Martin Schipany is a friend of contentgroup and the podcast. He presented with contentgroup at Content Marketing World's Government and Public Sector Industry Lab 2016. Martin Schipany is the head of ‘City Communications’ at the Press and Information Services for the City of Vienna in Austria. He started working for the City of Vienna as a Press Officer before becoming an editor in the Press and Information Services, eventually to rise to the head of the sub-department ‘City Communications.’ Martin recently completed a Master's thesis on implementing content marketing in local government. In this episode, Martin discusses the lessons he learnt from Content Marketing World.
Bob Pearson is the President of the W2O Group, a group of 3 marketing and communications companies. Prior to working at the W2O Group, Bob Pearson was the Vice President of Communities and Conversation for Dell, where he developed their first global social media efforts. Bob also worked as Head of Global Corporate Communications for Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Bob recently wrote Storytizing: What's Next After Advertising?, where he explores how messages proliferate through society. Bob is also a frequent speaker on digital marketing at the Syracuse Center for Social Commerce and the U.S. State Department’s Marketing College. In this episode, you'll learn how to find the people who drive the majority of conversation, easy quick wins for government and public sector communicators, which no one can object to, and why 43 people drive the majority of shared conversation for Harry Potter.