The Social Media Club held it’s first Official Meeting on Thursday, November 20th at 6pm in Lillis 282! The meeting featured two Social Media Professionals Zach Wright and Kris McDonald. Over 100 students attended!
Bios on our Guest Speakers
Zach Wright is an Enablement Consultant for Sprinklr. Sprinklr offers the only Social Media Management System that enables global scale for the social enterprise. Enabling brands to innovate faster, grow revenue, reduce operating costs and manage risk.
Zach has been working in Social Media for 6 years and has worked with large brands such as GrubHub, Seamless, Nestle, Kraft, Sears and Kmart. Zach has fine-tuned his skills through his work with large digital agencies and brands alike. He has had recent career stops at GrubHub, Razorfish, and Sears Holdings.
Zach has been apart of Social Media panels throughout the United States, and mentors students all over the nation. He is also a Professional Advisor for Ohio Universities PRSSA chapter. Zach loves to boast that he has never lost a bet to Kasey Skala.
Social Media Strategist
Kris McDonald currently works as a social media strategist at MMGY Global, the largest integrated travel marketing agency in the world. His current client roster includes the Trump Hotel Collection, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel and Casa de Campo Resort in the Dominican Republic. Recently, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel were awarded with Adrian and SMITTY awards for their Google Glass campaign, the first of its kind in the travel marketing space. Prior to MMGY, Kris served as the managing partner of rei digital media, a boutique digital agency in Overland Park, Kan. He worked with a variety of companies and brands from startups in the Kansas City-area to well-established national brands such as the NCAA, Turner Sports Interactive, Lee Jeans and Majestic Athletic. Kris is a graduate and proud alum of Baker University in Baldwin City, Kan.