Huffington Post CFO Eric Ashman to Keynote WAA Awards for Excellence Gala, March 15, San Francisco

Friday, February 11, 2011  

Eric Ashman, CFO, Huffington PostWakefield, MA – February 10, 2011 – The WAA (Web Analytics Association) is pleased to introduce Eric Ashman, chief financial officer of the Huffington Post, as the keynote speaker for the WAA Awards for Excellence Gala.

The Gala will be held on March 15 during the eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit, the Official Summit of the WAA, in San Francisco.

The Huffington Post is the leading online media company that combines news, blogs and a highly engaged social community. Ashman, chief financial officer, is a proven leader with extensive domestic and international experience in executive decision making, strategic planning, organizational development, global expansion, compensation strategies, operations management, and global P&L management. Ashman will deliver his keynote presentation at the WAA Awards for Excellence Gala to an audience of web analytics and marketing optimization professionals.

WAA membership committee co-chair, Eric Feinberg, industry director at ForeSee Results, commented, "The WAA Awards Gala team is thrilled that Eric Ashman will be our inaugural speaker. The Huffington Post is an important part of our world – as a reliable source of great content, a proof point that it’s possible to be a successful online media business, and for furthering quality organizational structure ideas in a world searching for answers in that department. His thinking about constructs like ‘separating emotion from what’s true’ is a compelling and cogent tale for our WAA community.”

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