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The Future of Social & Tech | June 22
June 22, 2011 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
The Future of Social and Tech with Ben Parr
In the fast paced world of tech and social media, new tools and gadgets are launched on a daily basis….
But as marketers, we are left to decide what is HOT and what is NOT. Ben Parr, Co-Editor of Mashable,the most prolific news site reporting breaking web news, providing analysis of trends, reviewing new websites and services, and offering social media resources and guides, will discusses the most pressing issues in social and tech.
- Is the future of business sharing?
- What are the new tech platforms that will change how we market?
- Ben will review where we are today and where we are headed in the future
- Submit your questions for Ben on Twitter under the hashtag #SFAMA
About the Speaker:
Ben Parr, Mashable Ben Parr is a respected technology journalist, web entrepreneur and aspiring world changer. He is best-known as the Editor-at-Large of Mashable, the world’s largest independent digital news website focused on social media and web technology. With more than 18 million readers and 45 million monthly pageviews, Mashable is the leader in reviewing new websites and services, publishing breaking news on what’s hot on the web, and offering comprehensive resources for the digital space. In addition to his duties at Mashable, Ben is a startup advisor and is currently working on a yet-to-be-announced project. He also recently completed his first sci-fi thriller novel, Desel. His previous experience includes project management for Facebook applications and content management in the web health space. Ben’s work has been featured in media such as Fortune, Fox News, CNN, Marketwatch, PC Magazine, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Telegraph, The Atlantic, Globe and Mail, Wired, Denver Post, BBC, The Wall Street Journal, CNET, Sky News, PC World, Reuters, Washington Post,Toronto Sun, CBS News, Salon, Del Spiegel and The New York Times. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, majoring in Science in Human Culture and Political Science and minoring in Business. For more information on Ben, please visit his website.
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