Visible Banking – Moderator @ SOMESSO, the Corporate Social Media Conference, in London on 15-May-09

In 2009, I have had the pleasure to contribute to 7 industry leading events in 5 countries so far:

* Bahrain: Speaker @ MEFTEC 2009 – I believe it was Chris Skinner‘s fourth MEFTEC as Chairman
* France: Speaker @ EFMA’s Social Media Revolution and Impact on Financial Services – It was my fourth speaking engagement for the EFMA since 2007 (Online Financial Services 2007 in Barcelona, Online Financial Services 2008 in Athens, Internet et Mobile in Paris)
* Malaysia: Chairman & Speaker @ Coreventus’ E-Channel Management for Retail Banking – I was the Chairman of Marcus Evans’ Online Retail Banking Services 2008 in NYC
* Netherlands: Speaker @ Essentials’
* UK: Moderator @ econsultancy’s Digital Cream 2009
* UK: Speaker @ econsultancy’s Digital Marketing B-to-B Forum
* UK: Speaker & Moderator @ PR Week’s Face the Challenge of Social Media

And I have another four events lined up in London in May, June and September.

I invite you to find out more about me and check the full list of my speaking engagements in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

I would be delighted to contribute to the success of your conference and participate as chairman and/or speaker. Feel free to contact me.

SOMESSO, the Corporate Social Media Conference
SOMESSO-LogoLee Bryant, CEO at Headshift, introduced my to Arjen Strijker, Chairman at SOMESSO, last month.

Following our recent face-to-face meeting in London, Arjen invited me to contribute to his Social Media event and moderate the roundtable discussion with Nick (Publicis), Chris (MySpace) and Iain (BDO).

What is SOMESSO?
Somesso London 09 aims exclusively at inspiring, educating and equipping the corporate world for the real challenges and opportunities that lie ahead – as ‘social media’ becomes a mainstream communications channel.

SOMESSO is best described as a ‘think and do’ tank for industry leaders, communications professionals and entrepreneurs, where the implications of breakthrough innovations are discussed, connections made and strategies devised that are beneficial to the business.

Claim your 20% Discount
I am glad to announce that the Visible Banking readers will benefit froma 20% discount on the rate card price. I look forward to catching up with you @ SOMESSO.

Please find below the list of contributors.

Day Moderator
Susan Kish, Director Knowledge Services at New Energy Finance

Wesley Chan, Entrepreneur, Group Product Mananager for Voice Products at Google
Stowe Boyd, Social Media Blogger and Front Man for The /Messengers
Jason Falls, Vice President and Director of Interactive and On-Line Communications at Doe Anderson
Merran Wrigley, Head of External Communications & PR at Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications
Andy Piper, IBM, Social Bridgebuilder and Consulting IT Specialist
Jason Goldberg, Chief Product Officer, XING / CEO & founder of socialmedian Inc.
Lee Bryant, CEO at Headshift
Umair Haque, Director Havas Media Lab, Founder Bubblegeneration, and Blogger Harvard Business Publishing
René E. Rechtman, Group Managing Director, GoViral
Marilyn Pratt, SAP Community Evangelist, Business Process Expert Community Advocate
Eugene Lee, CEO of Socialtext
Frans van der Reep, Professor In Holland University
Chris Thorpe, Developer Platform Evangelist at MySpace UK
Nick burcher, Head of VivaKi Nerve Center UK and Products & Partnerships EMEA
Iain Simpson, Head of Commercial Insights & Digital Marketing, BDO Stoy Hayward

Discussion Panel Moderator
Christophe Langlois, Founder at

I invite you to check their biographies too.

What do you think?

Written by Christophe Langlois

Based in London for almost a decade, Christophe is an entertaining fintech marketing keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of digital marketing, innovation and B2B social media.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is advising a number of fintech startups on marketing and growth hacking and he is the Chief Marketing Officer of The Fintech Power 50, an exclusive annual programme helping fintech scale-ups to accelerate their growth globally.

Christophe's views on are his own.

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