In a previous post I declared that I had been chosen as a Google TV Ambassador, and in my last post I talked about getting to go to the Googleplex as a participant in that program and getting more than just the public tour. But the program is much bigger than me, there are also these wonderful people:
The guy from Google…
Kevin Lau is the Community Manager for Google TV. He oversees all of Google TV’s Social Media channels including Google+, YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. In addition, he works directly with Google TV content partners and brands to create more awareness about the product.
People who are more deserving than myself…
Thomas Ally tends to help out in a lot of places on the web and has programmed some public domain games in the past starting out on the net via a dial up connection and a Wildcat BBS. He bought a Sony Google TV as a first step in to the world of the Android os.
Paul Anderson has been a technophile forever, and is quite knowledgeable on the Android platform since it’s birth. He’s a father of 3 and resides in Washington DC. His career is electronic security and Paul is a lover of all things Google, tinkering with a variety of apps, and loving the vast usage of Google Music.
Kim Beasley is a Social Media Strategist who specializes in coaching business owners to grow their presence online using Social Media and WordPress. A very recent addition to Kim’s electronic gadgets is Google TV. She loves using it as she works on the web while getting in a little TV watching at the same time. Her favorite app for Google TV is Google Music.
John Blossom is a globally recognized media and enterprise content industry analyst, providing thought leadership to executives in search of new approaches to rapidly changing markets for publishing and technology products and services. He founded Shore Communications Inc. in 1997.
Tony Busko has been techie for many years. His first computer was a Commodore 64 which he used to play games on and do some programming. He started blogging four years ago for fun about living green, from technology to being green at home. With this passion, he likes to share with his family and friends of his finds. Since Google came, he has been an enthusiast from day one.
Yifat Cohen is a Hangout On-Air host who believes Hangouts will change the world one engagement at a time. She specializes in simplifying the process for business owners who desire in developing stronger relationships with their fans and teammates. Yifat sees a future where all these interactions will happen right there in your living room, on your Google TV, bringing friends, family and communities together.
Laurie DesAutels is a former headhunter who has always been an early adopter of cutting edge Social Media technology. Laurie is a huge supporter of the Google Plus Hangout and Android Community. She is here to help by sharing with you the fabulous benefits of her latest addition, Google TV.
John Durant is a general practitioner in Dadeville, Alabama. He came from Canada sixteen years ago and began his practice in that wonderful rural community where he works in the clinic, hospital, and emergency room. He began using Google TV in the office setting primarily for patient education purposes about one and a half years ago.
Brian Feliciano was raised and currently lives in the Jersey Shore area. He is a big fan of Google and enjoys spending his spare time showing people how to organize their lives using Google products.
Michael Interbartolo III is a rocket scientist by day at NASA’s Johnson Space Center and scifi and technology geek by night. As a long time home theater buff, he is excited about the new all in one hub of content that Google TV provides and wants to help it grow and teach more folks about it.
Chris Lang is a writer, a published author, a programmer and CEO of Gadget MVP. Previously, Chris spent 20 years in the brick and mortar local business market as a caterer, chef and owner. Chris has since been marketing online since 1999. Chris is here to share that vision with you and help you learn to enjoy the same through your Google TV.
Michelle Li is an interactive television journalist who works in the Coastal Carolinas. Her work has been honored with an Emmy and a prestigious Edward R. Murrow award for writing. When she’s not working on TV, she’s watching the heck out of it, thanks to her Google TV.
Derek Ross is a Systems Administrator by day, Android enthusiast by night. Derek is on the pulse of the latest Android news and writes content about Android daily. He is constantly scouring the Internet for the latest Android and Google TV news, apps, games, tips, tricks, and tutorials. Derek is a large supporter of the Android community and is always willing to help with anything Android related, just ask.
Brian Stein is originally from around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Go Steelers!) Currently he is a Middle School Science Teacher in West Palm Beach, Florida. Brian has always been a technology enthusiast looking for the next great thing to make life easier. He truly feels Google TV has the potential to be that thing and wants to aid in its advancement.
Thomas Tenkely is a Program Director in Non-Profit Adult Day Services with a strong passion for technology. He sees technology as as exciting way to improve communication, collaboration, and access for everyone. For fun, Thomas enjoys ice hockey, gardening, video games, ‘mobile’ photography, and relaxing in front of one of his Google TVs.
Les Walters is a tech lover from his first US Robotics PDA. He has worked in the wireless industry since 1985 and jumped onto the Android rocket with the OG Nexus device, the G1. All of his phones, tablets and TV are powered by Google. Next up? How about Glasses by Google, and a Google powered car? An exciting time to be alive.
And then there is me…
Kyle Souza is a technology enthusiast that works with many different technologies in multiple roles, and enjoys getting into how things work and figuring out what would make user experiences better. He enjoys using his multiple Android powered devices, including Google TV, and designing web content targeted at these growing mediums.