Mobile Monday Beijing has the pleasure to present a special event of panel discussion on Mobile Application and Social Game. We are pleased to invite you to this special edition of MoMo where we will interact with some of the world’s best industry analysts, developers, advertisers and venture capitalists and discuss the pivotal changes and infinite possibilities in mobile application and social gaming space.
Inside Network is the industry’s leading research and media organization dedicated to providing original market research, critical analysis, data services and news on the Facebook platform, social gaming, and mobile applications ecosystems. Based in Palo Alto, California, Justin Smith, the founder and CEO, will share with us his insights into Facebook and mobile apps.
Infinity Venture Partners is a unique venture capitalist firm which combines industry platform with venture capital financing. Targeting early stage startups in Japan and China with a focus on consumer facing Internet and mobile space, IVP is the investor of a series of successful startups including Rekoo and Moca World. Based in Tokyo Japan, Akio Tanaka, the Co-founder, will take a deep dive into CJK on social gaming and mobile apps.
Come and discover more of our panelists at the event. We look forward to seeing you on Thursday the 25th.
18:45 – 19:15 – Registration with snack
19:15 – 20:00 – Keynote Presentations
- Justine Smith | Inside Network
- Akio Tanaka | Infinity Venture Partners
- Bertrand Schmitt | AppAnnie
20:00 – 21:30 – Panel discussion
Social Gaming – moderated by Akio Tanaka
- Justine Smith | Inside Network
- Patrick Liu | Recoo (TBC)
- Jin Hashimoto | Gree
Mobile Apps and Games – moderated by Zili Ren
- Richard O’Connell | Papaya Mobile
- Aben Zeng | Tencent Mobile
- Kim-Mai Cutler | Inside Network
- Junde Yu | TapJoy
21:30 – 22:30 – networking and buffet
Speakers / Panelists
Justin Smith | Founder | Inside Network
Justin Smith is the founder of Inside Network, the first service dedicated to providing news and market research to the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem. Justin leads Inside Network’s analyst services, including Inside Facebook Gold and Inside Virtual Goods, and serves as co-editor of Inside Facebook and Inside Social Games.
Akio TANAKA | Co-Founder & Managing Partner | Infinity Venture Partners
Akio Tanaka is the co-founder and managing partner of this cross-country, cross-platform Venture Capital company. Previously he was the head of venture investment program for Adobe in Asia and was responsible for Adobe’s corporate venture investment in Greater China, Japan, and India.
Bertrand SCHMITT | CEO | App Annie
Kabam is an interactive entertainment company that creates free-to-play games for social networks. Their games are designed to appeal to the growing number of serious gamers and game enthusiasts who are also engaged in social networks. Kabam is hoping to repeat its success with Kingdoms of Camelot with its more recently released games — Dragons of Atlantis, Glory of Rome and Global Warfare. Andy Lee, Managing Director Asia at Kabam, will talk about the rise of Asia in social gaming.
Aben ZENG | Manager | Tencent Mobile
Tencent is taking the lead of China’s SNS and mobile SNS market. With its open platform stragety, it is providing developers a unique opportunity to address it vast user base. Aben is directly working on the mobile game sector at Tencent Mobile.
Junde YU| APAC Lead | TapJoy
Tapjoy is the leader in monetization and distribution services for social and mobile gaming applications, MMOs, virtual worlds, social platforms and other publishers selling virtual goods or premium digital assets. Its alternative payment solutions enable developers to increase payment conversions and generate incremental revenue, while its cross-platform distribution channel delivers cost-effective user acquisition and re-engagement services across iOS, Android, Yahoo, Google, Windows Live and other leading web sites and containers. Junde Yu, APAC Lead of TapJoy would love to share his experiences with Chinese social and mobile developers.
Jin HASHIMOTO| China Representative | Gree Inc.
GREE provides Japan’s leading mobile social gaming platform. With over 25 million users, it is ranked as Japan’s fastest-growing tech company by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in 2010. Gree is also expanding globally, and acquired OpenFeint to enter the global market. Jin Hashimoto is leading Gree’s expanding activities in China, and will share his experience regarding these two markets.
Richard O’CONNELL | Director of Marketing | Papaya Mobile
Founded by Shen Si and Qian Wenjie in 2005, PapayaMobile is an open mobile social network for Android focused on casual gaming and virtual currency. Papaya claimed to have more than 20 million registered users worldwide. It offers developers a fast and easy way to reach this huge user base, and improve their return on investment for Android game development.
Patrick LIU| CEO | Rekoo (TBC)
Rekoo is the leading social game developer and operator in China and Japan. Rekoo is serving nearly 20M active users a day across many SNS platforms and became among the ranks of the largest social game companies in the world. Headquartered in Beijing, Recoo is the 2nd company that its owner Patrick Liu founded.
- Bin Dai | Co-Organizer, Mobile Monday Beijing, Senior Program Manager for Partnership & Open Innovation, OrangeLabs
- Wenzhe Zhou | Co-Organizer, Mobile Monday Beijing, Senior Program Manager for Partnership & Open Innovation, OrangeLabs
Innovation Garden,Orange Labs Beijing
10F, South Twr., Raycom Infotech Park C,2 Science Institute South Rd.,Haidian Histrict,Beijing
Notice Regarding Registration
- Attendance is limited to 120 participants due to the size of the venue.
- As we wish to keep Mobile Monday a pleasant experience, we won’t accept non-registered participants from now on. Hence, we recommend to register early.
- As usual, doors open at 19:00 and we start sharp at 19:30pm.
Look forward to meeting you on Tuesday 25th August!
Zhou Wenzhe & Dai Bin
Mobile Monday Beijing