Marketing & Communications domain

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Guillaume Baudusseau


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Molly Holzschlag Communications Strategist: W3C MarComm


Molly has been stirring up passionate conversations in the Open Web Standards community for the entirety of the Web's life. From the early days of a text based Web viewed in Lynx through to the current advances in markup and CSS, SVG, User Experience, Accessibility, Internationalization and related topics. Her longevity in an industry of constant change has brought deep perspectives to her keynotes, workshops, books, articles and posts.

As of 18 January 2016, Molly formally joined the W3C team as the Community Strategist for the Marketing and Communications Team. With a B.A. in Technical Communications and an M.A. in Media Studies from the New School for Social Research in New York, Molly's work is returning from tech-specific topics to researching and delivering solutions for the long-term messaging to all audiences of the W3C.

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Xueyuan Jia Admin&Marcomm


Xueyuan Jia formally joined W3C administration and communication team in May 2015. Before joining W3C, Xueyuan worked in Beihang University as a research assistant and be voluntarily helping with administrative and financial work of W3C/Beihang host since April 2013.
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Coralie Mercier Head of W3C Marketing and Communications

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Coralie joined the team in January 1999, as W3C Europe administrative assistant, with a degree in secretarial work and English as a foreign language.

She became W3C Europe administration manager until five years later she joined the W3C Communications Team. Her duties include Advisory Board scribe duties and meetings planning, W3C press clippings, management of Supporters Program applications, monitoring translators' list, being contact person for authorized translations. She is also involved in community development and outreach (microblogging, W3C blog). She was Incubator Activity Lead and is now involved in managing W3C Community and Business Groups.

In February 2015, she took on the role of Head of W3C Marketing and Communications to develop messaging, Public, Member and internal communications.; manage the Consortium's Comm activities, including press, publications, branding, marketing, and some Member relations.

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Karen Myers Business Development Lead, Americas and Australia


Karen Myers develops Membership outreach and manages media and analyst relations at W3C. She originally joined W3C July 2004 to support media relations, member communications, speaking engagements, and special assignments such as W3C10, the World Wide Web's ten year anniversary celebration. Prior to W3C, Karen ran her own company and also worked for marketing and communications agencies such as BrandEquity International and Leo Burnett Technology Group, where she established a ten-person strategic planning group in Boston, and managed a global client services team in Frankfurt, Germany. She has consulted for a diversity of technology clients including Akamai, Allaire, Aprisma, Axis, CMGI, Digital, Comdial,Computer Associates, Heidelberg, IBM, Information Builders, KPMG, and Unisys.
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Amy van der Hiel Admin Team


Amy van der Hiel is the assistant to Tim Berners-Lee, a meeting planner and part of the administrative team.

Before joining the W3C, Amy was the Assistant to the Director and Curatorial Associate at the Exhibitions Department of the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston. She has her Bachelors in Art History from Bard College, NY and her Masters in Art Education from Mansfield University, PA.

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Naomi Yoshizawa


Naomi joined the team in July 2010 to provide member relations, administration, finance, contract and personnel. She has newly joined MarComm team as well since 1 April 2015. Prior to joining W3C, Naomi worked at at&t Japan as a manager of Marketing Communications for at&t World Access. She worked on a team that created an innovative prepaid card, produced publications and bids for designs and developed sales channels. She was awarded a Grand Prize for Best Operations Coordinator in 1996.