This week our guest speaker is Thomas Crampton, Asia-Pacific Director, 360 Digital Influence Ogilvy from Hong Kong, China. Prior to joining Ogilvy, Thomas spent 18 years as a globetrotting newspaper correspondent, mainly for the International Herald Tribune and The New York Times, reporting from five continents and dozens of counties.
Passionately involved in digital for the last six years, he writes a widely read blog, thomascrampton.com, and is a frequent keynote speaker and moderator at high profile conferences around the world, from the World Economic Forum in Davos to Le Web in Paris.
In addition to publisher’s awards from The New York Times and citations from Amnesty International for his articles and photography, Thomas has served as a judge for numerous journalism awards and worked to promote freedom of expression and the training of journalists.
Thomas Crampton was educated in the United States at the University of Virginia, in Ireland at Trinity College, Dublin and in France at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. He speaks English, French, Thai and is learning Mandarin Chinese.
We are happy to have Thomas Crampton in Istanbul in our class. Thomas will talk about social media and Asian markets.
The talk will start at 7:30pm on Wednesday, March 3rd. Any requests to attend the class besides ENG 487 registered students have to be approved due to limited available seats. Please send your requests to the organizer Berkan Yaman .