14 May May 14, 2018 – SEO Super Hero Jason McDonald and Outrageous Potential Leslie Peters
Dr. Jason McDonald – Founder and Senior SEO / Social Media Director of the JM Internet Group and Author of SEO Fitness Workbook: 2018 Edition: The Seven Steps to Search Engine Optimization Success on Google
Dr. Jason McDonald is the founder and Senior SEO / Social Media Director of the JM Internet Group. He comes to the Group from eg3.com, where he has been Senior Editor in charge of content since 1994. He is a teacher, corporate trainer, and SEO / AdWords / Social Media Consultant. He loves to figure out how things work, and explain that to others in a fun and empowering environment. His current passion is Internet Marketing, especially Search Engine Optimization, Pay Per Click Advertising and Social Media. Jason is a “technologist” crazy enough to begin experimenting with online media in 1994, when he founded eg3.com as a web portal for embedded systems, broadly defined. He has extensive online journalism and teaching experience. In charge of eg3.com’s SEO and PPC strategy, Jason built eg3.com into the oldest and largest web portal in embedded systems with over 25,000 monthly users and over 35,000 registered eLetter subscribers. He also teaches in the San Francisco Bay Area at AcademyX, DeVry, and Stanford University (Continuing Studies). He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1992 and his BA from Harvard University in 1985.
Leslie Peters – The Founder, CEO, and Chief Facilitator at Elements Partnership and Author of Finding Time to Lead: Seven Practices to Unleash Outrageous Potential
Leslie Peters is the Founder, CEO, and Chief Facilitator at Elements Partnership, a consulting practice that helps people and organizations get unstuck. Leslie launched Elements Partnership in 2011 with one simple belief: that people are hungry for real conversation. For over 25 years, Leslie has brought her no-B.S., straight-talk perspective to leaders in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors, including clients like U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation, Flexera Software, and NeighborWorks America. She is the Founder, CEO, and Chief Facilitator at Elements Partnership, a consulting practice that helps people and organizations get unstuck, and is the author of “Finding Time to Lead: Seven Practices to Unleash Outrageous Potential.” She cares deeply about engagement, leadership, and the kinds of shared experiences that lead to real change in individuals, groups, and organizations.