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Edelman Digital VP Michael Brito to visit Newhouse April 26

April 20, 2011

Wendy S. Loughlin
(315) 443-2785

Michael Brito (@Britopian), vice president of social media with Edelman Digital, will visit Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Tuesday, April 26. He will speak on “From Social Business to Social Brand” at 6:30 p.m. in 102 Newhouse 1. His talk is free and open to the public. Parking is available in SU pay lots. Follow his talk on Twitter via #BritTalk.

britoBrito leads Edelman’s digital team in Silicon Valley, providing strategic counsel, guidance and best practices to several of Edelmanʼs top global accounts.

He is the author of the forthcoming “Smart Business, Social Business: Lessons from Behind the Corporate Firewall.”

Previously, he worked for major brands such as HP, Yahoo! and Intel, and was instrumental in driving social media programs and campaigns emphasizing authenticity and long-term relationship building.

He is the founder of Silicon Valley Tweetup and is actively involved in the Social Media Club, Silicon Valley Chapter. He is a business adviser for the social media marketing company Izea and the online resource, and an early investor in the social business hub OneForty. His social media blog can be found at

For more information about his visit, contact Hyunjin Seo at or @HyunjinSeo.

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