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Hearsay Social Executives Educating on Social Business Best Practices at Innovation and Financial Services Conferences in Q1

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — (Marketwired – Feb 4, 2014) — Hearsay Social, provider of the leading social business platform for the financial services industry, today announced that CEO Clara Shih and other executives will continue to evangelize social business best practices at a number of conferences in February and March. She and other Hearsay Social executives will draw on key learnings from several of Hearsay Social’s industry-leading clients at conferences such as LinkedIn FinanceConnect, the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Social, SXSW, and GAMA’s annual Leadership and Management Program (LAMP).

Additionally, as LIMRA’s Elite Strategic Partner, Hearsay Social will have a significant presence at the LIMRA 2014 Distribution Conference.

“Social media is a part of our everyday lives, but in business the rules are different,” said Ms. Shih. “At Hearsay Social, we take industry education very seriously and aim to help organizations — especially those in insurance and financial services — engage with their clients in meaningful and productive ways. The business results yielded by embracing social media with the right techniques are nothing short of extraordinary.”

Ms. Shih and other Hearsay Social executives will be speaking at the following events:

  • February 13: At LinkedIn FinanceConnect in New York, Hearsay Social will join an executive fireside chat with leading CEOs to discuss the role of innovation in financial services and social media as a new communication paradigm. The session will be moderated by Jill Schlesinger, CBS news business analyst and host of “Jill on Money.”
  • February 27: At SIFMA Social in San Francisco, Hearsay Social will discuss “How Social Media and Big Data are Transforming the Private Client Experience.” With over 1 billion people looking to Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter for news, ideas, and recommendations, firms can leverage big data insights to stay relevant to current and future generations of clients.
  • March 7: At SXSW Interactive, Hearsay Social will be hosting “You Can Sell But You Can’t Hide,” a “Core Conversation” session on the changing landscape of the connected buyer and how salespeople can engage with today’s customers and prospects.
  • March 16: At GAMA’s annual Leadership and Management Program (LAMP), Hearsay Social will deliver a keynote presentation designed to eliminate confusion about how insurance companies and their field leaders should be using social media. Additionally, the company will lead a workshop to present participants with a blueprint for leading their organizations to success in the social media era.

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About Hearsay Social

Hearsay Social empowers global financial services teams to efficiently and successfully use social media to attract prospects, retain customers, and grow business. The enterprise-ready solution helps agents and advisors quickly and easily move beyond yesterday’s relationship building tactics and to get found and strengthen relationships with social media. Tens of thousands of financial services professionals worldwide use Hearsay Social every day to hear and respond to everything their customers and prospects are saying on top social networks, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google+. The Hearsay Social platform boosts advisor and agent productivity while ensuring brand integrity and compliance for even the most regulated industries.

Hearsay Social, a LIMRA Elite Strategic partner and SIFMA strategic partner, has raised $51M from Sequoia Capital, NEA, and top executives from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google, and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with dedicated local presences in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Austin, Toronto, and London.

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