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Thursday, June 27 • 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Last-mover Advantage: How TheLadders Seized Mobile to Disrupt a $6B Market

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We all know the benefits of a first-mover advantage. However, in technology, it’s the last mover that usually wins over the long run, as demonstrated by Microsoft, Google, Instagram and Hailo. How can you enter the market late enough without getting crushed by your competition, yet not so late that the market is already closed off to new entries? Learn how TheLadders’ strategic assessment of the current job-search landscape enabled them to build and launch its  industry-disruptive native iOS mobile app, which quickly has risen to top ranks on the App Store℠ and surpassed pioneering giants including Facebook and Indeed.


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Alexandre Douzet

Founder & CEO, TheLadders
Alexandre Douzet is the Chief Executive Officer of TheLadders, the premier online job-matching service for career-driven professionals. | | He co-founded the company in 2003 and grew the member base to nearly 6 million since inception. | | Alex holds an MBA in general management from INSEAD, an MS in direct marketing from New York University, and a BS in business administration from the University of Lyon III in France.

Thursday June 27, 2013 4:30pm - 5:00pm
1 - Summit Stage

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