Pubcon today announced that Internet entrepreneur and active angel investor Jason Calacanis, Chief executive and founder, Inside.com will present a major keynote address at Pubcon Las Vegas 2013, a social media and optimization conference, which will take place on October 21 – 25, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
– Brett Tabke, CEO, Pubcon.
“We’re delighted to present Jason Calacanis — one of the world’s most successful social media and technology entrepreneurs and angel investors — as our kick-off keynote speaker during October’s Pubcon Las Vegas 2013 conference,” said Brett Tabke, CEO, Pubcon.
“Pubcon Las Vegas 2013 attendees are in for a real treat as Jason starts off our biggest week ever of search and social media marketing, also featuring keynotes by Google’s Matt Cutts and UnMarketing president and popular digital marketing personality Scott Stratten,” he added.
As a founder of founder of ThisWeekIn.com, Calacanis has hosted the popular podcast “This Week in Startups” since 2009.
After three years of hosting TechCrunch50, he founded the LAUNCH conference to spotlight unannounced start-ups, with the first event held in 2011 and featuring 140 start-ups.
In 2007 he also founded Mahalo.com, the “human-powered search engine.”
Calacanis is also well known as a co-founder of Weblogs, Inc., founder of Rising Tide Studios, founder of Open Angel Forum and General Manager of Netscape.com.
He joined Board of Directors of Dyn in late 2012. Calacanis’ Inside.com is expected to launch in the fall of 2013.
Pubcon Las Vegas 2013 – named a Forbes magazine must-attend conference – will offer 130 + conference panel sessions with a week-long exploration of the future of technology and latest online marketing studies presented by industry experts in Internet marketing, search engines, and online advertising.
The event will also see Pubcon Masters Group training program and workshops, a day-long group of intensive educational training programs led by some of the industry’s most respected search and social media professionals, as well as a new networking badge option.
Registration for Pubcon Las Vegas 2013 is open and available at special early-bird rates for a limited time.
A month ago, PubCon announced that the Pubcon Regional Austin 2014 conference will take place on Tuesday, January 28 at the AT&T Conference Center on the University of Texas campus.