Networking in the Age
of Social Distancing
Sameer Somal is the CEO & Co-Founder of Blue Ocean Global Technology. He is a frequent speaker at conferences on online reputation management, search engine optimization, relationship capital and ethics. Fundamental to his work at Blue Ocean Global Technology, Sameer leads collaboration with an exclusive group of PR, Law, Digital Marketing, and Web-Development agency partners. He helps clients build, monitor and repair their digital presence. Sameer is a published writer and Internet Defamation subject matter expert witness. In collaboration with the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, he authors continuing legal education (CLE) programs. Sameer proudly serves on the board of the CFA Institute Seminar for Global Investors, College Possible and the R.J. Leonard Foundation, an organization dedicated to educating, initiating careers and personally mentoring young adults who are aging out of the foster care system. Sameer was named an Iconic Leader Creating a Better World for All by the All Ladies League & Women Economic Forum.
Melanie McKelvey is the Founder of Crisp Content. She specializes in helping her clients develop thoughtful content that builds trust, bolsters credibility, and positions them as an insightful thought leader. She loves taking even the faintest wisp of an idea and spinning it intosomething irresistible.From the coconut-laden island of Martinique to the fairy penguin-filledshores of Australia, Melanie’s career has spanned the globe. She has collaborated with clients across many industries, including shippingand logistics, law, tech, pharma, and healthcare.Melanie has been a volunteer student mentor with Philly Futures, aprogram dedicated to providing support to low-income, firstgeneration-to-college students, since 2017.She is currently learning German and finds it immensely humbling.
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