Cheetah Mobile Co-Hosting Connect Conference Featuring Prof. Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and a Former U.S. Vice-President in San Francisco

#Connect2016 conference to kick off the new year with a world-class mobile-focused speaker lineup

Jan 06, 2016, 08:00 ET from Cheetah Mobile

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Mobile Inc., the world's leading mobile utility app developer, along with Silicon Valley Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF) and CoInvent, will be hosting Connect: Cross-Pacific Mobile Internet Conference on January 14th in San Francisco, CA.

Cheetah Mobile CEO Sheng Fu will deliver a keynote at Connect 2016, followed by a fireside chat with a former U.S. Vice President and Nobel Laureate. The conference will also feature Oxford professor and author Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, DFJ Venture founder Tim Draper, Expedia CMO David Doctorow, ASUS CTO Lotus Chen, and many others. Tickets, which cost $300 each, can be purchased at http://connectconference.co/.

Connect 2016 is a mobile-focused forum diving into three major areas: startups' power to instantly go global, how big data impacts people on a daily basis, and what it takes to work effectively across international borders. These fields are being radically changed and influenced by the pervasive nature of mobile.

The conference will take place at City View Metreon, 135 4th Street in downtown San Francisco, with panels and keynotes running between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on January 14. Connect 2016 partners and sponsors include Carnegie Mellon University, 500 Startups, Silicon Valley Association of Chinese Entrepreneurs, ContinuumSF 2016, and ASUS.

"Cheetah Mobile is hosting Connect 2016 as part of our commitment to inspire, educate, and serve as a bridge between the mobile and Internet industries in Asia and the U.S. I'm honored to share the stage with Connect's amazing speaker line-up," said Cheetah Mobile CEO Sheng Fu. "Whether you're from a startup or a well-established brand, or simply have an inquisitive and open mind, we hope you'll join us in San Francisco next week as we look at the huge global impact that the mobile, big data, and startup ecosystems are having on each and every person."

About Cheetah Mobile Inc.

Cheetah Mobile is a leading mobile internet company. The Company aims to provide the best apps for mobile users worldwide, while building a leading global mobile ad platform for advertisers. Cheetah Mobile had approximately 567 million global mobile monthly active users as of September 2015. Its mission critical applications, including Clean Master, CM Security, Battery Doctor and Duba Anti-virus, help make the internet and mobile experience speedier, simpler, and safer for users worldwide.

The Company also provides various platform products such as Duba.com, Cheetah browser, game centers, and mobile app stores to provide multiple user traffic entry points and global content distribution channels for its business partners.

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