175 W. Jackson Blvd
Optimize Your Social Presence
About the Presenters:
Mike Santoro Mike is the president of Walker Sands, a 40 person public relations and digital marketing firm focused on marketing for technology companies. As a 2012 finalist for PRNews and Bulldog Reporter’s Small Agency of the Year Award, Walker Sands has been cited a leader in traditional PR, social, and search strategy. Mike has been on WGN and FOX Chicago discussing public relations and brand management issues and regularly contributes to Fast Company.
Sami Ari is a social media strategist specializing in luxury hotel brands. He is known in the Chicago social media community as a leader of social media events and a master networker and has consulted with some of the most prominent hotels in Chicago to help them monetize their social media fan-base and take interactions online to offline. No stranger to the tech scene, he writes frequently about emerging technologies on several blogs and dips into travel writing whenever possible. Sami has also worked with job searching giant, Monster, to help them launch a new product that helps employees build their professional network.
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175 W. Jackson Blvd.
Ed Nusbaum Training Center (13th floor)