July 25: Hear from Google’s Steve Grove, host of the first-ever social media interview with President Obama
“Google’s Steve Grove Oakland Digital (ODALC) is proud and excited to have Google’s Steve Grove keynote our July 25th Oakland City Hall event. Steve leads Google’s efforts to grow the Google+ community through partnerships with influential organizations, brands, and public figures. Previously he built the news and politics division of YouTube, including CitizenTube, a channel that curates and promotes citizen-generated news clips from breaking news events.
He launched the award-winning CNN/YouTube Debates, the first-ever web-to-TV political debates in which candidates answered questions submitted by users and in 2010 he hosted the first-ever social media interview with President Obama. Grove also started YouTube’s nonprofit program, which allows charity organizations to harness the platform for their causes Steve was named one of “12 people to watch” by Newsweek (December 2007) and is a Truman National Security Fellow.”
Also, hear from Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, celebrity-entrepreneur MC Hammer, and Oakland Digital’s Executive Director Shaun Tai.
Free admission. 250+ attendees have pre-registered, so register now – www.oaklandsocialmedia.com.
This event will kick off Oakland Digital’s 2012 Digital Equity Program; learn more now. Thank you supporters, donors, and wonderful volunteers – “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” As a grassroots, volunteer-driven 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, Oakland Digital is seeking funding to support expansion and training endeavors. Donate today.