Chuck Tomasi is an IT professional with almost 30 years of experience.
He is a devoted husband and proud father of two. Chuck is an accomplished
writer and public speaker on New Media. His first book, Podcasting for
Dummies (co-written with Tee Morris and Evo Terra), was ranked #1 by
Neilsen BookScan in its category. He is a regular contributing writer to the
Friends In Tech and Tech Talk for Families blogs. Chuck is a pioneer in
podcasting who began working with the medium in 2004 when it was still in
its infancy. He is the co-host of the light-hearted weekly tech/science podcast
Technorama, which was a finalist in two categories at the 2007 Parsec Awards
for podcasting excellence. He also produces and hosts the Gmail Podcast, a
collection of short audio tips. As a speaker, Chuck has led training sessions on
podcasting for the National Park Service, spoken at the New Media Expo on
how to build listener loyalty, presented a session at the National HDI (Help
Desk Institute) conference on effective customer communications, and done
numerous presentations for his local HDI chapter. Chuck is also the founder,
host, and regular presenter for Fox Cities Managers, a local group of professionals
dedicated to leadership excellence in northeast Wisconsin.
Find out more about Chuck at http://www.chucktomasi.com.
Kreg Steppe has 20 years of experience as an IT professional. Kreg is a
husband and father of one. He has several interests in creative writing,
photography, audio production, and web application development. Currently
working as a web developer, he has 10 years experience with web technologies
him to create rich and robust solutions including writing a custom intranet,
extranet, and workflow applications. He is also a podcasting early adopter. In
late 2004, as podcasting started to get recognition, Kreg became involved with
several podcasts, emerging as a consummate assistant to budding podcasters.
In early 2005 Kreg joined Chuck Tomasi and launched Technorama, a podcast
with a lighthearted look at all things tech and sci-fi. Working on Technorama,
and as a member of Friends In Tech podcasting group, Kreg has had several
years of audio production experience including creative writing, coordination
logistics, and editing. Most recently, Kreg spoke at Create South 2009 regarding
“Sharing Your Photography and Social Media” as an amateur photographer
and with an interest in social networking (http://www.kregsteppe.com).