Name: Inga Bösecke
Birthplace: Magdeburg, Germany
Joined Meltwater: 2005, Sales Consultant, Berlin, Germany
Current Role: Human Resources Business Partner, Europe
Who inspires you: Christian Finstad, Area Director Client Relations
My three words to describe Meltwater: Teamwork, Trust, Ambition
When Inga joined Meltwater, her instinct that this was the place she would fulfill her career objectives was spot-on.
She explains, “Before joining Meltwater I think I had typical career goals in mind, progress quickly, take on responsibility and work in a…
This week, Meltwater launched a brand new product module, Meltwater Buzz Connect, a new module in our social media suite Meltwater Buzz. Connect enables companies to easily create, publish, and manage Facebook tabs.
To introduce Connect to the market, Meltwater Buzz offices across the world (Berlin, Singapore, Sydney, Helsinki, and Copenhagen) invited clients to their offices to learn about the product and get first hand experience with the new module.
The events were a great success. Not only did they allow us to showcase our new product to our clients, it allowed our clients to discuss and share experiences with the use of…
If anyone can give an insight into Meltwater, it is Jorunn. She has been with the business since the very early days, in fact before Meltwater as we know it today existed and the company was called Magenta News.
Name: Jorunn Ekestad
Birthplace: Flekkefjord, Norway
Joined Meltwater: October 2003, Bergen Office
Current job title: Managing Director, Meltwater News, Bergen
Who inspires you: Kaveh Rostampor, Executive Director, Client Relations
My three words to describe Meltwater: Dynamic, ambitious, and together
Entering the world of work
When Jorunn sat down to decide what career she wanted to pursue after finishing her education, the lure of a sales role was drawing her in.…
I´ll admit it. I was skeptical that I would learn to be more efficient from a book that was published when barely half of all workers used a computer at work, only 7% of Internet users worldwide had broadband, and the most popular way to archive and organize was with Pendaflex-style file-folder hangers.
I was wrong. Getting Things Done, is part tools and techniques, part psychology. The idea behind the book is that you need to move tasks out of your mind by recording them externally, so the mind is free from the job of remembering the tasks that need to be…
Name: SiSi Chen
Birthplace: Wuhan, China
Joined Meltwater: 2009, Sales Consultant, Meltwater News, Sydney, Australia
Current Role: Business Analyst, Meltwater New Ventures, San Francisco, US
Who inspires you: David Hickey, Area Director for Meltwater News, Australia and New Zealand
My three words to describe Meltwater: Daring, Inspirational, Perseverance
“Who was to know that a volcano would get in our way!” SiSi laughs as she explains. “We left Australia around the same time that the Icelandic volcanic eruptions disrupted air…