Connected Speaker Series: Gerd Leonhard

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ictQATAR's Connected Speaker Series continues on Monday, December 6, with renowned Media Futurist Gerd Leonhard. 

The Wall Street Journal calls Gerd 'one of the leading Media Futurists in the World'. He is the co-author of the influential book 'The Future of Music' (2005, Berklee Press), as well as the author of 'Music2.0' (2008) and the blog-book 'The End of Control' (, 2007). Gerd's background is in music; in 1985 he won the Quincy Jones Award and subsequently graduated from Boston's Berklee College of Music (1987).

Since 2002, following a decade as digital media entrepreneur and start-up CEO, Gerd travels around the globe and speaks at conferences, events and think-tanks on the Future of Media, Content, Technology, Business, Marketing & Advertising, Branding, Telecom, Communications and Culture.

Gerd is considered a leading expert on topics such as social media, mobile content and mcommerce, innovation and entrepreneurship, UGC and peer production, copyright, licensing and IPR issues, next-generation advertising, marketing and branding, digital content strategies and the development of next-generation business models in the content, communications & technology industries.

Look for more information on this event soon.