Zhu-song Mei
Founder & CEO at
The Social Network for Communities -

Zhu-song Mei, as CEO of, brings communication to the next level with the social network for communities. He believes the world can be revolutionized if we allow the exchange of thoughts from South Africa to Russia, from California to India, from your board-room/classroom/livingroom to almost every computer in the world. Zhu-song is the chief architect of the BigMarker technology that offers free web conferencing, file sharing, interactive whiteboard, calendaring, project management, and more. Prior to BigMarker, he was a software architecture at Accenture. He graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Manufacturing and Design Engineering. provides social conferencing and collaboration tools that empower online communities to meet, organize, and grow. The platform integrates open and accessible video collaboration with a community social network. The company intends to offer free Public Communities with unlimited web conferencing and collaboration tools, forever. Although a startup, BigMarker already has connected more than 14,000 video conference participants and presenters, face-to-face, across the globe. BigMarker facilitates communication and collaboration between students and teachers, businesses and clients, training departments and classrooms, and non-profits. Join an existing community or create your own when you visit Integrates Collaboration & Web Conferencing at SXSW Showcase
“Live Pitch Station” Lets You Pitch Your Startup to the World from SXSW will be showcasing their social video conferencing and collaboration tools at the SXSW Trade Show in Austin, TX on March 12–15, 2012. The Booth (#835) will feature the “Live Pitch Station,” that broadcasts pitches from the BigMarker SXSW Virtual Conference Room, allowing startups and non-profits to jump on camera and make their pitch to BigMarker members from around the world.

“BigMarker demonstrates how organizations and individuals can organize online to engage consumers, train staff, and reach new audiences,” said Zhu-song Mei, CEO at “In our booth, educators, marketers, managers, and organizers can see how easily BigMarker can educate, engage, and empower.”
Visit the BigMarker Booth at SXSW, Present via “Live Pitch Station”
BigMarker will be at the Austin Convention Center for the SXSW Trade Show with 7 demo stations plus the “Live Pitch Station,” broadcasting from booth 835, 837, 934, & 936 during exhibit hours.

  • March 12–15: Monday–Wednesday, 11:00–6:00 pm. Thursday until 4:00 pm.
  • Free account, t-shirts, and swag.
  • Start creating Communities for business or personal use.
  • Learn how communities, educators, and trainers depend upon BigMarker.
  • Team BigMarker members will be on hand to explain to investors and VC’s how BigMarker powers knowledge sharing.
  • Meet the BigMarker mascot! BigMarker unveils the newest addition to Team BigMarker.
  • Win an HP Touchscreen by creating a Community at SXSW and having the most members by March 18th, 2012 at 11:59 pm CT.

Innovative Pricing
BigMarker’s innovative pricing takes the headache out of comparison charts. Free Public Communities and Paid Private Communities are identical in every way, a paid Private Community simply has the addition of customizable privacy settings. Public Communities are always free, while Private Communities are a monthly fee of $19.95.

BigMarker gives you a feature-rich videoconference solution that integrates social communities and collaboration. Community features include unlimited web conferencing with recording, collaboration tools that allow you to assign tasks, share files, track progress using the Task Timeline and Community Calendar, send newsletters, and post announcements on the Community Bulletin.

Hosting a meeting on BigMarker is easy and requires no technical knowledge. You are able to connect with global audiences immediately. All you need is a computer with an Internet connection and audio capabilities (a headset or a

Participants: are the people attending the conference. They can share their voice, broadcast their webcam, and type out messages with chat function. Participants cannot upload documents or share their desktop.

Presenter: is the person leading the conference. While having the same privileges as the participants, presenters have the ability to upload doc-uments and share their desktop. A conference can only have one presenter at the time, but the role of presenter can be transferred to other users during an event.
Moderator: is the administrator of the conference. Moderators can transfer the presenter role to other users. They can also mute and unmute participants in a conference.

About BigMarker: is the social network for Communities. Based on the belief that anyone can make a difference, BigMarker’s mission is to equip Communities around the world with unlimited web conferencing and collaboration tools, empowering anyone to make a visible and lasting impact.

BigMarker launched in March 2011 and has been connecting people face-to-face, across the globe, ever since. Join an existing Community or create your own at