About Selfie With Me
Social Rewards is now Selfie With Me!
Co-Founder / CEO, Social Rewards -
a Social Media based marketing platform. Our primary product is
'Selfie With Me', networked and completely free to the user green
screen photo booths with facial recognition technology for high
traffic events utilized for data capture to retarget future events to
a highly relevant audience.
Joseph served as Vice President of Search and Social Marketing for Fly.com (a Travelzoo (NASDAQ:TZOO) company) and also served as Vice President of Strategic Marketing for UsedCars.com where as a Principal, he was instrumental in the sale of the company to Cobalt Automotive Group. Previously he was Strategic Marketing Director for Autobytel, Inc., (NASDAQ: ABTL) the nation's largest online new car buying service for a two year period and pioneered their search marketing program.
As a consultant over the last decade with Boost Search Marketing he has worked with many companies on online marketing strategies including Austin Ventures, Autobytel, Inc., Azure Capital, Business.com, Clearstone Venture Capital, CreditCards.com, Dentist.net, Education.com, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Fly.com, Klout.com, Microsoft, MGM Resorts, MRM Worldwide (div. of Interpublic Group of Cos), Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Travelzoo, Tribune Interactive, UsedCars.com and World Publications. He currently sits on the Advisory Board of Klout.
Joseph is a featured speaker at Internet Marketing conferences around the world having spoken at conferences such as Pubcon, Search Engine Strategies (now ClickZ), and SMX in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Seattle, Las Vegas, San Jose, Toronto, Stockholm, London, Tokyo and Sao Paulo and is an organizer for the PubCon series of Internet Marketing conferences.
CTO & Co-Founder, Mike Uesugi is the technology behind SelfieW.me - It
is a green screen photo booths with facial recognition technology for
high traffic events utilized for data capture to retarget future
events to a highly relevant audience.
Previously, Mike Uesugi was CEO and Founder of Global Micro Solutions, Inc (GMS). GMS is an Internet System Integration and Consulting Firm established in 1993, which specializes in developing e-commerce solutions between Asia and United States companies such as Toyota Motor Corporation, Sony USA, Bandai America, ANA (All Nippon Airways), to name a few. In addition to servicing corporate accounts, GMS was one of the first Japanese internet access provider to service individuals and small businesses alike during the internet boom in 1996. GMS has offices in 4 countries (USA, Japan, Singapore, and Philippines) and has partnered with Sun Microsystems and Oracle for their e-commerce solutions.
Prior to establishing GMS, Mike managed the International Marketing Business Development Division for Newgen Technology Corp., a world-wide manufacturer of high resolution printers. He also managed the System Engineer Group for The Future Now, Inc., a nation-wide systems consulting firm, focused on Unix and mainframe environments. Prior to The Future Now, Mike managed the system engineering group for Apple Computer’s Japanese Operating System for four years. Later, this operating system became the de-facto standard for Apple’s Japanese Operating System known as "KanjiTalk OS", making it easier for companies doing business in Japan and the United States, to send computer messages and files over Macintosh computers.
Director of Exhibitor Relations
Robert Rashtian is a 20+ year veteran in the theatrical exhibition and technology industries with a wide range of responsibilities in operations, client relations, integrated marketing solutions, and product development. As one of the longest tenured employees at Fandango, Robert started with the company during its infancy stage and served as Operations Manager and Sr Manager of Client Relations while the company grew from 2500 screens to 20k screens nationwide. Robert developed Fandango's client relations department and oversaw the rollout of key product development initiatives such as print-at-home ticketing, reserved seating, and loyalty program integration. Robertalso developed key initiatives to strengthen Fandango's partner relations such as national sales and promotional contests, reporting metrics, training programs, extranet site and newsletters.
In addition, Robert served as Managing Director for Mann Theatres for many years where he developed the company's training program, was hired by Vista Software Solutions to develop and manage the account management team in their new US office, and has consulted with several companies at the cross-roads of technology, entertainment, and marketing.