When: Thursday, April 28, 2011
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: SAC 2.120 (Student Activities Center)
Come Join Us For Our Biggest Event of the Semester
About Our Speaker:
Brian Wong was recently lauded by the Wall Street Journal as the “youngest person to ever receive funding by a venture capital firm.” Members of the media and business professionals often compare Brian to Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg.
At only 19-years-old, he was an early Bachelors of Commerce graduate from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, after skipping four grades in elementary and high school.
He began his career by creating the world’s first automated categorized Twitter discovery tool: Followformation.com. Followformation was touted as one of the best Twitter user discovery tools in Mashable, The Huffington Post, Fast Company.com, and more.
Brian speaks around the world advocating youth entrepreneurship, while focusing on topics like youth targeted marketing, mobile marketing, and mobile gaming with social game dynamics. He has spoken at the Tweethouse in Los Angeles and in Austin, TEDx Miami, the F5 Expo in Vancouver along with Malcolm Gladwell, Digital Hollywood LA, the Youth Marketing Conference in Singapore, TagMe Medellin in Colombia, OpenWebAsia in Malaysia, and was recently lauded in the Vancouver Sun as a “a budding internet visionary”. He was also recently a recipient of the Top 20 Under 20 awards in all of Canada.
Before starting kiip, Brian was responsible for key publisher and tech partnerships at the social news website Digg.com. He also launched the Digg Android mobile app, adding to the company’s rising mobile presence.
Register at: http://utsmcbrianwong.eventbrite.com/