November 01, 2011 14:32 ET

uTest Joins The Economist, Amazon, LiveOps and Trada on Industry Champions Panel to Discuss the Future of Work at CrowdConf 2011

CMO Matt Johnston to Discuss The Evolution Of Crowdsourcing Models on Nov 2 at 2:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 1, 2011) - uTest, the leader for in-the-wild software testing, announced that its Chief Marketing Officer, Matt Johnston, will join crowdsourcing industry champions Amazon, LiveOps, and Trada to discuss the future of distributed work at CrowdConf 2011, a leading event dedicated to the emerging field of crowdsourcing.

Chief Marketing Officer Matt Johnston has more than a decade of technology, product and marketing experience and leads uTest's efforts in building awareness, forming key partnerships and creating a world-class community of testers. Johnston joins the following panelists:

Crowdsourcing models have been adopted across many professional service industries, including advertising, graphic design, development and software testing. Using real-world examples, these thought leaders will dispel some of the most common misconceptions about crowdsourcing and reveal how they make it work, tackling themes such as:

  • Major future looking trends for crowdsourcing
  • Contributions crowdsourcing can make to employment
  • The future of work and how crowdsourcing is impacting it
  • The most challenging legal issues
  • "Truisms" and "myths" to offer entrepreneurs in the field

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 @ 2:00pm

Mission Bay Conference Center @ UCSF, 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA

REGISTER HERE for the main conference (Nov 2, 2011)

In addition, Johnston will hold a breakout session on Wednesday, Nov 2 at 2:45pm on "Using The Crowd To Manage, Motivate and Mentor Your Crowd" in Breakout Room 2.

About uTest
uTest provides in-the-wild testing services that span the entire software development lifecycle -- including functional, security, load, localization and usability testing. The company's community of more than 45,000 professional testers from 180 countries put web, mobile and desktop applications through their paces by testing on real devices under real-world conditions. Thousands of companies -- from startups to industry-leading brands -- rely on uTest as a critical component of their QA processes for fast, reliable, and cost-effective testing results. More info at or

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