The first Social Media Week Conference launched earlier this year in New York. Over the week, the organizer together with the local business community hosted over thirty five events in locations like the New York Times, Razorfish, Wired and Nielsen.
One the events was entitled Innovation in Politics, Policy, and Social Change through Social Media and was hosted at the New York Times. Check out the full video from the event below.
Title: Innovation in Politics, Policy, and Social Change through Social Media
Description: A reflection on the Obama campaign and a look ahead at the future of harnessing social media for change.
Speakers: Panelists: Chris Hughes: Co-founder of Facebook and President Obama’s Director of Online Organizing during the campaign. Andrew Rasiej: Founder of Personal Democracy Forum, an annual conference and website covering the intersection of politics and technology, Jamie Daves: Venture capitalist and entrepreneur with over ten years of experience in the public sector who has helped found a number of successful nonprofit and political organizations. Moderator: Brian Stelter of the NY Times.
Hosted by: The New York Times