When: Monday July 4th, from 6.30pm.
Where: HyperWeek, Rue de La Colline 10, 1205 Geneva
How has social-media impacted different industries and our lives today?
Will the Groupon model continue to succeed? What other interesting concepts exist for social-media (eg social gaming, virtual goods, group messaging, corporate social-media.)
Come and listen to the fascinating perspectives of leading entrepreneurs, and digital-media experts who are harnessing the power of social-media in their organizations. Discuss with them how the mobile channel is complementing their activities.
Join us in Geneva on July 4th, and help celebrate the country behind most of today´s internet household names the U.S.A. and its famous Silicon Valley.
Raphael Briner, Founder & CEO Hyperweek
Raphael helps leading companies to deploy their own private social publishing platform. Hyperweek work for TV broadcasters, media companies, and brands to grow their audience with controlled and editorialized social channels.
Edouard Lambelet, Co-founder & CEO SmallRivers
Entrepreneur, explorer â€“ always on â€œlearning modeâ€. Now co-founder & CEO of SmallRivers Initiative (creator of paper.li startup). SmallRivers is a privately held startup incorporated in Switzerland (Lausanne) and located on the EPFL campus. The company is focused on facilitating the discovery of relevant content and other people of interest on the web
Sabine Dufaux, Co-Founder & Strategic Planner @ Relax In The Air digital agency
Sabine helps building digital strategies for challenging markets. She also blogs about emergent tech, branding and digital culture at www.sabinedufaux.com.
Matthias Luefkens, Associate Director Digital Media, World Economic Forum
Responsible for digital media at the World Economic Forum (www.weforum.org); Founder of the In Your Pocket city guides (www.inyourpocket.com) print and online city guides to 70 European cities; formerly deputy editor in chief with EuroNews television and freelance correspondent for AFP, The Daily Telegraph and Libération, in the Baltic States from 1991 â€“ 1996.
Special thanks to Hyperweek for hosting the evening in their new office.
Walter Schí¤rer´s blog on each talk: