With Silicon Beach Fest 2014 set to kick off on June 18th, startup CEOs, accelerators, VCs, movie and music studio execs, agencies, developers, designers, and some of the biggest influencers from around the worlds of mobile technology, marketing, and social media are preparing to descend on Santa Monica, California.
If you’re not familiar, Silicon Beach Fest is an event that recognizes the best of L.A. tech, entertainment and startups with the usual assortment of panels, keynotes, workshops, and mixers.
This week, mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin was announced among the latest respected industry leaders tapped to appear at the Fest. Reitzin will appear on a mobile messaging panel at Silicon Beach Fest 2014 on June 19th.
Today, mobileStorm services a broad range of customers – from small businesses to fortune 100 enterprises. mobileStorm’s intelligent messaging platform allows its clients spanning NASCAR and Kaiser Permanente, to Boyd Gaming and Humana, to create, send, and analyze multi-channel campaigns (email, SMS, push and in-app messaging) in only three simple steps.
Reitzin, who founded mobileStorm in 1999, has been among the vanguard of mobile marketing innovators for the last 15 years and plans to share ample insight with regard to the notable growth of mobile messaging in Los Angeles.
“With recent acquisitions of Viber and WhatsApp, the tech community is paying closer attention to the rise in mobile messaging and associated advertising opportunities,” the panel’s organizers explain. “Specifically, we’re seeing a trend of investments in the Los Angeles-based mobile messaging arena – SnapChat raised $100 million, TigerText raised $20 million, and Whisper raised $20 million.”
Reitzin and other industry authorities on the panel will delve into why Los Angeles is attracting mobile startups and how the mobile ecosystem is developing across Southern California.
To learn more about the forthcoming event, click here.