Rhiza CEO, Josh Knauer, is speaking today on a panel hosted by the World Financial Symposium titled, “Where is Everywhere: M&A in Geospatial & Location-based Technology”. Josh will be speaking about emerging trends in the marketing and advertising markets’ use of location-based data to increase ad sales, better target messaging and understand/grow audiences.
Here’s the announcement from WFS:
World Financial Symposiums invites you to attend the Market Spotlight Web Event “Where is Everywhere: M&A in Geospatial & Location-based Technology”.
The convergence and maturation of several markets and technologies–geospatial, GPS, business intelligence, mobile marketing and much more–is driving high valuations among companies that doing cutting edge work related to location data. Some analysts predict a wave of consolidation as both traditional and new players seek to geo-enable their application suites.
This spotlight examines the specific causes and potential ramifications of this wave, with examples of transactions, valuation data and how to profit as an owner in the current market.
Josh Knauer, CEO, Rhiza Labs
Allan Pym, COO, APOS Systems, Inc.
Rob Gorrie, Founder, Adcentricity
Steve Coast, Principal Architect, Bing Mobile/Microsoft and Founder, OpenStreetMap
Elon Gasper, VP & Director of Research, Corum Group
David Sonnen, Analyst, IDC
Ward Carter, Chairman, Corum Group
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
1:00 pm (NYC)