Chief Social Strategist, Talk Radio Show Producer, Zero Budget Marketer, Geek & Gadget Girl
Alexandra Gebhardt is the Chief Social Strategist for Inside Media Networks, a social influence marketing and branding agency that provides support and development for marketing communication and public relation initiatives. With more than six years of hands-on experience in leveraging emerging social and web technologies to build audience communities, Alexandra is considered an expert in social media, web 2.0, blog development (Wordpress), podcasting, online content creation and distribution.For more than a decade, she has been on the front lines leading change at some of the imaging industries key companies such as Agfa and Pantone. Alexandra's work with various technology and media start-ups has allowed her to hone skills in leveraging the power of new technologies within existing business plans and infrastructures. Her overall experience and networks in various media, graphic, digital imaging, printing, publishing, online, design, and communications industries has given her a holistic view of converging technologies as well as an insider's expertise of how these technologies affect the industries that power today's changing media landscape. Alexandra delivers the experience, content, and edge that empower social media plans her clients employ or seek to implement. Her contagious passion for social media allows Alexandra to consult with clients in developing their social strategies; helping to build their presence and brand across the full range of social networks. By training and guiding their internal teams to leverage the power of social influence marketing. Her unique insight into new media technologies brings a fresh spin to traditional communications, PR, and media content.Ms. Gebhardt has spoken at numerous industry conferences on technical, marketing and social media related topics over the past years, including most recently; National Association of Broadcasting (Podcasting/New Media Summit) and also keynoted 2009 Memories are More photo retailing conference in Cologne, Germany. She currently leads social conversations, engages the audiences, monitors and measures the results for B2B and B2C clients which include FileMaker Inc., an Apple subsidiary. She works behind the scenes for a range of industries including healthcare and entertainment, and is the key producer of imaging and consumer electronics analyst, Mike McNamara's "[url=http://www.mcnamarareport.com]The McNamara Report[/url]".