Who We Are
Bill Pfleging is a leading expert on online community, with more than ten years' experience to his credit. He has worked as a chat host, forum manager, message board moderator, and AOL Guide. His experience and skills as a remote manager and distance learning specialist have taken him to the top leadership levels of major internet corporations. Now the CEO of CommunitySeed Internet Consultants, among the many positions he's held are Community Manager of Tripod.com, and Director of Community for Lycos Networks.
Katherine (Kate) Leighton has been working with online communities since 1995. She is Vice President of Online Communities for iScape Media Corporation, as well as the Director of Community Development and content writer for My1-to-1.org, a private online community for fundraising professionals. She also works as an independent community consultant in Canada and the United States. Leighton has also been involved in the concept, planning and pre-production of a children's television show set to launch in 2002. She has created and maintained content, documentation, live internet events and more, and is expert at combining the virtual user experience and the real world.
DonnaGettings has been an online community professional since 1994. She is Online Community Manager for Sewing.com, Message Boards Coordinator for the alternative medicine site OneBody.com, and works as a community consultant for Rheingold Associates. She also heads her own firm, Croaker Woods Consulting. In the past, she has worked as a community specialist for the Lycos Network, and managed volunteers forAOL. Gettings has led online community efforts in a wide range of fields, and has particular expertise in the health and medical areas.