APIs Hit the Big Stage in New York

APIs Hit the Big Stage in New York 
1st API Strategy and Practice Conference Kicks Off in New York With
350 Attendees and 75 Speakers 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/21/13 --  APIs (Application
Programming Interfaces) are the heart of today's digital economy:
they are the common denominator of the Internet and mobile apps
revolution and a crucial part of technical and business
Today APIs finally hit the big stage with the Grand Opening the first
API Strategy and Practice Conference in New York, with 350 attendees
and 75 speakers. 
The conference brings together technology and business experts in
APIs across a wide range of domains including Media, Commerce,
Travel, Retail, Finance, Government, Education and many more.
Speakers include from Walgreens, Netflix, Getty Images, AT&T and
leading startups such as Tumblr, Twilio, Klout and Stripe --
demonstrating the depth and breadth of adoption that APIs are seeing. 
The event provides a forum for interchange of best practice knowledge
and runs for two days (21-22nd Ferbruary) at the Westin Grand Central
Hotel in New York. 
The event is co-organized by 3scale and API Evangelist. Key sponsors
include: Alcatel-Lucent, Intel, Ping Identity, SOA Software, Vordel,
WSO2, Programmable Web, Pearson, Singly, Tiggzi, APIphany, Elastic
Path, Iron.io, Mashape, Sendgrid, Swagger, Reverb and others. 
Post event materials such as presentations and session videos will be
curated at the event web site http://www.apistrategyconference.com/.  
About 3scale
 3scale (http://www.3scale.net) is one of the world's
leading providers of SaaS API Management solution enabling
Fortune500, SMBs and Startups to distribute, operate, manage and
monetize their APIs. 3scale's API Management solution helps API
providers to maximize value from their APIs and to drive better
results. 3scale's unique suite of services gives API providers
unprecedented control, and visibility on API distribution and usage. 
3scale currently powers 170 APIs and has over 70,000 developers
writing applications using these APIs. 
About API Evangelist
 API Evangelist is run by Kin Lane, a technology
professional with an obsession for Application Programming Interfaces
or APIs. His blog at API Evangelist chronicles API evolution and
seeks to provide insights and best practice from both a technical and
business perspective. He also writes at APIVoice and APIStack. 
Vanessa Ramos
Email: apiconference@3scale.net
@apistrat on Twitter 
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