Earlier this year, the Wharton Future of Advertising Program unveiled its groundbreaking Advertising 2020 Project. Through the project, industry thought leaders were asked to weigh in with their thoughts on what advertising might look like in 2020, and what we can do today in order to help create that future.
We were honored to add our voices to this dynamic project with Mark’s article “Advertising in a Hyper-Time-Real World” and my contribution “Advertising Flight 2020: Destination ‘The Future.’” Later, when we were invited to speak at Wharton’s Future of Advertising Roundtable that was just icing on the cake. Nothing inspires passion quite like being surrounded by other passionate people.
Speaking Among Elite Company
We are pleased to share that the Future of Advertising Roundtable is now up on YouTube. With so many great contributions, it would be easy to get lost for a few hours listening to these prominent speakers offer their musings on what’s in store for advertising over the next several years, the potential challenges that lie ahead, and what we can do to transform these challenges into new opportunities.
Mark’s presentation focused on integrated marketing communication and what it means for both businesses and their customers, which you can watch below:
In my presentation, I focused on the role of the social executive in igniting social business culture, and how this will continue to impact brand perception in the marketplace in the coming years:
The Future is Now in The Social Employee
We elaborate on both of these topics in our new book The Social Employee, available for Kindle and print NOW! As Peter F. Drucker famously said, “The only way to predict the future is to create it.” Watch the book trailer below to find out what your business can do today to start building towards a brighter tomorrow!
Watch The Social Employee Book Trailer: