Nick Halstead is the Founder and CEO of DataSift Inc., the real-time social media data-filtering platform. During the past seven years, Nick has been a foremost visionary on the power of social data to revolutionize information delivery and a pioneer in real-time cloud based unstructured data processing. Nick founded TweetMeme, the leading platform delivering social news, which quickly built an audience of millions in 30 countries. TweetMeme also invented the highly successful Retweet button, which serves more than 30 billion clicks per month and drives high volumes of traffic for Twitter. Nick is a regular speaker at events such as TechCrunch Disrupt, Le Web, Future of Web Apps, The Next Web and Strata and has spoken at SXSW and FOWA.