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Tuesday, March 12 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Reputation as a Currency: Is the Resume Extinct?

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Trust mechanisms played a huge role in ushering online transactions from scary leaps of faith to our status quo, but what happens when online trust and social reputation move beyond the commerce space?
Could your online reputation replace traditional validation engines? At what point does the trust footprint you're creating online eliminate the need for a CV? What if you could leverage your social reputation for those things that traditional credit scores are used for, like buying a home or renting a car? Some may argue that a long and robust history of great transactional behavior online is a much better indicator of future behavior than a few late payments to the cable company.
In this session, TaskRabbit's Founder and CEO, Leah Busque, will discuss how we've come from the age of credit -— which transformed commerce — to the age of social capital, which is fundamentally changing the way we think about markets, power, online connections, and personal identity.
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Leah Busque

Founder & CEOTaskRabbitA vision for revolutionizing the way people work led Leah Busque to pioneer the concept of “service networking.” Her passion for product innovation and devotion to user experience have propelled TaskRabbit into a leading role in the collaborative consumption... Read More →

Tuesday March 12, 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom EF

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