Andy Huckaba & I presented on social media for Lenexa Chamber of Commerce members today. We had a great turnout and there’s a large amount of interest about social media for small businesses. Thanks to everyone that attended and to the Lenexa Chamber of Commerce for organizing & hosting the event.
Andy Huckaba is the President of the management consulting firm Huckaba & Associates. Andy works as a facilitator, speaker, social media expert, and strategic consultant for companies and organizations in telecommunications, architecture, finance, banking, manufacturing, publishing, Internet development, advertising, healthcare and government. Past clients include Sprint, Hallmark, Yellow Freight, H&R Block, First USA and Bank of America. In his role as a City Councilman for the City of Lenexa, Kansas, Andy serves as the Vice-Chair of the National League of Cities, Information Technology & Communications Committee dealing with national technology policies that affect cities.
Dustin Jacobsen, Director of Social Media & Technology at Barkley, leads the agency on interactive, mobile, social and emerging technology projects. He works on a variety of clients including Sonic Drive-In, Build-A-Bear Workshop, 24 Hour Fitness and Blue Bunny Ice Cream. Barkley is one of the top-ten independent advertising agencies in the US.
Before Barkley, Dustin worked at several start-up technology and marketing companies, leading cross-functional business, software engineering and marketing teams.
Dustin holds a BS from Iowa State University and an MBA, magna cum laude, from Baker University. He blogs about all things marketing and technology at shakegently.com and is on Twitter at twitter.com/dustinj.