... is the son of hotelier
... not to be confused with
Wikipedia or hiphop's
... is an American/Swiss expatriate that now hangs his hat in Miami
... spent eight years working in Europe in local search and social media with stints in London, Amsterdam and Vienna.
... is recently back from a year in Australia on a digital consulting contract with Telstra's
... is a local search and social media expert formerly VP Online at
European Directories where he helped define the digital strategy to help
save them from extinction
industry conferences on
local search and
online yellow pages
... while in Europe learned German well enough to deliver
this presentation in German
... can also be found
here if you're into that sort of thing
... was a PR man in a former life and helped navigate public companies through the vagaries of the
FDA approval process
... in 1995
placed the first story ever on national TV (CBS Evening News)
from a pitch coming over email/via the Internet
... helped bring revolutionary
heart treatments to market with massive trade press and mainstream press coverage.
... is a photographer who captured more imagery of Vienna than necessary and blogged about it at
ZoomVienna.com as well as on
... has a blog National Geographic considers a
top resource on Vienna and the United Nations
bought images for its brochures
... still ranks first page above the fold on Google for
... is one of the first 100 members worldwide in the
photoblogs.org Hall of Fame
self-published a book - a photo essay capturing a photo a day for one year in Vienna
...was asked by a reader to
shoot her wedding and landed five more wedding gigs from that which
led to this.
... is the godfather of
two beautiful twin girls
... has an Irish Terrier so cool he's got his
own Facebook page
... thinks this
cartoon by Tex Avery is the funniest spot of all time
... once made a 24-hour train journey from
Waterford, Ireland to St. Andrews, Scotland without a tee time or golf clubs and
shot 83 soaking wet.
... nearly lost it when Brett Boone took Tim Wakefield deep in '03 and nearly lost it again a year later when the Sox went on to sweep St. Louis for their first World Series title since 1918
... wishes he could play shortstop or hit a golf ball for a living
... could have given
The Jerkey Boys a run for their money back in the day
Castle Wolfenstein as a kid under the moniker The Thief.
... I've drunk Lemoncello with beautiful Italian women on the cliffs in Cinqueterra, trekked in the Himilayas in Nepal, done Centre Court at Wimbledon with the strawberries
... I've skied the Alps in St. Moritz and received the star treatment, snapped photos of the Sistine Chapel ceiling and Statue of David and lived to blog about it
... I've grabbed a killer self-portrait on the Great Wall alone at 6am, dined on almejas in the Picos de Europa, and ran a lap in the Coliseum in Athens
... I've swum in the heavenly blue waters of the Blue Grado on Capri, snorkeled in the Great Barrier Reef, and crashed for a week on a remote island in the Maldives
... but I have not yet been to Boise, Idaho.
... once single-handedly using only Notepad and a can of Diet Coke, wrote a webpage at 30,000ft that would make
Hugh Gallagher and
Derek Powazek proud (thanks).