It’s not every day that you get to hear first hand from a man who has jumped from the very edge of space and broken the speed of sound (without the help of a fighter jet)!
That man is Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner and we are excited to announce that he will be joining us at Summit! Given that he had a huge impact on social networks when he made his Red Bull Stratus record leap in October 2012, we thought he would be a great addition.
When sponsor Red Bull posted a picture of Felix touching down on Facebook, within 40 minutes the image was shared more than 29,000 times and generated nearly 216,000 likes and more than 10,000 comments. During the jump, half the worldwide trending topics on Twitter were about Felix. And on YouTube the jump was a hit with close to 8 million people tuning in to watch the live stream – the biggest live audience to date on that channel.
We can’t wait to hear Felix speak at Summit and hope you’ll be able to join us!