WebMediaBrands Inc., (Nasdaq:WEBM) today announced that John Spinale, Senior Vice President of Social Games at Disney Interactive Media Group, and Mike Foley, Head of Corporate Development at Electronic Arts (EA), will participate in panel discussions at Inside Networks’ Inside Social Apps (#ISANYC), December 3 in New York City. Spinale will offer perspective on how major platform operators can improve the developer ecosystem during the session, Facebook, iOS, Android: Which Platform Holds the Most Opportunity in 2013? Foley will speak on the panel Investing in Social and Mobile Games, addressing which types of mobile apps are safe bets, which types to keep an eye on, and what apps are seeing less traction as interest wanes. Investors will learn what to look for in mobile app opportunities, developers will explore points of convergence between platforms, and marketers will garner fresh ideas to engage audiences and retain users. “Inside Social Apps presents a richer, more in-depth view of the mobile and social world than what most other tech industry conferences offer,” said AJ Glasser, Inside Network’s Managing Editor. “Between our industry leading panelists and our frank, earnest approach to data, our show is unlike any other and well worth the trip to New York in December.” The first New York version of Inside Social Apps has been designed to provide attendees with insight and advice from the brightest and most active minds in social app development. Additional speakers include professionals from Facebook, Wildfire, GSN Digital, TripAdvisor, Heyzap, Fan Appz, and Idle Games. Featured panel sessions include:
The Future of Mobile App Discovery & Marketing
Social and Mobile Game Product Design and Development
Monetizing Social and Mobile Games
Social Apps for Marketers and Brands: Maximizing Audience Engagement
Inside Social Apps brings together publishers, developers, digital content strategists, investors, venture capitalists, mobile advertisers, and entrepreneurs for an extensive look into the emerging social apps industry.