pii2013 Seattle Sponsors
ACT 4 Apps
ACT is an international grassroots advocacy and education organization representing small and mid-size app developers and information technology firms. ACT has emerged as the leading voice for the app developers who make up the $20 billion app marketplace. The ACT 4 APPS initiative solidifies that leadership and supports ACT’s continued work on educating developers around the world on best practices for privacy and security, educating parents about existing and upcoming privacy controls, and developing privacy-enhancing tools. Additionally, ACT 4 APPS will continue to engage the app developer community on issues of importance to the future of the industry.
AVG Technologies delivers products and services across mobiles, tablets and desktops that make our digital daily-lives easier to secure, simpler to navigate and more enjoyable to experience. 150 million people trust AVG to do this every day. With a product portfolio that targets the consumer and small business markets and includes Internet security, family safety software, PC performance optimization, online backup, mobile security and identity protection, we keep your devices safe and secure and performing their best.
Conference Guru was founded in 2001. We leverage our collective experience and our President’s expertise leading an association for technology startups in Silicon Valley to develop unique and creative strategies to get your conference noticed.
Our community has a variety of backgrounds but are most often entrepreneurs, service professionals, venture capitalists and executives from leading technology companies. They depend on conferences to enhance their thought leadership, grow their network and support their business development efforts.
Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.
Learn more at Facebook.com.
GeekWire is the leading technology news site and online community based in Seattle — covering the people, companies and innovations emerging from the Pacific Northwest and impacting the world. Founded by veteran technology journalists John Cook and Todd Bishop, the site provides in-depth coverage of tech giants such as Microsoft and Amazon, plus startups, mobile news, and key developments across the business of technology. GeekWire hosts a weekly radio show on KIRO-FM in the Seattle region, runs the GeekWork jobs marketplace, and brings the technology community for regular events and conferences including the signature GeekWire Summit tech conference and GeekWire Awards celebration.
PatternBuilders is a leading provider of what we like to call “big analytics.” Our technology provides an analytics platform which essentially takes all that big data, analyzes it, and applies real-time business process automation to it to enable fact-based decision-making and improved processes. This is the way we see it: big data is not useful without the application of big analytics. One without the other is a recipe for failure. Our mission is to provide clients with the enterprise-wide applications that make big data analytics a reality for organizations and businesses of any size.
Reputation.com was founded in 2006 to give individuals and businesses the power to control their digital privacy and reputation. The company continues to pioneer patented solutions that safeguard and remove personal data from the Internet, monitor and respond to online reviews, build a positive and accurate Web presence for clients, and help businesses proactively engage customers. Reputation.com is a World Economic Forum Global Growth Company and multiple award winner, including the recent Silver for the Best in Biz Awards for “Most Customer Friendly Company” in 2012. It is funded by top-tier venture capital firms and has customers in 100 countries.
TRUSTe is the leading global Data Privacy Management (DPM) company and powers trust in the data economy by enabling businesses to safely collect and use customer data across web, mobile, cloud and advertising channels. Our cloud-based Data Privacy Management Platform delivers innovative technology products, including website monitoring and advertising compliance controls – along with privacy assessments and certifications.
More than 5,000 companies worldwide, including Apple, Disney, eBay, Forbes, LinkedIn and Oracle rely on our DPM platform and globally recognized Certified Privacy Seal to protect/enhance their brand, drive user engagement and minimize compliance risk.
Xbox is Microsoft’s premier entertainment brand for the TV, phone, PC and tablet. In living rooms or on the go, Xbox is home to the best and broadest games, as well as one of the world’s largest libraries of movies, TV, music and sports. Your favorite games, TV and entertainment come to life in new ways through the power of Kinect, Xbox SmartGlass and Xbox Live, the world’s premier social entertainment network.
miiCard (My Internet Identity) is a global Identity as a Service solution that proves ‘you are who you say you are’, purely online, in minutes and to the same level as a physical passport or photo ID check. Through a patented process that leverages the trust between an individual and their financial institution, miiCard establishes identity to Level of Assurance 3+ and meets Know Your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering identity guidelines, enabling the sale of regulated products and services purely online.
Combining online identity proofing with strong authentication, miiCard provides the trust and security required for people and businesses to meet and transact with confidence in a purely digital environment. As a single, trusted digital ID founded on the principles of Bring Your Own Identity, miiCard is convenient and flexible providing members complete control over their online identity and personal information.
With coverage across five continents and over 350 million people , miiCard is creating trust online across a range of industries including finance, commerce, trading, gaming, healthcare, recruitment, dating, social and professional networking.