Clay Shirky Available for Speaking Engagements in China until June 2015

Clay Shirky, social media expert, is in China until June 2015. Seize the chance by engaging him to speak at your upcoming conference, to inspire your audience on the impact of social media and on how to use it right.  

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Clay Shirky

Clay Shirky’s work focuses on the rising usefulness of networks — using decentralized technologies such as peer-to-peer sharing, wireless, software for social creation, and open-source development. New technologies are enabling new kinds of cooperative structures to flourish as a way of getting things done in business, science, the arts and elsewhere, as an alternative to centralized and institutional structures, which he sees as self-limiting. In his writings and speeches he has argued that “a group is its own worst enemy.”

Shirky is an adjunct professor in New York Universityʼs graduate Interactive Telecommunications Program, where he teaches a course named “Social Weather.” Heʼs the author of several books. This spring at the TED headquarters in New York, he gave an impassioned talk against SOPA/PIPA that saw 1 million views in 48 hours.

Contact us at China Speakers Agency at [email protected] or +852 3489 9246 if you would like to engage Clay Shirky for your next event.