Founder, Tenacity5 Media
A former journalist, Geoff Livingston continues to write, and has authored four books. He organized the first Give to the Max Day: Greater Washington in 2011, an event that raised $2 million for more than 1000 nonprofits using online media tools. He also started and sold social media boutique Livingston Communications (2009). Geoff is a regular conference keynote and panelist. He has presented for Mashable, Social Media for Nonprofits Atlanta and Boston, MarketingProfs, SUPERCOMM, CES, Inc. Magazine, Penton Media, TEDx Peachtree, Procter & Gamble, Comcast, Dell, three U.S. Army commands, PRSA and Social Media Club chapters, Social Media for Nonprofit conferences, Ignite events, Mid-Atlantic Marketing Summit, SxSW, NTC, Vocus, Radian6, Hubspot, SAIC, GDIT, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Project Management Institute Europe and Middle East, the New Media Nouveaux Conference, Nonprofit 2.0, BlogPotomac, BlogOrlando and the Direct Marketing Association of Washington. Geoff has won awards from the Society of New Communications Research, the American Marketing Association and the International Association of Business Communicators. He also received an Axiom Award for his new media primerNow Is Gone. The Washington Post recognized him as a top blogger and Twitter personality.