App stores provide a new revenue model for developers. Speakers from Skyhook and Flurry will share their research into Apple App Store and Android Marketplace trends with raw numbers and analysis. The session will end with Google’s thoughts on its Chrome Webstore.
Azeem Ansar is on the business development team at Flurry, the leading cross-platform mobile application analytics and monetization platform, where he is responsible for partnership execution and revenue. Before Pinch Media merged with Flurry in December 2009, Azeem led efforts in business development, marketing, and product support at Pinch.
Prior to his time with Flurry/Pinch, Azeem was an investment banker at Houlihan Lokey in the Mergers & Acquisitions/Financial Advisory practice. Azeem holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Maggie Taylor is the Marketing Manager at Skyhook Wireless, worldwide leader in location positioning, context and intelligence. Maggie leads marketing and public relations at Skyhook, and manages the company’s developer program. She is also a co-founder and organizer for Mobile Monday Boston, Silicon Valley and New York. Mobile Monday is a global organization with independently run chapters worldwide, focusing on the development of the mobile industry through social events. Maggie holds a B.A. in Public Relations and a double minor in Spanish Language and Communications Studies from the University of Rhode Island. She is a practiced speaker on trends in the mobile industry.
Gregor is a product manager at Google for the Chrome Web Store. Before joining Google in 2008, he was the chief analyst for Hasso Plattner Ventures in Berlin where he also worked as a writer for TechCrunch and other publications. Gregor studied Computer Science and Design at Stanford University and when he isn’t looking at screens, he’s looking through lenses as a photographer.