To understand the latest insights, it’s important to follow the event technology experts who are driving the event industry forward.
If you’re looking for the latest news and insights on event technology, then it’s important to follow the thought leaders who are driving the industry forward. Here is a list of influential event tech experts and thought leaders who are worth following, complete with links to their LinkedIn pages.
David Nussbaum is a former digital media professional who took a keen interest in how technology was changing the event space when the Tupac hologram was revealed at Coachella. From that moment forward he came to understand that digital technology would forever shape the way people gather.
As event technology experts go, his emphasis rests squarely on holoportation. His company Proto has specialized in creating special holograms specifically to enhance events. Since his company’s debut, he has had the privilege of producing holograms for sporting events and other major gatherings all around the world.
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Jennifer Brisman is an event veteran with over twenty years on the job. As an event technology expert, she was very sensitive to the pain points that events were encountering. Namely? The need for seamless collaboration. She believed there should be a way for event planners to centralize their communications and collaborative efforts to improve their ability to strategize and make plans.
And so her tech company, VOW was born. VOW is a workflow centralization program that makes it easy for event planners and staffers to centralize their communications. The result? It becomes significantly easier to collaborate and share information.
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Maria Shelton is the CEO and founder of the Ardian group—a data analytic company that provides numbers on events. These can be smaller in scale—like a trade show—or very large. In 2021, Adrian Group helped provide the data on the attendance and viewership numbers for the Biden Inauguration. As events go, that’s a pretty big one.
Any event technology expert is sure to acknowledge that data is a thread that ties so many other important technologies together. The work Maria Shelton does with her company directly informs so many of the other considerations that modern event planners deal with daily.
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As the Head of Zoom events, Wei Li is an event technology specialist that works almost exclusively with video. During the height of the pandemic, her job was in high demand as she helped shift trade shows, fundraisers, and other traditionally in-person get-togethers into cyberspace. She believes that with the right technology, anyone can create high-quality video content.
Now, the pandemic isn’t nearly as devastating as it was two years ago. Nevertheless, many events are still hybridizing, allowing people to participate via video if they can’t make it, or if they are still uncomfortable with large crowds.
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Event Technology Specialist Conclusion
As the list shows, event technology is varied but trends decidedly toward convenience. Most of the experts highlighted above are providing digital solutions to logistical problems. In other words, they are making life a little bit easier.
Following these influential event tech experts and thought leaders is a great way to stay up to date on the latest news and insights in the event technology industry. With their expertise, event professionals can use technology to create successful events and create meaningful experiences for attendees.
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