helping media companies maximize revenue through effective sales of their multimedia assets

Kevin Hoppes, Associate Sales Trainer

KEVIN HOPPES

Associate Sales Trainer

Kevin began his media career in the early 80s developing the INFO-CONNECT AudioText system which was used worldwide by leading media companies. Later on, he launched a number of new multimedia solutions for media companies, such as one of the 1st digital directories that was franchised globally. He also developed some cutting edge proprietary electronic telephony devices as well.

In 1997 Kevin helped to launch AdQuest Classifieds which later became PowerOne Media, a national aggregator of newspaper classifieds as well as the leading Web publishing suite of products used today by hundreds of newspapers across the US.

Kevin then went on to serve as Corporate Internet Director for Times Shamrock Communications developing a highly successful online strategy for all their newspapers and radio stations nationwide.  He then moved on to start up RealMatch & The Job Network one of the most successful digital recruitment platforms in the industry today.

Today Kevin holds two positions as an Associate/ Trainer with The Blinder Group; as well as a Senior Associate with W.B. Grimes, a respected, media mergers and acquisition company.

Kevin has been a featured speaker at numerous media conferences hosted by: the Newspaper Association of America, The Newspaper Society of London. As well as being a past Chairman of Pennsylvania Newspaper Association’s Interactive Business Development Committee.
Kevin was proud to be the recipient of the 2007 Innovators Award at the America East Conference. And, also is a 2-time finalist in an international song writing contest which supports VH1’s Save The Music.

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