I was honored to be the keynote speaker at Tech Week last week, an honor that was previously accorded Nobel Prize winner David Baltimore, Cisco CEO John Chambers, ex-CEO of Adobe Bruce Chizen, Chairman of Deloitte Touche Sharon Allen, and astronaut Sally Ride.
on January 25
Whozat and Social Diligence praised today in PIMagazine.com: "I have personally run searches through this search engine against several well known search engines and have indeed been surprised with information that was found...additionally, I have found several email addresses"
on September 13
Thanks to the distinguished judges for naming me one of 40 under 40 at their televised awards gala at the site of the original Oscars Monday! The best part was meeting the other 39 and the judges and sponsors.
on July 30
ab|inventio, our parent company, named most Innovative Company of the Year in North America Distinguished Honoree by the International Business Awards, alongside Salesforce.com and a few others.
on July 18
Off to Orlando, then Boston over the weekend to speak at the H+ conference at Harvard, through Monday. Then off to NY the following Monday for the ABA awards banquet and to Philadelphia the following day. Let me know if you are there and want to meet.
on June 09
SocialDiligence.com traffic continues to grow rapidly, and is projected to approach half a million unique visitors per month this month, up 60% already from April, which was itself up 44% over the month before.
on May 13
John Brock joined SocialDiligence in August 2010 as the EVP Sales. John brings 40+ years of senior leadership, sales management, strategy development and business solution selling in the Human Resource arena and the telecommunications industry.
Prior to joining SocialDiligence, Mr. Brock spent 20 years with DBM, a leading HR consulting firm. Mr. Brock retired from his position of Western Region Sales Vice President in 2004 and in 2007 was asked by the President North America to return to assist in the turnaround of the firm. Under his leadership, his team produced a record $47M in revenue in 2009 and did not lose any of his existing customers over the two and a half years. From 1992 through to his retirement, John was an integral member of the senior leadership team.
Prior to his career with DBM, John was a senior manager with AT&T where he developed and managed a $67M business in the Philadelphia area. During his successful career with AT&T John was responsible for the development and implementation of the consultative sales training for the 6000 member sales team. In addition, John led the development and national implementation of a certification program for the sales force.
Mr. Brock received his education from the University of Southern California and California State University – Fresno. Mr. Brock and his wife Margie live in Rancho Murieta, CA where John is an avid golfer. The Brocks enjoy traveling, reading and the San Francisco 49ers.
Whozat boasts a proprietary API and powers social search for some of the largest people-related websites in the world. We also own and operate two web properties, whozat.com, which is ad-supported, and SocialDiligence.com, which offers subscriptions and offers advanced search.