Chris Hughes

Co-founder of Facebook, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of The New Republic (2012-present)

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    New York, USA

  • Chris Hughes`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Chris Hughes`s U.S. Speaking Fee

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    New York, USA

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The Millennial Explosion: How the Largest Generation Will Shape Our Collective Future

Millennials — those born between the years 1977 and 2000 — comprise 80 million people in the U.S., or 25 percent of the population. They are said to represent $1 trillion in buying power and exert considerable influence over previous generations. They are early adopters of...

Millennials — those born between the years 1977 and 2000 — comprise 80 million people in the U.S., or 25 percent of the population. They are said to represent $1 trillion in buying power and exert considerable influence over previous generations. They are early adopters of technology and operate seamlessly across platforms, whether on line or in real life. As a co-founder of Facebook, and a Millennial himself, Chris watched this generation ignite and evolve. Find out how the largest generation in history is already shaping our future.

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The Digital Evolution of Media & Politics: Changing the Way We Live, Communicate, Work & Interact

Following his success as a co-founder of Facebook, Chris left the game-changing social network to create another one, as part of Barack Obama’s historical presidential campaign. Then he bought The New Republic, which he is in the process of transforming into a major ...

Following his success as a co-founder of Facebook, Chris left the game-changing social network to create another one, as part of Barack Obama’s historical presidential campaign. Then he bought The New Republic, which he is in the process of transforming into a major media company for the digital age. Discussing the disruptive tactics he has employed in all of these endeavors, Chris reveals how media and politics are at the forefront of digital life — and how we can use them to change our lives for the better.

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Silicon Valley Contagion: How the Practices & Principles of Entrepreneurship are Changing Business, Government & Society

Having had firm footholds in Silicon Valley, the electoral system and journalism, Chris is well-versed in the new codes of entrepreneurship that are shaping politics, digital media and everyday life. Find out how the Silicon Valley way of doing business has infiltrated every ...

Having had firm footholds in Silicon Valley, the electoral system and journalism, Chris is well-versed in the new codes of entrepreneurship that are shaping politics, digital media and everyday life. Find out how the Silicon Valley way of doing business has infiltrated every sector of life and work — and how an entrepreneurial ethos can help your own business stay ahead of the curve.

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The Changing Nature of the University & the Future of Education: Staying Ahead of the Learning Curve

Technology has transformed many facets of the education system — most impressively at the University level, where the disruptive force of digital media has made higher learning accessible to more people than ever before. Examining game-changing innovations like distance ...

Technology has transformed many facets of the education system — most impressively at the University level, where the disruptive force of digital media has made higher learning accessible to more people than ever before. Examining game-changing innovations like distance learning and social media, Chris reveals how the average citizen or the seasoned student can gain a competitive advantage through the new ways we learn now.

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About Keynote Speaker Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes is an American entrepreneur who co-founded and served as spokesman for one of the world’s most successful social networks, Facebook. Consequently, he help set the template for today’s social media landscape, transforming the way the world sends, shares and disseminates information. He is currently the publisher and editor-in-chief of The New Republic, after purchasing the 100 year old magazine in 2012.

Chris left Facebook to become the Coordinator of Online Organising for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign on My.BarackObama.com, the campaign’s online social networking website. After this hugely successful campaign, Chris was later dubbed by Fast Company magazine as, “The Kid Who Made Obama President.” He is known for having a keen ability to identify areas of opportunity and develop innovative ways to support and monetise those needs.

He is the Executive Director of Jumo, a non-profit social network organization which he founded in 2010, which “aims to help people find ways to help the world”. In July 2010, UNAIDS (Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS) appointed him to a 17-member High Level Commission of renowned politicians, business leaders, human rights activists, and scientists tasked with spearheading a “social and political action campaign over the coming year aimed at galvanizing support for effective HIV prevention programmes.”

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