31. Bio - Marjorie Kase About MarKyr ABOUT Marjorie Kase Co-Founder of MarKyr Media Marjorie Kase holds close to 15 years experience in online marketing, publicity, and content production in the entertainment and tech space. Prior to co-founding Markyr Media, Marjorie founded Blogger Reps, a Blogger Relations firm located in San Francisco and Los Angeles, working with clients such as Fast Company, FX Networks and eSmart Tax. The Blogger Reps Network, comprised of top entertainment and tech sites, possesses a collective reach of over 44 million unique monthly visitors and 420 million monthly page views. Marjorie was the Managing Editor of TV with MeeVee, where she oversaw editorial and marketing efforts, blogger relations, TV network relations, and red carpet reporting. She has also held promotions project management positions at Yahoo, Red Bull GmbH, and Yoyodyne Entertainment. Marjorie holds a B.A. in American History and Film from Oberlin College, and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She has guest lectured at UCLA, USC, and UT Austin and has spoken at a number of social media conferences including, BlogWorld Expo, BloggerCon, the 2009 Women in Technology International (WITI) Social Media Conference and will be presenting at SXSW Interactive 2010 .
32. Bio - Marjorie Kase About MarKyr ABOUT Kyra Reed Kyra Reed has been involved with Marketing and Social Media for over 15 years. In the early days of her career, Kyra’s passion for music and natural ability to organize and promote led her to managing artists Stars of Track and Field and The Upsidedown and event production for Turn Events. After three years of navigating the rocky terrain of the music industry she made the leap to New Media Consulting as the sign of the times was pointing toward the dominance of Web 2.0 in marketing strategy. With Kyra Reed Productions she consulted on branding and media strategy with clients such as The Roxy Theatre, Little Radio, The Monterey Pop Festival, and MoPo Productions. Prior to her days in music Kyra was the Director of Business Development for Amp Studios, Director of Marketing for Playback Systems and the co-founder of a monthly film festival “Ground Floor Cinema.” Today, Kyra is dedicated to bringing the philosophy of Social Media into the mainstream. Always one to look ahead, much of her focus is on future trends and changes in the business landscape. Her passionate writings about Social Media philosophy can be found on MarKyr’s blog. In 2006 Kyra authored the book Blog 101, The Beginners Guide to Blogging. She has guest lectured at UCLA and USC and has spoken at a number of conferences including Digital Music Forum: West, Blog World, ASCAP Expo. Her upcoming panels include Canadian Music Week, Gravity Summit, SXSW Interactive and SXSW Music .
34. About Markyr About MarKyr ABOUT MARKYR MEDIA Based in Los Angeles, MarKyr Media is a Social Media consulting firm that provides leading-edge Social Media services for the Tech, Entertainment, and Consumer Product industries. MarKyr’s services include Social Media Strategy, Coaching, Education, Consulting, and Social Profile Design. Our extensive experience in Social Media and core values of community , radical transparency , innovation , and education are what drives the firm’s unique ability to deliver customized solutions that are authentic and results-driven.