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Byron Reese - Book Signing

A session at SXSW Interactive 2013

Monday 11th March, 2013

6:00pm to 6:20pm (CST)

Byron Reese will appear at the South by Bookstore to sign copies of “Infinite Progress: How the Internet and Technology Will End Ignorance, Hunger, Poverty, Disease and War” following his speaking session.

Byron Reese brings his vast technical understanding to illuminate how today's technology can solve many of our biggest global challenges. A high-tech trailblazer, inventor, entrepreneur and life-long historian, Byron started his first business as an undergraduate at Rice University. Two companies he started were later sold: Hot Data, ultimately to Pitney Bowes; and PageWise, the parent company of ExpertVillage.com, to Demand Media. He currently serves as Chief Innovation Officer for Demand Media, overseeing research and development. The company has filed and received patents on Reese's work in disciplines from crowdsourcing to content creation to psychographics. Reese has served on both public and private boards of directors, has started several non-profit organizations and has just completed the forthcoming book, "Infinite Progress: How The Internet and Technology Will End Ignorance, Disease, Hunger, Poverty and War."

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Byron Reese

EVP of Innovation, Demand Media

Byron Reese employs his profound understanding of technical data to illuminate how the technology of today can solve many global challenges. He speaks with the unrivaled authority of an accomplished high-tech trailblazer, inventor, and entrepreneur; and the wisdom of a life-long historian. “The new challenge for humanity will not be how to chip away at the old problems,” says Byron, “but what to do in a world where we can do anything.”

Byron started his first business as an undergraduate at Rice University. He later founded and sold two companies: Hot Data, ultimately to Pitney Bowes; and PageWise, the parent company of ExpertVillage.com, to Demand Media. He currently serves as Chief Innovation Officer for Demand Media, overseeing research and development. The company holds and has filed numerous patents on Reese's work in disciplines including crowdsourcing, content creation, and psychographics. Byron has just completed the forthcoming book, “Infinite Progress: How the Internet and Technology Will End Ignorance, Disease, Hunger, Poverty, And War” on pre-order at Amazon. Don't miss his book signing from 6:00-6:20, just after his talk.

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Time 6:00pm6:20pm CST

Date Mon 11th March 2013

Where

Ballroom D Foyer, Austin Convention Center

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Book/DVD signing

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