MONTREAL, Feb. 21, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to attend the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal's business luncheon as part the "Bell International Leaders" series, on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at Palais des congrès de Montréal. Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone, Twitter co-founder and one of the forefathers of the social Web, will be our guest speaker.
Biz Stone will speak about the role of information and social media in our societies, as well as socially responsible entrepreneurship. Outstanding serial entrepreneur, who has been innovating and transforming the Web and the media since 1999, he will share his vision. He will explain how the role of information in our businesses has been revolutionized by social media, blogging and microblogging.
Biz Stone has been appointed by Strategic Advisor at the AOL-Huffington Post media group. This visionary entrepreneur has now joined former collaborators to reignite The Obvious Corporation think-tank where Twitter was born. Biz Stone was named one of the most influential people in the world by Time Magazine and one of the Top Ten Most Influential People of the Information Age by Vanity Fair.
Mr. Bruno Guglielminetti, Director, Digital Communications and Strategic Information from the NATIONAL public relations firm, will be hosting the Q&A that will follow his presentation.
|Date:||Wednesday, February 22, 2012|
|| From noon to 2 p.m.
Biz Stone's speech - 12 h 45
|| Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.
For further information:
RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, Advisor, Media relations, by phone at 514 871-4000, ext. 4015, or by email at [email protected].