Eric Kuhn is a prodigal social media virtuoso and Hollywood’s first social media agent. A leader and an innovator, Kuhn has brought some of the country’s largest and most prestigious organizations into the new media age.
Kuhn was the first-ever Audience Interaction Producer at CNN, where he ran social media and focused on television-web integration for the network. While at CNN, he brokered high-profile partnerships with digital companies such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Foursquare. For the past three years, Kuhn ran social media at United Talent Agency, building bridges between Silicon Valley and Hollywood. He represents emerging technology companies and provides advisory services to Fortune 500 corporations and some of the biggest writers, directors, actors and producers in entertainment. Kuhn currently serves as the Head of Marketing for Layer3 TV.
Eric Kuhn will join panelists in a session devoted to social media and the multiscreen universe on March 8.
Session overview: This session will explore how savvy companies are using social media to coax the conversation while not trying to control it. The best marketers set up environments for fan interaction—and then get out of the way. And the most effective campaigns harness the organic energy within the consumer zeitgeist while respecting the space that modern viewers demand.