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Vancouver's Traction Conf expands to San Francisco this Fall with tech unicorns

DH Vancouver Staff Aug 06, 2015 9:00 am

Today, Launch Academy and Boast Capital announced that Traction Conference, which was launched earlier this year in Vancouver, is expanding to San Francisco on October 8.

The conference, in partnership with AppDirect, the leading cloud service commerce platform, will focus on conversion optimization, monetization, sales, partnerships and scaling growth, unlike Traction Vancouver that was geared more towards customer acquisition and retention.

The lineup of speakers boasts a number of tech heavyweights, including:

  • Parker Conrad, CEO of Zenefits
  • Kenneth Lin, CEO of Credit Karma
  • Julia Hartz, President of Eventbrite
  • Selina Tobaccowala, President and CTO of SurveyMonkey
  • Ryan Smith, CEO of Qualtrics
  • Christopher Gavigan, Co-founder of Honest
  • Linda Kozlowski, COO of Evernote
  • Michelle Zatlyn, Co-founder of CloudFlare
  • Leo Widrich, Co-founder of Buffer
  • Sameer Dholakia, CEO of SendGrid
  • Daniel Saks, CEO of AppDirect

Traction Conference San Francisco 2015

When: Thursday, October 8

Where: InterContinental Hotel, San Francisco

Cost: Early Bird tickets are now on sale for $395 until August 31

For more information on the conference, visit

Highlights from Traction Conf Vancouver 2015:

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