Remy Tennant, Founder
Remy Tennant has over 10 years of professional experience in digital marketing, product marketing, international business and management for large companies, NGOs, and agencies. He has been involved with cleantech since 2007, and has worked with various cleantech organizations including Rising Sun Energy Center, The Clean Tech Open, Commuter Cars, Plug In America, CalCars, Jonway International, EV Battery Forum, Dufrense Market Research, and ElectraDrive. Currently, he serves as Product Marketing Manager at Digital Air Strike, the leading social media and reputation management provider in Tier 3 automotive. Earlier in his career, he spent three years living and working in Spain and in France.
Remy Tennant is a lifelong technology enthusiast and social media junkie, and conducted the first-ever market research study on how social media should be used to market electric vehicles. His groundbreaking research included a survey of 700 electric car enthusiasts, an in-depth study of electric car online communities and social networks, and interviews with OEM marketing executives and social media managers. The resulting white paper has been used as a critical resource for industry stakeholders across the US and worldwide.
Remy has years of experience in photography and videography, and relishes getting his hands on the latest editions of popular post production software applications. He holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and an MSBA from San Francisco State University with an emphasis in High-Tech Marketing.
Joe Magyar, Social Media Strategist
Joe Magyar brings more than 15years of high-tech marketing experience in lasting strategic assets through creative market development. Joe’s background is an unusual mix of creative, business, entrepreneurial and Fortune 500 experience, giving him a deep understanding of how to connect social media goals and operations to drive messaging and positioning efforts. Prior to his work with CleanTech Media Solutions, he served as a marketing consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area. Joe has also held marketing positions at Informix Software, 3Com, PeopleSoft, and Intel. He holds an MBA in Sustainable Business from San Francisco State University, and an MFA from the Academy of Art University, with in Film and Video Production.
Joe believes the current revolution in marketing is being driven by two significant trends the incredible adoption of social media and the desire within corporations to measure and manage social and environmental impact. His goal at CleanTech Media Solutions is to provide the best practices on using new technologies to listen and respond to what consumers are saying about your brand. “My best advicesocial media technologies bring management much closer to employees and customers. The growth of listening and buzzmonitoring platforms is changing the way companies solicit ideas and feedback on strategy, both internally and externally.”
For additional information about Joe, visit http://www.linkedin.com/in/jmagyar
Benjamin Packard, Video Producer
Benjamin Packard specializes in leveraging the power of video in social media marketing. His concise, innovative and engaging videos are strategically designed to spread quickly across social networks, and he brings hard skills in production, direction, sound composition and motion graphics design. He cut his teeth at Participant Media, where he worked on several cause campaigns for feature length films such as Food Inc. and The Cove. He has a BA in Legal Studies from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a MBA in marketing from California State University Northridge.
Benjamin’s passion for environmental advocacy came while backpacking through the rainforests of Belize in college. After weeks of studying neotropical diversity he stumbled upon his first clear cut forest and his environmental consciousness was forever changed. He believes that cleantech will prove instrumental in reversing negative environmental trends that threaten society, and is also an economic opportunity not to be missed. Using video as a vehicle for change, Benjamin focuses on using the emotional impact of first person narratives to inspire consumers to transcend barriers to adoption of cleantech products.