Event Date: September 26, 2013
On September 26th, Scripted.com and Disqus are hosting a panel discussion on Practical Applications of Content Marketing. The panelists are four experts in the space, and have subject matter expertise on the effectiveness of content marketing.
Register here (code is "content2013"):https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7955600415?nomo=1
The panelists are:
Luca Penati - Global Managing Director, Technology Practice, Co-Head, Content Practice - Ogilvy
Luca has spent the last 25+ years helping companies—from Fortune 1000 to start-ups—shape their image, build their brand and protect their reputation. He is passionate about communication, PR, social media and content creation. He has a lot of experience in global PR and communication, having worked with and visited many countries, from mature markets like US, UK and Australia to emerging markets such as China, Egypt, Mexico and Vietnam.
Hunter Walk - Partner @ Homebrew
Before Homebrew, Hunter led consumer product management at YouTube, starting when it was acquired by Google. Hunter originally joined Google in 2003, managing product and sales efforts for AdSense, Google's contextual advertising business. Hunter's first job in Silicon Valley was as the founding product and marketing guy at Linden Lab. Before graduate school, Hunter was a management consultant and also spent a year at Late Night with Conan O' Brien. Hunter's parents are proud of his BA in History from Vassar and MBA from Stanford University.
Semil Shah - Columnist @ Techcrunch
Semil is a Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur, investor, and columnist. Semil has been an official contributor to TechCrunch since January 2011, where he writes a weekly column every Sunday at 10am PST and created and hosted TV show called “In The Studio,” which recently ended after 70 consecutive episodes. Semil focuses on mobile product (iOS) product marketing, and product distribution for Swell, built by Concept.io, and is a consultant to several venture capital firms.
David Fleck – GM of Revenue @ Disqus
David Fleck is GM of Revenue at Disqus. David leads the group that is determining how to continue to provide an organic, natural experience for users and publishers, while providing relevant, interactive advertising experiences.
Sunil Rajaraman - Founder/CEO Scripted.com (Moderator)
Sunil Rajaraman is the founder and CEO of Scripted.com, a marketplace for businesses to hire freelance writers. Scripted.com has a pool of 80,000 freelance writers, and ranks as one of the top five largest writer communities on the Internet. Scripted.com currently provides hundreds of businesses with thousands of blog posts, tweets, press releases and articles each month. Sunil is a guest columnist for Gigaom, Fast Company, Forbes, and Techcrunch.