Steve Hayden, Jimmy Wales to Keynote ad:tech San Francisco

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At ad:tech San Francisco, set to take place at Moscone West April 21-23, Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales and Ogilvy Worldwide Vice Chairman Steve Hayden will be the lead keynote speakers.

"In January of 2001, Wales started Wikipedia.org, the online encyclopedia that anyone can edit, and in mid-2003 Wales set up the Wikipedia Foundation, a non-profit organization based in St. Petersburg, Florida, to support the Wikipedia.org site."

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"In 1994, Ogilvy asked Steve to join the agency in a newly created role: the ultimate "Brand Steward" for the IBM global account. While leading IBM's advertising renaissance and global brand renewal, Steve played a key role with other Ogilvy clients including American Express, Kodak, Motorola, Dove, Cisco and SAP, in addition to participating in many new business development efforts. These contributions earned him awards and recognition for the company. In 2002 Ogilvy was named AdAge's Agency of the Year. "

Wales will speak Tuesday, April 21 at 9 AM. Hayden will speak the same day at 5:30 PM.

by Steve Hall    Feb-16-09   Click to Comment   
Topic: Industry Events   

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