2012 Speakers

* Jeff Cutler

October 23, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers, 2013 South Shore MA Speakers | by

Jeff Cutler is a freelance/social media journalist with 21 years experience in traditional and new media. He is also the Social Media Trainer for the Society of Professional Journalists nationwide. Jeff harnesses the power of social media in his job as a journalist and content creator. He also advises clients on the best way to..

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* Julie Burdan

November 1, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers | by

Julie is an integrated communications specialist with experience in business-to-business marketing. As Marketing Coordinator at Essential, she supports marketing initiatives that enhance visibility, drive brand awareness and build upon Essential’s business. Julie graduated from the University of Connecticut, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing before earning a Masters of Arts in Global..

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* Leslie Poston

October 29, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers | by

Leslie Poston: Author of Social Media Metrics and co-author of Twitter for Dummies, Content Marketing Master and Emerging Media Sherpa. Find her online @leslie or http://linkedin.com/in/leslieposton […more] Session: Social Media Metrics: How to tell is any of this social media stuff is working for you

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Barbara Oliver

Speaker 2013 South Shore, Franklin, 2012: Barbara has a BA is Communications Media and has worked in the communications field for 10+ years. Her clients include the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and other municipalities, nonprofits and mid sized businesses. One of her passions is providing a safer web experience for vulnerable populations; she recently presented a collaborative..

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Barrett Simms

October 23, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers, 2013 Franklin-MA Speakers | by

2012, 2013-Franklin Speaker: Barrett Simms is a Microsoft Certified Professional, Solutions Developer for .NET (MCSD.NET) and Application Developer for .NET (MCAD.NET).  He is currently a Senior software development manager at Incapsulate. Website: http://wbsimms.com/ Sessions: Agile Project Management – 2 part workshop:  Hour one:  background and practice.  Hour two: interactive practical session.

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Diane Darling

October 24, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers, 2013 Franklin-MA Speakers | by

2013, 2012, 2011 Speaker: Speaker, Author, Founder and CEO. As principal consultant for Effective Networking, Inc., she founded the company on the premise that everyone can learn to network, they just need to find their own style. Combining interactive training, strategic planning and an exploration of the natural fears of networking, Darling demystifies the process by..

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Ed Justen

October 24, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers, 2013 Franklin-MA Speakers | by

2013, 2012, 2011 Speaker: Ed Justen is a eight year veteran of the Apple Store, working as both trainer and technician during that time. Over the years he has trained and taught people to use their computers in an efficient manner, and helped small and home business owners and individuals navigate the social media maelstrom…

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Ed Nute

2013-South Shore, Franklin, 2012 Speaker: Ed Nute has been taking wicked good pictures for over 30 years.Originally from Pembroke MA, Ed graduated from Boston’s New England School of Photography in 1972. A classically trained photographer, Ed has the reputation, experience and knowledge that goes beyond just owning a fancy camera. Commercial Photography Services: No project too big or..

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Janel Kesten

October 31, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers, 2013 Franklin-MA Speakers | by

Speaker 2012, 2013-Franklin:Janel is the principal designer at New England Reprographics, located in West Yarmouth, MA. The family owned and operated company offers a wide range of print and digital services to Cape Cod and the South Shore including design, short-run digital color, oversize printing, display graphics, architectural services, scanning, fine art reproductions and more…

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Jeff Pucko

November 1, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers | by

Senior Search Engine Optimization Specialist at Boston Web Marketing. Currently he manages over 30 medium and large business’ day to day internet marketing services including search engine optimization, search engine marketing, social media management and email marketing. Jeff also works part time as a freelance web designer for small businesses on the South Shore. Most..

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Jonathan Bishop

Speaker 2013 – South Shore, Franklin, 2012: My name is Jonathan Bishop and I am a Web Developer, Public Speaker and Internet Marketing Specialist from Boston, MA. I specialize in the understanding and developing of up and coming web technologies. As a social-networking analyst, my expertise with online social patterns and the usage of interactive..

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Kurt Eng

October 23, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers | by

2013, 2012, 2011 Speaker: Kurt Eng :: is a biochemist/biomedical engineer by training. When not researching liver diseases, he can usually be found at the Boston WordPress Meetup, LiveWP.tv or gaming! After installing and using WordPress “the hard way”, Kurt has become active in making technology and cooking easier for people who want to learn through..

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Laura Willis

Speaker 2013 South Shore, Franklin, 2012: Since founding Willis-Works Communications in 2004, Laura Willis has been providing fully integrated marketing and branding solutions to help clients succeed in both online, print and broadcast media. Starting with a strong design and creative background from over 20 years experience in advertising agencies and the corporate environment, she adds..

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Lew Sabbag

November 1, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers, 2013 Franklin-MA Speakers | by

Speaker: 2012, 2013: Internet Marketing Boston and Social Media Strategist Boston, Author, Founder at Publish Today Media LLC Local Online Marketing Specialist: Website development through content managed, SEO focused sites with CRM integration. Social media marketing applications applied to support website deployment and optimization. I am an entrepreneurial minded business owner with over 25 years experience..

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Marc Baizman

October 22, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers | by

“Marc is the owner of My Computer Guy Nonprofit Technology Consulting, a consulting firm that helps nonprofits with cloud-based technology such as Salesforce.com, Google Apps, others. Marc has been involved with nonprofits and technology for the past ten years. He was the co-chair for the Young Nonprofit Professional’s Network – Boston chapter from 2010-2011 and..

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Matt Ulvila

Speaker 2013 South Shore, Franklin, 2012, 2011: Co-Owner/Principal Graphic Designer, 3thought, Inc. Matt has been in the design business since the age of 16 when he started as intern with a local design studio. After graduating from Keene State College in New Hampshire, Matt continued to hone his design skills becoming a production and Photoshop..

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Michael Hertz

2013, 2012, 2011 Speaker: Michael Hertz: SOHO Systems, LLC Michael brings to the IT services business over 30 years of experience. For the last 11 as proprietor of SOHO Systems LLC, an IT services business located in Norwell, MA focused on supporting the computing and networking needs of small business. Michael’s prior experience was in Healthcare..

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Nancy O’Keefe

Speaker – 2013,South Shore, Franklin, 2012: Nancy O’Keefe has over 35 years of business experience and is the owner of Simple Small Business Solutions, a management consulting firm specializing in business operations and system implementations for small business. Nancy has held management positions in customer service, direct sales, software engineering, software implementation, project management, company operations and..

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Rob Ciampa

October 25, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers, 2013 South Shore MA Speakers | by

Rob Ciampa is Executive Vice President of Marketing for Pixability, a YouTube marketing and advertising software company based at the acclaimed Cambridge Innovation Center. At Pixability, Rob helps major brands, agencies, media companies, celebrities, and entertainment artists with YouTube strategy, marketing, advertising, audience engagement, and monetization. He is YouTube-certified and was an editor of “Video..

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Robert Sanchez

October 31, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers | by

Bobby Sanchez, originally from Chicago, IL, has several years of marketing and business development experience across several significant industries. He started his career as a Product Marketing Manager in the telecommunications industry. He then assumed a role as the Director of Business Development for a graphic design and print brokering company. Most recently, Bobby has..

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Shea Baker

October 23, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers, 2013 Franklin-MA Speakers | by

2013, 2012, 2011 Speaker: Co-Owner/Principal Graphic Designer, 3thought, Inc. Shea began her design career designing play posters and working at a sign shop while still in high school. She attended Rochester Institute of Technology and graduated with a BFA in graphic design and an AAS in illustration. In her career, she believes she as worked on..

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Tim Stansky

October 23, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers | by

Biz Dev and Strategic Partnerships pro for effective marketing that meshes traditional media with digital, social, & event marketing.  I like to convert engaging content into revenue. I make things work. Well, not “work” as in writing code, apps or graphic design but I make things work for clients Website: Wicked Boston Accent Sessions: Current State..

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Tricia White

2013, 2012, 2011 Speaker: Tricia White is a senior business advisor with the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center. Tricia is an experienced business professional who brings a succession of accomplishments developing and implementing business initiatives. She is experienced in small business ownership, non-profit management and local economic development. Over the past 20+ years, Tricia has..

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Trish Fontanilla

October 23, 2012 | posted in: 2012 Speakers | by

Trish Fontanilla (@trishofthetrade) is the community manager at Vsnap, a web/mobile platform that allows businesses to record, send and measure short video messages as a way to engage and move customers and prospects. When Trish isn’t vsnapping, she’s working with the Asian American Women in Leadership Conference, Wonder Women of Boston, and the Together Festival…

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