Dashbot SuperBot 2019

The Premier Conference for Chatbots, Voice Assistants, and AI

Speakers

Arte Merritt

CEO / Co-founder
Dashbot

Amanda Galton

Partner
Orrick

Arjun Ohri

CEO
ShopMessage

Austin Arensberg

Principal
Scrum Ventures

Ben Parr

President / Co-founder
Octane AI

Bree Glaeser

Director of Innovation
The Mars Agency

Brian Waite

Sr Product Manager
Discovery

Christian Brucculeri

CEO
Snaps

David Browning

Sr Product Manager, Emerging Products
NBA Digital

Dennis Yang

CPO / Co-founder
Dashbot

Derek Roberti

VP of Technology
Cognigy

Fang Cheng

CEO, Co-founder
Linc Global

Henry Hu

Account Executive
Dashbot

Jenny Gao

Investor
Bessemer Venture Partners

John Frankel

Partner
ff Venture Capital

Jonathan Myers

CEO, Co-founder
Earplay

Joti Balani

Managing Director
Freshriver AI

Karen Hao

AI Reporter
MIT Technology Review

Kirk Owen

VP of Business Development
XAPPmedia

Lisa Vigar

Sr Product Manager (Voice & AI)
BBC

Mari Lescaille

Voice Chief Strategist
VoiceFirst Labs

Mark Mezrich

VP Product, Emerging Products
Viacom

Mehmet Orgut

Business & AI Operations
Turo

Melissa Greco

Platform Marketing, Developer Product
Slack

Mihai Antonescu

Sr Software Engineer, Speech & Digital Assistant
Mercedes-Benz

Nick Schwab

Founder
Invoked Apps

Nico Acosta

Dir Product, Conversational AI
Twilio

Nikos Ioannou

Sr Product Delivery Leader
Intuit TurboTax

Paul Jackson

Senior UX Designer
BBC

Paul Lasserre

VP Product Management, AI
Genesys

Sandy Diep

Head of Google Assistant Developer Partnerships
Google

Scott Ganz

Principal Content Designer
Intuit Quickbooks

Sergio Passos

CTO / Co-founder
Take

Spencer Uttley

Principal Product Manager
Intuit Quickbooks

Stephen Keefer

Sr Software Developer
Accuweather

Upkar Liddar

Developer Advocate
IBM

Van Baker

VP, Analyst
Gartner

Will Hall

Chief Creative Officer
RAIN

Zain Gulamali

Venture Investor
Amazon Alexa Fund

Agenda

8:00-9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast

9:00-9:30 AM Welcome & Opening Keynote: Arte Merritt, CEO of Dashbot

9:30-10:10 AM Panel: The Future of Voice

  • David Browning (NBA)
  • Jonathan Myers (Earplay)
  • Mark Mezrich (Viacom)
  • Sandy Diep (Google)
  • Moderated by: Mari Lescaille (VoiceFirst Labs)

10:10-10:30 AM BBC Kids: After Takeoff

  • Lisa Vigar (BBC)
  • Paul Jackson (BBC)

10:30-10:40 Coffee Break

10:40-10:50 AM The Future of Ambient Assistance with Will Hall (RAIN)

10:50-11:00 AM Designing Engaging Conversations 

11:00-11:40 AM Panel: User Acquisition & Discovery

  • Christian Brucculeri (Snaps)
  • Kirk Owen (Xapp Media)
  • Nick Schwab (Invoked Apps)
  • Stephen Keefer (Accuweather)
  • Moderated by: Joti Balani (FreshRiver AI)

11:40-11:55 AM Traditional Analytics vs. Conversational Analytics with Dennis Yang, Chief Product Officer of Dashbot

11:55-12:55 PM Lunch

12:55-1:10 PM Dashbot New Product Announcement

1:10-1:50 PM Monetization Strategies for Chatbots & Voice Apps

  • Arjun Ohri (ShopMessage)
  • Ben Parr (Octane AI)
  • Fang Cheng (Linc)
  • Sergio Passos (Take)
  • Moderated by: Henry Hu (Dashbot)

1:50-2:20 PM Presentations

  • Scott Ganz (Intuit)
  • Nico Acosta (Twilio)
  • Derek Roberti (Cognigy)

2:20-3:00 PM Brands Leveraging Conversational Interfaces

  • Bree Glaeser (Mars Agency)
  • Brian Waite (Discovery Channel)
  • Mihai Antonescu (Mercedes Benz)
  • Spencer Uttley (Quickbooks)
  • Moderated by: Karen Hao (MIT Tech Review)

3:00-3:10 PM Coffee Break

3:10-3:25 PM Power Your Chatbots with Watson & Serverless with Upkar Lidder

3:25-3:35 PM Reimagining message UI for Apps on Slack with Melissa Greco 

3:35-4:15 PM Panel: Optimizing Customer Service with Chatbots

  • Mehmet Orgut (Turo)
  • Nikos Ioannou (TurboTax)
  • Paul Lasserre (Genesys)
  • Moderated by: Van Baker (Gartner)

4:15-4:55 PM Panel: Investor Insights

  • Austin Arensberg (Scrum Ventures)
  • Jenny Gao (Bessemer Venture Partners)
  • John Frankel (ffVC)
  • Zain Gulamali (Alexa Fund)
  • Moderated by: Amanda Galton (Orrick)

5:00-6:30 PM Happy Hour

Venue

Bespoke
Westfield San Francisco Centre
845 Market St, Level 4
San Francisco, CA 94103

Guest Entrance Options (Before 10 am)

835 Market St
Between Timberland and Walgreens, take elevators to Level 4 and walk across the Dome. Bespoke SF is located on the right

846 Mission St (Bloomingdale’s entrance)
Take elevators to Level 5 and walk across movie theater lobby. Escalators to Level 4 will take you to Bespoke Events on the left.

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