Mobile Growth SF Bay Area with, Houseparty, Hornet, and Calm

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 18:30
Mobile Growth Hackers
San Francisco

THIS IS A FREE EVENT - PLEASE FINISH YOUR RSVP IN THE LINK BELOW Join us this April for our monthly Mobile Growth SF Bay Area meetup. Come for a night of growth stories and strategies from mobile experts from top performing apps in the city. We’ll kick off the evening with some beer, soft drinks, and pizza, and then hear lessons and best practices for app growth. We’ll cover everything from organic and paid user acquisition, retention and engagement strategies, and more.</p>

6:30 pm: Check-in, pizza + drinks
7:00 pm: Welcome & introductions
7:15 pm: Mobile Growth panel
7:50 pm: Q&A From Audience
8:00 pm: Wrap up + more social time


Sean Howell - Hornet (Co-Founder, Chairman & President)
Sean is an activist turned entrepreneur and Hornet's Co-Founder and President. At Hornet he built a 25 million user social network and the largest LGBT newsroom in the world publishing daily in 7 languages on five continents. Hornet has displaced its competition and won #1 market share in France, Brazil, Taiwan, Russia, Mexico and focused on growth in the remaining key markets. Prior to Hornet, he was a fellow of the World Affairs Council and President of the Young Professional International Network. He helps hundreds of organizations leverage technology to expand their impact through his work with the MSM Global Forum, UNAIDS, E-CDC, PFLAG and Center for Public Health and Human Rights at John Hopkins. Sean is also a founding member of the UN Global Coalition for HIV Prevention and technical advisor to UNDPs and the World Bank LGBTI Index. He is a co-founder of the LGBT Foundation which is launching the LGBT Token, and largely focused on its impact for good initiatives. The LGBT Token empowers the global LGBT community to leverage its economic potential in order to pursue equal rights

Dun Wang - Calm (VP of Product & Growth)
Dun has been a growth marketer and product leader for 10 years. She's currently VP of Product & Growth at Calm, Apple's 2017 App of the Year. Prior to Calm, Dun led the product team at OMGPOP that developed the viral game DrawSomething, which was acquired by Zynga. Dun was also a manager at Virgin Limited, Richard Branson's company, where she led investments in Virgin Mobile and Virgin Money.

Swami Saxena - (Product)
Swami is currently a product manager at, the world’s largest marketplace that matches families and caregivers. He leads the mobile app (iOS/Android) products and various revenue initiatives.

Kimberly Kalb - Houseparty (Growth Marketing)
Kimberly leads growth efforts at Houseparty .She’s the mastermind behind marketing and product efforts that led to the group video chat app’s rapid rise to popularity. Before Houseparty, Kalb ran partnerships and led marketing efforts for Meerkat, Tumblr, HBO and NBCUniversal.

Mada Seghete - Branch (Co-founder)

Elizabeth Kinsey - Branch (Director of Community & Events)


Global Partner
Branch (
Branch provides solutions that unify user measurement across different devices, platforms, and channels, delivering a seamless customer experience no matter where the user comes from. Today's mobile businesses are divided, causing inaccurate attribution and links that don’t work, leading to wasted marketing spend and broken customer journeys. Branch fixes that - providing a holistic view of various user touch points, ensuring that links take the user to the right place on website or native app.

Venue Host
Mixpanel (
Mixpanel helps teams and companies build products that users love through its analytics software for apps, websites and other digital products. With almost 20,000 customers worldwide, and 10% of the Fortune 500, our platform empowers product, UX and developer teams to make better product decisions, every day. Headquartered in San Francisco, Mixpanel has offices in New York, Seattle, Salt Lake City and London. Mixpanel’s mission is to help the world learn from its data. For more information about Mixpane, visit:

Grow (
With 40 years of experience covering entrepreneurship, and educating and empowering entrepreneurs, Inc. understands what business builders need and what will make them more effective. That’s why we created the Inc. Grow Your Company Conference (GrowCo), a three-day event that brings together entrepreneurs like you, hungry for the advice, proven strategies, and necessary connections to grow a business. Motivating keynotes and educational breakouts will leave you inspired in so many ways —and with shortcuts and insights to take your business further than you ever imagined.




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