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Geoff De Weaver is CEO + Founder of Touchpoint Entertainment Inc. (New York City), a leading LIVE Streaming, Social Media + Live Event Company. Geoff is a serial web entrepreneur and one of the world's foremost experts in Global Brand Management + Advertising, Social Media, Social Business, Mobile Marketing, Digital Marketing + Streaming LIVE Events.
He has a 25-year background of representing some of the world's most iconic worldwide brands including: Unilever, Coca Cola, IBM, IMG, P&G, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, E*Trade, Nestle, Air France, AT&T, VISA, EA.com, Ferrari, P&G, Shutterfly.com, TiVo, EarthLink Internet and others. Geoff has led and held senior roles in some of the most influential Global Brand, Direct & Interactive Agencies worldwide including: Ogilvy & Mather, Leo Burnett, Ammirati Puris Lintas, DDB, Agency.com and more.
Geoff is passionate about popular culture, disruptive + technology-driven methodologies, and is expert at bridging the gap between companies, their clients and their audiences or fans. Geoff utilizes the best tools/platforms/people and helps your business grow & develop engaging experiences. He shows clients how to take content, monetized it anywhere, on any device - not just one-to-one, but one-to-many via Social Media + Social Streaming. Additionally, Geoff has unparalleled depth of expertise in Social Media Celebrity, Sporting and Band Management.
Geoff has been featured in Advertising Age, Adweek, Media Post, New York Times, Marketing Magazine, B&T, Ad News, Campaign Brief, Ad Age Asia, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, Australian Financial Review, Marketing Magazine, Direct Marketing News, Direct, B2B, Brandweek, Mediaweek, Admedia, NZ Marketing Magazine, NZ Herald, National Business Review and numerous other publications.
Geoff is ranked as a: - Top 20 SocialCEO on Twitter - Top 100 Global #Tech Influencer on Twitter and Top 20 Social Influencer on New York City on Twitter worldwide.
Ranked of the TOP 100 Tech Influencers on Twitter in 2014. With Jack Dorsey, Elon Musk, Rupert Murdoch, Robert Scoble, Arianna Huffington, Marissa Mayer and more. Read more: http://globerunner.com/top-100-tech-influencers-on-twitter/
Geoff recently wrote: "Top Ten Digital, Tech, Entertainment Trends for 2015": http://www.linkedin.com/pulse/top-ten-digital-tech-entertainment-trends-2015-geoff-de-weaver
Touchpoint Entertainment, Inc. recognizes LIVE online events are becoming an increasingly important element of the digital and marketing mix in 2014 and beyond. By 2016 the overall market for concerts, sports and trade shows is estimated to reach $228 billion--and digital live events will account for at least 30% plus of the total market. For sports, media and entertainment businesses the ability to create and execute ﬂawless digital delivery of live events--and successfully monetize the outputs -- is a key differentiator. We can stream to over 1.35 Billion FANS and Facebook is our Partner, as well as other 'best of breed' social, tech, software, merchant and telco companies.
Geoff Pioneered the Interactive Industry in Australia/Asia Pac in the mid 1990s and even launched a Digital Office for Omnicom (NYSE: OMC) in San Francisco, USA during the "dot com" days. He brings substantial global expertise to any project or campaign - having lived and worked in the US (NYC & San Francisco), Australia, New Zealand, UK and Taiwan and traveled extensively on business worldwide.
Geoff is globally renowned Social Media & Social Business Connector on Twitter with more than 925,000 plus Followers, 31 million plus connections on LinkedIn. He is also connected on Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest and other social platforms. Geoff is a Social Influencer and is ranked in the Top 1% worldwide on LinkedIn, Klout, and a leading Kred score (998/12)
Geoff is also the Owner/Moderator of the largest 'specialist' Social Business Group on LinkedIn today. Please feel free to join this group of CEOs, CMOs, and entrepreneurs at:https://www.facebook.com/pages/Social-Business-Social-Business-Design-Network/147430508697820 Geoff is also Owner/Moderator of the largest 'Klout" group on LinkedIn too e.g. The Klout Networking Group.
Geoff lives between New York City, Los Angeles + Byron Bay, Australia, and graduated from Miami University.
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Author, Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur, Coach, Passionate Traveller and Advertising/Media/Digital/Entertainment Veteran.