FIR Book Club #1: Social Media Strategist author Christopher Barger

Christopher Barger was the guest author for the inaugural instalment of the FIR Book Club, hosted by FIR Book Review Editor Bob LeDrew.

christopherbargerChristopher is Senior Vice President, Global Programs for Voce Communications, a Porter Novelli company. Before arriving at Voce, Christopher was director of global social media at General Motors, building the company’s social media program and leading its presence across multiple social networks.

His work to repair GM’s reputation in the social web earned him PR News’ “Social Media Leader of the Year” award in 2010. Christopher also previously managed social media initiatives and corporate communications for IBM, where he was designated “Blogger-in-Chief.”

Christopher’s book, The Social Media Strategist, was reviewed on FIR.

This podcast was recorded live on BlogTalk Radio.

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Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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