BoS USA 2019

16-18 September 2019 – Boston, MA

Join the world’s smartest software entrepreneurs for 3 days of learning, listening, and networking.

Save My Place

Rich Mironov

CEO/Product Management Guru, Mironov Consulting

Rich is a seasoned executive and serial entrepreneur – he has been the ‘product guy’ (as CEO/VP Product) at six startups. With deep technical roots in B2B infrastructure, SaaS and consumer online, Rich combines ‘what-we-can-build’ with ‘what-markets-want’.

Jared Spool

Founder, UIE

Jared M. Spool is a co-founder of Center Centre and the founder of UIE. In 2016, with Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman, he opened Center Centre, a new design school in Chattanooga, TN to create the next generation of industry-ready UX Designers.

Bob Moesta

President & CEO, The Re-Wired Group

Entrepreneur, innovator and ‘the milkshake guy’ from Clayton Christensen’s famous example of Jobs-To-Be-Done, Bob was one of the principal architects of the JTBD theory in the mid 1990s. He is back at BoS for 2018.

Michael ‘Mikey’ Trafton

CTO, Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas

Michael ‘Mikey’ Trafton is an entrepreneur from Austin, Texas. He currently leads technology initiatives at Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas, that uses technology to help it be the coolest movie theater in the world according to Wired.

Bethany Pagels-Minor

Senior Program Manager, Media Products, Apple

Bethany loves product development and improving the processes of developing successful products having worked with small <50 & large technology >10,000+ companies to drive product adoption, improve the product experience, design & evolve product vision.

Shawn Anderson

Co-Founder, PDQ

Shawn is the co-founder of, a software toolset used by Windows system administrators. Shawn is a SysAdmin at heart, and has spent his career making life better for his peers by building excellent software for them.

Why come to Business of Software Conference USA 2018?

  • ROI: You’ve invested time and money – expect to leave with at least one idea or connection that will deliver a 10x return.
  • The experience: You’ll meet smart people – speakers and attendees – in a welcoming community. A single track conference capped at 400 attendees offers you great networking, a comfortable environment and inspiration that will send you home motivated and refreshed.
  • Learn and discover: A carefully curated speaker line up shares hard-earned ideas about ways to run a better software business and build software people want to use.
  • Hallway Track: The attendees are incredible – open, willing to help and learn from each other. We help you meet great people – not just in the breaks. Meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner are included, birds of a feather tables at lunch give you time with others with specific questions.
  • Civil & grown up: We value the opportunity to spend time with like-minded people from around the world. We don’t have DJs or hold events in nightclubs. We don’t organize bar crawls. We think a business event should encourage conversation. How about you?
  • Get practical advice: From people who have been through the same things as you, whether they are speakers or guests.
  • Work on, not in, your business: A chance to get out of your business and re-evaluate what you are doing, and where you’re going, how you are going to get there.
  • Leave inspired: Go home with a killer to do list.
  • Be part of a community that cares:  You’re part of a global network of people who care about the software they build and the companies they’re helping build.

Save your place at Business of Software Conference USA 2018 here.

How can we help you? 

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Juao Vieina, SIACON

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Chris Kelly, Salesforce Pardot

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Elizabeth Harding, InventoryLab