Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 13, 2006
WebmasterRadio.FM, the premier free, business, 24/7 internet radio network focused on the e-commerce marketplace and the official radio network of the ad:tech conferences, today announces “Maximize Your Personal Agenda at ad:tech Chicago,” a special “ad:tech Connect” broadcast hosted by David Hutchinson, SVP Business Development, Program Partners, Inc. The hour-long program will air Thursday, July 12, at 2 p.m. EST, with future reruns to be announced.
“ad:tech Connect” brings global ad:tech audiences together, keeping them connected in between local, national and international conferences; “ad:tech Connect” normally broadcasts every Thursday at 12:00 noon, EST. All WebmasterRadio.FM shows are available in podcast, mobilecast and archived format at http://www.WebmasterRadio.FM, ensuring the availability of the expert opinions of industry insiders on a consistent basis.
“WebmasterRadio.FM is excited to inform listeners of all the ins and outs of ad:tech Chicago,” said Brandy Shapiro-Babin, WebmasterRadio.FM Vice President of Marketing. “Our ‘ad:tech Connect’ programs provide a wide variety of expertise, which helps conference attendees maximize their experiences and guarantees that they take home the event’s most valuable information.”
Thursday’s special will provide listeners with a general overview of the upcoming ad:tech Chicago, including pertinent information about the event’s keynotes, sessions, parties and expo. It also features sessions about social marketing with Pete Blackshaw and search with Warren Kay.
Host David Hutchinson is currently head of Business Development for Program Partners, a developer-distributor of high-quality television programming. He previously was Vice President of Broadband Operations for the digital music and e-commerce company ARTISTdirect, where he also served as Executive in Charge of Production for the firms popular Fan Conference series. In the early 90s, he co-founded CityInteractive, the profitable new media division of CHUM Ltd. (parent company of Citytv and MuchMusic in Canada), where he produced and sold live interactive television programs. Hutchinson is a published writer and certified project management professional (PMP). He also serves as Vice Chair of Programs & Education for the Marketing & Sales Specific Interest Group within PMI (The Project Management Institute).
Pete Blackshaw, the show’s first scheduled guest, is Chief Marketing and Client Satisfaction Officer of Intelliseek, (soon to become BuzzMetrics), a Cincinnati-based company whose technology enables marketing intelligence by tracking, measuring and analyzing word-of-mouth behavior, so-called consumer-generated media. He came to Intelliseek as the result of its 2001 merger with PlanetFeedback.com, a consumer Web site he founded in 1999 after a career in interactive marketing and brand management at Procter & Gamble, where he led initiatives dealing with online advertising development, online issues/rumor management, online sampling and consumer word-of-mouth behavior. Blackshaw is a 2004 co-founder of the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA).
The second scheduled guest, Warren Kay, is the Director of Emerging Products for Yahoo! Search Marketing. He joined the organization in July 2003 and is responsible for the incubation and market sales strategy for all new and emerging products in Yahoo! Search Marketing, which currently include Local, Content Match, Mobile and Search Optimizer. Kay previously was the Director of Sales for Local Search, helping develop the market strategy for Yahoo! Search Marketing Local Sales. Prior to his career at Yahoo!, he was the Senior Vice President at Vista Software where he was responsible for driving revenue through partnership development with Fortune 500 companies. He received his BA in Economics University of Texas in Austin.
Through speeches, discussions and networking opportunities, the ad:tech conference series provides executives with the tools they need to stay at the forefront of interactive marketing technologies. With national and international conferences, ad:tech is the premier digital and interactive marketing event for digital and interactive marketers. ad:tech Chicago is scheduled for July 24 and July 25 at the Sheraton Chicago. For more information, please visit http://www.ad-tech.com/chicago.asp
WebmasterRadio.FM strives to lift the “veiled curtain” of the Internet to bring the business community together through an interactive radio network. Its listeners are a global group comprised of everyone from corporate executives and decision makers to individuals who work for themselves, small and mid-sized businesses to those just starting out. The WebmasterRadio.FM listening audience has a vast appeal to anyone looking to learn industry-specific information from the most successful marketers and technology experts in the world. These Internet “influencers” create, learn and listen in a true community destination.
WebmasterRadio.FM’s stellar line-up of radio programming includes “CoverStory” with David McInnis, CEO, and Mick Jolly, Executive Vice President, of PRWeb, WebmasterRadio.FM’s official newswire; “The Hook with Katie Kempner” with Katie Kempner, Vice President of Crispin Porter + Bogusky; “ad:tech Connect” with host Susan Bratton, ad:tech Chair and CEO of Cendara, Inc.; “DomainMasters” with Monte Cahn, CEO of Moniker.com; “The Daily SearchCast” featuring Danny Sullivan of SearchEngineWatch; “NextStuffNow” with Chris Tolles, VP of Topix.net; “Power Source” with Tim Mayer of Yahoo! Search and Jeremy Zawodny of Yahoo!; and more. To tune into WebmasterRadio.FMs live content, or to check out the show lineup, please visit http://www.webmasterradio.fm.
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