on Tap - Matchwood Brewing

 

9:00 PM

After Party at the 219 Lounge hosted by

Day 2 – Feb 13TH


7:45 AM

Buses leave hotels for Sandpoint Technology Center


8:00 AM

Breakfast at the Summit Café


9:00 AM

The State of the Fraud Union 2020: Fraud Never Sleeps

$42 billion later, ad fraud is also sacrificing campaign performance. While the tactics remain the same, fraudsters keep finding ways to surpass anti-fraud checkpoints. Listen to our resident expert on mobile ad fraud discuss the state of fraud and some of the surprisingly simple ways you can spot fraud with analytics by knowing your app traffic.

Grant Simmons,
VP Client Analytics, Kochava

9:15 AM

A 360 Degree Perspective on Fraud

Advertisers, Publishers and DSPs are all impacted by ad fraud. How does fraud prevention across the spectrum take form?

MODERATOR
Grant Simmons,
VP Client Analytics, Kochava

Benjamin Bring,
VP Sales East, AdColony

Angela Bauer,
Senior Manager Mobile Marketing, Audible

Michele Webb,
VP of US Growth & Programmatic, Smadex

10:00 AM

The Art of Reengagement

Best practices to follow and pitfalls to avoid in your reengagement campaigns.

MODERATOR
Patrick Hurley,
Lead Client Success Manager, Kochava

Leo Giel,
Chief Revenue Officer, YouAppi

Katie Darren,
Client Insights Analyst, Kochava

Nate Gasser,
Vice President Emerging Media & Technology, Camelot

Robyn Meyers,
VP, West Coast Brand Partnerships, InMobi

10:30 AM

The Intersection of 1st & 3rd Party Data

First-party data can only take a brand so far. How can third-party data fill the identity gap?

MODERATOR
Jake Courtright,
Lead Client Success Manager, Kochava

Hilary Malecha,
Business Development & Strategic Partnerships, Cogolabs

Ariyo Noibi,
Co-founder, Irys

Vinod Kashyap,
Head of Product, Gathr Lab

11:00 AM 

The Role Data Will Play in the 2020 Election

Data talks and political campaign managers are listening. What strategies are winning and what can we learn from them?

MODERATOR
Kimberly Manning,
Senior Director of Brand, Kochava

Dallas Lawrence,
Advisor, Samba TV

Ed Niles,
Director of Digital & Media, TargetSmart

Ryan Fanning,
VP Media Planning & Programmatic Trading, DSPolitical

11:45 AM 

Product Roadmap

An exciting exploration of what’s next on the 2020 Roadmap for Kochava and what it means for you.

Brian Wilson,
Director Product Management, Kochava

12:00 PM

Lunch hosted by

1:30 PM

Push + Measurement: A Perfect Engagement

Our very own push pros talk shop on Kochava Engagement.

MODERATOR
Jeff Richardson,
Product Marketing Manager, Kochava

Levi Schoonover,
Client Partnerships Team Lead, Kochava

Geoff Marshall,
Senior Client Success Manager, Kochava

Tyler Mckinley,
Vice-President, Data Partnerships, Kochava

2:00 PM

XCHNG Roadmap

Our practical blockchain solution is getting closer to market. Get an update on the latest developments and benchmarks achieved.

MODERATOR
Ethan Lewis,
VP of Engineering & Architecture, Kochava

Brian Cox,
General Manager, Mazzaroth, Kochava

2:30 PM

Advanced Targeting: New Ways to Reach the Consumer

A lively discussion on householding, identity resolution, out-of-home and other emerging trends.

MODERATOR
Trevor Hamilton,
VP Sales, Kochava

Justin Civello,
Director, Product Development & Partnerships, Clear Channel Outdoor

Nicholas Ortega,
Manager, Inventory, Verizon Media

Lawrence Chan,
EVP, Data Ecosystem, Cuebiq

Ryan Bricklemyer,
Senior Director of Business Technology, Octopus Interactive

Grant Simmons,
VP Client Analytics, Kochava

3:15 PM | Charles Manning, CEO, Kochava

C-Suite Discussion on Industry Shifts

An engaging discussion from the industry's thought leaders

MODERATOR
Charles Manning,
CEO, Kochava

Dallas Lawrence,
Advisor, Samba TV

Maor Sadra,
Managing Director & CEO at AppLift

Jordi de los Pinos,
Co-founder and CEO at Smadex

4:00 PM

Buses depart Sandpoint Technology Center

 

5:45 PM

Buses depart hotels

 

6:00 PM

Dinner Sandpoint Event Center

 

9:00 PM

Buses depart Sandpoint Event Center

 

9:30 PM

Summit Concert at The  Hive with The Pimps of Joytime performing - doors open at 8pm

 

 

Day 3 – Feb 14TH


For those going to Schweitzer:

Buses load passengers / luggage, please be in lobby 5 min prior to departure. Lodge at Sandpoint – 7:30am BW Edgewater Resort – 7:30am LaQuinta – 7:45am BW Plus Mountain Lodge – 7:45am   8:30 AM

Breakfast at Taps

  9:00 AM

First Chair

Ski Day

  12:00PM

Lunch

  1:00 PM

Buses depart for Spokane Airport

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