As we’re approaching winter we thought it was time to put together
another Simply Zesty Camp – this time it’s a winter camp. The last
conference was a beginners’ guide to social media with some great talks
on how businesses could benefit from social media. This time, we’re
looking forward to the future of digital, with a stellar lineup of
speakers : , , , and .
The conference will cover the future of the social media landscape
and how audience behaviours are changing ; the future of search and the
future of Facebook ; brands of the future, looking at how businesses
will change to utilise social network tools and how digital
communication is affecting the physical structure of businesses ; the
future of mobile, looking at the future of handsets and mobile devices
and how the consumption of content will change.
CEO Cubic Telecom Pat Phelan
is the founder of and and CEO of .
Pat is a well-known and influential name in telecoms and voice 2.0 .
Pat is active in international markets, with over 10 years in
experience from Europe and the U.S. Pat built the first callshop and
internet software which is still used today and built Ireland’s first
independently owned phone cards in 1999. Pat sees himself as a
‘telecoms disrupter’ and has been on a variety of subjects including how brands should embrace the internet and where telecoms are headed over the coming years.
Find Pat on Twitter
James Whatley is Director of Engagement Strategy for WOM agency, .
Having spent the summer of 2009 representing Lucozade as their Social
Media Reporter throughout the Lucozade Energy Challenges, he currently
spends his days advising the biggest brands on how to maximise the use
of Word Of Mouth to engage with consumers in brand new ways. Previously
Head of Digital & Social Media for UK-based, voice-to-text company ,
James is also known for his mobile-orientated extra-curricular
activities such as founding the now global meetup group, The Mobile
Geeks of London, co-founding the online mobile review show, The Really
Mobile Project, and maintaining an ongoing role as a key advisor to
mobile web-based twitter service, Dabr.
Find James on Twitter
Paul Walsh is the ‘Irish opportunist’ and founder of ,
Wub.ud and Net.works . Paul has over 12 years of experience in the
digital industry and is widely regarded as an influential authority. He
talks regularly on social media, startups and internet & mobile
trends. Paul is a senior advisor for as head of digital, where he is responsible for rolling out the brand across the digital industry. Paul has also advised
and was a senior adviser for newspepper.com. In 2003, Paul founded
Segala, the industry’s most revered provider of and authority on
content classification & Web standards compliance certification. It
generated £1.6m in year one and was profitable within a month.
Find Paul on Twitter :
Power is Director, Online Sales Operations, based at Facebook’s new
EMEA headquarters in Dublin. Gail has had an extensive career at the
intersection of technology, consulting and online advertising. She
previously held the role of Online Sales & Operation Manager at
Google and before that worked at Microsoft and Accenture respectively.
Gail was educated at Aston University in The United States of America
A top Googler will be telling us where the future of search is heading and what trends brands need to be watching out for.
We look forward to seeing you all at the event in what should be a
great day for figuring out where the brands of the future are headed
and how brands should position themselves. See you there