About your Seminar Leader

Marty Gruhn
President, Strategm

Your seminar leader has over 25 years experience in the computer industry, including the founding of two high tech marketing research and telemarketing firms, the Sierra Group and Alliance Development Corporation.

Sensing that the Internet would forever change the marketing and sales paradigms for high tech executives, in 1995 Ms. Gruhn founded Strategm, a firm specializing in transforming traditional marketing methods onto the World-Wide Web. In a comprehensive study of over 100 high tech web sites conducted by Strategm, high tech sites were evaluated using over 160 criteria, ranging from the site's look and feel to the latest innovations in deploying real-time customer support, Intranets, and site-based Electronic Commerce. In addition to publishing twice-yearly evaluations of high tech Web sites, the company also operates The InfoHub, one of the largest high tech information sites on the World-Wide Web.

In her role as an industry analyst and consultant, Ms. Gruhn's clients have included IBM, Digital, Hewlett-Packard, Novell, Amdahl, Storage Technology, MicroAge, First Boston, Morgan Stanley and Salomon Brothers, as well as numerous smaller technology firms. She presents and writes extensively on a variety of IT subjects. Ms. Gruhn is listed in Who's Who in American Business and Who's Who in the Computer Industry.