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VentureBeat Announces 2014 Schedule of Events

The editors of VentureBeat, a media company that covers disruptive technology and explains why it matters in our lives, today announced its 2014 events schedule (www.venturebeat.com/events). The schedule includes popular, longstanding VentureBeat events like Mobile Summit and GamesBeat; newer events like DataBeat and HealthBeat; and brand-new events like GrowthBeat, which will explore the data, apps and science of successful marketing.

"We got a taste of it in 2013, but 2014 is the year of a new kind of corporate growth. It's taken a while, but all of the puzzle pieces have fallen into place: Smartphones are now mainstream. Cloud is mainstream. So are Big data tools, social networks and new age, data-driven marketing software," said Matt Marshall, CEO & Founder, VentureBeat. "As in our daily coverage, VentureBeat's goal is to sort through the hype, and help decision-makers find the best growth tech and strategies for them. VentureBeat's series of events, including MobileBeat, Mobile Summit, DataBeat, GrowthBeat and HealthBeat, are all designed to help with one thing: Achieve more profits."

VentureBeat 2014 Events:

Mobile Summit:

30 hours. 180 executives. 6 big opportunities for growth in mobile. The fourth-annual invite-only VentureBeat Mobile Summit brings together the top executives from all segments of the mobile ecosystem to develop a blueprint for the industry’s growth in the coming year.

April 14-15
Cavallo Point
Sausalito, CA

DataBeat:

An event exploring the most compelling opportunities for businesses in the area of data analytics and data science.

May 19-20
Grand Hyatt
San Francisco, CA

MobileBeat:

Our flagship event on the future of mobile.

July 8-9
Hilton Union Square
San Francisco, CA

GrowthBeat:

A new event that focuses on the data, apps and science of successful marketing.

August 5-6
Hotel Nikko
San Francisco, CA

GamesBeat:

Will the game business be dominated by blockbusters across all platforms or will diversity thrive as indies stay strong? GamesBeat explores these ideas and more at a must-attend, very efficient two-day conference with the movers and shakers of gaming.

Sept. 15-16
Parc 55 Wyndham
San Francisco, CA

HealthBeat:

A leading event showcasing how technology is transforming health care. HealthBeat 2014 explores how IT is driving out inefficiencies on the hospital, practice, and patient levels.

Oct. 27-28
Grand Hyatt
San Francisco, CA

Participants in VentureBeat events have included: Jack Dorsey, Co-Founder, Twitter & CEO, Square; Marissa Mayer, President & CEO, Yahoo; Young Sohn, President & CSO, Samsung; Aaron Levie, CEO, Box; Jason Spero, Head of Mobile, Google; Ashok Srivastava, Chief Data Scientist, Verizon; George Hu, COO, Salesforce; Jeff Weiner, CEO & Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Susan Dentzer, Senior Policy Advisor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Faye Kamavy Sahai, VP, Innovation & Advertising Technology, Kaiser Permanente; Nicola Palmer, SVP & Chief Network Officer, Verizon Wireless; Joanna Lambert SVP, Product American Express; Kara Swisher, Co-Executive Editor & CO-Founder, Re/code; John Ellis, Global Technologist/Head of Developer Program, Ford; Paul Maritz, CEO, Pivotal; Mike Schroepfer, CTO, Facebook; Dominic Paschel, VP, Pandora; Michael Bayle, SVP & General Manager, ESPN Mobile, Trip Hawkins, Founder, EA Games; Rachel Schutt, SVP of Data Science, News Corp.

Praise for VentureBeat Events:

"Great intersection of people that have fresh ideas."

- Lee Linden, Head of Commerce, Facebook (on Mobile Summit)

"What is truly remarkable about this event is that it brings together key decision-makers who are relevant to enterprise mobile...There is a lot to be said for having a critical mass of decision-makers, innovators and executives in the same place at the same time as it relates to coming up with substantive conclusions about the biggest mobile trends we are seeing today."

- Gaurav Tewari, Executive Director, SAP Ventures (on Mobile Summit)

"For a VC, we like to find people who are smarter than us and learn from them. This is one of my favorite places to do that."

- Jon Soberg, Managing Director, Blumberg Capital (on Mobile Summit)

“The exposure we experienced at GamesBeat 2013 was unparalleled. We met with dozens of top level executives from the gaming industry, quality tech press publications and TV, and even potential investors.”

- Jan Goetgeluk, CEO, Virtuix

VentureBeat events offer great opportunities to meet industry leaders, gather practical market intelligence, connect with funding sources, hire top talent. For more information, including early-bird tickets and custom sponsorship, visit: www.venturebeat.com/events.

About VentureBeat

Founded in 2006, VentureBeat has emerged as one of the “best blogs on the web” according to The New York Times, offering 7.5 million readers per month (Source: Google Analytics & internal metrics) unparalleled insight into the most relevant emerging technologies, trends, companies, and the business opportunities that they create. Led by Matt Marshall and a team of experienced journalists, the company has grown into the leading source for breaking news and in-depth reporting on a range of technology trends—from social to mobile, small business to enterprise, clean technology, cloud services, games, and more. For more information, visit: www.venturebeat.com/about.

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