This past June I organized Red Innova in Madrid (with an outstanding team including founders José María Figueres and Pablo Larguía, director Inés Temes and more), a tech conference that attracted more that 1,500 participants mainly from Spain, Portugal and Latin America and more than 400 startups applying for our startup competition (organized together with […]
It all started with Rupert Turnbull, publisher of Wired, thanking all the people involved and sharing some very interesting stats about the audience (countries, roles, type of companies), which is very important to makes us feel good for being part of it, priming the start of the event with a positive feeling. Followed David Rowan, […]
The seventh edition of Frontiers of Interaction (web, twitter, Facebook) took place in Florence, Italy, on June 20-21. I’ve been a regular to Frontiers since 2009 and during 2010 I was its the conference director (had to leave the job in December 2010 because I no longer had the time to run two full conferences […]
A speaker is suddenly interrupted by a man who refuses to turn off his cell phone… and so starts a surprise musical performance at the 2011 edition of the GEL Conference. For more details visit Improv Everywhere. Thanks to Ricardo Sousa for the tip.
For the last 4 years, TED Conferences have been setting the bar for other events around the world through the perfect mix and interaction of their offline (existing since 1984) and online (TED talks are available since 2006) initiatives. Behind all of it lies impeccable execution through perfect timing. A good example of this is […]