Social Media Masterclass

Thursday 10 January, 2013 - De Vere Hotel, Southampton


Ted Nash, Head of Digital Product Innovation, News International – Ted has been active in business online services since he was 12.  He raised his first round of seed funding for a business aged 14.  Subsequently, he worked alongside Friends Reunited Founder Steve Pankhurst, became the first teenager in the world to achieve over a million downloads in the App Store. 

Paul Mewett, Head of Internet Intelligence, Grant Thornton – Paul has more than 30 years of experience in evaluating and implementing new technologies for clients worldwide.  Large corporations, governments and law enforcement in many jurisdictions have used his services.  Prior to this, Paul had a military career focused on the areas of intelligence and electronics. 

Lena Samuels, Media expert and BBC Radio Solent Broadcaster – Lena started her professional career as a lecturer for further and higher education, rapidly moving into education management shortly after qualifying to become one of the youngest managers in the UK of a government-funded independent training organisation.  She now runs a media and PR business as well as working as a broadcaster for BBC Radio Solent, BBC Radio Berkshire and BBC Radio Oxford.  She trains businesses and charities on their use of social medias as well as senior police commanders across the UK.

David Roath, Employment Partner, Paris Smith LLP – David is a recognised expert in employment law and has recently been involved in a number of cases where employees have been disciplined or dismissed as a result of inappropriate use of Social Media.