ted hopton
Male, 56 years old

Ted Hopton is UBM's Global Community Manager, responsible for developing UBMs online community of employees. In this role he is accountable to senior management for employees adoption of the tool and engagement in the community, as well as developing a transparent and open collaborative online culture. UBMs internal online community received the JiveWorld Business Impact Award and has been cited in Forrester Research case studies, as well as Charlene Lis book, Open Leadership How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead. Ted's work at UBM is also highlighted in Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler's book, Empowered.Ted is a founder and member of the Board of Directors of the Community BackChannel, a community for and by community professionals. He's also a member of The Community RoundTable and Social Business Council, and has been a speaker at the E and Jive World conferences. Follow him on Twitter @TedHopton.