Choose Your Own Adventure: Hollywood meets Silicon Valley with Chris Adams

Majoran Distillery, supported by Ecoversity, presents a rare opportunity for a conversation with an internationally recognised media pioneer, technology and entertainment executive, Chris Adams.

Chris is global CEO of Spondo, a Melbourne-based company which allows anyone to profit from video. Spondo enables users to host video content on their own website or social network and share the profits from each view.

When: Friday November 1, 2013

Time: 3.30-5.30pm

Where: Level 5 (Mezzanine) Hub Central, North Terrace Campus

All University Staff and Students – Free

Secure your ticket here, this event will be popular so get in quick.

Chris has 20+ years of experience in the technology and entertainment industries, having worked with and for the likes of Amazon, Lycos,,, HBO, Comcast Cable and Interactive, and many others.

Chris will share his insights from his own adventure which has taken him from Hollywood to Silicon Valley, including such topics as:

  • raising venture capital both here and in USA
  • how he was able to position himself to work with the likes Amazon and Facebook
  • the role of the internet/new media in tackling the big issues such as global warming and poverty

There will also be time to ask him your startup, tech, and media questions in this rare opportunity to get up and close and personal with someone of Chris’s calibre.

Chris has an impressive track record including:

  • Created and produced the ‘Facebook Diaries’, the first user-generated video/reality TV show distributed on
  • Leading Amazon’s entertainment business development for four years
  • Founding Chief Vision Officer of Participant Media, the socially conscious film company established by eBay’s Jeff Skoll, that has won four Academy Awards, including 2 for Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth

For more about Chris, check out LinkedIn.

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