Conference 2019

The Annual Gathering of the World’s Largest
Community for Business Growth.



About #GHConf19

GrowthHackers Conference is an event for technology entrepreneurs, marketers, developers, and investors to learn from the best growth hackers in the world.

Unfiltered insights from the fastest growing companies

GrowthHackers Conference is where top growth leaders share their inspirational stories for growing companies such as Intercom, Stripe, Box and The conference is the perfect place to ignite a culture of growth in your company.

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201 Franklin St,
San Francisco, CA


20 Speakers:
Karen Peacock @ Intercom, Shanik Patel @ Grammarly, Emily Kramer @ Carta, Jason Barbato @ IBM, Sean Ellis @ Growth Hackers, and more.

Date & Time

May 7, 2019
8.30 AM - 7 PM



Opened in 2013, the 35,000-square-foot SFJAZZ Center is located on the corner of Fell and Franklin Streets in the heart of San Francisco’s fine arts district.

The Center is the first stand-alone structure in the country built specifically for jazz performance, with the 700-seat Robert N. Miner Auditorium and 100-seat Joe Henderson Lab. The building was designed by award winning architect Mark Cavagnero with the audio designed by Sam Berkow, one of the nation’s premier acoustical consultants.

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The Best in Growth

Brace yourself for information overload as growth managers of the most successful tech companies candidly share their playbooks, learnings and expertise.

Sean Ellis Sean Ellis
Sean Ellis Founder @ GrowthHackers

Sean Ellis coined the term "growth hacking" in 2010, after using it to ignite breakout growth for several companies including Dropbox, Eventbrite, LogMeIn and Lookout - each now worth billions of dollars.

Karen Peacock Karen Peacock
Karen Peacock COO @ Intercom

COO of Intercom. Former SVP of Small Business at Intuit. Experience leading teams from 50 to 500 and scaling businesses from 0 to $800M. Passion for machine learning and analytics. Startup advisor.

Shanik Patel
Shanik Patel Growth @ Grammarly

Shanik Patel is a growth marketing leader with a strong foundation in digital marketing and analytics. His acquisition team helps people around the world discover Grammarly, a writing tool that enables people to do more with their writing.

Reyana Fayyaz
Reyana Fayyaz Group Product Manager @ Box

Reyana Fayyaz has 8+ years of experience leading teams at both consumer and enterprise companies. Her current focus is leading self-serve growth initiatives at Box in areas such as onboarding, adoption, upsell and churn.

Sean Sheppard
Sean Sheppard Founder @ GrowthX

Entrepreneur | Investor | Top 20 Sales Influencer | Sean has successfully grown dozens of early stage companies across a wide variety of products and markets, As founding partner, he's currently lead market development strategy for the GrowthX portfolio of companies.

Steli Efti
Steli Efti CEO @

CEO of @closeio/ @ycombinator alumni/ podcaster @thestartupchat / keynote speaker/ author of 6 books on startups+sales

Emily Kramer
Emily Kramer VP of Marketing @ Carta

Emily has built and led marketing teams at Carta, Asana, and Ticketfly, started her career at ad agencies, and went to business school in between. Emily is a full-stack SaaS marketer, with deep expertise in Growth, Product Marketing, Content Strategy, Brand, and Management.

Jason Barbato
Jason Barbato Growth Leader @ IBM

Jason has spent the last three years building out and scaling the growth hacking discipline at IBM, along with running several winning, multi-million dollar experiments within IBM product experiences. He has been a data-driven marketer working with startups, SMBs, and enterprises for over a decade.

Anna E Shen
Anna E Shen Marketing Manager @ Instacart

Currently marketing manager at Instacart specializing in paid social channels. Previously user acquisition manager at a startup called Curology, managing all channels online and offline.

Liz Liz Li
Liz Li Director of Product @ LinkedIn

I lead product for LinkedIn's Discovery, On-boarding, and Network Growth teams - we help people discover LinkedIn, onboard, and build the right network and communities to be more productive and successful.

Adam Stone
Adam Stone CEO @ Speedlancer

My products have served customers in almost every country on Earth (209 countries to be exact) My passion is helping pave the Future of Work with Speedlancer.

Hailey Friedman Hailey Friedman
Growth Marketing Pro
Hailey Friedman Co-Founder @ Growth Marketing Pro & Head of Marketing @ Improvado

Hailey has worked with startups around the world, and writes about many of the lessons learned going from novice to sophisticated marketer on her blog Growth Marketing Pro.

Alex Toledo Alex Toledo
Alex Toledo Product Growth Leader @ Microsoft

Leading a team of program managers and software developers, focused in increasing the rate and incentive that users have to buy premium, refer others and renew Office 365 subscriptions across all segments.

Tyson Quick Tyson Quick
Tyson Quick CEO @ Instapage

Serial Entrepreneur. Tyson Quick is the founder and CEO of Instapage. As a lifelong marketer and entrepreneur, he has dedicated his career to creating value for other marketing strategists and practitioners.

Mada Seghete Mada Seghete
Mada Seghete Co-founder @ Branch

Mada leads the growth marketing team, and is one of the co-founders of Branch. She was included in Linkedin’s Next Wave, 150 top professionals in 15 industries all under 35.

Hiten Shah Hiten Shah
FYI & Product Habits
Hiten Shah Co-Founder of FYI, Product Habits and Crazy Egg

I've started multiple SaaS companies since 2005, Crazy Egg, KISSmetrics, and FYI. I'm an active advisor and investor in startups.

#GHConf19 Schedule

  • 08:30 AM Registration. Breakfast served.
  • 09:20 AM Welcome by Sean Ellis.
  • 09:30 AM Session 1: How to Grow - The Foolproof Formula for Finding Product-Market Fit by Sean Sheppard - GrowthX.
  • 10:00 AM Session 2: Prioritizing growth efforts: know what to test, and what to scale by Emily Kramer - Carta.
  • 10:30 AM Session 3: Growth Marketing is Only as Powerful as Your Product Relevancy by Tyson Quick - Instapage.
  • 11:00 AM Session 4: Scaling from $1M to $500M in ARR: 5 strategies to drive your next wave of growth by Karen Peacock - Intercom.
  • 11:30 AM Session 5: Why growth hacks are not enough anymore by Hiten Shah & Steli Efti.
  • 12:00 PM Lunch served.
  • 01:00 PM Session 6: IBM Growth Journey: team alignment around high velocity testing by Jason Barbato - IBM.
  • 01:30 PM Session 7: From AAA to B2B: Applying Gamification to Enterprise Growth by Reyana Fayyaz - Box.
  • 02:00 PM Session 8: Mobile Strategies to 2x MAU and Build an Impactful Experience by Mada Seghete -
  • 02:30 PM Session 9: Growth hacking SEO and Conversion Rates in 2019 by Adam Stone, Shanik Patel & Hailey Friedman.
  • 03:00 PM Break. Snacks served.
  • 03:20 PM Session 10: Trial and Error: Lessons learned from testing and experimentation at Instacart by Anna Shen - Instacart.
  • 03:50 PM Session 11: The Growth culture journey inside Microsoft Office by Alex Toledo - Microsoft.
  • 04:20 PM Session 12: Driving quality growth by Liz Li - Linkedin.
  • 04:50 PM Session 13: Holistic Growth, from startup to Enterprise by Sean Ellis - Growth Hackers.
  • 05:30 PM After Party. Light food and drinks served.


Unfiltered insights from the fastest growing companies

You’ll leave #GHConf19 with countless of actionable growth tactics that you can apply the minute you get back to the office, plus tons of strategies that you can bring back to your team to help supersize your growth.


Limited VIP tickets available at $1,495.00.

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