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Chris Crummey, World Wide Executive Director of Sales – Social Business, IBM, to speak at the We First Summit

September 18, 2014 Comments


There is no name more synonymous with social business than IBM and we are extremely fortunate that Chris Crummey will be sharing his expertise at the We First Brand Leadership Summit on Oct 7-8th in Los Angeles. Chris leads a …

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Marc Mathieu, SVP of Marketing at Unilever: Keynote Speaker at 2014 We First Brand Leadership Summit­­

September 12, 2014 Comments


We are so excited this year that Marc Mathieu of Unilever can open the presentations at the We First Summit at the SLS Hotel, Beverly Hills, on October 7-8 in Beverly Hills. Marc is responsible for the development of Unilever’s …

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Announcing the final speaker line-up at the 2014 We First Brand Leadership Summit

September 10, 2014 Comments


Announcing the final speaker line-up at the 2014 We First Brand Leadership Summit – join us to build your social marketing plan for 2015 together. Getting your social marketing right is no easy task with technology and consumer behavior changing …

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How Brands And Consumers Build A Sustainable Future

July 31, 2014 Comments


A study by Mckinsey and the CECP, Shaping the Future: Solving Social Problems through Business Strategy,  lays out four alternatives for our future: 1. Corporations respond to expectations for greater social responsibility and government allows corporations to voluntarily meet these expectations. 2. …

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Self-Disruption: Personal Innovation for Public Relevance

July 8, 2014 Comments


I recently had the pleasure of keynoting at the PromaxBDA conference in New York City, attended by many of the entertainment industry’s top studio and network executives. This conference is a fantastic forum for leadership of all types in digital, …

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Insights from Coca-Cola: Listen and Let Your Customer Be the Star of the Story

June 13, 2014 Comments


As the Global Marketing Director for Sustainability Strategy and Communication at The Coca-Cola Company, Javier Rodriguez Merino’s role is to share how Coca-Cola helps communities around the world and all the new ways it’s driving sustainable innovation. He’s also one …

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Unilever, Coca-Cola, and Facebook to speak at the 2014 Brand Leadership Summit

June 4, 2014 Comments


Connected customers now expect greater responsibility from brands and are willing to reward them for it. As such, the opportunity for leading brands is nothing short of building their reputation and sales by literally stepping up to lead cultural conversations …

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The Sustainability Imperative and What It Means for the Future of Your Brand

April 24, 2014 Comments


Sustainability is an ever-evolving conversation that is becoming increasingly sophisticated in the demands it places on brands. For instance, several decades ago it was considered a competitive advantage to be called a green company, yet after more and more brands …

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