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[20 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Perspectives: Festival of Media Asia Singapore 2014

Festival of media Asia 2014 (Singapore)
The Festival of media, in recent years, has been among my favorite media related conferences/gatherings.
It does help to understand what is currently happening in the media/advertising sector, but more importantly, where is it all heading. You get to meet people of course, and that is always exciting. I am not too much of an extrovert, but do like meeting people and sharing stuff.
So I have been visiting this festival since the past 2 years (and have been blogging about experiences)- and this year was no …

Advertising, Asia, Digital Media trends, Events, Inspiration, singapore »

[7 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | ]

What awesome two days.
Happy (and thankful to Rice Communications and FOMA) to be a part of an event like Festival of Media, Asia. Stylish, full of great speaking sessions and good speakers- not just on the quality of speaking but the quality of content they had to talk about.
Apart from that, great questioning by presenters.
Two days- locked in the southern corner of Singapore- hijacking the W Sentosa hotels (they loved it, by the way- judging by their tweets in response to mine ) .

Full of action too: We made the …

Asia, Events, Inspiration, start up, venture capital »

[17 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

So Techventure 2012 started today.

I HAD to be there.

But I did not know anyone who could help me get in. Would have loved to buy tickets, but (A) those were too expensive for me at this stage of my start-up and (B) there was a better way.

Chasing The Storm.

Over the years, this canvas has taken the brunt of my opinions. Plus the influence built through years of  publishing works out. Helps me meet super cool people. And get invites to fab events like these.

My key agenda for attending Tech …

Ideas, Inspiration, singapore, start up, venture capital »

[1 Mar 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

1st March 2012, Biopolois, Singapore.
The demo Asia event.
Attending an event after the longest time- and it had to be this. special thanks to Rice Communications for the invite)
A chance to meet up with the right people within the start up circle in the region. A chance to get inspired and a chance to understand what goes on within these circles.
The more people you meet, the luckier you get: says Benjamin Ng: one of the pioneers of Demo Asia as I write making almost on cue to my last paragraph.
I started …

Advertising, Digital Media trends, Emerging Technologies, Featured, Ideas, online marketing, online media, search engine marketing, social media, video, web 2.0 »

[21 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Search, Social Media and Instant Gratification

Internet was always about faster access- access to content and access to people.

And just about lately- the powerhouses of the web are moving towards real time internet- in an unprecedented manner.

The phenomenon is noteworthy because the net product is more than the sum of its parts.

BrainStorm, Inspiration, start up »

[29 Jan 2011 | 2 Comments | ]

The big wheel of society turns on the fuel of entrepreneurship. It is the biggest, most sustainable and the noblest way to do help the society. How? This is how- Read on…

Asia, BrainStorm, Digital Media trends, Emerging Technologies, singapore »

[17 Jan 2011 | One Comment | ]

I classify an underground trend here. There is something unique about today’s generation. They want access to everything. The fact that something is not within reach is just not acceptable to this group…

Advertising, Digital Media trends, Events, Featured, microinfluencer, mobile marketing, online marketing, online media, search engine marketing, singapore, social media, Thought Hack, web 2.0 »

[30 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Engagement led marketing- and how digital marketing disciplines could work together

A presentation to make people appreciate that all marketing disciplines need to work together; engagement led marketing thinking is the glue in integrated marketing; and the key steps in drafting an engagement led integrated marketing strategy.

Gaming, Inspiration, video »

[5 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]

What is productivity? And how could ‘gaming’ be productive? Quite an oxymoron right? Well, not quite apparently. Sharing this engaging and entertaining video from Jane Mc Gonigal

Digital Media trends, microinfluencer, start up, video »

[31 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Khan Academy- The power of a simple idea

In today’s “must-have-expensive-private-tuition-otherwise-my-kid/I am- screwed” world, where nothing except crass entertainment and perhaps ample opinions are free, enter Khan Academy.

BrainStorm, Inspiration, Thought Hack »

[5 Sep 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
The hierarchy of success factors

What makes some people ‘successful’ and others not so much? What are the elements that contribute to being recognized, being well-off and achieving desired objectives?

Advertising, Digital Media trends, Emerging Technologies, Hilarious, online media, social media, video »

[26 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Rewrite your favorite movie scene

Watch “A Few Good Men”. Tom Cruise plays the (Premium) Publisher; Jack Nicholson as the DSP (Demand Side Platform) and Randall Rothenberg – the IAB President & CEO is playing…well..himself.