With Mass Comm Week 2011 only about a month away (Oct. 17-20), we are happy to share a few more confirmed speakers. Adding to our first list of stellar guests are:
Nakia – You know him from this summer’s NBC’s The Voice. He’s an Austin musician who has leveraged social media to skyrocket his career. Hear how this soulful artist landed a spot on the popular TV talent show and what’s happened to him since.
David Neff – co-author of the book The Future of Nonprofits: Innovate and Thrive in the Digital Age. After his presentation, Neff will be available for a book signing. Books will be available for sale at the event.
Whitney Francis of Google and Andrew Waldrup of Gowalla will talk about working for tech companies in Austin. More speaker announcements for this panel to come.
Luis Patino – Vice President and General Manager at Univision in San Antonio.
Tanya Sammis and Mario Ochoa – principals at the Sammis & Ochoa PR Agency.
Denise Malan – Investigative/Data Editor at Corpus Christ Caller-Times. Malan will join Matt Stiles from NPR (and others) on a Data Journalism panel.
Cary-Anne Olsen (webmaster at Concordia University), Kathryn Legendre (freelance Web designer) and Matt Slabaugh (Web designer at Sparksight) – will lead a discussion on transforming your communication background into a career in design.