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27 September, 2013 / Podcast

Our guest: Ethan Banks of Packet Pushers. Our mission: How much is a geek worth these days? Ethan is a blogger, columnist, co-host of the Packet Pushers podcast, as well as being a network architect. There’s a New IT Tribe of technologists who have become social communicators. They do it…

17 September, 2013 / Podcast

In our last session coming live from VMworld 2013, your faithful Geek Whisperers explore how Event Marketing and Social Community Marketing works in a symbiotic relationship. We also: Discuss event planning — why we respect those that do it, and why we work closely with them Argue (well, Matt & Amy…

4 September, 2013 / Podcast

The guest: Lauren Malhoit, host of the Adapting IT Podcast, vExpert, Systems Implementation Engineer, and all round smart person. The topic: Is Social Media the Great Equalizer for Women in Tech? Another podcast recorded LIVE at VMworld 2013 in San Francisco!

27 August, 2013 / Podcast

Your faithful Geek Whisperers are back together in person! This time we’re joined by Simon Seagrave, EMC’er by day and incredible community contributor on his blog by night. We discuss: Intrinsic vs Extrinsic community The tension between Organic vs Corporate social media John’s VMworld skills How People Platform Process and Product…

15 August, 2013 / Podcast

Your Whispering regulars dig further into how companies run social in this episode. We’re joined by guest Rick Blythe, Lead Social Media Program Manager for VMware Global Support Services,  to hear more about the why and how of his day-to-day. As he says himself early into the recording: “What’s interesting about my job is…

8 August, 2013 / Podcast

This week our Geek Whisperers talk about tools. This is despite the fact that we’ve tried not to talk about tools on our podcast, because one of the the main goals of our podcast is to make social media marketing better and more human and more effective, and that really…

1 August, 2013 / Podcast

The Geek Whisperers are proud to have friend and legendary podcaster Greg Knieriemen from Speaking in Tech. He lets us in on his transition to HDS as an Evangelist. We dig into questions about what he now does, how it’s reported on and how the transition has been for him personally.…

15 July, 2013 / Podcast

Your faithful Whisperers join you for a deeper dive into our organizational design, reviewing both how it lives today and what it could look like in the future. The first most quotable moment came from John when he said: Other key thoughts that came up: Where should Social Media sit…