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This year’s Long-Term Relationships (LTR) conference, which will be held October 29–30, 2019, in New York City, explores the intersection of machine learning with human empathy, creativity, and intelligence when it comes to customer engagement. To kick off this year’s event, Braze is pleased to welcome award-winning entrepreneur, engineer, and tech evangelist Megan Smith as LTR 2019’s keynote speaker.

Two days. 20+ sessions. More than 50 speakers. Hundreds and hundreds of attendees. This year’s Long-Term Relationships (LTR) conference, which will be held October 29–30, 2019, in New York City, explores the intersection of machine learning with human empathy, creativity, and intelligence when it comes to customer engagement. Attendees are invited to raise the bar for their marketing programs and join a community of like-minded experts who embrace change as a prerequisite for long-term success.

To kick off this year’s event, Braze is pleased to welcome award-winning entrepreneur, engineer, and tech evangelist Megan Smith as LTR 2019’s keynote speaker.

Smith served as the third-ever chief technology officer (CTO) of the United States from September 2014 to January 2017, helping the President harness the power of technology, data, and innovation to advance the future of our nation and the world. Smith is the CEO of shift7, which focuses on tech-forward networked innovation for impact and economic inclusion, and previously served as VP of Google’s Google[x] advanced products team, CEO of LGBT media brand PlanetOut, and as an early employee at pioneering technology firm General Magic.

"This year at LTR, we’re focused on uncovering how the world's best teams combine creative strategy, human empathy, and high-performance technology to create the best experiences for their customers,” said Bill Magnuson, Cofounder and CEO of Braze. “Staying true to this theme, we couldn’t think of anyone more fitting than Megan Smith to share this year’s keynote address given her extensive experience helping organizations foster innovation through the use of technology and data to advance business and policy.”

To learn more about this year’s conference, visit the LTR 2019 event page. Early Bird pricing ends on Monday, September 9th, so secure your spot now.