We feel Steve's innovative web marketing strategies, his experience building the brands of some of the world's best known companies like Apple, his rich experience helping startups and his deep technical background makes him the renaissance person to help share with the world our unique web collaboration products.
Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 12, 2008
Dimdim (http://www.dimdim.com), the world's free open source web meeting and collaboration company, today announced that Steve Chazin, an accomplished internet marketing expert has joined the company as its Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Chazin joins Dimdim as the company expands adoption of its leading web meeting software and develops new consumer and business collaboration services.
"We're delighted Steve Chazin has joined Dimdim," said DD Ganguly, CEO. "We feel Steve's innovative web marketing strategies, his experience building the brands of some of the world's best known companies like Apple, his rich experience helping startups and his deep technical background makes him the renaissance person to help share with the world our unique web collaboration products."
Dimdim has created the world's first browser-based web meeting software that allows anybody to share their desktop, show slides, as well as talk, listen, chat, and broadcast via webcam -- all without installing any software to participate. Since its launch in September 2007, Dimdim's software has been distributed more than 150,000 times throughout the open source community; Dimdim's free hosted service has been accessed more than 120,000 times, even while in private beta.
"I share Dimdim's passion to democratize the web so anyone, anywhere can collaborate -- for free. I'm excited about the way people all over the world are now using Dimdim's audio, video and desktop sharing to collaborate and exchange information in a way previously reserved for only a fortunate few," said Steve Chazin, CMO. "I'm delighted to be part of the team that will fully realize a world without borders and unlock the power of human communication on a global scale."
Mr. Chazin has spent his career perfecting new approaches to marketing, sales, engineering and design for creative consumers and professionals. Along the way, he has helped small startups like Bowstreet and large companies like Apple, Avid and Raytheon achieve their diverse business objectives. At Avid, he dramatically grew the company's user base, invented viral approaches that expanded strategic markets, drive the product marketing of Avid's most profitable product lines and built Avid's Education vertical business unit. For nearly ten years at Apple, Inc. Steve Chazin was a top sales executive and systems engineer, managed a strategic partnership with the Harvard Business School, and helped Steve Jobs rebuild Apple's marketing efforts, helping return the company to profitability in the late 1990s. Prior to Apple, he was section manager and principle engineer at Raytheon responsible for the design and fabrication of supersonic missile radomes.
Mr. Chazin has a BA in Physics from Franklin and Marshall College and a MSEE from Princeton University. Steve is a frequent speaker and blogs about how great marketing and great design can change the world.
Dimdim is the world's only free, open source web collaboration company. Dimdim lets anyone share audio, video and their desktops all within a browser with no software download required for participants. Dimdim´s hosted service is available for free and can be used from small gatherings to seminars with hundreds of attendees. Enterprise and open source versions of Dimdim are also available. Dimdim is backed by the original investors in Skype, Hotmail, and MySQL. Dimdim's global investors include: Nexus India Capital, Index Ventures and Draper Richards. Dimdim is based in Boston, Mass., with offices in New Hampshire, Canada and India. Dimdim can be found online at http://www.dimdim.com.
Dominic Johnson, Consort Partners
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