The Big Boulder Initiative Journey So Far



What is the Big Boulder Inititative?

The Big Boulder Initiative is made up of the leaders in the social data industry. Our mission is "To establish the foundation for the long-term success of the social data industry."


What will the Big Boulder Initative do?

We will address key challenges facing the social data industry.


What's happened so far?

  • Launched the Big Boulder Initiative in June 2013 at the Big Boulder Conference.
  • Held a series of four workshops in Fall of 2013 to identify the key challenges facing the social data industry and elect a Board of Directors representing the entire social data industry.
  • The Board of Directors held a meeting in January to drive the Initiative forward.
  • The 2014 Big Boulder conference will be led by the Board of Directors.


Big Boulder Initiative Board of Directors

  • Carmen Sutter, Adobe
  • Chris Moody, Twitter
  • Damon Cortesi, Simply Measured
  • Jason Gowans, Nordstrom
  • Jason Thomas, Thomson Reuters Special Services
  • Megan Kelley, Fidelity Investments
  • Stu Shulman, Texifter
  • Susan Etlinger, Altimeter Group
  • Tom Watson, Hanweck Associates


What can I do?

We're looking for industry leaders to step up and be a part of the solution. Sign up to get involved with the Big Boulder Initiative!