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Emma Foster

Digital Storyteller: Emma Foster

Emma started her professional life in advertising working for Ogilvy and Mather and TBWA working on global campaigns for major blue chip brands such BMW, American Express and P&G. She then joined Wired magazine working in London and San Francisco. With business partner Kevin Moss, they co founded Incline, specialising in ground breaking interactive brand engagement work. Winner of many industry awards, Incline was acquired up by WPP. Since then Emma has been working in a consultancy capacity with Social Media agencies developing thriving communities of interest for brands such as Virgin Atlantic (winner New Media Age Best Brand Social Media venture 2010) and was Managing Director of the UK’s largest social media agency, Tempero Ltd, 2011-2012 whose clients include BBC, C4, Sony and L’Oreal. With Kevin Moss, Emma started new venture PlayThisNext (PTN) to create entertainment IP for cross platform distribution. PTN were finalists of international MIP Digital competition and have a number of projects in development with notable partners including Tim Kring (Heroes, Dig) and Matthew Parkhill (Rogue). Now co founder of TELL – a new mobile entertainment channel to be launched end 2015.

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Before Copernicus we thought we were at the centre of the universe, before Darwin we thought we were at the centre of the animal kingdom, before Freud we through we were fully conscious and acted on the basis of reason, but where are we now? Luciano Floridi believes we are entering a fourth revolution which he calls The Turing Revolution.

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