Portland, Oregon – (The Hosting News) – June 1, 2007 – The Internet Strategy Forum (ISF) Executive Summit 2007, will feature senior marketing and IT professionals, including the CMO from Yahoo! and WebTrends, in discussions about the development and support of new Internet initiatives.
The ISF’s fourth annual Executive Summit conference, to be held July 19th in Portland, Oregon is themed ”Web 2.0: Social Strategies.” Designed to provide an insiders’ view, the event will feature keynote presenter Cammie Dunaway, CMO of Yahoo!, and other global experts to address developing social networking tools such as blogs, podcasts, user-generated content, in addition to other emerging technologies that actively engage consumers.
The event, for senior corporate management, marketing and IT Internet executives, Internet strategists and agency executives, will also feature a second-day Internet Strategist Career Symposium on July 20.
Steve Gehlen, Founder of the ISF added, ”Businesses today should foster customer interaction with a mix of technology platforms and marketing strategy that engages at the human level. This year’s ISF Executive Summit will help senior management understand the issues and opportunities by hearing directly from their peers at top global firms like Yahoo! and FedEx.”
Presenters for the Internet Strategy Forum Executive Summit include:
- Cammie Dunaway, CMO, Yahoo! Inc.
- Tim Kopp, CMO, WebTrends
- Mark J. Colombo, VP Electronic Channels and Strategic Marketing, FedEx Services
- Erik Kokkonen, VP, Global Publishing Services, CNET Networks
- Rey Ramsey, CEO, One Economy Corp.
- Mike Moran, Distinguished IBM Engineer, author of
- Bryan Rhoads, Sr. Internet Strategist, Social Media at Intel and ISF Board member
- Mark Erickson, Sr. Computer Scientist at Adobe
- Mary Alice Colvin, Senior Marketing Consultant for Allyis
- Linda Gold, Founder, President and CEO, M3i Works
- Thomas Powell, Founder and President, PINT
- Rob Smith, Editor, Business Journal of Portland (Master of Ceremonies) Search Engine Marketing, Inc.
Tim Kopp, CMO of WebTrends remarked, ”The role of corporate Internet strategist is relatively new when compared to traditional marketing and IT organizations. Internet strategists bring varied background and experience, and are now key corporate players, having moved from the backroom to the boardroom. The ISF is the first industry organization of its kind to facilitate the resources, networking, and heightened internal awareness that can unite technology and marketing departments within companies and optimize their ability to take full advantage of the Internet’s potential.”
The ISF’s Internet executive membership base currently includes approximately 525 top web strategists around the world, up 100% since 2006. The Portland, Ore.-based organization boasts chapters in New York City, Austin, Texas, and the Silicon Valley, with others under development in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Detroit. ISF members lead Internet strategy for companies such as AOL, Bank of America, Barnes and Noble, Costco, Disney, Dow Jones, General Motors, Google, Intel, Merrill Lynch, Motorola, NBC, Providence Health System, Reuters, Siemens, Xerox, and others.
The 2007 Executive Summit will be held at the Governor Hotel in downtown Portland, Oregon at 614 SW 11th Avenue. Pre-registration is encouraged due to space limitations. Tickets may be purchased at the door, subject to availability. Pricing is as follows:
Association Partner Members
July 19: $215.00 prior to the event; $235.00 at the door.
July 20: $65.00 prior to the event; $75 at the door.
July 19: $235.00 prior to the event; $255.00 at the door.
July 20: $75.00 prior to the event; $85 at the door.
The 2007 Executive Summit is supported by Premier Sponsor WebTrends, and these additional sponsors: Cicso, CrownPeak, Endeca, Intel and ViaWest.
The Internet Strategy Forum is a nonprofit professional association dedicated to peer networking, information exchange, professional development, research, and thought leadership among senior Internet decision-makers at medium-to-large organizations.
To learn more about
The Internet Strategy Forum, please visit: www.internetstrategyforum.org.
For more information about tickets, please visit: www.internetstrategyforum.org/ES2007
To learn more about Yahoo!, please visit: www.yahoo.com.