Fran Grigsby, Next Level International prompts the discussion- Why are you in Boston pursuing an entertainment related company? The general consensus was that entertainment technology is difficult in Boston, but it compensates with the talented people here. We broke down the three major cities in entertainment technologies: New York, LA and Boston. New York and LA definitely … Continue reading


Abby Fichtner, Microsoft Develop Evangelist for Startups, loves the term community gardener so she decided to create a session about it. Hey, why not right? She first heard the term from Gerry Kirk at Agile 2011 Open Jam (an unconference format) who used the metaphor to describe the power of communities. Boston is an amazing … Continue reading


I’m a Senior at BU interested in jumping into the Boston start up scene along with hundreds of other students in this city. This panel  at the Mass TLC Unconference comprised of people looking to increase that number to thousands as soon as possible. Karl Buttner of Mass Challenge began the conversation asking everyone to … Continue reading

Bill Warner’s Pick up Line for Today

Bill Warner, Founder and Co-Chair of Mass TLC Unconference takes the center of the room this morning to greet the technology leaders of the country. He begins by reminding us that we are “part of something big.” He explains that “Boston is the forefront of new technologies. An entrepreneur comes to Boston and realizes they can … Continue reading

The Social Communications Revolution

Paul Greenberg (@pgreenbe) was a keynote speaker on Friday morning at Radian6’s #Social2011 giving his presentation, “Is Social CRM for real?” He began with some pretty strong words – “This is a SOCIAL communications revolution that impacts all institutions – business among them.” He explained that the way we communicate has changed forever and will … Continue reading

The Unconference: A Foundation Built for Strategic Success

I’m a business school student. I haven’t been to many conferences and didn’t really know what to expect from Radian6’s #Social2011. But I had at least heard of the concept. The “unconference” however, was completely new to me. So naturally, I decided to go check it out. I entered as Kary Delaria from Kane Consulting … Continue reading

The Social Business

I consider myself a fairly knowledgeable guy on all things “social.” I follow Mashable, stay active on Twitter and try to squeeze in a networking event every once in a while. But until I went to Radian6’s #Social2011’s Integrating the Voice of the Consumer Beyond the Call Center I could never have told you the … Continue reading