Kik CEO Ted Livingston to discuss the future of mobile messaging at Disrupt NY 2016
Interesting vision. I agree that chats make a big part of our lives nowadays. With Facebook and WeChat we see how more and more offerings come to messengers. The vision is not so far-fetched.
Would you use chats to buy goods and also deal with the payment process? It’s already a big thing in some Asian markets.
Messaging is the hot topic of 2016, which is why we’re tremendously excited to announce that Ted Livingston, the co-founder and CEO of popular chat app Kik, is confirmed as a speaker at our upcoming TechCrunch Disrupt event in New York from May 9-11.
We’ve already revealed a number of prestigious participants for Disrupt — including Union Square Ventures founder and partner Fred Wilson, YouTube star Casey Neistat, and Amazon Echo VP Mike George — and, in Livingston, we are adding a true mobile messaging visionary. He’s publicity shy and isn’t often found at mainstream tech events, but he’s agreed to a fireside chat with us focused on explaining why mobile messaging is so important right now, and where it is headed.
Sneaky spoiler alert, Livingston believes we are entering a new paradigm for mobile internet.
“One thing I think we can all agree on is that chat is going to be the world’s next great operating system,” he wrote recently. “Chat…
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