The third-annual IGNITION: Future of Digital event, Business Insider's conference on digital business models and publishing, is launching this year with exciting speakers. Here's who will be sharing industry insight on November 27-28, 2012, in New York:
- Bradley Horowitz, VP Product Management for Social, including Google+, Google
- Rob Grimshaw, Managing Director, FT.com
- David Kenny, CEO, The Weather Channel Companies
- Jon Miller, Head of Digital, News Corporation
- Rio Caraeff, CEO,Vevo
- Alan Patricof, Managing Director, Greycroft
- Colin Sutton, US Director of Social Media, OMD
- CMO, Fortune 50 Brand
- New, fresh and unusual speakers you won't see elsewhere on "the conference circuit," to be announced on a rolling basis.
IGNITION: Future of Digital closely examines digital business models. Speakers have included Facebook honcho Sheryl Sandberg, virality expert Jonah Peretti, Instagram founder Kevin Systrom, and curmudgeon and media maverick Glenn Beck.
Early-bird tickets are on sale now, at a nearly 66% discount off the full ticket. Grab yours here.
Topics on the 2012 agenda include:
CMO SECRETS: How I Approach Digital Storytelling
In a post-display world, whither advertising? CMOs reveal which platforms and practices they're employing to reach digital consumers.
DISCOVERY IN A CLUTTERED WORLD
Consumers have a finite attention span. Content, ads, and gimmicks are infinite. How do you break through?
INSTAGRAM, TUMBLR, PINTEREST, Facebook And Beyond: Making Money On The Visual Web
The Visual Web is booming. Publishers like Business Insider, Cheezburger Network, Buzzfeed are harnessing the attraction of slideshows and pictures. What are the best strategies for making money on the rise of the Visual Web?
AGENCY BIGSHOTS REVEAL: What's Really Worth Buying In Digital Media
Which emerging media platforms are worth the spend? Is real-time bidding going to make content irrelevant? Will terminals and machines replace custom campaigns?
MOBILE PAYMENTS: Who Wins? Who Profits?
In a cash-less, mobile, and networked society, who will capture the mobile payments market? Will software storefronts like Apple's iTunes and Amazon's Marketplace offer proprietary solutions? Will revolutionary hardware like Square triumph? And how will publishers capitalize?
Follow @BI_Events on Twitter for IGNITION updates. Meanwhile, don't wait to buy a ticket, because the early-bird rate will expire and ex-post-facto discounts will not be offered. Reserve your spot now. See you in November!
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