SocialxDesign, according to an Eastwick press release, is “focused on helping businesses, government agencies and NGOs to remake themselves for the socially networked economy. SoxialxDesign will enable organizations to grow, reduce costs and increase their market value by engaging and empowering people in their ecosystems – customers, employees, industry partners – to take an active part in remaking the enterprise.”
In this FIR interview, Giovanni talked with FIR co-host Shel Holtz about the new firm, how it’s structured and his vision for its future. He also talks about one of SocialxDesign’s inaugural clients, The White House.
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About our Conversation Partner
Giovanni has consulted for numerous B2B leaders such as The New York Stock Exchange, SAP, Alcatel-Lucent, and Verizon Business, as well as leading consumer brands such as General Mills, Unilever, and Best Buy. He is also known for his work in positioning technology companies in transition, including FAST Search and Transfer (now Microsoft), Ribbit (now British Telecom), JAJAH (now Telefonica), and VMware, where he worked with the team that led the company’s entry into the enterprise software market (in 2000).
Giovanni is a founding fellow at the Society of New Communications Research (SNCR) and a board member at Latinos for Social Media (LATISM). He is a graduate of Princeton University and an MSc candidate at the University of London.
Connect with Giovanni on Twitter at @giorodriguez.
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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)