There are so many people branding themselves as social media experts these days that we could lose sight of the people who really are social media experts because they are doing it.
I'm really interested in the doers rather than the sayers. And I want to create a list of those people.
Jeremiah Owyang, from Altimeter Group, has put together an
excellent list of people who are working within corporations as social media strategists - I'd be interested in more such lists if you have them.
I'm republishing just a very small part of Jeremiah's list, dealing with the tech sector, there is plenty more over at Jeremiah's blog:
Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing.
I've also created a Pearltree around this topic, that lets you browse the LinkedIn profile of each person on the list.
By the way, if you are unfamiliar with Pearltrees it's a great media technology, it allows you to create your own curation of the web. Also, you can easily add this Pearltree to your own and it will be automatically updated with new names as they are added (in real time).
Here is just a small part of Jeremiah's list, this one is on the tech sector: Electronics, Devices, Mobile Marcy Cohen Sr. Manager Sony Electronics Kelly Colgan Media Relations Specialist Schneider Electric Ray Haddow, Senior Manager, Nokia Ian Kennedy Head of Service Innovation, Nokia Derek Brookmeyer, PR and Social Media Specialist, Dolby Laboratories Esteban Contreras, Social Media Manager, Samsung Technology, Hardware, Networking, Component, Computer Len Devanna, Director Web Strategy & Operations, EMC Gunjan Rawal, World-wide Marketing Manager, Intel Software Network John Earnhardt, Senior Manager, Global Media Operations Cisco Systems LaSandra Brill Sr Manager, Digital & Event Marketing at Cisco Systems Richard Binhammer Senior Manager, Dell Dave Mastronardi Product Manager / Implementation Architect, Raytheom Bill Pearson Manager, Intel Software Network Intel Corp Aaron Tersteeg Community Manager Intel Corporation Bryan Rhoads Sr. Digital Marketing Strategist Intel Corporation Amy Barton, New Media Communications Manager Intel Corporation Bob Duffy, Social Media Strategist Intel Corporation Ken Kaplan, Broadcast and New Media Manager, Global Communications Intel Corporation Adam Christensen, Social Media Communications Manager IBM Jeanette Gibson, Director, New Media, Cisco Systems Amie Throndson, Social Media Manager, Dell Inc Angela LoSasso Global Social Media Strategy and Programs, Hewlett-Packard Deirdre Walsh, Community and Social Media Manager, National Instruments Annie Rodkins, Program Manager Intel Corporation Kelly Ripley Feller, Social Media Strategist, Sales & Marketing Group, Intel Adam Gartenberg, Program Director, Information Management Marketing and Strategy IBM Chris James, Social Media Strategist, Advanced Micro Devices Todd Watson Social Media and Search Marketing Manager, IBM Software Group IBM Jamie Pappas Manager, Social Media Strategy, EMC Corporation Colleen Swanger Director, Graphics and Digital Marketing, NCR Tony "Frosty" Welch Lead Social Media Strategist and Community Manager : Personal Systems Group, HP Tawnee Kendall Social Media Manager, Creative Labs Amy Paquette, Sr. Manager, New Media Communications, Cisco Zoya Fallah, Social Media Manager, SP Video, Cisco Systems Colleen Seery, Social Media & Customer Relationship Marketing, ECI Telecom Frank Days, Director, New and Social Media, Novell Stephanie Marx, Social Media & Web Marketing, Cisco Systems William Robb, Social Media Marketing, Cisco Steven Lazarus, Lead Strategist, Social Media & Interactive Marketing for SOA and WebSphere Software, IBM Technology, Software, Internet Diane Davidson Sr. Manager of Customer Success and Community Program Cisco, the WebEx Technology group Steven Tedjamulia, Sr. Product Manager Open Text, Vignette Corporation Anton Chiang Marketing Programs Manager, Web Communities and Social Media Juniper Networks Alison Bolen Editor, sascom magazine and sascom voices blog, SAS Marilyn Pratt Community Evangelist SAP Labs Lacy (Doolin) Kemp, Social Media Communications Specialist RealNetworks Marty Collins Group Marketing Manager Microsoft Mark Yolton Senior Vice President - SAP Community Network SAP Brian Ellefritz strategist Sr. Director, Social Media Marketing SAP Holly Valdez Marketing Programs Manager Cisco WebEx Rick Reich Sr. Mgr, Social Media & Technologies Citrix Systems Maria Poveromo, Group Manager, Social Media, Adobe Systems Brian Watkins, Social Media Manager, Formerly Omniture, Adobe Systems Shashi Bellamkonda Social Media Swami Network Solution Natalie Hanson Director, Global Business Operations SAP Steve Bendt strategist Sr Marketing Manager Social Media Microsoft Lorna Li SEO & Social Media Marketing Manager Salesforce.com David Kim Grp Manager, Online Marketing and Communities Symantec Karen Snyder New Media Program Manager Verisign Fred "Fritz" Alberti Director of Social Media Salem Web Network Vishal Ganeriwala Sr. Manager Citrix Ready Program Citrix Systems Peter Parkes, Social Media Communications Lead at Skype Valeria Maltoni's, Director, Marketing Communications SunGard Availability Services Betsy Aoki Sr. Program/Product Manager, Social Media, Microsoft Bing Kira Scherer Wampler Word of Mouth/Social Marketing Leader, Small Business Division at Intuit Marcus Nelson, Director of Product Marketing, Salesforce.com Michael Procopio, Social Media Strategist, HP Software Karen Wickre, Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Google Gurmeet Dhaliwal VP, Internet Marketing at CA (formerly Computer Associates) Justin Kistner, Sr. Manager Social Media Marketing, Webtrends Winton "Sonny" Adcock, Program Manager, Social Media & Customer Channel for Technical Support, Intel Corp Jamie Grenney Sr. Director of Social Media at Salesforce.com Lynn R. Girotto, Sr.Director at Microsoft, Bing, Exchange, Mobile Brian Kling, Social Media Manager, Autodesk
Jeremiah is looking for new names for his list.
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