SOURCE: Digital Summit

April 14, 2011 07:07 ET

Best-Selling Author Gary Vaynerchuk to Keynote Digital Summit 2011

Best-Selling Author of Crush It! and The Thank You Economy to Headline Atlanta Conference

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Apr 14, 2011) - New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author, Gary Vaynerchuk, joins the speaker line up as keynote at Digital Summit 2011 taking place in Atlanta, May 16th - 17th.

Gary Vaynerchuk, the best-selling author of Crush It! and The Thank You Economy, is known as the "King of Social Media" having initially leveraged social media tools to build Wine Library TV -- his video blog about wine that garnered over 90,000 daily viewers and became the most downloaded podcast on iTunes in the Food category.

As his following grew online, Gary became one of the first and few to reach Facebook's friend limit and is a top Twitter personality with more than 800,000 followers. Gary recently launched DailyGrape.com, featuring daily video blog postings from locations across the country.

Gary has appeared on numerous national television programs as a wine and marketing expert, including Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Today Show, The Late Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Dr. Oz Show, CNN, and CNBC's Power Lunch among others.

Vaynerchuk will anchor a high profile speaker line up at Digital Summit which includes more than 70 Internet thought leaders and innovators who will be discussing the latest trends and best practices in areas such as social media, mobile strategies, online video, cloud computing, real-time analytics, online advertising, online reputation management, ecommerce, usability, geolocation and email marketing among many others.

The two-day Summit is designed for senior interactive marketers, Internet executives, web entrepreneurs, online strategists, bloggers and others in the new media space.

You can find Gary's insight on entrepreneurship, social media and wine at VaynerMedia.com, GaryVaynerchuk.com and the DailyGrape.com.

About Digital Summit 2011
The inaugural Digital Summit will feature over 70 Internet thought leader and industry insider speakers, multi-track actionable "micro topic" discussions, hours of networking opportunities and a demo showcase highlighting some of the most promising up and coming Internet startups. Digital Summit 2011 takes place May 16-17, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. www.digitalsummit.com