|By Business Wire||
|July 17, 2014 12:45 PM EDT||
MITX, the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange, announced today that Adam Medros, SVP, Global Product at TripAdvisor was named the organization’s new Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective July 1, and will officially assume his new role at the July 22nd board meeting. For the past two years, Adam has served as Vice-Chair of MITX alongside outgoing Chairman Joe Grimaldi.
Currently, Adam heads worldwide product development for TripAdvisor. Prior to joining the company in 2004, he held senior analyst and product manager positions at Nordstrom.com, Amazon.com, and The Parthenon Group.
“I am honored to serve as the new chairman of MITX’s board,” said Adam Medros. “MITX is uniquely focused on creating a community of innovators, thinkers and doers at the intersection of marketing and technology, and that is something I am very proud to be a part of.”
MITX also announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. The new members hail from a wide range of industries, all of which represent the marketing and technology core of MITX. The board provides guidance throughout the year to help continue to grow and improve the organization for their members. The new board members include:
- Faisal Musad, EVP, Global eCommerce, Staples
- Ed Macri, SVP, Marketing & Analytics, Wayfair
- Brad Rinklin, CMO, Akamai
Joe Grimaldi, CEO and Chairman of Mullen and former Chairman of the MITX Board of Directors, said, “It’s been a privilege for me to chair this extraordinary association for the past three years. MITX has grown, expanded and evolved, and its future potential is exponentially greater. There is no one better to maximize that than incoming chair Adam Medros, who will work in partnership with newly appointed MITX president Amy Quigley.”
President of MITX Amy Quigley said, “This is an exciting time to be a part of MITX. Joe has made tremendous contributions to the organization as Chairman and I’m thrilled that he will continue to be an active member of the board. I’m very much looking forward to working with Adam. His insight and passion for MITX will be incredibly valuable for the organization, our board and the extended community.”
This fall, MITX will host its 5th annual FutureM event, a three-day gathering that brings together marketing and technology innovators to share ideas and celebrate the future of marketing. FutureM will take place September 16-18 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center alongside the HubSpot Inbound conference. For more information on registering for FutureM 2014, visit www.futurem.org.
Established in 1996, MITX -- the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange – is the leading industry organization focused on the web and mobile, bringing together the digital marketing, media and technology community to engage in what's next and how it will impact the marketing and business worlds. Connecting more than 7,500 professionals in New England, MITX is a dynamic community of thought leaders and collaborators in search of insight, education and opportunity. Creator of FutureM, MITX is headquartered in Boston, MA. For more information, visit http://www.mitx.org/.