Ahmed Elhusein


Jorge Rios

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SOA Sports & Fitness

Welcome! On this page you can register to attend to the event of the Summer! SOA Sports & Fitness is a competition dedicated entirely to app solutions for the world of Sports. At this event you'll find great content, inspirational speeches and the chance to meet and join with Industry celebrities and decision makers.


Appcircus and Google are proud to present the Summer of Apps! A series of 4 consecutive events at Google's offices in San Francisco to celebrate the coolest trending apps in 4 different categories. 


Runtastic VP Live!

Apps on Sports & Fitness 08/31/2015

Josh Shaeffer is Vice President of Business Development for Runtastic (now part of adidas Group) and is focused on growing Runtastic’s presence in North America. We're so happy to have him as Keynote speaker on our Sports & Fitness edition.

Register to Attend

When: Monday, 31 August 2015, from 06:00pm

Where: Google's San Francisco office


Our Jurors:

- Come and meet our Keynote speaker and Juror, Josh Shaeffer!!  

Josh Shaeffer is Vice President of Business Development for Runtastic (now part of adidas Group) and is focused on growing Runtastic’s presence in North America. Josh manages the company’s business relationships, App Store Optimization, user acquisition, and co-marketing arrangements. Josh also is an investor and advisor at Mobile Action, an ASO and App Store Intelligence firm. In addition, he has founded consumer enterprises and worked with technology start-up companies. He holds an M.B.A. in Marketing and Innovation and a B.S. in Finance. Josh is an avid runner, and he also loves playing tennis and soccer.

- Sandeep Dinesh representing the Google Cloud Platform: 

Sandeep started coding and creating websites when he was 12 and hasn't stopped. He is passionate about building easy-to-use products people love. Before Google, he founded an IoT startup in agriculture and developed educational HTML5 games. Sandeep loves video games, making music, and martial arts.

- Mark Mandel representing the Google Cloud Platform: 

Mark Mandel is a Developer Advocate for the Google Cloud Platform. Hailing from Australia, Mark built his career developing backend web applications which included several widely adopted open source projects, being an Adobe Community Professional and running an international conference in Melbourne for several years. Since then he has focused on becoming a polyglot developer, building systems in Go, JRuby and Clojure on a variety of infrastructures, including Google Cloud Platform. In his spare time he plays with his dog, trains martial arts and reads too much fantasy literature.

- Karthi Chinnaswamy from Intel:

Karthi is a Technical Consulting Engineer at Intel where her role is to help customers get successful with mobile SDKs developed at Intel. She is excited about how mobile technology changes the lives of people and how to make the products more reachable to customers. Prior to this project, she was a Compiler Engineer with Intel Compiler Languages group and developed various loop optimizations in the compiler. Karthi holds a Masters in Computer Science from Ohio State University and has been with Intel for 5 years. 

What to expect?


Each of the 10 selected apps will have 3 minutes on stage to pitch in front of a jury and peers.  Come and enjoy from this great competition and from a Top Networking with delicious Food & Drinks.


Prizes for the winner App:


- A direct slot to present at the Mobile Premier Awards 2016!
This is your chance to hit the big stage! The Mobile Premier Awards (MPA) are the biggest app competition and a reference event for early app innovation. Previous winners included apps such as Waze, Layar, Swiftkey and more. Check out the official MPA 15 video
- A paid Air Ticket to Barcelona and ticket to MWC 2016!
Fly to Barcelona 2016 courtesy of Intel® Software! This Appcircus season Intel is again supporting Appcircus participants around the world with up to 16 Air Tickets to fly to BCN during MWC16! And to make the most of your stay Intel also gives up to 16 Tickets to the Mobile World Congress 2016! Check here for eligibility! 
 - A Top Networking Dinner. After the event, come and enjoy a wonderful experience by connecting and doing top class networking.


Appcircus brings together the global community of app makers through its events and online incubation platform. In only 3 years, Appcircus has organized more than 150 events in cities in over 35 countries, building a community with over 20.000 users. Appcircus events give visibility to new app talent on a local and global scale. With its unique online incubation platform called Hack-at-Home, Appcircus connects app makers with business opportunities and helps them build innovative high quality apps.



Google Launchpad's mission is to provide you with the technology, events, online resources, expertise and community necessary to launch and scale successful apps. The Launchpad program leverages Google’s infrastructure, together with UX reviews, mentorship, and events, to let startups anywhere focus on building, distributing, and monetizing your app, everywhere.

Many thanks to our Sponsors and Media Partners!
Developer Advocate, Google
Developer Advocate, Google
Vice President of Business Development, Runtastic
Director of Revenue Products, MyFitnessPal
Senior Product Manager, Fitbit
Head of Devices and Integrations, Strava