We’ve assembled a team of new media warriors and creative change agents that are sure to ruffle feathers and make converts out of the old school. Just don’t leave your iPhone out where they can steal it.
Following is the AboutFaceDigital management team:
Richard J. Krueger
Recognized as a serial entrepreneur with extensive business development, branding, public relations, technical product development and business management experience, Richard has a successful track record in leading the business strategies on behalf of social media and interactive entertainment companies. He has served as founder, CMO, and part of the original management teams of companies that brought true innovation in the areas of broadband infrastructure, content syndication, social media, mobile entertainment, online gaming and local search.
Richard is presently Co-Founder and CEO of AboutFace Digital, a social media marketing agency focused on Facebook as a network for acquiring customers, building brand and driving sales.
I am presently involved in the development, management, and marketing of the following companies:
Appnostic – Facebook app development specialists with specialty in hospital reservations apps.
Kasparov Chess Foundation – Oversee marketing and business development for World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov’s non-profit educational Foundation.
Palavon, Inc. – Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of disruptive VOIP service, offering Virtual PBX, automated IVR and Click-to-Call managed/hosted services.
SamePoint – Co-founder and CEO of unified communications platform presently under development.
Secure Dollar – Co-founder of secure digital signature provider serving the online gaming market.
15 Minutes of Fame
Kasparov vs. Sting and his band(2000) – Oversaw Time Square simul chess event between legendary recording artist Sting and band vs. world chess champion Garry Kasparov.
Pathfinder.com (1995) – Served as spokesperson for Time Inc.’s Pathfinder portal.
LocalEyes.com (1997 – 1998) – Served as Marketing Dir. For first geo-topical search engine, acquired by AOL.
Word.com (1998 – 1999) – Oversaw advertising/sponsorship sales for critically-acclaimed ezine.
Boonty.com (2005) –Served as CMO for leading casual games download service.
Synclavier Launch (1987) – Responsible for launching the Synclavier digital audio workstation.
Sony USA (1990 – 1992) – Oversaw public relations for Sony USA, while serving at top-ten PR agency Golin Harris.
Paul Dunay is an award-winning B2B marketing expert with more than 20 years’ success in generating demand and creating buzz for leading technology, consumer products, financial services and professional services organizations.
Aside from serving as AboutFaceDigital’s lead strategist, Paul is the Global Vice President of Marketing for Maxymiser, a leader in web optimization and analytics, and author of five “Dummies” books: Facebook Marketing for Dummies (Wiley 2009), Social Media and the Contact Center for Dummies (Wiley Custom Publishing 2010), Facebook Advertising for Dummies (Wiley 2010), Facebook Marketing for Dummies 2nd Edition (Wiley 2011) and Facebook Marketing for Dummies 3rd Edition (Wiley 2012).
This unique approach to marketing has led to recognition of Paul as a BtoB Magazine Top 25 B2B Marketer of the Year for 2010 and 2009 and winner of the DemandGen Award for Utilizing Marketing Automation to Fuel Corporate Growth in 2008. He is also a finalist for the last six years in a row in the Marketing Excellence Awards competition of the Information Technology Services Marketing Association (ITSMA), and is a 2010 and 2005 gold award winner in Driving Demand.
Buzz Marketing for Technology, Paul’s blog, has been recognized as a Top 20 Marketing Blog for 2009 and 2008, a Top Blog to Watch for 2009 and 2008, and an Advertising Age Power 150 blog in the “Daily Ranking of Marketing Blogs.”
Paul has shared his marketing thought leadership as a featured speaker for the American Marketing Association, BtoB Magazine, CMO Club, MarketingProfs, Marketing Sherpa, Marketing Executives Networking Group (MENG), and ITSMA. He has appeared on Fox News, and his articles have been featured in BusinessWeek, The New York Times, BtoB Magazine, MarketingProfs and MarketingSherpa.
Paul holds an Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Computer Science from Ithaca College.