Mike O'Neil and Lori Ruff join the "Social Conversation" in Denver and Boulder Colorado

Mike O’Neil and Lori Ruff

Mike O’Neil founded the world’s first Social Media and LinkedIn training company, Integrated Alliances. Mike is a true pioneer in the mix of Social Media, LinkedIn, networking and web-based business applications. He was a charter LinkedIn user in early 2004 when it was just getting started. He is recognized by his peers as one of the world’s first and foremost LinkedIn trainers and Social Media speakers.

Lori Ruff is a recognized authority in the arena of Social Media and LinkedIn training. Ruff joined the LinkedIn community in July 2005 when it was just two years old. Lori is now a senior partner, lead Social Media coach, and head of curriculum development at Integrated Alliances. She is a recognized authority in the world of Social Media and LinkedIn training. Her career in training international corporate and conference audiences began in July 1996. In addition to Internet applications, she is a Microsoft Certified Master Instructor and a speaker and facilitator on topics such as customer service, leadership, visioning, personal development, and career transition.

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About Casey McConnell

Casey McConnell, the Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, founded Qittle in September 2008. Before founding Qittle, Mr. McConnell was the Marketing Director for The Aspen Club & Spa. Raised in Greeley, Colorado, Casey attended The Colorado School of Mines on an athletic scholarship for football. After college, Casey worked for his family's construction business before beginning his first Internet endeavor--Zoe Juice. Casey moved to Aspen, Colorado where he worked in the hospitality industry before starting at The Aspen Club & Spa in 2006. He worked to develop a vitamin line for the club before he was promoted to Marketing Manager in 2007. In his work with email marketing, Casey sees the potential text messaging will bring to the global marketplace-- much like how email exploded in the early part of the century. Casey is a member of Roaring Fork Leadership as well as the Aspen Young Professionals Association. He spends his free time in the mountains hiking in the summer and hitting the slopes in the winter. In the future, Casey hopes to take Qittle global and envisions the brand Qittle to be the number one company for text messaging solutions for businesses of all kind. Qittle, whose name Casey derived from different words meaning "talk" or "chatter," became a vision of how to quantify marketing efforts while incorporating the newest promising way to relay messages- mobile text messaging.
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