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Peter Friedman

Peter Friedman is a social media expert and veteran marketing professional. As Chairman and CEO at Liveworld, Peter provides global brands with strategic social media counsel and has developed hundreds of social media programs across the globe. Prior to LiveWorld, Peter was Vice President & General Manager of Apple’s Internet Services Division, overseeing the creation and management of social media services such as AppleLink, eWorld, AOL, and Salon. During his 12-year tenure at Apple, his responsibilities also included managing Business Systems Marketing and product line management in the Macintosh division. Peter is also the author of “The CMO’s Social Media Handbook, A Step By Step Guide For Leading Marketing Teams in the Social Media World”—a practical tool kit and crash course in social-media-theory that helps big-brand marketing leaders learn how to strategize and execute a long-term social media plan in order to create dialogue and deepen customer relationships.