The latest leading digital storytellers announced.
The Nedbank Digital Edge Live 2015 brought to you by NATIVE VML in collaboration with 360 Degrees, is proud to reveal the latest additions to a powerful line-up of leading digital storytellers. The highly anticipated event headlined by Spike Lee is taking place on 9 September 2015 at the Sandton Convention Centre.
“Themed Making Stories, the event seeks to understand how to win the hearts and minds of diverse audiences in the digital age,” adds Jarred Cinman, MD NATIVE VML
Speakers include the likes of Dr. Michael Wu, the Chief Scientist at Lithium Technologies, Musa Kalenga, Client Partner at Facebook, Brent Shahim, Aqua Founder and CEO, John Gevisser, CEO Gamma Fly, Lucia Maseko Nestlé EMENA Regional Digital Champion and Jason Xenopoulos, CEO of NATIVE VML.
Along with that Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl will provide insights on using social media and digital technology to share health-related knowledge, and Chris Roper, former Editor-in-Chief at South Africa’s Mail & Guardian and now a Senior ICFJ Knight Fellow, will step up to share his experiences as data editor for ICFJ’s Code for Africa (CfAfrica) data journalism initiative in four “hub” countries namely Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Tanzania.
The 7th edition of the Nedbank Digital Edge Live is set to provide a thoroughly entertaining and high-paced programme of robust talks and stimulating discussions leading up to headline speaker Spike Lee, who will provide first hand insights into working with global brands such Nike, Levi & AT&T.
Cinman concludes, “We would also like to extend a special thank you to our other partners who make this event possible including Lithium and our media partners: eNCA, Memeburn, Bizcommunity, Your Business, Nunnovation and Mail & Guardian.”
— digitedge (@digitedge) July 28, 2015