EdCast Launches “10 Minute Insight Series” With Worldwide Influencers

“Share your Insights, Change our world” – live-streamed on EdCast
mobile app

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EdCast, the fast-growing social knowledge network, today launched its 10
Minute Insight
Series. The series is the first
interactive setting for global influencers to share their specialized
insights to help better the world. The series’ mission is letting
knowledge seekers and lifelong learners interact and gain bite-sized
pieces of knowledge from a wide-range of specialists to help understand
and answer global issues. Participants who join the series can ask
questions and connect with influencers in real time—for free.

“EdCast’s Insight Series aims to redefine learning using
social-mobile networks with live narratives to inspire communities from
around the world,” explained Karl Mehta, founder & CEO of EdCast Inc.
“Our vision and mission is to empower, ignite and activate people around
the world through this global social knowledge network.”

This series on global knowledge sharing will be led by Kunal Sood, the
founding curator of TEDx UN Plaza and NOVUS, along with an eminent
advisory board that have vetted and selected many high-level influencers
(see schedule).
EdCasters will be able to recommend future influencers to the advisory
board for consideration.

“The series takes the EdCast experience to the next level,” continued
Mehta. “We are grateful to be associated with the sharpest minds of our
times –influencers and trend setters who are generously sharing
their insights on the EdCast platform.”

“There is need for people to connect with the great minds over short
bite-size live interactions that can help change our world. I’m glad
that EdCast is launching this live series” said Roger Novak, founder of
Novak Biddle Venture Partners.

The line-up of participants includes Scott McNealy, co-founder of Sun
Microsystems; Tim Draper, managing partner, DFJ; Seth Levine,
co-founder, Foundry Group; Dan Cohen, CEO, TechStars; Ajay Banga, CEO,
MasterCard; Naveen Jain, founder, Intelius; Vivek Ranadive, owner,
Sacramento Kings; Robert Scoble, blogger and technological evangelist;
Dean Ornish, world renown alternative medicine expert; Vivek Wadwah,
named on TIME ’s 50 Most Influential Minds; Arwed
Niestroj, CEO, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development NA, Michèle
Angelique Flournoy, former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy; Adam
Jackson, co-founder, CEO of Dr. Phil’s Doctor On Demand
and winner of Branson’s Extreme Tech Challenge; Charles
Michael Yim, co-founder, Breathometer (first startup to get all
sharks on Shark Tank to invest); Richard Titus, founder,
Razorfish LA; Noel Lee, founder & CEO, Monster Products; Justin Kan,
founder of Justin.TV; Ben Parr, author of Captivology: The Science of
Capturing People’s Attention
, and Lars Rasmussen, co-creator of
Google Maps.

For further information please contact Nick Opich, RLM PR at
212-471-5005 or write to edcast@RLMpr.com

About EdCast

EdCast is a social knowledge network built in an effort to enhance our
ability to collaborate and learn. EdCast Knowledge NetworksTM power
social, mobile and cloud-based learning for influential institutions,
enterprises, governments and nonprofits and enables millions of lifelong
learners to collaborate. The EdCast executive team has a track record of
building large-scale transformational technology; all are passionate
about the global impact of mobile and online education. EdCast is a
Stanford StartX company backed by tier one VCs. The Company is based in
Silicon Valley, with offices worldwide.


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