Speaker line-up announced for third edition of Social Media Week

01 Sep,2014

By A Correspondent


Approaching its third edition in India and second edition in Mumbai, Social Media Week (SMW) has announced key speakers, who are set to captivate the audience this September, in Mumbai. The line-up of speakers includes social media influencers, bloggers, politicians, authors and international experts, each of whom will share their views on the domain, through presentations panel discussions, debates, workshops, and more. Some of the experts expected at the event, include Rishi Jaitly of Twitter, Vikram Menon of OgivyOne Worldwide, Anaggh Desai of 1+99 Experience Consulting, Mohandas Pai, Manipal Group, Raheel Khursheed of Twitter, Kunal Jeswani of Ogilvy & Mather India, Navdeep Suri, Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sean Gardner, author, co- founder of the Huffington Post “Twitter Powerhouses Series”, Jeff Bullas, a Social Media Marketing Blogger, Strategist & Speaker, Arvind Gupta, Hibernation Innovation Evangelist & The National Head of BJP’s IT Cell, Deepali Naair, CMO, Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited, Prem Panicker of  Yahoo, Vasantha Kumar, Director Marekting & Communication India & South Asia, IBM, Viral Oza, MD, Nokia India Pvt. Ltd., Richard Lui, Asian-American journalist and news anchor for MSNBC and NBC News, Sanjay Tripathy, Sr.EVP Marketing, Digital & eCommerce – HDFC Life.


Based on this year’s theme for SMW, ‘Social media for Social Change’, the renowned speakers will share their insights and knowledge through various sessions, including those on managing diplomacy through social media, social media and politics, building  a career in social media, and New age fight club-Social Media, Disruption & Viral.


Rohit Varma, Founder & Managing Partner, R SQUARE Consulting Services Pvt Ltd, said, “­­­­­­I’m very excited to see many organization & brands from different industries coming on board to curate sessions and making it the biggest crowd-sourced festival. Look forward to the five days social media festivity. I’m quite sure the there is lot more awaiting the audience.”


In addition, SMW has partnered with leading media and integrated communication agencies, including Social@Ogilvy, chlorophyll, UB, TiE Mumbai, The Express Group, The Indian Networker, Construkt festival, mXm India, PageTraffic, AVID Learning, Yellow Seed Content Solutions, Fratelli wines and Steerttalk, to organise the event in India.


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