SOURCE: InXpo

InXpo

March 05, 2009 18:13 ET

InXpo Hires Dennis Shiao as Client Services Executive

Dennis Will Leverage Expertise in Virtual Events and Social Media on Strategic Client Accounts

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 5, 2009) - InXpo, the leader in privately-held virtual events, announced the new hire of Dennis Shiao as a Client Services Executive in InXpo's Consulting Group. Dennis will be assigned to work with key and strategic InXpo clients.

Previously, Dennis was Director of Product Management, Webcasts, at TechTarget where he was responsible for product line management of multimedia online lead-generation products. Dennis leveraged Webcasts, Podcasts and Virtual Tradeshows to generate consistent annual revenue growth. While at TechTarget, Dennis helped produce over 15 technology-focused Virtual Tradeshows.

Prior to TechTarget, Dennis was Director of Technical Operations at Bitpipe, where he was responsible for Bitpipe's production web infrastructure and corporate IT systems. Prior to Bitpipe, Dennis managed software development teams at ANS, a former subsidiary of America Online.

"I'm glad I'm in a place that promotes something I'm passionate about: Going Virtual. As a former client of InXpo's, I am fully aware of all we have to offer and I'll be able to walk clients through the process easily," said Dennis.

"We are pleased to have someone of Dennis' background and we admire his passion for all things virtual. He will be a big asset to InXpo and our clients," said Malcolm Lotzof, CEO of InXpo.

Besides contributing to InXpo's blog, Virtual Insights, http://inxpo.wordpress.com/, Dennis has his own blog, It's All Virtual, http://allvirtual.wordpress.com/. Dennis also started a Facebook group called Virtual Event Strategists, a forum to collaborate on the production, marketing and best practices for virtual events. Dennis is active on Twitter and can be followed at http://www.twitter.com/dshiao. Dennis holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University and will work virtually in the San Francisco Bay area.

About InXpo

InXpo is the leading provider of privately-branded virtual events, including Virtual Trade Shows, Virtual Career Fairs and Virtual Corporate Events, as well as Audio and Video Webcasts. These virtual solutions dramatically reduce travel time and related costs, in addition to making the world a greener place to live. InXpo's Virtual Events provide Publishers with new online revenue opportunities and Corporations with the ability to generate leads, communicate, educate and network by connecting more effectively with their communities. The company is headquartered in Chicago. For more information, visit http://www.inxpo.com.

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