CommNexus San Diego
April 22, 2010
Serial Entrepreneur & Silicon Valley geek
Co-founder and CEO, Appcelerator
All around good guy
We enable web developers
to quickly create and commercialize
native mobile, desktop & tablet applications.
> Founded in 2006
> $4.1M Series A
Summer of 2008
> 18 Employees
Headquarters in Mountain View, CA
Launched Titanium Desktop - 12/08
Launched Titanium Mobile - 6/09
Launched Titanium Tablet - 3/10
Mobile will be 40% of all internet traffic.
Source: eMarketer. June 2009
“Native apps leverage the relationship
between the user and the device in a way
mobile web apps simply can’t.”
“Most apps take at least six months of full-time work
and cost between $20,000 and $150,000 to develop.”
“Android will overtake Blackberry and iPhone by
Top Smartphone Players
Apple Android Blackberry
• Very fast growing - will • Large enterprise
• Large consumer appeal appeal - pervasive in
surpass Apple this year
• Advanced phone features workplace and mobile
• Many different devices and workforce
• iPhone Apps also function form factors
on iPod Touch • Phones are a
• Open Source and open generation behind
• Over 30 Million devices in ecosystem technologically
circulation • Worldwide penetration - • Semi-closed
• Closed ecosystem emerging markets ecosystem10
Windows, Nokia, Palm, Samsung
Google is entering multi-screen market with Tablets, TVs
Vudu was acquired by Walmart for Web-connected TV
BILLIONS of different devices with:
✓ form factors
✓ screen sizes
✓ input/output devices
✓ information exchange capabilities
What about the browser?
Browsers are evolving
✓ HTML5 in progress
✓ Lots of innovation Safari, Chrome,
✓ Devices features are exploding
✓ No innovation happens in Standards
Committees (W3C, IETF)
Use web technologies to build native apps
Titanium Mobile Titanium Desktop
Develop Native iPhone, Build Desktop apps that can Cloud services used for
Android, and iPad apps with be deployed with one code testing, packaging,
full access to each device’s base on the PC, Mac, or distribution, and
APIs. Linux platforms. analytics.
php, Python, Ruby,
Native User Experience Multimedia
Native performance + Native UI Camera, video camera, streaming /
(tables, animations, gestures, etc). device audio/video
Location-based Services Analytics
Augmented reality, geo-location, Camera, video camera, native image
compass, native maps viewers, streaming or device audio/
Authenticated access to Facebook, Extensibility
Twitter, Yahoo YQL. Native email/ Add any native Obj. C (iPhone) or
address book. Java (Android) module into Titanium
Data Development Tools
Access online / device data, Create, test, and publish your app
embedded SQL database,
filesystem, web services
Build a Native App
Native performance + native user interface + native features
Reduce development costs by 80%
At least 5x faster to build native apps with web technologies.
Use the team you have today
Alternatives? Retool. Sub-contract. Do nothing.
Get ready for iPad, Android, Netbooks, Kiosks, digital signage, etc.
Mobile apps are an extension of your web campaigns.
Work the way you work
Active developer base, Apache licensed, Github
Commercial Licensing, Support, Analytics
Professional and Enterprise subscriptions for businesses building on Titanium.
Global Partner Program
Great for ISV and SIs wanting to add mobile, desktop, tablet to their offerings.
38K+ Titanium Developers worldwide
After spending thousands Symantec Press built
of dollars on Obj-C PartsFinder on
development, the Titanium in 60 hours.
perform the way we
wanted it to.”
Opportunity: “We cut out 80% of our
Enable dealers and end which allowed us to
users to search for focus on value
millions of auto parts creation.”
that are available in
their area at discounted
Enable time-sensitive hot Scoutmob built a native
deals with push app in 2 weeks.
geolocation, with the
convenience of their
mobile phone Result:
“By using Titanium, we
Problem: were able to get a high-
How to create hyper- app to our first market
location promotions in quickly.
Translate Creole 3 days to get an iPhone and
English for Haiti aid Android app out the door.
Problem: “We started developing it on
One weekend to get an Saturday and finished on
app defined, built, and Monday for both iPhone and
shipped to meet time- Android. Without Titanium,
pressed deadline. we would not have been
able to get it done.”
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