SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Twilio (http://www.twilio.com), the cloud communications company, today announced new speakers for the second annual TwilioCon to be held at The Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco from October 16th through 18th, 2012. Twilio launched their first developer conference to a sold out audience of over 500 in September 2011. This year, expected attendee numbers are over twice that, and tickets are currently available at http://www.twilio.com/conference/register
Announced speakers for TwilioCon include:
- Doreen Lorenzo, frog design
- Steve Blank, Serial Entrepreneur
- Aaron Levie, Box
- Ron Conway, SV Angel
- Dave McClure, 500 Startups
- Albert Wenger, Union Square Ventures
- Delyn Simons, Mashery
- Scott Post, Hulu
- Lynda Smith, Twilio
- Evan Cooke, Twilio
- Jeff Lawson, Twilio
"TwilioCon will be the culmination of a year of progress on the Twilio platform, everything from new products and features to the DOers who are building their business and making big bets on the power of cloud communications," said Jeff Lawson, Twilio CEO. "We can't wait to show the world what we've been working on, and how Twilio customers are tackling tough challenges by employing our platform."
Since last year's conference, Twilio has achieved incredible growth, both in terms of employee headcount and developer community, passing 125 and 125,000 respectively.
With the addition of international services, availability of Twilio Client for mobile devices, and a broad range of ecosystem partnerships, this year's conference will bring forth a diverse set of new use cases and success stories. The company will also be offering an expo floor to showcase a wide range of Twilio-powered companies and partners, an introduction to the Twilio Fund finalists, and more special events to be announced in the coming months.
The official TwilioCon after party will be held on Thursday, October 18th at the SF Galleria. Chicago outfit The Hood Internet (http://www.thehoodinternet.com) will provide the entertainment to give attendees a truly special send-off.
"Our mission is to host a conference featuring our ecosystem: the customers and partners who are building the future of communications, and showing the world what is possible with Twilio," said Lynda Smith, Twilio CMO. "In the past two years, cloud communications has become something every developer needs to have in their tool belt, and we're looking forward to educating a broader range of customers than ever before."
Twilio (www.twilio.com), the cloud communications company, is reinventing telecom by merging the worlds of cloud computing, web services and telecommunications. Twilio provides a telephony infrastructure web service in the cloud, allowing web developers to integrate phone calls, text messages and IP voice communications into their web, mobile and traditional phone applications. The company is privately held and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.