ACM TVX2015 is proud to announce that Jacob Shwirtz, Chief Social Media Officer at Endemol Beyond USA, will be the opening keynote speaker of the conference on Thursday 5 June in Brussels, Belgium.
Jacob Shwirtz has been a part of the Endemol Beyond USA since its launch in November 2013 as Chief Social Media Officer, where he has been responsible for creating and implementing forward-looking strategies that maximize the potential of social media as a global storytelling platform, using new methods and genres of content creation for distribution and monetization. Prior to joining Endemol Beyond USA, Shwirtz served as social TV lead for Viacom and, previously, he launched dozens of initiatives that blended linear and digital for MTV and VH1. As a digital entrepreneur, Shwirtz co-created TweetBookz, offering personalized coffee table books of tweets. In 2012, Shwirtz was named as one of the top 10 social media mavens in media by Multichannel News.
The conference program will become gradually available as full and short papers are currently being reviewed, and several submission categories of the conference are still open. A preliminary program is already available on http://tvx2015.com/program/.
You can still submit to the conference in one of the submission categories with deadlines on 23rd February and 2nd March. Details can be found on our website (http://tvx2015.com/).
Registration for the conference will open early March.
The 2015 edition will be hosted by iMinds Digital Society Department and jointly organized with the internationaI Symposium on Media Innovations (ISMI) and the Private Television Conference.