April 24th, 2012
Matthew Rosenhaft , Principle of Social Gastronomy
Host Will Crist will ask Matthew why he believes traditional methods of demand generation are failing. What is collaborative buying? How does a marketing manager acquire the skills to influence buyers “before” contacting a salesperson?
Matthew is a Social Marketing Executive and is co-founder of Social Gastronomy, LLC and the Social Executive Council. Prior to founding Social Gastronomy, Matthew has over 18 years’ experience as an executive in marketing, product management, and sales.
Matthew has an extensive background in the SaaS Software, Social Media, Mobile, IT Services, and Telecom industries. He has prior entrepreneurial experience as a founder and executive in several early-stage venture-backed technology companies, as well as, holds several US patents for a mobile marketing technology. Matthew is a prominent blogger and regular industry speaker on social marketing and strategy topics.
About Social Gastronomy, LLC
Buyer-Centric - Evangelize it. Live it. Enable it.
The name Social Gastronomy℠ is a fusion of “Social Media” and “Gastronomy”. Gastronomy is blending of the art (culture) and science (methodology) of cooking. We leverage the art of social media with the science of BtoB behavioral target marketing for big, complicated purchases.
The Buyer-Centric approach is quality maturity model that assesses and defines service quality, experience, and value from a buyer’s perspective.
Across all BtoB markets, we are seeing a transformational fusion of marketing, sales, business development, and customer care from the buyer’s perspective. Are you Buyer-Centric? Are your company’s sales and marketing activities helping them make better buying decisions?
Our Social Cookbook for Target Marketing℠ is a proprietary methodology that leverages public social networks and online communities for insight in order to identify and target difficult to reach buyers, enhance the customer acquisition process, build relationships with key market and complex sales influencers. The more complicated the buyer decision process, the better the results… hard to reach decision makers, large decision influencer committees, complex technical solutions, new product introduction and adoption, long relationship cycles; the better the impact we have on market development, customer acquisition, and lowering the cost of customer acquisition.