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Social Media as a Second Screen
Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM (EDT)
According to Mashable.com, "social TV refers to technologies surrounding television that promote communication and social interaction related to program content."
How many times have you tweeted about your favorite show/game/etc while it's on? If you've ever done this, you've participated in one of social media's latest phenomena - social TV or social as a second screen. Companies and apps like Charlotte's own OtherScreen are taking this to the next level. Join us as we discuss what social TV really is, how to use it and where the trend is going.
When: Thursday, October 4, 2012
7:30 am to 8:00 am breakfast/networking
8:00 am to 9:00 am panel discussion/Q&A
Where: Queen City Q (@theqclt)
Cost: $20 Early Bird (Pre-registration)
$25 Pay at the Door
How to get there:
Drive: Park in the 7th Street Station Parking Deck. This is the only deck to get free validated parking up to 2 hours. There are 2 entrances on 6th and 7th Street between N Brevard St & N College St. LYNX light rail: 7th Street Station is the final stop on the light rail in uptown. It will drop you off directly in front of Queen City Q.
Use #SMCLT to join the discussion on Twitter.
Chris Halligan, CEO of OtherScreen
Chris has been in tech for more than 20 years. After graduating from the University of Arizona, he was promoted 10 times in 11 years during the First Golden Age of Dell Computer. He ran North America for webMethods during a time of explosive internet growth. He co-founded Kieden (which sold to Salesforce.com in 2006). He's part owner of Mascot Books.
He moved to Charlotte in 2007 to serve as CEO for PokerTek (nasdaq: ptek). Once here, he co-founded CRTEC which serves as a hub for Charlotte's growing technology community. Sarah and Chris have three great kids, who go to an amazing school.
Chris has been featured in Fortune Magazine, interviewed on CNBC and coached championship Little League teams.
At OtherScreen, he creates a lot of content, runs business development and the back office, QA's the product and is an investor in the company. More than anything, he listens carefully when other people on the team talk. They know their stuff.