Within3 Expands Executive Team With the Addition of Ellynn Decter Szoke as Chief Marketing Officer
CLEVELAND, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Within3, the leading provider of online community programs for life science and healthcare institutions, announces that Ellynn Decter Szoke has joined the company as its new Chief Marketing Officer. With more than 25 years of leadership experience in marketing, business development and strategy, Ellynn brings unparalleled expertise to the Within3 organization.
Having held executive positions in diverse environments, from Fortune 500 to emerging companies, and for manufacturers as well as agencies, Ellynn has gained a unique perspective of the opportunities and challenges organizations face. Reporting directly to Lance Hill, Chief Executive Officer, Ellynn is responsible for Within3's corporate marketing initiatives, including branding, public relations, social media and strategic and tactical planning.
"We are excited to add Ellynn's voice, leadership and insight to our marketing and executive teams," said Lance Hill. "Her proven track record for positioning products successfully in the pharma and healthcare space will enable us to rapidly innovate and continue our growth as the leader in providing online community programs for healthcare professionals. We know she will be an indispensable member of the Within3 team."
Ellynn began her career at Johnson and Johnson Baby Products Company. She later held positions in project management for emerging companies, served as a business development executive for a media company, and started and developed her own marketing and communications firm. Asked by one of her clients, a sales and marketing services provider to the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, to build a marketing and communications department, she joined the organization and served as Vice President. For the last seven years, Ellynn worked exclusively with service companies in the healthcare industry whose clients were pharmaceutical and consumer health and wellness brands targeting patients and physicians.
"This is an exciting time to be in the industry," Ellynn commented. "New technologies and new ways of thinking are transforming how we conduct business. Within3 is connecting healthcare professionals as never before, building online community programs for life science and healthcare institutions that foster peer-to-peer collaboration and deeper clinical insights. It's exciting to see new innovations happening everyday and I am delighted to be a part of it."
Ellynn is a graduate of Rutgers University and lives in Millburn, NJ with her husband and son.
Within3 is the leader in building online community programs that enable healthcare professionals to efficiently connect, collaborate, and share information on a 24/7 basis. Highly branded and customized, Within3 communities energize members by providing an array of interactive capabilities. Working with health systems, medical schools, professional associations, research groups and industry, Within3's goal is to ensure that each community adds value to both organizational clients and to individual members. For more information, visit www.within3.com.
Ellynn Decter Szoke
Chief Marketing Officer