Bob Cramer

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    • Media Contact:
      Kathy Cabrera
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Co-Founder, CEO & Chairman
    • Organization:ThePort Network
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Summary of expertise:
      Bob Cramer is a social media expert on how organizations can increase revenue by adding an interactive nature to their websites with socially enabled communities. His inspiration to harness the Internet for the next generation of publishing and media comes from his late grandfather, George J. Hecht, the founder and publisher of Parents magazine. Cramer began his own media career in the early `80s, working at the New York bureau of CNN as an assignment editor before moving to Atlanta for the news organization. Cramers entrepreneurial and publishing interests converged when he co-founded A.D.A.M. Inc. in 1990, with the intent of connecting consumers and their families to trustworthy health information via the Internet. Today, A.D.A.M. is a successful publicly traded company (NASDAQ: ADAM). While at A.D.A.M., Cramer continued to recognize the Internets growing impact on how people interact and receive information. In particular, he saw how its paradigm was changing the future of publis
      Blog/Web site: http://www.theport.com
      White paper/research:
      None available.
      Books/articles published:
      November 2008: Philanthropy Journal, Building Membership with Social Media, By Bob Cramer
      http://www.philanthropyjournal.org/resources/managementleadership/building-membership-social-media

      September 2008: Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Up Close: Bob Cramer, CEO, ThePort Network
      http://www.ajc.com/business/content/business/stories/2008/09/14/up_close_cramer.html


      Awards/associations/memberships:
      Cramer has actively served on the board of the Metro-Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless since 1986. He has been the boards chairman for the past 14 years. Cramer was recognized by Catalyst magazine as Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002, and by Georgia Trend magazine in 1999 as a Top Forty Under Forty business leader.
      Prior media experience:
      Cramer has extensive experience with print, broadcast, radio and online media, as well as analyst briefings.

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