Harnessing the Power of Social Networks

The Wharton Alumni Club of the UK

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of the United Kingdom

European Private Equity and Entrepreneurship Roundtable

February 12, 2009: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Harnessing the Power of Social Networks: Bridging the Gap between Traditional Interactions and New Digital Media In the current climate it is vital to maintain your networks alive and working for you. Professional colleagues, classmates, clients and suppliers are potential sources of business and recommendations that can make the difference if managed the right ways.


Chicago Booth Europe Campus
Woolgate Exchange
25 Basinghall Street
London, United Kingdom

Event Details

Join us to learn how to manage the current technology to leverage those contacts, do business and stay ahead in turbulent times and to apply the principles and directed networking with other participants who share your same professional and personal interests in a live demonstration of technology from the speaker firms.


Early bird admission £25.00 if you register by 9 February 2009


Register Online
Early bird admission £25.00 if you register by 9 February 2009, after that £30.00

Deadline: 2/11/2009

Speaker Profiles

Richard Ward (Speaker), LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million members and growing rapidly. LinkedIn helps you exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with your trusted contacts.Our mission is to connect the world’s professionals to accelerate their success. We believe that in a global connected economy, your success as a professional and your competitiveness as a company depends upon faster access to insight and resources you can trust.

Rosario Sica and Norman Lewis (Speaker), Open Knowledge

OpenKnowledge, established in January 2008 provides its customers with advice on how to improve their businesses, using processes, people and Enterprise 2.0 innovative technologies (i.e. social networks, wikis, tagging...). The OpenKnowledge partners have over 15 years experience in New technologies in learning processes, and draw upon an international network.

Richard Fisher (Speaker), Korn Ferry International

Korn Ferry International, executive recruitment leader and innovator, has evolved as the world’s premier provider of executive talent management solutions in attracting, retaining and developing senior managers. Korn/Ferry’s services range from executive recruitment to corporate governance and CEO recruitment, outsourced recruiting, management assessment and executive coaching and has offices in more than 90 offices in 40 countries in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa


Dominic Reimbold, '98 (EXP-3) 

Alternatively, Paolo Guida, '06 (EXP-11) at

Other Information

Admission price includes drinks and canapes.