Jan 09

CES, part 3


Consumer Electronics Show
January 5-8, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada

“Power to the people!—lack of data is disempowering.”
~ Dave deBronkart, Author

“Big data is a means, not an end.”
~ Mick Farrell, ResMed

“I am a medical data nudist—anyone can look at anything of mine, if it will help….”
~ Dave deBronkart, Author

“Can you make up low quantity of sleep with high quality sleep? Yes.”
~ Dr. Mehmet Oz

“Meditation is like high octane gas in your tank—I’m not sure what everyone doesn’t do it.”
~ Dr. Mehmet Oz

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“People don’t change based on what they know—they change based on what they feel.”
~ Dr. Mehmet Oz

“Healthcare data doubles every two years. By 2020, it will double every 73 days.”
~ Michael Nova, Pathway Genomics”

“The idea is to take your electronic health records and then tell you what to eat.”
~ Michael Nova, Pathway Genomics”

“Calendars used to be quarterly, and now they are weekly!”
~ Debra Puchalla, Food Network

“Planning for failure in social is really easy, you just stop doing it… planning for success, especially when you have moderate success, is challenging.”
~ Pete Spande, Business Insider

“The idea of doing quality serialized live programming on Twitter is very exciting to us.”
~ Gregory Gittrich, Mashable

Conference Link: Consumer Electronics Show

Jan 06

CES, part 2


Consumer Electronics Show
January 5-8, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada

“Sleep deprivation has been linked to 7 of the top 15 leading causes of death.”
~ Digital Health Summit

“We are gong to talk about the number 1 under-reported health issue in our country—sleep!”
~ Dr. Mehmet Oz

“Based on our objective data—21% sleep fewer than 5 hours, and 79% sleep fewer than 7 hours.”
~ Dr. Mehmet Oz

“30 minutes of exercise provides the greatest increase in sleep—14 minutes.”
~ Dr. Mehmet Oz

“Smart led lights, that lack melatonin reducing frequencies,  can increase sleep by 12 minutes a night.”
~ Dr. Mehmet Oz

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“America’s sleep score is 77, but 30% of our population has a score below 55.”
~ Dr. Mehmet Oz

“We can make America sleep again.”
~ Dr. Mehmet Oz

“Not all sleep is equal. There is such a thing as junk sleep.”
~ Pete Bils, Sleep Number

What interferes with sleep?  “People are too committed to their commitments to other people.”
~ Dave deBronkart, Author

“71% of people who went to their doctor last year were not even asked about sleep!”
~ Pete Bils, Sleep Number

Conference Link: Consumer Electronics Show

Jan 06

CES, part 1


Consumer Electronics Show
January 5-8, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada

“We are providing a layer of location data that empowers (more and more marketing).”
~ Steve Rosenblatt, Foursquare

“The closed nature of the systems is going to be a challenge.” (On marketing in a world of digital assistants)
~ Pete Blackshaw, Nestlé

For our CES session: “We went to who does content best—the entertainment industry.”
~ Penry Price, LinkedIn

“What is the average length of a top 10 video on YouTube—2.5 minutes!”
~ Rich Greenfield, BTIG

“These platforms that we have consistent relationships with—Netflix, Facebook, etc—they are rising in their power.”
~ Rich Greenfield, BTIG

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“The platforms are creating their own content and disrupting the ecosystem.”
~ Rich Greenfield, BTIG

“I see a huge leverage shift—if you an embed early with content you can (benefit).”
~ Ben Silverman, Propagate Content

“The magic of creating a show is often left (at brands) to people who have never done it.”
~ Ben Silverman, Propagate Content

“You are going to have to do content as a marketer, because you (as a brand marketer) aren’t going to have a choice.”
~ Ben Silverman, Propagate Content

“The name of the game with new technologies is to make them disappear.” (Via great design)
~ from LaFrenchTech Event

Conference Link: Consumer Electronics Show

Dec 07

IGNITION, part 2


Business Insider IGNITION
December 5-7, 2016
New York, New York

“We are more than our collection of projects.”
~ Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global

“The question is who is going to be the closest voice to Donald Trump—he is a clear slate.”
~ Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global

“Trump is going to go close to the edge—the question is he is going to go over….”
~ Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global

“Thoughout history, majorities have believed false things.”
~ Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global

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“We will be going (on average) from 5 hours of video a day, to 9 hours of video a day (on all screens).”
~ Randall Stevenson, AT&T

“We’re emphasizing as a country infrastructure more than innovation. I’d prefer innovation.. code over cement.”
~ Mark Mahaney, RBC

“There’ll be 100k VR cafes by end of 2017 as traditional Internet cafes transition to offering communal VR gaming.”
~ George Kliavkoff, Jaunt VR

“(Local discovery and connection to events and commerce) is going to be a huge focus for us.”
~ Andrew Bosworth, Facebook

Conference Link: Business Insider IGNITION

Dec 06

IGNITION, part 1


Business Insider IGNITION
December 5-7, 2016
New York, New York

“Every effort to turn around the decline of print is short-sighted.”
~ Mathias Döpfner, Axel Springer

“We want to emancipate the idea of a quality newspaper from the idea of paper.”
~ Mathias Döpfner, Axel Springer

“Business Insider is business journalism with a twinkle in your eye… you can do it with a smile.”
~ Mathias Döpfner, Axel Springer

(re: Trump) “We as media companies should look at what we did wrong.”
~ Mathias Döpfner, Axel Springer

“During 2017, web and social media content algorithms will be heavily modified to promote only quality content.”
~ Tim Armstrong, AOL

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“Opportunities are opportunities because everybody else doesn’t see them.”
~ Tim Armstrong, AOL

“You need to ‘fail towards a goal’, not just to be ok with failure.”
~ Tim Armstrong, AOL

“Thrive is an answer to the global epidemic in stress and burnout.”
~ Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global

“In the media business, bold is a requirement.” (re: Huffington Post coverage of the election)
~ Tim Armstrong, AOL

“Technology has so increased the speed of life… (but) how do you set boundaries for your use of technology.”
~ Arianna Huffington, Thrive Global

Conference Link: Business Insider IGNITION

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