EconSM 08: The Speakers Lineup

This story was written by Elizabeth Osder.
We're about 27 days away from our Economics of Social Media (EconSM) conference at Skirball Center in LA. For those of you who are attending the conference, we have a special discount rate for hotel...go here to check out the details. We will also be launching the social network for EconSM attendees soon, so watch out for the invite e-mail.

We're almost finalized on the speakers list for it, and here's the list:

Joanne Bradford, EVP, National Marketing Services, Spot Runner
Leonard Brody, CEO, NowPublic
Dalton Caldwell, CEO, Imeem
Shawn Colo, Co-founder and Head of M&A, Demand Media
Frank Cooper, VP-Marketing, Pepsi-Cola North America
Chuck DeFeo, VP and GM, Townhall.com
Erik Flannigan, EVP-Digital Media, MTVN (NYSE: VIA) Entertainment Group
Dick Glover, CEO, Funny or Die
Mitch Gelman, SVP and Senior Executive Producer, CNN.com
Shawn Gold, Social Approach, Moderator
Ron Grant, President and COO, AOL
Dennis Haarsager, CEO, NPR
Chris Henchy, Head of West Coast Coordination, Gary Sanchez Productions
Michael Hirshland, General Partner, Polaris Venture Partners
Jordan Hoffner, Head of Content Partnerships, YouTube
Courtney Holt, EVP-Digital Media, MTVN Music and Logo Group
Patrick Keane, EVP and CMO, CBS (NYSE: CBS) Interactive
Larry Kramer, Senior Advisor, Polaris Venture Partners; Board Member, ContentNext
Mike Lang, EVP, Business Development and Strategy, Fox Networks
Loic Le Meur, Founder and CEO, Seesmic
Ross Levinsohn, Partner, Velocity Investment Group
Jim Louderback, CEO, Revision3
Jean-Philippe Maheu, Chief Digital Officer, Ogilvy North America
Gordon McLeod, President, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network
Betsy Morgan, CEO, The Huffington Post
Thomas Mueller, VP, Creative/Product, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Gordon Paddison, EVP-Marketing, New Line Cinema
Jeff Price, President, SI Digital
Keith Richman, CEO, Break.com
Kevin Rose, Founder and Chief Architect, Digg
Mika Salmi, President-Global Digital Media, MTVN
Toni Schneider, CEO, Automattic
Robert Scoble, FastCompany.TV, Moderator
Dmitry Shapiro, Founder, Veoh Networks
Joanna Shields, President, Bebo
Micah Sifry, Co-founder and editor, Personal Democracy Forum
Nada Stirratt, EVP-Digital Advertising, MTVN
Kara Swisher, AllThingsD, Moderator
Steve Wadsworth, President, Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) Internet Group
Jeff Weiner, EVP, Yahoo
Kinsey Wilson, Executive Editor, USA Today
Geoff Yang, Founding Partner, Redpoint Ventures
Steve Youngwood, EVP-Digital Media, MTVN Kids and Family Group

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By Elizabeth Osder

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