Location: Trenton, United States
Date Certified: 30 May 2010
Lynette Young is VP of Creative Endeavors at Purple Stripe Productions, specializing in social technology strategies and implementation services. A true pioneer since she began blogging in 1997, she is the director of Social Media Club Princeton and an organizer for Podcamp Philly. Lynette brings precision, detail and creative flair to helping organizations define their social media strategies, and serves as a strategic adviser to a number of companies.
Born and raised in central New Jersey, Lynette is a seasoned, 20-year veteran project manager and technology strategist. In addition to her extensive blogging experience, Lynette has been an expert in podcasting and virtual worlds since 2004, and has worked professionally in social media technologies and communications strategies since 2006.
Lynette is also a highly sought-after professional speaker and instructor. Highlights of her 2009 professional engagements include being co-organizer, featured speaker and instructor at Podcamp Philly; organizer, featured speaker & programming director of Social Media Club Princeton; organizer and instructor of the Social Media Bootcamp program; featured speaker at Web2Open in New York City; and featured speaker at Podcamp Boston.
Lynette’s extensive experience and ability to build personal connections – as well as her mainstream and niche online savvy – means clients and professional partners such as Bristol Myers Squibb, eHarlequin.com, crayon, the Coca-Cola Company, and Universal Music Group connect not only with Lynette and her strategies but also with their markets and consumers. Regardless of their experience level, these clients now have more meaningful conversations with their audiences in new and engaging ways.
Lynette has not only given many corporate talks, but has designed and presented customized training sessions for numerous corporations in New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia & Boston designed around the latest social media technologies.