LivingSocial CEO and Co-Founder Tim O'Shaughnessy to Keynote NVTC Titans Breakfast

Mar 29, 2011, 08:57 ET from Northern Virginia Technology Council

HERNDON, Va., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the largest technology council in the nation, announced today that Tim O'Shaughnessy, CEO and co-founder of LivingSocial, will keynote the organization's Titans event on April 6 from 7 – 9:15 a.m. at The Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner.


During his keynote, O'Shaughnessy will share his experience leading one of the fastest-growing startups in the region, including: how LivingSocial's business model pivoted from Facebook apps to the leading local commerce expert offering its members deals on the most unique experiences, the process to break into new markets, managing the company's growth, the risks he's taken to grow the company and future plans for LivingSocial.

O'Shaughnessy sets and communicates LivingSocial's core strategy, and oversees the company's growth as the next great consumer brand. In 2010, he was named to Washington Business Journal's 40 Under 40 and's 30 Under 30 list, and LivingSocial earned the Hottest Venture Capital Deal award at the 2010 NVTC Hot Tickets Awards.

DATE: April 6, 2011

TIME: 7 – 7:45 a.m. Registration

7:45 – 9:15 a.m. Program featuring Tim O'Shaughnessy

LOCATION: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner

1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA

Directions to The Ritz-Carlton

REGISTRATION: To register as a member of the press, please contact Allison Gilmore at 703-904-7878 ext. 287 or via email to

The event is free for press, but advanced registration is required. Press credentials are required for entry.

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) is the membership and trade association for the technology community in Northern Virginia. As the largest technology council in the nation, NVTC serves about 1,000 companies from all sectors of the technology industry, as well as service providers, universities, foreign embassies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Through its member companies, NVTC represents about 200,000 employees in the region. NVTC is recognized as the nation's leader in providing its technology community with networking and educational events; specialized services and benefits; public policy advocacy; branding of its region as a major global technology center; initiatives in targeted business sectors and in the international, entrepreneurship, workforce and education arenas; the Equal Footing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity that serves local area youth; and The Entrepreneur Center @NVTC, which mentors new technology entrepreneurs. Visit NVTC at

Allison Gilmore
Northern Virginia Technology Council
703 904 7878 ext. 287 (o) or 703 946 0318 (c)

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