Since 1999, Dana Gardner has emerged as a leading identifier of enterprise software solutions, strategies, partnerships, and markets and new IT business value opportunities. He is frequently quoted as a thought leader in top news and IT industry publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Businessweek, San Francisco Chronicle, Reuters, Associated Press, MSNBC.com, CNN.com, and more. As a skilled multimedia communicator and evangelist, he has written dozens of industry reports on the business benefits of IT and Internet innovation for advancing general productivity, improving employee efficiency, and reducing total IT costs. As founder and president of Interarbor Solutions, Dana has taken a strong record in consulting services for IT vendors, carriers, and enterprises to yet another level: the exciting new communications capabilities around Internet social media. Businesses of all kinds are quickly exploiting blogs, podcasts, and video podcasts for education, communications, and viral outreach. Dana practices what he preaches as a frequent blogger, on ZDNet and his personal blog, as well as a podcaster. He began podcasting as a founding member of the Gillmor Gang in 2005.