Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Goodbye Bauer Media - hello Brando Digital

I'm delighted to say I start a new job on Monday October 27. I'm leaving my role at Bauer Media (formerly Emap Consumer Media) to join the world's largest full service Social Media agency network: Brando Digital.

Brando Digital is a start-up with truly global reach, based in Camden, London.

I'm going to be Director of Social Media and work with a team of brilliant people to take companies, brands and organisations on their journey through and to the networked world.

I believe that listening to, learning from and participating in the networked world are the keys to understanding it, benefiting from it and becoming a humanised part of it - and so does Brando Digital.

You'll be able to learn more about Brando Digital on our website (Brando-Digital.com) when it goes live. It's a holding page at present - that's how new we are. Brando Digital is part of Brando World - of which more, here.

One of the big reason's I'm joining is the enlightened attitude of the organisation: They've been happy to recruit me on a four-days-a-week basis.
My fifth day (in a kind of self-funding google 20%-rule-model) can be used to take me outside the silo - doing my own consultancy work: from advice and analysis to workshops, speaking and conference organising. More about that will be published at http://fasterfutureconsulting.com when that url goes live in the next few days.

In the meantime, if you want to contact me about either working with the most faster-future-thinking, most globally networked* full-service social media agency there is (that's Brando Digital folks!) or about FasterFuture Consulting, drop me a line at: davidpcushman AT gmail DOT com

*Brando Digital has community and blogger outreach capabilities in EMEA, North America, Central and Latin America, Asia and Oceania; across English, Spanish (Catalan/Basque), Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Chinese (Cantonese), Russian and Arabic languages.

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11 comments:

  1. Great news David. Congrats and wishing you all the best with the new gig!

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  2. Rebecca Caroe10/21/2008 10:03 am

    Well done! What a great opportunity for you. Looking forward to coffee in Camden!

    Rebecca Caroe

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  3. Congrats mate...

    Good luck with the new job, and hanging out in Camden telling young people about the days of David Bowie...

    It won't quite be the same without you!

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  4. Great news David. Wishing you all the best in sunny North London.

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  5. All the best man, sounds like its going to be really good.

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  6. Congratulations on the new job. Sounds like a lot of fun.

    Rory

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  7. congrats. some more regular tweet up appearances in landan from you then.
    hah! just remembered i upset one of your new colleagues in the comments in a previous post. tell him i'm a nice guy really.
    seriously, hope it goes well for you. E

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  8. Thank you all so much for your kind words and encouragement both here and via twitter and emails. It's been an extremely heart-warming deluge.
    You all make me very proud to be part of social media!

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  9. Congratulations David. I've heard good things about Brando. 4 day week too? Awesome!

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  10. Congratulations David! Lucky them to have you....

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  11. Many congrats, David. Hope it all goes well. We ought to catch up over coffee sometime too.

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