Session

Social Data Face-Off

Nathan Torkington, Conference Chair, O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Di-Ann Eisnor, CEO, Platial
Ben Nolan, Director, ProjectX
Josh Petersen, CEO, The Robot Co-op, Inc

Date: Tuesday, June 13
Time: 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Location: Imperial Ballroom

The last twelve months have seen an explosion in pushpin apps, consumer-facing web sites that let users mark, describe, and share places on a map. We don't yet know whether this is a fad like Friendster or a category killer like Wikipedia. In this session, conference co-chair Nat Torkington puts the tough questions to them on money, viability, privacy, and growth. You'll learn who's doing what, why, and who has the best chances of succeeding.