Interact 2010:Governing Social Media

The folks at Mitratech were nice enough to send me to Miami to talk at their annual Interact 2010 conference to talk about social media and compliance. This was the session description:

Governing Social Media: How to Monitor, Manage and Make the Most of Employee Use of Social Media

  • Doug Cornelius, Chief Compliance Officer, Beacon Capital Partners, LLC (that’s me)
  • Kathleen Edmond, Chief Ethics Officer, Best Buy
  • Scott Giordano, Director, Product Marketing, Mitratech
  • Janice Innis-Thompson, SVP & Chief Compliance Officer, TIAA-CREF

Corporate Communication takes on a whole new meaning in a world of social media, where employees can freely post their views and spread documents, photographs and even videos across the globe with a click of a mouse. Companies that are ahead of the curve not only have established policies regarding use of social media sites by their executives and employees, but also are finding ways to use social media to their competitive advantage. Join our panel to hear about the risks and rewards that a well managed approach to social media can bring.

Here is the slide deck from our panel discussion: