Influential Blacks Awards Reception - 2013 Keynote Speaker
- Eric Hamilton, Chief Marketing Officer & Co-Founder,
Around the Way App
Hamilton is an internet, web, search marketing and social
media veteran with over 20 years of technology work experience.
Under his leadership, Eric helped the online web school,
the Web Academy, reach 4000 enrollments in less than 36
months with a $0 marketing budget.
is the owner of Web Developers of New York, a Manhattan
based web design and consulting firm.
is the author of “Social Media Branding in the Age
of Obama”. This book is a social media guide which
gives social media strategies for small businesses and personal
is the Executive Director/Founder of the Web Academy which
is a nonprofit organization which offers free web design
worked for Yahoo! as an Engagement Manager supporting Yahoo!
Web Analytics which is Yahoo’s enterprise level
analytics solution. In addition, Eric consulted Yahoo! clients
such as BlackBerry, Verizon Travel, Bank of America, Disney,
GM, Southwest Airlines and Pepsi on measuring the effectiveness
of social media traffic from Yahoo! micro-sites. In addition,
Eric is experienced with Omniture Site Catalyst and Google
at Yahoo! Eric served on Yahoo!’s social media task
force. This internal group was responsible for identifying
trends and leveraging Yahoo!’s brand and reach to
position Yahoo! for growth in the realm of social media.
is a skilled software designer as he has a patent pending
on “Methods for embedding preroll flash video ads
in user generated content”.
Eric does social media and web consulting and was a presenter,
panelist and or key note speaker at the following recent
New Media (Columbia University)
Social Media Trends for 2011 (Bank One)
The New Age of Social Media (Social Media Week NYC)
Social Media Junkie (Pace University)
Social Media Revolution (Project Wall Street)
Chicago Business Opportunity Fair
BDPA Presents Analytics sponsored by Yahoo!
State Bar of Michigan ACES Conference
Wall Street Charitable Foundation Web Workshop
Summer Youth Employment Program Workshop
No Limits Career Fair
Future Executives Conference
is from Detroit, Michigan, has a BS in Computer Science
from Michigan State University, is a ToastMaster Humorous
Speech NYC area champion and he is active in the community
with local NYC high school science fairs as a Computer Science