Listed in Forbes as the ‘ultimate connector’ in 2010, Juliette Powell is an author, digital media consultant and co-founder of The Gathering Think Tank, an innovation forum at the heart of digital technology, media and business.
A featured technology futurist, social commentator and keynote speaker, Powell’s current clients include Research in Motion and Cirque du Soleil.
Fluently bilingual from Montreal, Powell worked as a VJ for MusiquePlus and MuchMusic in the 1990s, and was also a reporter for CablePulse 24.
She is the author of 33 Million People in the Room: How to Create, Influence and Run a Successful Business with Social Networking. Powell’s background includes a decade of experience in broadcast television as well as in interactive/new media content and formats, and a lifelong interest in people and community-building.
With her deep knowledge of the people and technologies at the forefront of social media, Powell has gained a solid reputation for discovering the latest developments and distilling their social implications. She shows how business, entertainment, and politics all connect together in the brave, new world of social networking.