EdCast launches “10 Minute Insight” series

“Share your insights, change our world” live-streamed on EdCast mobile app.

edcast-insightSocial knowledge network EdCast has launched a “10 Minute Insight Series” offering an interactive setting for global influencers to share their specialized insights to help better the world.

The series’ mission is focused on letting knowledge seekers and lifelong learners interact and gain bite-sized pieces of knowledge from a wide range of specialists to help understand and answer global issues. Participants who join the series can ask questions and connect with influencers in real time—for free.

This series on global knowledge sharing will be led by Kunal Sood, the founding curator of TEDx UN Plaza and NOVUS, along with an eminent advisory board that have vetted and selected many high-level influencers. EdCasters will be able to recommend future influencers to the advisory board for consideration.

“EdCast’s Insight Series aims to redefine learning using social-mobile networks with live narratives to inspire communities from around the world,” explained Karl Mehta, founder & CEO of EdCast Inc. “Our vision and mission is to empower, ignite and activate people around the world through this global social knowledge network.

“The series takes the EdCast experience to the next level,” continued Mehta. “We are grateful to be associated with the sharpest minds of our times –influencers and trend setters who are generously sharing their insights on the EdCast platform.”

The line-up of participants includes Scott McNealy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems; Tim Draper, Managing Partner, DFJ; Seth Levine, Co-Founder, Foundry Group; Dan Cohen, CEO, TechStars; Ajay Banga, CEO, MasterCard; Naveen Jain, Founder, Intelius; Vivek Ranadive, owner, Sacramento Kings; Robert Scoble, blogger and technological evangelist; Dean Ornish, world renown alternative medicine expert; Vivek Wadwah, named on TIME ’s 50 Most Influential Minds; Arwed Niestroj, CEO, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development NA, Michèle Angelique Flournoy, former Undersecretary of Defense for Policy; Adam Jackson, Co-Founder, CEO of Dr. Phil’s Doctor On Demand and winner of Branson’s Extreme Tech Challenge; Charles Michael Yim, Co-founder, Breathometer (first startup to get all sharks on Shark Tank to invest); Richard Titus, Founder, Razorfish LA; Noel Lee, Founder & CEO, Monster Products; Justin Kan, founder of Justin.TV; Ben Parr, author of Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention, and Lars Rasmussen, Co-creator of Google Maps.

Material from a press release was used in this report.

Laura Ascione