DigitalXChange ‘18 Speaker List Continues to Grow

Peter Basile Peter Basile
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There is a reason DigitalXChange is the premier digital quality conference. This year, we’re upping the ante with more content, speakers, and keynotes.

There is a reason DigitalXChange is the premier digital quality conference. We featured speakers from Google, CNN, Uber, and Audible, plus many more, at last year’s event. This year, we’re upping the ante.

At DigitialXChange ‘18, we are bringing the top minds in digital to Boston, Massachusetts. Not only will you see visionary keynotes from Rana el Kaliouby, Tom Wujec, Julie Ask, Casey Neistat, and Doron Reuveni, you’ll also hear from your industry peers. We already announced Fox’s Mark London, Master Lock’s John Bartucci, and Roche’s Don Anderson. Now, we’re bringing you even more inspiring speakers to help you improve the quality of your digital products and customer experiences.

Get to know our latest speakers.

Rohit Agarwal, CNN

Rohit Agarwal, CNN

Rohit Agarwal is the Senior Vice President of Product at CNN. He is responsible for CNN Digital’s global product and design operations across

CNN’s owned and operated and 3rd party platforms, including mobile, web, data, video, connected TVs and emerging platforms.

Prior to joining CNN, Agarwal has served in executive roles at HSBC, one of the world’s leading financial institutions; Trustpilot, a leading SAAS consumer reviews startup out of Denmark; Last.fm, a pioneer in data discovery, recommendation and on demand music streaming; and AOL/HuffPost; and Akamai, a leading global CDN. Within that time, Agarwal has also had the fortune to launch and exit his own venture – a mobile app development company.

Kristin Simonini, Applause

Kristin Simonini, Applause

A 20-year veteran of the product management space, Kristin currently leads

Applause’s product organization. Her team is responsible for defining the strategic roadmap for their industry-leading crowdsourced testing platform. Kristin is focused on creating value for clients by building solutions that address their key business challenges on a platform that supports over a third of Fortune 100 companies as well a 300,000+ person testing community.

Prior to Applause, Kristin led the product management efforts at EdAssist, a Bright Horizons Solution at Work where she instituted a product management practice and led the effort to reinvigorate their industry leading tuition assistance platform including the release of their first mobile app.

John Kelvie, Bespoken

John Kelvie, Bespoken

John is the founder and CEO of Bespoken, the leader in testing and

monitoring for voice apps. The company has more than 2,000 developers using its software, and more than 1,000 apps being monitored. Bespoken is a recognized partner of Amazon and Google, and its team presents frequently at conferences, meetups, and webinars. Team members love to talk about all things voice and are enthusiastic and active participants within the community. Prior to Bespoken, John worked for more than ten years in IoT and speech recognition. This experience informs Bespoken’s product line and approach to the exciting, fast-growing voice space.

With these new additions, announced speakers for the event include:

  • Julie Ask, VP & Principal Analyst at Forrester
  • Rana el Kaliouby, Co-Founder and CEO of Affectiva
  • Tom Wujec, Founder and CEO of the Wujec Group
  • Doron Reuveni, Founder and CEO of Applause
  • Don Anderson, Director of the Global Design Verification of Product Software Group at Roche
  • Inge De Bleecker, Senior Director of User Experience at Applause
  • Rajiv Pant, CTO at Dow Jones
  • John Bartucci, Senior Director of Software & Systems at Master Lock
  • Mark London, VP in the Advanced Ad Product group at Fox

There are even more speakers and content soon to be announced. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn from the top minds in testing.

About the Conference

DigitalXChange is the premier digital quality conference. It brings together some of the top visionaries, executives, and decision makers who are looking to learn about – and drive – the future of digital product quality. Explore and discuss how world-class brands are leveraging AI, automation, agile, and crowd testing in their pursuit of high-quality digital experiences.

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