Eric Hamilton is an internet, web, search marketing and social media veteran with over 20 years of technology work experience. Eric is the Executive Director of the Web Academy, an online web school which recently reached its 3000th enrollment.
Eric is the owner of Web Developers of New York, a Manhattan based web design and consulting firm.
Eric worked for Yahoo! as an Engagement Manager supporting Yahoo! Web Analytics which is Yahoo’s enterprise level analytics solution. While at Yahoo! Eric served on Yahoo!’s social media task force. This internal group was responsible for identifying trends and leveraging Yahoo!’s brand and reach to position Yahoo! for growth in the realm of social media.
Eric has a software patent pending for “Methods for displaying digital video ads over UGC” and was recently featured in Black Enterprise Magazine giving tips on Social Media. Black Enterprise: 4 Social Media Tools for Your Small Business
Currently, Eric does social media and web consulting and was a presenter, panelist and or key note speaker at the following recent events:
New Media (Columbia University)
Social Media Trends for 2011 (Bank One)
The New Age of Social Media (Social Media Week NYC)
Social Media Junkie (Pace University)
Social Media Revolution (Project Wall Street)
Chicago Business Opportunity Fair
BDPA Presents Analytics sponsored by Yahoo!
State Bar of Michigan ACES Conference
Wall Street Charitable Foundation Web Workshop
Summer Youth Employment Program Workshop
No Limits Career Fair
Future Executives Conference
Eric is from Detroit, Michigan, has a BS in Computer Science from Michigan State University, is a ToastMaster Humorous Speech NYC area champion and he is active in the community with local NYC high school science fairs as a Computer Science judge