Posts Tagged ‘chief marketing officer’

Harsh: San Francisco Apple Fanboys and Fangirls Get Cruelly Mocked in New Samsung Galaxy S II Phone Commercial

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

[UPDATE: Comments Camarografo:

“Dude, you’re a barista.”]

Dude, harsh:

Via bcasement 

Samsung 4EVR.

And HTC in the hiz-ouse.

Bocce Ball Courts Go Into Justin Herman Plaza Just Under the Wire – New Area Residents Not Organized Enough to Stop It

Monday, November 15th, 2010

All’s I can say about this one is that we’ll have to wait and see how it works out. Deets below.

You know who likes today’s news? It’s Benji Tosi, American Grand Champion:

As seen in San Francisco Magazine, back in the day


San Francisco, CA—Mayor Gavin Newsom today joined community partners including Laborers Local 261,, and Webcor Builders and seven-time U.S. Bocce Ball Champion Benji Tosi to break ground on two regulation size bocce ball courts in the south lawn of Justin Herman Plaza along the City’s waterfront.

“These two new bocce ball courts are a great example of activating unused public space,” said Mayor Newsom. “This innovative public-private partnership shows creativity in finding solutions to positively impact our City as a whole and help foster a community of new bocce ball lovers.”

Ever more deets, after the jump.

Are You a CMO? If So, Then Come to San Francisco’s CMOClub Thought Leadership Summit

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

It’s going to happen in San Francisco November 12th and 13th, 2009. CMO stands for Chief Marketing Officer (just looked it up on the Wiki, yes I’m stoopid) but if you’re a CMO you probably knew that already.

Here’s Guy Kawasaki – he’ll be there:

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Here are all the deets:

On Thursday and Friday, Nov 12-13th 2009, the CMO Club is bringing together the preeminent CMOs in business today for the CMO Thought Leadership Summit, a two day event that will be a platform for the world’s best CMO conversations.

75+ CMOs are confirmed to attend and will take part in discussions that will bring pertinent information about today’s global market, all in effort to help and further gain more thought leadership as a CMO.

The CMO Thought Leadership summit is a two day event for CMOs only. Sessions developed and led by CMOs in the club. The format is roundtable led CMO conversations vs. presentation only formats and unlike many other CMOs events, only CMOs will be at the summit


•Leveraging Social Media in both B2C & B2B

•B2B Demand Generation in Today’s World

•New Approaches for Keeping Customers

•How CMOs can Add More Value to Sales


Porter Gale: Virgin America

Michael Mendenhall: HP

Pam Kaufman: Nickelodeon

Guy Kawasaki: Garage Technology Ventures

Scott Lutz: SAP

Susan Lintonsmith: Red Robin Restaurants

Evan Greene: The Recording Academy (Grammy Awards)

Plus 12 additional CMO led sessions…

Divided into three sessions the summit will be a showcase for shared ideas on the subjects of:

(1) Chief – Leading high performance marketing teams.
(2) Marketing – Building expertise in performance based marketing strategies, tools and digital media.
(3) Officer – Leading Organizational change and delivery as an officer of your company.


* Club Members CMO rate: $995. To register as a member of the CMO Club visit:

* Non Member CMO rate: $1195

* Register online at


Marriott Hotel by Union Square

480 Sutter Street

San Francisco, California 94108

We believe that CMOs are uniquely qualified to be the voice of the customer and define a vision for future organizational growth and vitality. CMOs blend the drive to be world class executives with a passion for creativity and relationships. Somehow they must excel at managing global marketing operations and answer the constant drumbeat for marketing ROI. This unique blend of challenge sets the CMO apart from the rest of the executive team. The CMO Club’s mission is to provide an environment of openness and contribution for CMOs that enables its members to help each other become better at what they do. Come join the conversation.

Register Now at

To learn more about The CMO Club Thought Leadership Summit visit:

Watch a short video as CMO members talk about the club:

Join the club exclusively for CMOs at