This is a meetup being produced by our regular sponsor The 7th Chamber (http://the7thchamber.com/) and sponsored by Served Fresh Media (http://servedfreshmedia.net) for Ad Week (http://www.advertisingweek.com/). Please RSVP at http://brandsonvineandinstagram.eventbrite.com (http://brandsonvineandinstagram.eventbrite.com/).
If you didn't manage to grab an invite to Angry Birds does Star Wars, join us for a beer or two.
The Battle of the brands on Vine and Instagram - who's doing awesome stuff and hear from Vine influencers and the clients testing out the mobile firsts.
Free beer + wine + refreshments provided.
Jeff Semones (http://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffsemones) - President, M80
As a co-founding partner and President of M80 Jeff is responsible for overseeing business and strategic development along with managing client and partner relations. Jeff also nurtures the integration of M80’s social media expertise into the sister agencies within GroupM and WPP.
Ben Winkler (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ben-winkler/3/399/229) - Chief Digital Officer, OMD
Ben is the Chief Digital Officer and Managing Director at OMD. Prior to his role at OMD, he was the SVP, Director of Digital at Initiative and VP/Director of Interactive Media at The Martin Agency.
Heather Taylor (http://www.linkedin.com/in/heatherannetaylor) - VP Head of Social Content and Strategy, Ogilvy
Heather leads the development of global practice content as well as delivering social strategy for clients and new business development. She is based in our New York City headquarters as a key member of the global team at Social@Ogilvy - Ogilvy’s social media marketing and communications practice. The world’s largest network of social media strategists, the team believes in the power and impact of truly integrated social media business solutions.
Dan Ragan (http://www.linkedin.com/in/ragandan) - Strategist, M80
Dan is a strategist at M80 and leads development on the social video business. Clients have included TOMS, Cottonelle, Almay and Godiva.
David Morgan (http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidleonmorgan) - Social Media Coordinator, Etsy
Before David became the Social Media Coordinator at Etsy, he was the Social Media Specialist at AluMosiacs, LLC and Community Editor at CraftFoxers.com Etsy is known for their creative and colorful vines, like this one (https://vine.co/v/bEOuB56WvmW) and this one (https://vine.co/v/b02QYa1V3w7).
Meagan Cignoli - Vine (https://vine.co/v/bLWPrDB3uV3) and Instagram (http://instagram.com/meagancignoli) Influencer
Meagan Cignoli is a director and videographer of short form video campaigns for the world's leading brands. Commercial campaigns as well as mobile campaigns for Vine and Instagram. Clients include Oscar de la Renta, Dolce & Gabbana, American Express, BMW, Puma, General Electric, Nike, Macys, Benefit Cosmetics, French Connection, Lowes, Ebay Now, Mazda, Hewlett Packard, Kraft Foods, Nabisco, Ciroc, Rite Aid, and Dicks Sporting Goods. Meagan has gained over 363,000 Vine followers.
Nicholas Megalis - Vine (https://vine.co/v/h5P3vtiOOTV) and Instagram (http://instagram.com/nicholasmegalis) Influencer
With over 2.8 million followers, Brooklyn-based influencer Nicholas Megalis has become the second most followed account on Vine, working with brands such as Virgin Mobile and Trident Gum.
Charlie Oliver (http://charlieoliver.me/)(@itscomplicated (http://twitter.com/itscomplicated)). Charlie is Director of Digital Media Strategy at Served Fresh Media (http://servedfreshmedia.net/) which provides digital media strategy and social media amplification for live, large-scale events and startups globally.
In addition to being Organizer of NY Viral Media Meetup (http://www.meetup.com/New-York-Viral-Media/) (@nyviralmedia (http://twitter.com/nyviralmedia)) Charlie also manages Brooklyn Venture Community Meetup (http://www.meetup.com/Brooklyn-Venture-Community/), Tech Town Hall Meetup and moderates panels and discussions on market trends and hot topics at live events.