Melissa Daniels

San Francisco Bay Area

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Melissa Daniels's Overview

  • Sr. Community Strategist / Community Manager at Google
  • Sr. Community Manager at Kaboodle
  • Sr. Community Manager at Yahoo!

500+ connections

Melissa Daniels' Summary

An experienced Program and Community Manager, Melissa is focused on developing strategy and consumer/brand relations.

Melissa's background includes a strong focus on retail, technology, hardware and consumer goods, connecting users and companies in unique ways through technology. Her experince as a Program Manager has helped bring new products to market as well as bring up new countries (internationalization / expansion of retail presence of both on and offline channels).

A Community Management veteran (8+ years), Melissa uses her experience to guide brand presence across the web leveraging social media In new and creative ways, ensuring that a company has a positive presence wherever customers are having conversations about that product.

Melissa has a Master's degree in Communication Management from USC, where her thesis work focused on "User-Generated Content and Viral Media and its Impact on Broadcast and Marketing Structures."

Specialties: Go to Market, Internationalization, Program Management, Agile, Project Management, Compliance, Retail, B2B, B2C, i18n, New Markets, Emerging Markets, Hardware, Community Management, Strategy, Social Networking, Emerging Media, Viral Media, Emerging Technologies, User-Generated Content, Word-of-Mouth Marketing, public relations, communication, change management, corporate communication, advisory panels, customer relations, experienced public speaker (large and small scale audiences), launching and deprecating communities, managing both large and small communities as well as mega communities (150 million users and larger); operating at scale

Melissa Daniels' Experience

Program Manager


November 2013Present (1 year)

Sr. Community Strategist / Community Manager


April 2011November 2013 (2 years 8 months)

Sr. Community Manager


April 2010April 2011 (1 year 1 month)

Sr. Community Manager


February 2009April 2010 (1 year 3 months)

Community Manager


May 2008February 2009 (10 months)

Community Manager

Passenger, Inc.

July 2007April 2008 (10 months)

Digital Entertainment, Rights & Technology Intern


20062006 (less than a year)

Assistant Event Coordinator

Stanford University, Schwab Center

20062006 (less than a year)

Marketing Intern


20052005 (less than a year)

Melissa Daniels' Skills & Expertise

  1. Community Management
  2. New Media
  3. Social Networking
  4. User Generated Content
  5. Viral Marketing
  6. Press Releases
  7. Web 2.0
  8. Social Media
  9. Blogging
  10. Advertising
  11. Facebook
  12. Community Sites
  13. Corporate Communications

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