Innovation, Creativity and Communication: Workshop with Prof. Howard Sypher

Prof. Howard Sypher is with us this week offering a workshop on “Innovation, New Media, and Creativity.”


This is an excellent opportunity to talk with Audrey Tan, NUS alumnus and Co-Founder of Playmoolah, Jim Giles, Co-Founder of MATTER, and others from media startup companies this week (Wed, Thursday and Friday) from 9-noon in the CNM Playroom.  These guests are participating in Professor Howard Sypher’s workshop.  They will be telling their stories (in person or via Skype) as well as answering questions regarding the challenges and opportunities in the media space today.

 The first guest is Audrey Tan on Wednesday. An NUS alum, Audrey is co-Founder of Playmoolah and was recently was recently honoured with a Young Women Innovators Award at the 2013 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Women and the Economy Forum (WEF) held on 6-8 September 2013 in Bali, Indonesia.

 Other workshop guests this week (via Skype) include:

 Jim Giles is co-founder of MATTER, a long form technology journalism startup out San Francisco that was just acquired by Twitter Co-Founder Evan Williams.

Jay Fehnel is VP for Development for RedBox, a US based entertainment delivery media company that competes with NetFlix.

Frank Gruber is co-founder of TechCocktail, a media startup company that partners and hosts large technology networking events primarily in the US.  Frank formerly held the title of “Tech Evangelist” for AOL.

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