Aug 19

TEDxPoynterInstitute

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TEDxPoynterInstitute
August 19, 2014
St. Petersburg, Florida

“Two years from now, a person who can’t work across platforms will not find a job in the media.”
~ Mario Garcia, Hearst Digital Media

“Sometimes a story is only a quote.”
~ Mario Garcia, Hearst Digital Media

“Mobile is the raw meat. Print is the cooked sirloin. You have to keep throwing raw meat out there.”
~ Mario Garcia, Hearst Digital Media

Visual Quote:
Ben Huh - TEDxPoynterInstitute
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“Print is not going to disappear, but it is not going to be the protagonist.”
~ Mario Garcia, Hearst Digital Media

“Digital literacy isn’t about learning how to use computers. It’s about staying connected to family and society.”
~ Jen Lee Reeves, Born Just Right

“The code to resilience is in possibility. The hope of what could be drives us to what is.”
~ Kanika Tomalin, City of St. Petersburg

Conference Link: TEDxPoynterInstitute

Jul 31

Elevate New York 2014

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Elevate New York 2014
July 31, 2014
New York, New York

“We eat, sleep, and dream live experiences.”
~ Julia Hartz, Eventbrite

“Marketers are becoming technologists.”
~ Lawrence Coburn, DoubleDutch

“One of the smartest uses of social media I’ve seen at events… is the SXSW Mobile App.”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

“The SXSW Mobile App is essentially a community where people are connected throughout the year.”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

“That’s the point (of the SXSW Mobile App)—building a social community outside of the real world community.”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

Visual Quote:
Elevate New York
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“Events of the future: Don’t think technology first, think experience first. What do you want people to feel?”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

“Live experiences feed the soul.”
~ Julia Hartz, Eventbrite

“When you design tech for millennials, you improve the experience for everybody.”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

“Creating great experiences for others comes down to having empathy with those we’re trying to reach.”
~ Brian Solis, Altimeter Group

“Our job is to program human interaction. We’re coders, in a way, programming experiences.”
~ Bronson van Wyck, Van Wyck & Van Wyck

Conference Link: Elevate New York 2014

Jun 20

Cannes Lions, part 2

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Cannes Lions
June 15-21, 2014
Cannes, France

“Global advertising doesn’t work. It glides past people, isn’t part of their culture, doesn’t touch them.”
~ John Hegarty, BBH London

“We are good if our peers think we’re great. But we are great if the real world thinks we’re good.”
~ David Droga, Droga5

“We are on the precipice of a new Golden Age of advertising & transformation in the art we all love.”
~ Marc Pritchard, Procter & Gamble

“The art now: reach the right people on the right platforms at the right moment, again and again.”
~ Marc Pritchard, Procter & Gamble

“People should be paying a lot more attention to the business models around short-form content production.”
~ Dick Costolo, Twitter

Visual Quote:
Dave Marsey - Cannes Lions
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“Unilever CMO: Advertising is Chaos and it’s only going to get worse.”
~ Uwe Hook, BatesHook

“There are no facts on the future” (re big data)
~ John Hegarty, BBH London

“The vanilla of global is dangerous.”
~ David Droga, Droga5

“Bad advertising online is shit. Bad advertising on mobile is just offensive.”
~ David Droga, Droga5

Conference Link: Cannes Lions

Jun 16

Cannes Lions, part 1

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Cannes Lions
June 15-21, 2014
Cannes, France

“Storytelling has been mankind’s favorite activity, up there with sex and shopping.”
~ as tweeted by Tham Khai Meng

“If you visualize data, people start to care.”
~ as tweeted by Ogilvy & Mather

“Three steps to riding the zeitgeist: Lead with science, plan for cultural relevance, organise with speed.”
~ as tweeted by Mindshare

“Be willing to get fired for a good idea.”
~ Spike Jonze, Director

Visual Quote:
Tim Webber - Cannes Lions
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“Brands that you experience are brands you buy.”
~ as tweeted by Starcom MediaVest Grou

“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.”
~ as tweeted by Amy Karr

“The advertising business is a $33 billion industry. Misunderstanding female consumers, from a business perspective, is sheer lunacy.”
~ Kat Gordon, The 3% Conference

“Gender issues are everyone’s issues. Inclusive dialogue drives different decisions and solutions.”
~ as tweeted by SheSays UK

Conference Link: Cannes Lions

Jun 13

Founders Forum

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Founders Forum
June 11-13, 2014
London, United Kingdom

“You need a culture of hope, not a culture of ‘that’s a stupid idea.’” (on the ideal culture for investing)
~ Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz

“We are looking for an entrepreneur who has uncovered some kind of ‘secret’ that no one else knows.”
~ Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz

“If you have a great idea, and you are not the right person to execute it, it has no value at all.”
~ Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz

Visual Quote:
Eric Schmidt - Founders Forum
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“Just like GPS never allows us to get lost anymore, in the near future, we will never wonder why are sick, we will know.”
~ Ben Horowitz, Andreessen Horowitz

“Healthcare is more like sick care, tech is changing that.”
~ Daniel Kraft, FutureMed

“The most important device for healthcare is a smartphone. Billion dollar business.”
~ Eric Schmidt, Google

Conference Link: Founders Forum

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