SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Focus.com, the leading community for business expertise, with more than 950,000 members and over 5,000 business and technology experts, today announced the January 2011 schedule for its ongoing series of Focus Expert Roundtables. The Focus Expert Roundtables are 45-minute social teleconference events featuring four to five Focus Experts who discuss leading business and technology topics focusing on a particular business category each week.
Focus.com is launching the new series of events on the heels of the highly successful debut of the Focus Expert Roundtables in December, which included topics on B2B Demand Generation, HR Technology and Customer Experience. To participate in the Roundtable events, all Focus.com members can listen live, download the audio file and read the transcript. Additionally, all Roundtable transcripts are made available to members for free following each event via stylized PDF documents.
The full list of Focus Expert Roundtables for January 2011 is as follows:
- Wednesday, 1/5, 11:00 am PST– Lead Management, Carlos Hidalgo
- Friday, 1/7, 9:00 am PST – Sales Enablement, John Cousineau
- Monday, 1/10, 11:00 am PST – Enterprise Wireless and Mobility, Bob Egan
- Tuesday, 1/11, 11:00 am PST – HR Technology, Steve Boesen
- Thursday, 1/13, 11:00 am PST – Email Marketing, Andrew Kordek
- Friday, 1/14, 11:00 am PST – CRM, Chris Selland
- Friday, 1/21, 11:00 am PST – Talent Management, Kevin Grossman
For each event, there is one Lead Expert and three to four Expert Panelists. The Lead Expert moderates four to seven questions and drives the discussion as the Expert Panelists weigh in with thoughts, answers and feedback of their own. Questions asked during the event are also posted on Focus.com, and Expert Panelists will continue to answer questions on the site post-event.
"The Focus Expert Roundtables provide our fast-growing membership base with direct access to an entire panel of experts who are hand-picked to provide first-class business advice on a specific topic to an audience of business professionals seeking expertise on that topic," said Scott Albro, CEO of Focus. "The announcement of the January 2011 Roundtable schedule further demonstrates our mission to connect the business and technology community — via social teleconferences, summits, personalized Q&A, and research — with thousands of the nation's most influential experts and thought leaders."
Since the launch of Focus.com in early 2010, the rapidly growing network has achieved record-setting revenue performance. Crain's BtoB Magazine named Focus.com one of the "Top 10 Media Sites" of the year, and the best overall business media site to have launched in 2010.
For more information, including instructions on how to register as a Focus business expert, as well as gain access to the latest business research and expertise on the Focus network as a member, please visit www.focus.com.
Focus.com is the leading online business professional network that consists of two interconnected groups – a membership base of more than 850,000 business professionals and the highly-acclaimed Focus Expert Network, which features more than 5,000 of the most-recognized business and technology experts across every business category. Focus.com is ad-supported and entirely free to join. Within its engaged business community, members interact with each other and Focus experts to make more-informed business decisions.
To become a Focus expert, the Focus.com staff conducts an evaluation of the background and credentials of each candidate in their respective industry. In addition to free access to world-class business advice, Focus.com also offers real-time Q&A, industry research, relevant product and service information and personalized support. For more information, and to register to become a member or Focus expert, please visit http://www.focus.com/.