About Jason Roe
Jason Roe is an internet consultant specialising in web development, search engine optimisation (SEO) and social media. He has worked in the internet and technology sector for the last six years and has been involved in a number of high profile web development projects such as CRO.ie, Independent.ie and Herald.ie as well as recent social media innovations by Enterprise Ireland.
Jason is a strong advocate of blogging, coworking, and the development of regional events, networking and training opportunities for people in the internet and technology sector. He is active at the grassroots level and is involved in organising BTW (Blogger-Twitter-Whatever) meetups and Bizcamp.ie.
Jason Roe's aims in running in the 2009 IIA Board election
Jason is a strong advocate of the get out and push mentality that the internet community and industry represents. With this in mind, he believes strong leadership and people with innovative new approaches are key to dealing with the challenges IIA members will face during the economic downturn.
In the context of a knowledge economy, Jason believes that the IIA and its members can play a key role in securing the growth of this industry into the future.
Jason's aim is to get on board with the IIA and facilitate the changes that are required to make this happen.
Issues Jason Roe will address as an IIA board member
If elected, areas that Jason will be paying extra attention to are:
- The encouragement and continued development of regional events, networking and training opportunities for all members.
- The improvement of how IIA members and the benefits of membership of the IIA areÂ promoted.
- Enhanced communication with enterprise boards, local chambers of commerce and government bodies such as Enterprise Ireland and the IDA.
- Equipping members with the tools and opportunities to achieve international growth and to help them to â€˜think outside of the boxâ€™ in terms of international exports.
- Leveraging the strengths of other organisations, both domestic and international, to benefit IIA members.
- Creating opportunities for micro sponsorship to facilitate new marketing opportunities for all members, including start-ups.
How to vote
Voting is open to all members of the IIA. Each member companys voting user can cast 5 votes in the Election. When you log in to vote, you will be presented with each of the candidates photographs and 100-word bios. These will be arranged in alphabetical order by surname.
The voting system allows your nominated voting users to vote from 9am on Friday 17th July until 5pm on July 30th. If you do not know who your Voting User is please log in to view your company profile. If you need any changes made to your voting user you should email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have forgotten your IIA password you can reset it.
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