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Chuck Tomasi

Chuck Tomasi is an IT manager for Plexus Corp., a contract electronics company headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin. He has almost 30 years of IT experience and is also 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 media 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 Instutite) 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 including HTML, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, Apache, and IIS. His work leads 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).