Statements from Picnic06; keynote 4

John de Mol, Founder of Talpa, Co-Founder of Endemol, Reality TV
(the Netherlands)

Convergence of industries

convergence gap

Talpa has the building blocks

creativity is key

tv is national aggregator

talpa is an open system (for other organizations)

engagement vs. interruption

the meaning is in the use

empowered by creativity

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I am a design director at Structural. I curate and organize ThingsCon Netherlands and I am chairman of the Cities of Things Foundation. Before I was innovation and strategy director at tech and innovation agency INFO, visiting researcher and lab director at the Delft University of Technology coordinating Cities of Things Delft Design Lab.

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