DC Week 2012

If you didn’t already know, Digital Capital Week (DC Week) starts tomorrow, November 2. DC Week is a week long festival presented by  iStrategyLabs and Tech Cocktail that brings together “designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and social innovators of all kinds”. Many of our members were there along with over 10,000 other people.

AU Social Media Club is certainly excited for this year’s festival and you should be too! For this year’s schedule, visit digitalcapitalweek.org/schedule/.

Notable speakers this year include

Robin Chase is the founder and CEO of Buzzcar, a peer-to-peer car sharing service. She is co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, an innovative car sharing service. She also started GoLoco.org, a venture combining online carpooling and social networking. 




Travis Kalanick is a successful entrepreneur in the areas of consumer internet, transportation, and enterprise content delivery. His most recent company, Uber, an on-demand black car service, seeks to be “Everyone’s Private Driver” by bringing disruptive technology and business innovation to urban transportation challenges.




Vincent C. Gray is the 6th elected Mayor of the District of Columbia, having garnered nearly 75% of the vote. While campaigning, he pledged to unite DC with job creation and economic development, collaboration on school reform, safer neighborhoods, and fiscal responsibility in city government.