Social media experts join APM Conference
Posted by APM on 20th May 2013
Social media is a modern phenomenon that has altered the way people interact with each other. It has touched the lives of almost everyone in the world who has access to the Internet. With individuals and organisations now beginning to harness its full potential APM is pleased to announce two leading experts in the field of social media will be speaking at the conference, which is less than four weeks away on Thursday 13th June at Kings Place in London book today.
Jonnie Jensen, a digital coach and social media strategist, will join Yammers Dr. James Evans in an afternoon session dedicated to the world of social media within organisations.
The benefits of participating in social media have gone beyond simply sharing thoughts and photos with friends and family to building an online reputation and generating career opportunities. It has also gone beyond a platform for individuals to a concept that is being adopted by organisations more and more every day.
Dr James Evans is a principal customer success manager (CSM) at Yammer a secure, private social network for organisations. He is responsible for a large and growing portfolio of enterprise customers across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). His focus is on helping customers to understand the potential of Yammer, how they can successfully drive user adoption and realise business value.
Prior to joining Yammer, James spent over ten years as a consultant with Deloitte where he delivered technically complex enterprise content management solutions including intranets, portals and social networks across multiple industry verticals. As a recognised subject matter expert he led the SharePoint Community of Expertise and the Social Computing Community of Practice for the UK.
Jonnie Jensens work has involved the internet, mobile and all things digital since 2000 when he became marketing manager of Lycos UK, then head of marketing and content at Boungiorno UK. Since 2005 Jonnie has established a series of content, mobile and social media start ups.
Jonnie is the founder of social business agency Live+Social. At Live+Social their passion is helping people and organisations utilise social networks and social technologies to revolutionise the way they do business. From marketing and product development, through to HR and customer services the benefits are far broader than people appreciate. Jonnie helps his clients understand this and puts in place strategies and services to achieve success through being a social business.
With less than four weeks until the APM Project Management Conference book your place today to ensure you do not miss out on Jonnie and James and the rest of the speakers in the line-up, which includes some of the professions most senior and influential figures:
- Tim Harford, Undercover Economist for Financial Times
- Richard Wiseman, author and Professor at University of Hertfordshire
- Doug Oakervee CBE, chairman at HS2 Ltd
- Robert Deatker, project director of the Shard
- Barbara Chomicka, senior project manager at EC Harris
- Tim Banfield, director at National Audit Office
- Karl Tuplin, senior project manager for the British Antarctic Survey
- Lt Col Martin Sturgeon, award-winning programme manager for Ministry of Defence
- Bill Henry, programme director at Bechtel
- Rob Leslie-Carter, director at Arup
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The APM Conference will feature an exhibition where you can talk to numerous organisations at the forefront of the profession about how their products or services can benefit you or your business. Those exhibiting include 1st Milestone Ltd and Acumen, 20|20 Business Insight, Barbecana, CITI Limited, Deltek, LogiKal Projects, Programme Recruitment & Development, Projectplace, QA, University of Birmingham, Virage and Network Solutions - Maintenance Services, Network Rail.
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