LOCAL MEETINGS OF REFERENCE PROFESSIONALS
The Boston Area Reference Professionals
Group The next Boston area reference meeting is scheduled at 9:30 AM on May 15th at Kronos in Chelmsford. Topics will include "Early Adopter Programs to secure customer references on new products", presented by Jack Ferres of Kronos and "Online Forums for customers in reference program" presented by Nick Harris of Kronos. If you are interested in attending this meeting please
Kara Manfredi at email@example.com or at 617-528-2601. Also, if you are not located in the MA area, but would still like to join the Boston user group please contact Kara. Kara's group has members that dial in that are located in NY, RI, CT, and SC.
The next Bay Area Reference Group Meeting will take place later this month, but the date has not yet been set. If you are interested in attending, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
next SF/City Customer
Reference Professionals Meeting will take place the second week in May. Please e-mail Lara McGurk at Lara.McGurk@SUN.com to be kept informed.
inEvidence, Metia and Projectline Services hiring for
Customer Reference Professionals.
inEvidence, the specialist global customer reference agency, is expanding its Asia Pacific presence and is currently seeking additional freelance writers fluent in Japanese, Korean or Mandarin Chinese to create compelling customer case studies for its range of technology clients.
Metia is seeking an Account Director for their Customer Reference Program who will be responsible for managing the Customer reference program in EMEA, providing tactical and strategic oversight for the region. This person will be responsible for achieving business results that support worldwide program goals, drive business impact, share dotted line management responsibility for local customer reference program vendors, and develop relationships with regional sales and marketing personnel.
Projectline Services, Inc. is looking for an enthusiastic marketing project manager to help their clients produce high quality and influential customer testimonial case studies.
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Who's Seeking a Position?
Chris Jennings, formerly of i2 Technologies, is seeking a new position. Chris has been the Customer Reference Manager at i2 for seven years and has facilitated over 1,500 references during this time and has helped close nearly $75M in new business. Chris is based in Connecticut and can be reached on his mobile phone at 203-895-2026 or email@example.com. To view his resume, please click on his name.
Mary Olian, who formerly managed the client reference program worldwide for IBM's InfoSphere brand, is seeking a full-time or consulting position. Mary is an accomplished marketing professional with expertise in developing and executing marketing programs aligned with corporate objectives across multiple organizations and distribution channels worldwide. She is known for leveraging persuasive communications with customers to secure their participation in reference activities, to help drive sales growth, demand generation, and brand awareness. Mary can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. To view her resume, please click on her name above.
Carol Blumberg has 20+ years of Customer Programs and Marketing experience, including developing and implementing Customer Reference programs, Customer Satisfaction programs, Customer Outreach and Loyalty programs. In addition, her skill set includes database management, corporate communications, lead generation and training/corporate events. To view her resume, please click on her name.
Adobe's Mary Lachapelle, an experienced enterprise-level Customer Reference Manager. She recently achieved success in launching and managing the Plantronics Customer Reference Program and is now seeking a full time or consulting position. Mary's creative and resourceful approach has led to her award-winning customer reference programs that have measured success in the support of strong revenue
growth, product launches, and happy customers! To view Mary's resume, please click on her name.
Wendi Wolfgram, an experienced leader with a strong record of achievement in building comprehensive customer reference teams, is seeking a full time or consulting position. An expert at defining, building and executing new programs, Wendi would like to utilize her strengths to grow and retain your customer base and increase productivity and profitability. To see her resume, please click her name.
HP's Carole Flad a well experienced reference pro - is seeking a position. Carole is a highly motivated, results-driven Marketing Manager seeking a position with a rapid growth organization to help them attain success in bringing their products, service and solutions profitably to the market. To see her resume, please click on her name.
Laurene Price is seeking a part-time consulting or permanent position in the Customer Reference Management field. Laurene's experience includes working with customers and sales teams to develop and maintain references, creating systems requirements for reference reporting systems, and acting as a point of contact within the company for reference data and policies. To see her resume, please click on her name.
Microsoft's David Held, an experienced product marketer and reference pro is seeking a position. David is a highly motivated, ROI driven marketing manager with a passion for pushing the boundaries of new ideas. He is seeking a position with a dynamic organization to help them achieve success by adding excitement and realism through the customer voice to their products, service and solutions. David can be reached at email@example.com. To view his resume, please click on his name.
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