Last week’s 5th anniversary event was a big success — thanks to everyone who participated in person and online! Here’s the video from the event:
Our panel of social business leaders explored the following themes:
1. Evolution of social media into social business
2. Examples of social businesses
3. Trends in social business
- Alistair Rennie, General Manager, Social Business, IBM (@alistair_rennie)
- Andrew Carusone, Director of Integrated Workforce Experience (IWE) and Community Governance, Lowe’s Home Improvement (@acaruson)
- Ric Fulop, Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners (@EntreCapitalist)
Some event photos were shared on Mass High Tech:
Ben Mezrich, the man behind “The Social Network” movie, joined the Social Media Club Boston on June 20th for a mixer hosted and sponsored by IBM Netezza. Ben shared insights and updates from his popular books, gave a preview of his upcoming book, and talked about the writing process. Ben signed books at the end of the program.
Here is some video of his presentation:
And some photos…
Have some of your own? Tag them smcboston! Here are some of the most recent photos tagged “smcboston”
Wednesday’s “April Tweetup: Being an Authentic Voice in Social Media,” hosted jointly by the Social Media Club Boston and the AMA Boston, featured a lively discussion between our moderator, Ja-Naé Duane; our panelists Mike Troiano, Mike Langford, Georgy Cohen and Luke Penney; and a very engaged audience. You can catch the video of most of the discussion below:
Yesterday’s panel was well-attended, well-covered and well-received. A special thank you to everyone who helped organize and execute this event, including organizer Ginger Lennon (@racepointgroup), sponsor Digital Influence Group (@diginfgrp) and fellow promoters Bob Collins (@robertcollins) and Joselin Mane (@bostontweetup).
The moderator was Scott Kiekbusch, who filled in at the last minute for Steven Brennan, SVP, technology, Digital Influence Group (@stevenbrennan). Scott (@adjustafresh) is the director of user experience at Digital Influence Group.
His panelists included:
- Janet Aronica, Community Manager, oneforty (@JanetAronica)
- Zach Hofer-Shall, Analyst, Forrester (@znh)
- Kathy O’Reilly, Director, Social Media Relations, Monster.com (@kathyoreilly)
- Ben Boardman, Marketwire & Sysomos (@benboardman5)
I’ll post video as soon as we get it, but in the meantime, here are some great roundups and blog posts inspired by the event:
- Round-up of Tools from #SMCBoston Panel by Janet Aronica
- Panel Roundup: Evaluating Social Technologies: From Chaos to Strategy by Jenny Mackintosh
- 20 social media tools worth checking out by Fee Naaijkens
- Time for a new attitude in IT by Tom Catalini
There were so many other great contributions. Any others you want to share?
UPDATE: Here are the two videos. The first covers the first 45 minutes or so, and the second the last 20-odd minutes. Thanks to DIG for the videos!
The DIG blog has some timecodes and other information for a little more detail.
The Boston Community Manager Appreciation Day was a huge success! Thanks to Janet Aronica and the oneforty team for the impetus, and all of the sponsors:
It was indeed a day to pause and recognize those that make our online communities tick and ensure they have the resources, support and programing to be successful. Thank you!