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Lori Nelson-King
Works at MapR Technologies
Attended Thunderbird School of Global Management
Lives in Bend, OR
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After becoming famous for such hits as 1982's "She Blinded Me With Science," synthesizer maestro Thomas Dolby spent 20+ years in the tech sector inventing new digital music technologies.
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I'm VERY excited about this new technology. Can't wait to find out the $$$.
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Writer/editor for MapR Technologies
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15 years of experience in corporate marketing/business communications, sales tools development, and copywriting, as well as several years experience in online community development, social media strategy and SEO copywriting.
Employment
  • MapR Technologies
    Writer/Editor, 2013 - present
    Writer/Editor for MapR Technologies, the leader in Apache Hadoop technology for big data deployments.
  • Freelance Writer and Social Media Consultant
    Copywriter, 2012 - 2013
    Copywriter for a wide variety of media. I work collaboratively with creative teams on copywriting, brand identity, marketing, social media and SEO strategies. Ongoing clients include MapR Technologies and Moementum. Portfolio available at www.lorinelsonking.com
  • Flying Like the Pros
    Digital Content Manager, 2011 - 2012
    Managed content for Flying Like the Pros web presence using Drupal content management platform. Implemented social media strategy and best practices across various platforms and social communities. Coordinated and launched social media promotions. Created site promotions, email blasts and newsletters, and online outreach campaigns. Developed/maintained master content calendar across all web properties. Monitored help desk support tickets and assign tickets to team members. Tracked site metrics, site performance and optimized SEO and SEM content. Identified new content opportunities Reported bugs/issues via Jira bug tracking tool.
  • Freelance Copywriter
    Freelance Copywriter, 1997 - 2011
    Created content for web sites, social media platforms, online communities, and traditional print and advertising media.
  • Silicon Graphics, Inc.
    Manager, Electronic Marketing, 1995 - 1997
    Managed team of web site producers for Silicon Surf, SGI's corporate web site. Worked with senior product and market managers to showcase SGI technology on the web.
  • Apple Inc.
    Consultant, AppleLink and eWorld, 1993 - 1994
    Designed and developed content for Apple’s online information services. Worked with various Apple groups and outside vendors to provide Newton and PowerBook content for AppleLink and eWorld. Engaged Apple and major mobile computing industry experts to participate in online discussions.
  • NeXT
    Field Communications Manager, 1991 - 1992
    Developed publications and sales tools to empower sales force to sell NeXT products more effectively. Wrote monthly sales and corporate marketing newsletter. Condensed technical product information into selling guides for field sales. Supervised editorial staff in proofreading and fact-checking of publications. Managed team of senior marketing, MIS, and engineering members to develop online corporate information library.
  • The SoftAd Group
    Marketing Manager, 1989 - 1991
    Managed marketing activities for software company specializing in interactive advertising and multimedia applications. Developed in-house technical bulletins and competitive analyses on multimedia technologies. Wrote interactive copy for clients. Wrote business proposals for field.
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Bend, OR
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Taipei, Taiwan - Chicago, Illinois - Glendale, AZ - Half Moon Bay, CA - San Francisco, CA - San Bruno, CA - Waterloo, IA
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Introduction
Midwest Norwegian Geek Girl and Silicon Valley escapee who now happily resides in Oregon with her family, two dogs, and an occasional herd of elk.

I'm a passionate communicator who thrives on generating fresh ideas that meet objectives, timelines and budgets. 

I create powerful, persuasive and differentiating messages that are not only on strategy, but also help to sell clients' brands.

15 years of experience in corporate marketing/business communications, sales tools development, and copywriting, as well as several years experience in online community development, social media strategy and SEO copywriting.
Bragging rights
Was the set PA for an MC Hammer video in the 90's.
Education
  • Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • Iowa State University
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