Smart speakers – like the Amazon Echo line, Google Home products, and others – have taken over our technology landscape very quickly. They are very convenient devices to have at home, and provide a new way for consumers to take in media and interact with brands. In this episode, we talk with Jeremy Sinon and William White from Hubbard Radio about their findings with smart speakers and where they think the technology is going.
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On This Episode
Social Media Services Manager
As the Social Media Services Manager for Hubbard Interactive, Missy Young’s position entails working with clients and team members to drive social media strategy and lead initiatives to identify new technologies and digital best practices. She develops customized micro and macro campaigns that drive online interaction, promotes and creates content that enhances the customer experience and creates lead generation for medium to large-scale companies. She regularly speaks at local and national events on a variety of subjects including: social media, PR, analytics and content strategy.
VP of Digital Strategy, Hubbard Radio
Jeremy Sinon is the VP of Digital Strategy for Hubbard Radio. A digital professional since the mid-90’s, Jeremy has seen everything from the dot-com-boom to the birth of Social Media, Mobile Apps and more. Coming from a design background, Jeremy approaches every digital problem with thinking about the user experience first and foremost. His ability to look toward the future and plan for what’s to come has helped Hubbard get ahead of the game on many modern-day digital challenges. In recent years, Jeremy was the primary force behind Hubbard designing and building their own proprietary streaming platform, mobile app and listening rewards platform.
Senior Developer, Hubbard Radio
William is the Senior Developer for Hubbard Radio. William leads the development team for Hubbard Radio corporate, creating and maintaining a variety of websites and applications used throughout the entire company and by the public. Focusing on mostly open source technologies, his team creates platforms for Web and Mobile App usage and they have been an early adopter of smart speaker customization development. When not focusing on technology at work, he is often found installing and geeking out on the latest IoT device in his home.
As the Videographer for Hubbard Interactive, Pat produces videos for the Twin Cities Hubbard Radio stations that range from event recaps to social video promos. He also produces an array of videos for sales clients – from testimonial videos to product how-to videos; from spotlight interview videos to animated infographic videos. He loves to tell stories – big or small. He has two dogs named #OakleyRembrandt and #GemmaWatson (check out their hashtags on Instagram!).