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Pivot Conference

September 29, 2011 16:36 ET

The Social Agenda: The Pivot Conference Announces Its Full Speaker Lineup and Agenda, October 17th and 18th, New York City

Adam Duritz of Counting Crows and Executives From Major Brands Including Coca-Cola, Intelius, Nielsen, Intel, Dell, The GRAMMYs, and 65 More Join Brian Solis of The Altimeter Group on Stage

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Sep 29, 2011) - The Pivot Conference today announced its full program and speaker line-up. Pivot, the only conference focused purely on how major brands, agencies, marketers and content creators can succeed by understanding, accessing and influencing the emerging Social Consumer, takes place at the Crowne Plaza Times Square on October 17th and 18th, 2011. "The experts assembled on stage will reveal how to define and support effective Social experiences," said Pivot Host and Editorial Director, Brian Solis. "The conference agenda is rich with unique content and provocative thought leadership, structured to foster deep learning, engagement, and creative thinking. Rooted in the needs and challenges of connected customers, Pivot will explore the next big shift in Social consumer behavior."

Speakers being announced today include:

  • Adam Duritz, Counting Crows
  • Aaron Ray, Partner, The Collective
  • Jeff Jarvis, Author, Public Parts: how Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live
  • Naveen Jain, CEO, Intelius
  • Michael Donnelly, Group Director, Worldwide Interactive Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Radha Subramanyam, SVP, Consumer Insights and Analytics, Nielsen and NM Incite, A Nielsen McKinsey Company
  • Jodee Rich, Founder and CEO, PeopleBrowsr
  • Hope Frank, CMO, Webtrends
  • Chris Cunningham, Co-Founder & CEO, appssavvy
  • Allison Dew, Executive Director of Social Media, Analytics, Community & Customer Research, Dell
  • Jon Bond, CEO, Big Fuel
  • Kris Duggan, CEO, Badgeville
  • Evan Greene, CMO, The Recording Academy (The GRAMMYs)
  • Raul Peñaranda, Fashion Designer and Creative Director, Raul Peñaranda LLC
  • Ekaterina Walter, Social Media Strategist, Intel Corporation
  • Jeanniey Mullen, Global Executive Vice President, CMO, Zinio LLC
  • Phoebe Venkat, Global Marketing Communications Manager, Tyco International LTD
  • Chris Heuer, Specialist, Social Business & Postdigital Architect, Deloitte Consulting, LLP
  • Giovanni Rodriguez, Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, Deloitte Postdigital Enterprise, Deloitte Consulting, LLP
  • Eileen Naughton, Managing Director, Digital Media Strategy, Americas, Google
  • David Rogers, Executive Director, BRITE, Columbia University, and Author of The Network Is Your Customer
  • Dr. Natalie Petouhoff, Chief Evangelist and Strategist
  • Michael Jaindl, Chief Client Officer, Buddy Media
  • Kristine Welker, Chief Revenue Officer, Hearst Magazines Digital Media
  • Joe Fernandez, Founder & CEO, Klout
  • Larry Levy, CEO, Appinions
  • Jack Krawczyk, Head of Product Marketing, StumbleUpon
  • Ian Schafer, Founder & CEO, Deep Focus
  • Brian Shin, Founder & CEO, Visible Measures
  • Joshua Brandau Director of Media Strategy, Pereira & O'Dell
  • Dan Beer, Media & Strategy Supervisor, Pereira & O'Dell
  • Brian Wallace, VP Strategic Marketing, Samsung Mobile
  • Thomas Mueller, Global Director Customer Experience, Siegel+Gale

They join speakers announced in two earlier waves. The full list of Pivot speakers can be found here.

The 2011 Pivot Conference will include a variety of topics that cover the journey of the Social Consumer. Adam Duritz of the Counting Crows and Aaron Ray of The Collective will discuss "the Audience Imperative: A New Relationship Between Artists and Fans." Matt Trainer, Preferred Developer Program Manager at Facebook will lead the session, "Doing Facebook Marketing Right: A Facebook Perspective." Naveen Jain, CEO of Intelius will discuss "A New Definition of Personal Identity." To read more about the sessions and their respective speakers, please visit the full agenda, available here.

Registration for the 2011 Pivot Conference
To register for the 2011 Pivot Conference, please visit The conference is limited to 500 attendees and last year sold out, so be sure to secure your place for this year's event.

About The Pivot Conference
The Pivot Conference is a new kind of marketing conference singularly focused on helping brand marketers and their agencies bridge the gap between themselves and the Social Consumer. At Pivot, brand marketers will gain essential confidence in their power to inhabit the culture, conventions, and conversations of today's Social Consumers. We are proud to be a Social Week partner.

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