Christine Perkett founded PerkettPR – providing public relations, social media, interactive digital services and marketing communications for B2B and B2C companies - in 1998, and has been consistently recognized as an innovative PR industry leader. She has been listed one of the "100 Most Powerful Women of Twitter," was named one of the “Top 25 Authorities Moving PR Forward” in a 2009 industry ranking by Traackr, "Best Communications/IR/PR Executive" in 2008 from the American Business Awards, a “social-media guru” by Women’s Entrepreneur and twice featured in BusinessWeek’s Social Media Report. Christine is a Board Member of NYC’s Style Coalition, Dialogue, Boston’s Business Marketing Association, and the Norwell, Mass. Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice. She blogs for various outlets such as her company’s blog (http://www.PerkettPRsuasion.com), ThisMommyGig and several personal blogs, covering topics from marathon training, parenting, fashion and more. Christine is a mom of two boys and three dogs and a some-time marathoner, most recently completing the 2010 Boston Marathon (raising money for Boston Children’s Hospital). Connect with Christine on Twitter: @missusP, Facebook (christineperkett) or LinkedIn (christineperkett).