Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Quick update from Internet Week New York #iwny

Internet Week New York #iwny 2011
Today I was at the Internet Week New York 2011 speaking on a panel " Manage your Domain": organized by the dynamic folks at @dotco. The Internet Week events take place at several places around New York City and our panel was at the Metro Pavilion,  (125 W. 18th Street, New York City). Details of the panel and my fellow panelists below.

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Shashi Notes  from #IWNY 

Internet Week New York #iwny 2011
  • Meebo was interesting. They have evolved and now provide a great tool for publishers to welcome their visitors. Check them out at Check out my food site on the Meebo wall in the picture above
  • Yahoo had a big presence and as you enter the show you can have your picture taken and get a free pie from the food truck parked outside. I must have been the only person who wanted to take a pic of the picture takers ;)
  • Internet Week New York #iwny 2011
  • Was awesome to meet my friend Steve Hall of 
  • Internet Week New York #iwny 2011
  • Social Vending Machine from Pepsi - I did not try this but it seems like you can send a drink to a friend using this machine.

Internet Week New York #iwny 2011

Ford had a Focus Hunt using QR codes

Internet Week New York #iwny 2011

Internet Week New York #iwny 2011
Moderator:  Lori Anne Wardi, Director of Global Communications, .CO Internet
Lori Anne Wardi brings close to 20 years of diverse business experience to her position as Director of Global Communications at .CO Internet. Prior to joining .CO Internet, Ms. Wardi founded and managed several businesses, including Dream Big Media, Inc., a digital asset strategy consulting firm in New York City. Previously Ms. Wardi practiced law for five years at Proskauer LLP, a top tier national law firm, where she counseled executives on the full gamut of federal and state employment laws. A seasoned management consultant, Ms. Wardi has served as the Global Manager of Training and Professional Development for the Technology Division of Goldman Sachs; and has consulted with executives in many of the world's most prominent investment banks, professional service firms and non-profit organizations, including JP Morgan Chase, UBS, and AIG. Ms. Wardi has a B.A. in International Relations from Muhlenberg College; a Master's Degree in Human Resources from Cornell University; and a Law Degree from Brooklyn Law School.

Panelist: Lester Rosenkrantz, President, Cameron Associates
Lester is a Wall Street veteran with decades of experience in all facets of the micro and mid-cap equity markets. During his career he has been instrumental in financing many companies both privately and publicly. Lester truly understands the needs of a company looking for recognition in the public marketplace. Prior to joining Cameron, he spent 38 years in the investment banking and brokerage business, including a 17 year tenure as CEO of Rosenkrantz Lyon & Ross, Incorporated, a NYSE-member firm. As a banker, Lester garnered in-depth experience in representing companies and their management as they interacted with their boards of directors, investment bankers, syndicate managers, analysts, retail and institutional brokers, as well as attorneys and accountants. Lester graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Business Administration. He is the author of the following articles, which have appeared in ValueRich Magazine: "What Makes a Good Company.GREAT?" and "Don't Forget the 'Public' in Public Company."

Panelist:  Neil Mylet, Founder,
Neil is the founder of LoadOut and has assembled a team of 20 young people representing four countries who are passionate about advancing technology within the global agricultural sector to help facilitate greater efficiencies and improve the way people produce food.  Besides working to pioneer LoadOut's solutions, you can find Neil laboring on his family’s farm in Central Indiana (possibly driving a semi-truck). Neil generally dedicates a full day’s work on the family farm: starting from the ground up doing the hard work like many other young farmers across the country.

In his spare time Neil enjoys striving to encourage international agricultural collaboration between businesses, universities, and citizens. When time permits, he invites foreign students, businesses, and educators from across the globe out to the farm for dinner and neutral discussion in an attempt to bring people together in ways that normally would not be possible.
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