Interviewed for Internet Week

Last month NYC declared “Internet Week.” Some new video was just posted, so here’s me being interviewed by Rocketboom’s wonderful Joanne Colan.

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Beyond Web 2.0 with the E.Factor at Philips in Eindhoven 6-25-08

The reason I’m in the Netherlands was an invitation by Adrie and Roeland Reinders and Marion Freijsen of the E.Factor to speak, along with Bill Sobel and two gentlemen from the Netherlands at a “Beyond Web 2.0” event. at the Philips Innovation Center (research labs) at Eindhoven.


After a great drive out to Eindhoven, (thanks Martin), and some initial networking, I met Tom Paffen and Tom De Bryune who spoke on Venture Capital raising and on “Freaks and Geeks” as the leading indicators of where social media and social networking tech are heading as cultural and technical phenomenon.

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The photo set is on Flickr.

Bill and I spoke after the break. Bill did an excellent job talking about the “3 screen world” where TV, Computers and Smart Phones are the locations that people are using when they view and interact with content, all to different extents, of course. I chimed in afterward about how media companies are using Social Web tools to create new kinds of stories (like the Heroes show and related content), and also about how, as seems to come up in conversations a lot lately – destination sites are not the future. Having content everywhere, via syndication, mashup, widgets, and basically where your viewer, user, customer wants it, will be the future. The panel finished with questions and more networking.
I know the slides and information on the panel, as well as the full video will soon be posted on and I’ll update with a link to that when it’s available.

BTW, Mashable did a brief review of the E.factor here.

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Live Blogging – NY:MIEG Breakfast event- “Shifting the Paradigm: Young Women with Cool Jobs Making a Difference in Digital Media”

Moderator: Limor Schafman
Natali Del Conte – C|Net
Allison Mooney – Fleishman Hillard’s Youth & Mobile Marketing (Next Great Thing)
Kelly Hafner – WEtv
Romina Rosado -The News Market
Mindy Spire -WWE

Limor: Convergence of Media, content, people (community) sector
All three coming together to create a new level of story, interaction that we haven’t seen.
We’re also going to address the age and gender issues.


Internet Week NY events coming up

June 3-10 is Internet Week NY. There are a bunch of upcoming events, including one I’m running with NYSIA on June 9th– a cocktail event with open bar at Chase World HQ.

Also keeping my attention:

  • Yao, David and the Hatchery team are putting on a “Hatch Match” event in conjunction with Pace University SCI2 Incubator, June 4th at 6pm. I’ve had high quality interactions at previous Hatchery events, and I’m sure the networking and discussion will be equally good or better. The Pace University facility is also a really great one.
  • Tuesday June 3rd, Bill Sobel’s NYMIEG gropu presents a breakfast event, “Shifting the Paradigm: Young Women with Cool Jobs Making a Difference in Digital Media and beyond.” I’m already signed up to go, and I hear it’s selling out. Register here.

My Slides from the Association of Junior Leagues International event

I’ve shared my slides from my presentation today at the AJLI event via SlideShare.

I’ll embed them in the page shortly, but for now, You can find them below, and look at all my other slides, at