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Announcing 'APIs Going Mainstream' next September 24-26 in Chicago

After coming off a successful international event in Amsterdam, today we are excited to announce the newest edition of the API Strategy & Practice Conference, taking place in Chicago, IL! Save the dates on your calendar:

  • When: September 24, 25, and 26, 2014
  • Where: The Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 E Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
  • Official website

We are proud to announce the following awesome speakers, thank you all for your support and for making this event possible:

Ashe Dryden

Ashe is an outspoken educator for diversity, inclusiveness, and empathy. She's currently writing a book on increasing diversity within companies, as well as working on a video series and site to serve as a resource to people who want to get involved.

John Ellis

As Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program with Ford Motor Company, John is tasked with expanding Ford’s “brought-in” strategy of integrating mobile technology into the vehicle.

John Musser

John Musser is the CEO of API Science and previously founded ProgrammableWeb, the leading online resource on open APIs.

Marten Mickos

Marten Mickos is CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, the leader in open source cloud computing platforms for on-premise use. Previously as CEO of MySQL AB, Marten grew that company from a garage start-up to the second largest open source company in the world.

Phil Windley

Phil is the founder and CTO of Kynetx, which provides a cloud-based application platform that is uniquely architected to use events, personal data, and APIs to create social products and services.

Pratap Ranade

Pratap is the Co-founder of Kimono Labs - Kimono makes it easy for developers turn web data into APIs. His work on APIs and Big Data has been published in Forbes and the McKinsey Quarterly.

Speaking opportunities

If you are interested in submitting a talk for consideration, please visit our website here and complete the form before June 5th.

Sponsorship opportunities

If your company is interested in supporting the event by sponsoring, please visit our website here, or contact us for more details at [email protected] or [email protected].


Tickets will go on sale in May. If you would like to be notified when tickets become available, you can enter your information here.

Looking forward to seeing you again at APIStrat Chicago!

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