RESEARCH TRIANGLE, NC – Wayne Sutton, a well known Research Triangle, NC-based social media expert, is joining TechMedia as Director of Digital. Sutton will focus on developing content for Tech Media conferences and act as a social and community ambassador.
With over 10 years experience in technology and the social media sector Sutton, helps individuals, startups and businesses succeed in understanding how to communicate online via brand strategy, social networks and mobile marketing.
TechMedia is TechJournal South’s parent company. It puts on the annual Southeast Venture Conference, the Internet Summit in Raleigh, Digital East in the Potomac region, and the Deck Party networking events in the Research Triangle and elsewhere in the Southeast.
“I’m excited about joining the TechMedia team and looking forward to helping to educate, network and build the region’s technology economy through events and media,” Sutton said.
Sutton has provided counsel to business leaders ranging from Inc 500 companies, founders of small start-ups and representatives of nonprofit organizations to CEOs of large and small corporations. Sutton is an active content creator and his blog SocialWayne.com has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Social Media and Technology blogs of 2010 and ranks among the AdAge Power 150.
Sutton has been active in the Triangle, NC community as an event organizer of Ignite Raleigh, Triangle Startup Weekend, Triangle Tweetup, the Social Media Business Forum and the past Triangle Social Media club chapter president.
As an entrepreneur Sutton has cofounded a various startups and spoken at technology conferences and events such as SXSW, Social Media Breakfast, BrandCampU, Triangle American Marketing Association, TIMA, PRSA, FutureM/GEOM, Pubcon Austin and Blog World. Staying current with the ever changing trends in the technology community, Wayne loves blogging, educating and inspiring others.
Tech Media’s Scott Hedrick said, “We’re thrilled to add Wayne to our growing team, and believe he’s a great fit for where our organization is going”
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