Who is judging the Useful Social Media Awards?
Our prestigious judging panel is a line-up of senior corporate social media practitioners:
Head of Promotional Commerce
Whole Foods Market
Director, Social Media and Community
Senior Director, US Communications
Head of Social Media
Director of Digital Communication
Steve Field is the director of digital communication for BAE Systems, Inc., the American subsidiary of BAE Systems plc. In this role, he oversees digital strategy, social media, online communication and e-advocacy for one of the world's largest defense, aerospace and security companies.
Prior roles with BAE Systems include director of marketing communication for the company's global land and armaments business, and senior media relations manager for the U.S. combat vehicles division.
Before coming to BAE Systems, Steve was an account manager at Edelman Digital, specializing in online public affairs campaigns for corporate and nonprofit clients. Previously, he has been a public affairs officer and spokesman for the United States Army, holding positions at Fort Lewis, Wash.; Fort Meade, Md.; and The Pentagon. It was while at the Pentagon that he began his digital career as an early military blogger.
Steve has also held communications positions at a major Washington think tank, with a member of Congress and at a boutique lobbying firm.
Steve graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Communications, Legal Institutions, Economics and Government (CLEG) from American University in Washington, D.C., and a Master's degree in Communications from the Johns Hopkins University. He is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa and is a graduate of the U.S. military's Defense Information School.
Steve is a extreme fan of Chipotle burritos and is bringing back the high-five.
Public Relations and Social Media Manager
Jessica Gioglio is the public relations and social media manager for Dunkin' Donuts. In this role, Jessica works with a cross-functional team to manage Dunkin' Donuts' social media strategy and social engagement campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and more. In 2011, Jessica launched the company's first-ever blog, "Behind the Beans," which is dedicated into highlighting what's brewin' at Dunkin' Donuts.
Prior to joining Dunkin' Donuts, Jessica held public relations roles at TripAdvisor, State Street and Comcast. An avid writer and photographer, Jessica also started The SavvyBostonian, a local lifestyle blog covering Boston events, restaurants, and more.
Useful Social Media
Nick is the founder of Useful Social Media and his role is basically to ensure that the company produces products that are useful for you - the corporate social media practitioner.