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Full Biography

Paul Gillin is a veteran technology journalist with more than 25 years of editorial experience. Since 2005, he has advised marketers and business executives on strategies to optimize their use of social media and online channels to reach buyers cost-effectively. He is a popular speaker who is known for his ability to simply complex concepts using plain talk, anecdotes and humor.

His critically acclaimed 2007 book, The New Influencers, chronicled the changes in markets being driven by the new breed of bloggers and podcasters. Among the more than 100 positive published reviewers were The Wall Street Journal, The San Jose Mercury News and the BBC.  His second book, Secrets of Social Media Marketing, was published in the fall of 2008. His third book,  Social Marketing to the Business Customer was co-authored with Eric Schwartzman and published in 2011. His latest book is Attack of the Customers: Why Critics Assault Brands Online and How To Avoid Becoming a Victim, came out in late 2012. He is is also the co-author with wife Dana of The Joy of Geocaching, the story of a global game enabled by an Internet community.

Paul was previously founding editor-in-chief of TechTarget, one of the most successful new media entities of the early Internet. Prior to that, he was editor-in-chief and executive editor of the technology weekly Computerworld for 15 years.

In addition to his consulting and speaking, Paul writes for BtoB magazine and contributes regularly to other online marketing and communications sites. His work has appeared in scores of publications, including The New York Times, Advertising Age and the San Jose Mercury News. His website is www.gillin.com. He also writes the popular Newspaper Death Watch blog, as well as his own blog: paulgillin.com.

Paul is a Research Fellow and a member of the advisory board of the Society for New Communications Research. Married with two children, he lives in Framingham, MA, where he lives and dies by the fortunes of the Boston Red Sox.

Shorter Biography

Paul Gillin is a speaker, writer and B2B content marketing strategist who specializes in technology and new media. Since 2005 he has helped business-to-business marketers at companies of all sizes and in many industries use social media and quality content to reach and engage with customers. He is also a prolific writer who has published five books and more than 200 articles on the subject of new media

Paul is a veteran technology journalist with more than 25 years of editorial leadership experience. He was founding editor-in-chief of TechTarget, one of the most successful Internet media companies. Previously, he was editor-in-chief and executive editor of Computerworld.

His five books include The New Influencers (2007), Secrets of Social Media Marketing (2008),  The Joy of Geocaching (2010, co-authored with wife Dana), Social Marketing to the Business Customer (2011, co-authored with Eric Schwartzman) and Attack of the Customers: Why Critics Assault Brands Online and How To Avoid Becoming a Victim (2013).  He has written the monthly New Channels column for BtoB magazine since 2006. 

Paul is also a Senior Research Fellow and Director at the Society for New Communications Research. His website is www.gillin.com and he blogs at paulgillin.com and Newspaper Death Watch.

VERY Short Biography

Paul Gillin is a writer, speaker and online marketing consultant. Since 2005 he has helped business-to-business marketers at companies of all sizes and in many industries use social media and quality content to reach and engage with customers. He is also a prolific writer who has published more than 200 articles on the subject of new media. His books include The New Influencers (2007), Secrets of Social Media Marketing (2008), The Joy of Geocaching (2010) and Social Marketing to the Business Customer (2011) and  Attack of the Customers (2013). He has written the monthly New Channels column for  BtoB magazine since 2006. Paul is a veteran technology journalist with more than 25 years of editorial leadership experience.His website is gillin.com and he blogs at paulgillin.com and Newspaper Death Watch.

Facts about Paul Gillin

  • 25 years of technology and media journalism experience
  • Editor-in-chief and executive editor of Computerworld for 12 years; publication received more than 100 editorial awards during that time.
  • Winner of several awards for editorial writing
  • Founding editor-in-chief and sixth employee at TechTarget, a successful Internet technology publisher.
  • Has been interviewed and quoted hundreds of times by the media, including CBS, CNN, Fox, MSNBC and nearly every major newspaper.
  • Frequent speaker; has keynoted more than a dozen technology and media conferences, spoken at more than 100 others
  • Write the New Channels column for BtoB Magazine
  • Is a Boston Red Sox season ticket holder.
  • Born Aug. 29, 1957, Hong Kong
  • Married, four children
  • Interests: cooking, jazz music, history, baseball, scuba diving, golf

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