The Stage-Setters At EconSM; Are You There?

imageOur EconSM conference coming up on April 26th is shaping up well…the speaker selection process is almost over. As the industry debate heats up over monetization of social media and all the issues surrounding copyright, advertising etc, the stage-setters below will be involved with the conference participants in some quick paced, action-packed and yet thoughtful discussions.
Our confirmed speakers include:
» Peter Adderton, Founder and CEO, Amp’d Mobile
» Simon Assaad, CEO,
» John Battelle, Chairman, Federated Media
» Michael Birch, CEO, Bebo
» Marco Boerries, Senior Vice President, Connected Life, Yahoo
» Ilene Chaiken, Executive Producer, The L Word/CEO,
» Alan Citron, GM,
» Shawn Conahan, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Intercasting Corp
» Toby Coppel, SVP, Corporate Development, Yahoo
» Carson Daly, host, Last Call With Carson Daly
» Josh Deutsch, CEO, Downtown Records
» Esther Dyson, Edventure Holdings
» David Eun, VP, Content Partnerships, Google
» Shawn Gold, SVP, MySpace
» Jason Hirschhorn, President, Entertainment Group, Sling Media
» Courtney Holt, EVP, Digital Music and Media, MTV Networks Music, Logo and Films Group
» Tariq Krim, Founder and CEO, Netvibes
» Ross Levinsohn, former President of Fox Interactive Media
» Hadi Partovi, President and COO, iLike
» Larry Shapiro, Executive Vice President, Walt Disney Internet Group
» Quincy Smith, President, CBS Interactive
» Rich Skrenta, Founder and CEO,
» Tad Smith, CEO, Reed Business Information
» Ken Stern, CEO, NPR
» Kara Swisher, Wall Street Journal
» Rishad Tobaccowala, CEO, Denuo/CIO, Publicis Media Group

We have also added some new generous sponsors to our list, and the marquee names include: Yahoo, Cisco, Scripps Networks Interactive and others.

To be part of what will likely be an intense day of discussion on all the topics raging in the social media sphere these days, go register here.
Please send feedback, sponsorship queries and other conference e-mail to: econsm AT