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Marketing Soc Seminar on The Internet of Things


The Rise of the Robots is the theme of the next Marketing Society event which will take place on Friday November 6th in The Foundry at Google’s headquarters in Dublin.

With data, technology, and the Internet of Things becoming more prominent, a panel will discuss the enormous implications this new era will this have on marketing and advertising. With this in mind, the Marketing Society has lined up two keynote speakers who will look at what all of this means for marketers and their brands.

The first speaker is Thomas Crampton, the global MD for Social@Ogilvy, one of the key business units within Ogilvy & Mather’s global operations. An entrepreneur by nature, he built the Asia-Pacific business of Social@Ogilvy from a handful of people in Hong Hong to a market-leading offer stretching across the regions. Prior to entering business he was a newspaper correspondent for The New York Times and International Herald Tribune. He is also a frequent speaker on numerous and has spoken at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Cannes Lions, Stanford University, OECD and Le Web in Paris.

The second keynote speaker is Oisin Lunny, senior market development manager with OpenMarket, a global mobile solutions company. With a background of over 21 years in technology and media, including roles as UK managing director for the world’s largest social space for teens, Habbo Hotel, and Global CDN product manager for media services at Interoute Communications, Europe’s largest network operator, he is also a regular contributor to the media, including The Guardian, The BBC, CNN Business News and Rolling Stone.

Tickets to the event are still available at €50 for members and €70 for non-members. To book a place, contact irene@marketingsociety.ie or visit www.marketingsociety.ie/events

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