Co-founder of SnapMD Appointed to World Brand Congress Advisory Council

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Award Winning Brand Leader and Business Executive Joins in Celebrating Global Branding Excellence with Appointment to Advisory Council

His long history of bleeding-edge work with some of the biggest brands and deep experience at every level of an enterprise will lend itself well to the knowledge base of the World Brand Congress Advisory Board.

SnapMD, a Health IT company focused on Telemedicine and Telehealth, today announced that Co-founder George Tierney has been appointed to the Advisory Council for the 2013 World Brand Congress being held this October in Mumbai, India.

The annual World Brand Congress is the single largest rendezvous of best brains behind some of the world's most successful and sought after brands. It is a meeting place for the marketing elite and other top executives from each business sector representing every continent around the globe to gather under one roof. The event is a chance for the best in the world to trade ideas, transfer knowledge, make connections and answer today’s critical challenges facing an ever-expanding global business community.

“It is truly an honor to join this elite group of global brand leaders on the Advisor Council for this year’s Congress” said SnapMD COO and EVP Branding and Communications, George Tierney. “The World Brand Congress is one of the few events a year that has the capacity to attract the best business minds and creative thinkers in one place. I am very much looking forward to contributing to the discourse.”

George Tierney is a brand marketer and digital media leader who has spent over 20 years at the bleeding-edge of communication design and technology. Mr. Tierney has worked with some of the largest national and global brands such as The Coca-Cola Company, Levi Strauss, The American Red Cross, Sunbeam, Teledyne Technologies, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Audi, Citgo Petroleum, Quest Communications, LifeScript, Club Med and IBM.

Mr. Tierney will be joining the following on the Advisory Committee: Alexei Orlov, CMO, Volkswagen Group China; Andrew Bryson, Regional Director of Sustainability - Asia Pacific, Saatchi & Saatchi; Stephen Cheliotis, Chief Executive, The Centre for Brand Analysis; Joseph Michelli, Author of The Starbucks Experience; Moira Cullen, Senior Director Global Design, The Hershey Company; and Ari Fadyl, Head of Digital & CRM, Nokia Indonesia; and Gabriela Salina, Global Brand Manager, Deloitte.

“We are very pleased that Mr. Tierney has accepted his appointment to our Advisory Council,” said Dave Porter Global Chairman, 2013 World Brand Congress. “George Tierney is an excellent addition to this diverse and globally representative group that will serve as our Advisory Council for this year’s Congress. His long history of innovative work with some of the largest consumer, B-to-B and non-profit brands coupled with deep experience at every level of an enterprise, will lend itself well to the knowledge base of the World Brand Congress Advisory Board.”

More about the World Brand Congress
This year the World Brand Congress will take place in Taj Lands End in Mumbai on 21st-23rd October. The World Brand Congress Awards are unique for their global recognition and celebration of leading marketers around the globe, who have shown innovative leadership in their fields, and taken strides beyond national and regional boundaries as well as product categories. Learn more by visiting

About SnapMD
SnapMD is a Los Angeles based healthcare information technology company focused on the telemedicine market. The company provides a robust HIPAA compliant communications platform developed to enable healthcare providers to directly engage patients. The SnapMD platform furnishes secure one-on-one live video, audio and text consultations between ambulatory patients and their primary care and specialty care physicians. Using SnapMD, healthcare providers can conduct on-demand virtual consultations to reduce avoidable visits to the emergency department, schedule and conduct follow-up consultations for patients undergoing active treatment, provide remote medical services such as in-school virtual clinics, and physician-to-physician consultations. With SnapMD technology, healthcare providers have another powerful tool to help them find efficiencies in personnel utilization while continuing to deliver quality care. For more information, please visit

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