Michael Tchong, Founder of Social Revolution and UberCool, Named Featured Speaker at the 14th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat in Beverly Hills, California
Posted by Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate — February 12, 2016
SEATTLE, WA USA – Michael Tchong, a well-respected and innovative speaker whose multiple start-ups have paved the way for modern digital publishing, online marketing, and internet conferences, has been named the Featured Speaker at the 14th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat. Michael will join hundreds of Luxury Real Estate attendees to speak on the Future Impact of Ubertrends and Innovation in Real Estate.
Michael Tchong is a published author, cultural anthropologist, plus a FAST Company and ReadWrite innovation columnist. Michael is a serial entrepreneur and founder of five startups in media, software, internet and digital marketing.
A professional people watcher, Michael researches, speaks and writes about cracking the code of the future. He specializes in the evolution of mankind due to the sweeping impact of “Ubertrends” — his proprietary framework of massive waves that are reshaping global human behavior.
As an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco and UC Berkeley, Michael offers groundbreaking innovation workshops that teach how to correctly interpret the dynamics of Ubertrends and their human value changes.
Michael not only provides unique and innovative insight to “catch the next wave before it hits you,” but he also practices what he preaches. Four of his start-ups – MacWEEK, ICONOCAST, Atelier Systems Inc., and Ubercool – have helped pioneer such sweeping trends as desktop publishing, personal information management, internet research, and online marketing. He is the author of “Social Engagement Marketing” – a reference guide to the world of social media marketing, and is writing a new book, called “Ubertrends – How Trends and Innovation Are Morphing the Future.” Michael’s latest start-up, Social Revolution, is developing an innovative solution for the B2B market.
Michael’s has received critical acclaim from U.K’s Telegraph, which labeled him “the most influential trend-spotter in America,” plus CEOs and Directors from numerous companies including Accor, Apple, Adobe, Cadillac, Canon, Carlson, Chick-fil-A, Diageo, Dunkin’ Donuts, Evian, Harrah’s, Kraft Foods, MindShare, NAR, Neutrogena, Pfizer, Sennheiser, Shangri-La Hotels, Siemens, Starwood, Verizon, Visa and Zappos.
The 14th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat will take place from April 17th through 20th at the Montage Beverly Hills. At the event, Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents member Audrey Ross will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
LuxuryRealEstate.com, frequently ranked ‘Best Website’ in consumer and industry surveys, has been recognized for excellence by the WMA Awards and the Webby Awards and has been voted ‘Best of the Web’ by Forbes magazine multiple times. Since its debut in 1995, LuxuryRealEstate.com has remained the #1 portal for luxury properties on the internet and has several times more $1,000,000+ content of any near-peer.
Known in the industry since 1986 as the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network, a global collection of the finest luxury real estate brokers in the world, this group of more than 130,000 professionals with properties in more than 70 countries, collectively sells in excess of $190 billion of real estate annually. Members are selected by Chairman/Publisher John Brian Losh, one of REALTOR Magazine’s 25 Most Influential People in Real Estate and broker of fine properties through his Seattle-based brokerage firm, Ewing & Clark, Inc.
The company has also been recognized by the Maggie Awards, received an ADDY Award for excellence in Web Design, ranked in the Inc. 5000 List and named as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies by the Puget Sound Business Journal.