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Alan Belniak
Works at The MathWorks
Attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Lives in Massachusetts
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From the #Serial podcast newsletter: "“Sarah Koenig talked to me in the bath, in the kitchen and in the subway.” Next season we’ll tighten up Ewan’s non-disclosure agreement."
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Hey social media folks... May 12, Boston - Omni Parker House - Social Tools Summit - a one-day session on the tools + tactics that power social media for business. Normally $995. Use code Alan895 to save $100.  See you there? http://socialtoolssummit.com/#overview
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My #SMMW15 (Social Media Marketing World 2015) event takeaways: Old Makes a Comeback, Newer is Better Than New, Smart is Better Than Trendy 
(photo credit: http://on.fb.me/1GeMI8n)   I recently returned from Social Media Marketing World 2015, run by the fine folks at S
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Academic friends - do any of you use Research Gate? How would you characterize the community and 'social' aspects of the site? Are there better conversations there than on, say, LinkedIn? [and thanks for your help!] 
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[bookmarked for later reading - fascinating start!] Inside the Mad, Mad World of TripAdvisor >> http://bit.ly/1912hDm
The Koryo Hotel does pretty well on Trip-Advisor, all things considered. The Internet never—and I mean never—works. The towels are “thin,” the sheet thread count low, and the milk powdered.
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How to predict the success of a new product (via xkcd) >>  http://bit.ly/1Fahdfc
Warning: this comic occasionally contains strong language (which may be unsuitable for children), unusual humor (which may be unsuitable for adults), and advanced mathematics (which may be unsuitable for liberal-arts majors). BTC 1FhCLQK2ZXtCUQDtG98p6fVH7S6mxAsEey ...
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Chipotle is healthy ... when you eat half an order.
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Never pictured myself as a #maker, but seriously considering it!
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Sensai Raises $900K To Help Data Scientists Query Unstructured Data → http://tcrn.ch/1Hhu1zx
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Bommerang is awesome.  Easily crush your GMail inbox.
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Take The Intelligence Test That Thomas Edison Gave to Job Seekers
Today tech companies are infamous for asking silly questions at job interviews. How would I move Mount Fuji? If I knew that I probably wouldn't be sitting here for this job interview, would I, Microsoft?
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Costa Rica - La Fortuna area and Papagayo Peninsula - March 2015 (84 photos)
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Principal Social Media Manager
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social media, digital media, content, content marketing, influencer identification, Radian 6, HootSuite, TRAACKR
Employment
  • The MathWorks
    Principal social Media Manager, 2014 - present
    Managing global presence - both strategy and execution - for The MathWorks major product offerings, MATLAB and SimuLink Identifying, understanding, and interacting with differences and nuances in specific social media audiences worldwide Implementing social media listening to fold learnings into integrated marketing campaigns for execution Instilling and delivering corporate-wide social media education and training
  • Continuum Managed Services, LLC
    Community Evangelist, 2014 - 2014
    Working cross-functionally to connect social media and content with our partners, creating and enhancing community, to elevate their brand perception and affinity for Continuum.net.
  • Logmein, Inc.
    Director of Content Marketing, 2013 - 2014
    I work at a Massachusetts-based technology company focused on connectivity and mobility (LogMeIn), where I am employed as a content strategist. In this role, I drive development of overall content strategy, develop that strategy to scale content across all business units and products, and finally champion the use of most effective content selection (type, vehicles, length, format, etc.) and development throughout the organization. http://www.SubjectivelySpeaking.net http://www.Twitter.com
  • Parametric Technology Corporation
    Director of Social Media Marketing at a Boston-HQ software company, 2007 - 2013
  • Vanasse Hangen Brustlin
    Senior Transportation Engineer, 2000 - 2007
  • Maryland State Highway Administration
    Traffic Engineer, 1997 - 2000
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Marketing technologist and experienced digital marketer/practitioner, with strengths in social media and content marketing
Introduction

I'm a techie at heart.  I like connecting social media and content marketing to help create and enhance community.  My strengths are in B2B tech companies.

I have a bachelor's of Science degree in engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA, and a master's degree in Business Administration, focusing on Technology Entrepreneurship, from Babson College in Wellesley, MA.  

 

You can find me at http://www.SubjectivelySpeaking.net, and http://www.Twitter.com/abelniak

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I just published a kids book in my spare time ( http://www.DiegoManchego.com )
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  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Civil Engineering
  • Babson College
    MBA
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