May 2012

Geek of the Week Anton Guitano Anton Guitano is the chief operating officer of CBS Local Media, a local broadcasting segment CBS Corp. created in 2009. In this role, Guitano leads the company’s efforts to capitalize on its extensive collection of local news and Internet properties throughout the nation and to drive CBS’ Radio and […]

Geek of the Week Brett Anitra Gilbert Brett Anitra Gilbert is an assistant professor in the Department of Management and Global Business at Rutgers University, where she has taught courses in technology ventures, entrepreneurship, and innovation. Dr. Gilbert received her PhD with a focus on geographic clusters, technology entrepreneurship, and new venture performance from the […]

Geek of the Week Kurt Merriweather Kurt Merriweather is the Director of Emerging Business Development at Discovery Communications. In this role, Merriweather is responsible for identifying and incubating opportunities that leverage new audiences, new products and new business models. Merriweather is currently forming a new organization within Discovery that will be dedicated to reaching the […]

Geek of the Week Cynthia Perkins-Roberts Cynthia Perkins-Roberts is the VP of Multicultural Marketing and Sales Development at the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau (CAB). In this role, Perkins-Roberts educates advertisers on strategies and best practices for reaching multicultural markets via cable programming; initiates multicultural marketing alliances among cable networks, agencies, advertisers, and research companies; publishes diversity […]