IBM Vice President Speaks At Chattanooga Technology Council Oct. 16

Friday, September 27, 2013

Karstin Bodell, vice president of Enterprise Marketing IBM North America will be the guest speaker for the Chattanooga Technology Council Oct. 16 luncheon. 

Ms. Bodell will speak on how C-suite executives see the market landscape changing and how are CIOs partnering differently today with CEOs, CFOs and other senior leaders? 

The IBM Institute for Business Value conducted in-depth interviews with 4,000 executives across six C-suite roles on these issues. The results of the study are being published in early October, and will be shared at the luncheon. 

The luncheon will be held at the Business Development Center. Tickets are available through the CTC website at http://chattanoogatechnologycouncil.com 

Ms. Bodell is the vice president of Enterprise Marketing where she has responsibility across the IBM portfolio for Enterprise and Mid-Market clients. She is a regular speaker on the changing role of the Chief Marketing Officer and IT alignment. 

Prior to this she was the vice president of Channels Marketing.  She has held positions in Europe as the director of Solutions & Integrators and the director of Marketing for Small & Medium Business.   Ms. Bodell has served in several roles in sales, marketing and management across the software and solutions businesses. 

Ms. Bodell started her career as a consultant with Arthur Andersen.  She holds a B.A. in Management Science and Public Policy from Duke University.  She is a member of the GSU Atlanta Marketing Roundtable, is on the Executive Advisory Board for AMA Atlanta, is on the Board of Junior Achievement of Georgia, and is an active mentor with Pathbuilders Inc.


Local Ace Hardware Stores Host One-Day Bucket Promotion For Children’s Hospital

Nineteen regional Ace Hardware stores in Georgia and Tennessee will participate in one-day bucket promotion on  Saturday, July 23rd  to raise money and support Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Customers who make a $5 donation at participating Ace Hardware stores on  July 23  will receive a limited edition five-gallon bucket and 20% ... (click for more)

Tennessee Selected To Join Three Branch Institute To Improve Child Safety And Prevent Child Fatalities

Tennessee was one of eight states competitively selected to participate in the  Three Branch Institute to Improve Child Safety and Prevent Child Fatalities , a project of the National Governor’s Association’s Center for Best Practices, the National Conference of State Legislatures, Casey Family Programs, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and the National ... (click for more)

SEC Freezes Accounts Of 2 Chattanooga Brokers Accused Of Diverting $5 Million Raised From Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday announced it has won a court-ordered asset freeze to halt an ongoing fraud by two former Chattanooga brokers with disciplinary histories who allegedly raised more than $5 million from investors without using the money as promised.  In an emergency action filed in Federal Court in Chattanooga, the SEC alleges that James Hugh ... (click for more)

Downtown Landmark The James Building Sold For The 2nd Time In 2 Years

A longtime downtown Chattanooga landmark, the James Building, has been sold just two years after trading hands. The former owners of Rivermont Golf and Country Club bought the 12-story office building in May 2014 from Luken Holdings for $5.1 million. Rivermont James Building LLC has now sold the skyscraper for $5,868,000. The sale was to Dew James LLC. Knoxville attorney ... (click for more)

America Is The Main Issue - And Response (4)

Many get tired of hearing this, but to stay at home on election day, vote Libertarian, or write in your favorite candidate, will insure that the issues of Libertarians and other points of view, will never be solved in your lifetime. Hillary Clinton's Supreme Court appointments will continue Obama's destruction for many years to come. I fully understand that Donald Trump may ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Hot Cars And Stuff

As of Friday afternoon, there was a one-year-old girl in Birmingham clinging to her life after she was absent-mindedly left in a parked car this week. With an outside temperature in the mid-90s, it is estimated the inside temperature in a locked automobile will be over 140 degrees so please know our Good Samaritan laws give you “a free pass” to bash a window out if you see an infant ... (click for more)