You may already know, MTB was originally just for finance executives and
received fantastic exposure owing to the ‘credit crunch’ with substantial
backing from all the major financial institutions including the FT, CNN
Money, WSJ. MTB hit the broadsheets when usage went up 66% the morning before
Lehman Brothers collapsed. – MTB became an indicator of Financial news.
Now the site has expanded into other verticals and it has become the
executives ‘secret’ online community/business tool. A place that is 100%
business focused, with no salesman, Press or recruiters. ‘Social networking
sites are great to catch-up with old friends, share photographs, music and
links but in this climate does the executive community have time for this?’
Asked Spencer Green CEO of MeettheBoss.com (pictured) - the business
networking service. ’’Credit isn’t the only casualty of the crunch:
Some of you might have read at least one of my blogs on Ulitzer, categorising
the ins and outs of industry trends around the world across different
I am fortunate enough to be able to commentate at such a reach owing to my
unique position as Marketing and Communication Director for a global leader
in executive communications.
My Position allows me to oversee departments from brand management to email
marketing, to dealing with senior Media partners such as Thomson Reuters and
WSJ. But the most fun and challenging part of my job is running the PR team.
Traditional ... (more)
The former CTO of AT&T is well-known throughout the technology world for his
bold and futurist ideas. His strategies and implementations during his time
at AT&T undoubtedly changed the way the company operate, and by doing this,
strategically transformed the future of the network. As the keynote speaker
at the summit, his technical presentation focused on the future trends in
services and applications that will be implemented over the next decade.
Eslambolchi's insight into his futuristic world of communication sparked the
tone for the rest of the week amongst the industry figu... (more)
Electricity growth has increased over the last decade. Coal in particular
accounts for over 50 percent of U.S. electricity and over 32 percent of its
carbon emissions. However, with constant media coverage on the urgency to use
renewable energy to power our homes, utility leaders seem to be fighting a
time-battle to create innovative ways to produce energy whilst keeping up
with user demand.
Unfortunately, this is not the only problem they seem to be facing. In an
interview on MeettheBoss.com, Michael Morris, Chairman of American Electric
Power says that any move towards a cleane... (more)
In an interview for MeettheBoss.com, Spiegel was asked about the impact of
President Obama’s stated aim of increased access to ‘generic’ medicines
on the pharmaceutical industry.
“Fixing the healthcare system in America is a very complex issue and I am
not an expert on all aspects,” says Spiegel, “the collaboration that has
existed to date between academia, government, the pharmaceutical industry and
the bio tech industry has been extremely productive … we’re very
concerned that changes to the healthcare system and its reimbursement could
easily shift this delicate balance that ... (more)