August 2012

Geek of the Week Bienvenida “Beni” Matias Bienvenida Matias is an educator, filmmaker, and acting executive director of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), a national membership organization that addresses the professional needs of Latino/Latina independent producers. To date, NALIP has held twelve National conferences in addition to six national initiatives, including the […]

Geek of the Week Harold Johnson Harold Johnson is the manager of sourcing and contracting at Sprint Nextel, where he negotiates, administers, and manages funding, contracting, subcontracting, and procurement operations for the company’s global sales of products and services. Johnson has nearly 35 years of experience in these and other areas, including telecommunications, information technology, […]

Geek of the Week Michael Rivkin Michael Rivkin is the co-founder and chief technology officer of Zodiac Interactive, “an Emmy Award-winning provider of interactive media solutions that has been at the forefront of digital technology for nearly 10 years.” Rivkin is responsible for developing Zodiac’s technologies and patented software, including the company’s set-top libraries and […]

Geek of the Week Jesse Crawford Jesse Crawford is the senior manager of global supplier diversity at Verizon. In this role, he leads and supports Verizon’s Supplier Diversity Advocacy and Outreach initiatives across the enterprises. Crawford has over 22 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, including roles in sales, staff management, engineering, and strategic […]