Slido appoints Abi Cannons to its UK team as expansion continues

BRATISLAVA – 31 May 2016 – Slido today announces that the company has appointed Abi Cannons to the newly created role of Community Manager as part of its continued expansion in the UK and globally. Focusing on building Slido’s user community and developing the company’s marketing strategy, Abi will be based in London with responsibility across the UK.

Abi Cannons joins Slido from Reed Exhibitions where she held the role of Education Content Executive for the IBTM portfolio, working in Europe, China, the Middle East, USA and Australia. Abi brings over eight years’ experience in organising conferences and seminars across the world.

Commenting on her appointment, Abi says: “I’m super excited about my new role with Slido and can’t wait to get started with our first ever client event planned for 23rd June. It’s a privilege to join such a great team with such a beautifully simple product that really does change how people engage and learn.”

Peter Komornik, Slido CEO, adds: “Abi is a great addition to the Slido team and will strengthen our events expertise while building our user community. Abi will be focusing on client services and enhancing our client community to encourage knowledge sharing. We’re delighted to welcome her on board.”

Slido recently celebrated its four-year anniversary, with almost a half million questions asked and one million poll votes sent via Slido across almost 100 countries since the company set up in 2012.

 

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About Slido

Slido is an audience interaction platform for meetings and events. It allows event organisers to crowd-source top questions for Q&A sessions, get instant feedback via live polls and share presentations with their audience in real-time.

Slido’s focus is on simplicity, allowing organisers to create an event in less than a minute, while participants can join from any device with just one simple code.

Since its foundation in 2012, Slido has helped to transform over 12,000 events in 100 countries by engaging tens of thousands of participants. Slido has been adopted by a number of renowned conferences such as SXSWedu, LeWeb and Pioneers Festival and has worked with high-profile clients including Eventbrite, Tesco, KPMG, UBM and Cisco.

For more information, visit www.slido.com or connect with Slido on Twitter @slidoapp.

 

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