We’re pleased to announced that Peter Shankman, author, entrepreneur, speaker, and worldwide connector will be a speaker at TBEX Europe in Girona, Spain.

Peter ShankmanPeter is known for radically new ways of thinking about Social Media, PR, marketing, advertising, and customer service, and travel bloggers may know him best as the founder of Help A Reporter Out, (HARO) which in under a year became the de-facto standard for thousands of journalists looking for sources. HARO is currently the largest free source repository in the world, sending out over 1,500 queries from worldwide media each week with the tagline, “Everyone is an Expert at Something.”  HARO was acquired by Vocus, and Peter is now serves as its Vice President and Small Business Evangelist.

A proud Boston University graduate, Peter started his career at America Online as a Senior News Editor, helping found the AOL Newsroom and spearheading coverage of the Democratic and Republican 1996 conventions, which marked the first time an online news service covered any major political event.

Peter is the Founder and CEO of The Geek Factory, Inc., a boutique Social Media, Marketing and PR Strategy firm located in New York City, and also serves on numerous advisory boards.

An energetic speaker, Peter has been immensely popular with audiences around the world.  TBEX attendees are in for a real treat!

TBEX Europe will be help in Girona, Spain, on September 21-22, 2012.  Discounted tickets are still available.