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What Attendees Are Saying


"Traction is THE conference to supercharge your business by learning from thought-leaders of the fastest growing companies in the world!"

Daniel Saks, Co-founder and CEO, AppDirect

"So many amazing women investors, speakers & delegates here at Traction Conference. The Traction Conf team gets an A+ in diversity!"

Danielle Smith, Community Engagement Lead, Ryerson DMZ

“The talent coming to Vancouver for this conference is just amazing. It feels like the only time of the year that I don't have to travel to them.”

Boris Wertz, CEO, Version One Ventures

Explode Your Business Growth & Revenue


Traction Conf brings founders and leaders from some of the fastest growing tech companies to teach you how to scale your business.

Past Speakers


Jay Simons, President, Atlassian


Jyoti Bansal, Founder, AppDynamics


Sarah Bird, CEO, Moz

Michael Pryor, CEO, Trello 


Kenneth Lin, CEO, Credit Karma


Aatif Awan, VP Growth & International Products, LinkedIn

Holly Liu, Founder, Kabam

Chris Farinacci, Head of Business, Asana (former CMO, Google for Work)

Meagen Eisenberg, CMO, MongoDB

Elliot Shmukler, VP Product, Instacart (previously at Wealthfront & LinkedIn)

Gina Gotthilf, VP Growth, Duolingo

Jay Heglar, Chief Strategy Officer, Domo

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Jeff Lawson, CEO, Twilio

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Lynda Weinman, Co-founder, Lynda.com


Eliot Horowitz, Co-founder & CTO, MongoDB

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Julia Hartz, CEO, Eventbrite

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Ryan Smith, CEO, Qualtrics

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Justin Kan, Partner, Co-founder, Twitch.tv & Atrium

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Sameer Dholakia, CEO, Sendgrid


Selina Tobaccowala, Former President & CTO, SurveyMonkey


Bastian Lehmann, CEO, Postmates

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Sarah Tavel, Partner, Benchmark Capital

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Marco Zappacosta, CEO, Thumbtack

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David Barrett, CEO, Expensify

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Markus Frind, CEO, PlentyOfFish


Des Traynor, Co-founder, Intercom

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Phil Fernandez, CEO, Marketo


Patrick Llewellyn, CEO, 99designs


Featured In



"Traction Conf is a top product and growth conference to attend in 2017. I was really impressed by the high quality of the event last year."

- Dan Olsen, Author, The Lean Product Playbook