Technology For The Next Generation Customer

Social Geek Radio hosts Deb Evans and Jack Monson are joined by guest Tim Tang, Director Enterprise Retail Solutions for Hughes Network Systems. Tim attended his first  IFA (International Franchise Association) convention. Deb and Jack asked what surprised him most about his attendance. He replied that he attends several conferences a year but said that the 2016 franchise convention was his first experience to attend a conference on such a large scale with an opportunity to engage with attendees, including franchise executives, that were warm and welcoming. Tim also said, “that after a course of a few days he received many years of insight on how franchising works.”

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Social Geek Radio Podcasts Live from #IFA2016

Franchise professionals from around the world traveled to San Antonio Texas to attend the 56th annual International Association Convention, #IFA2016. Hosts Deb Evans of Deb Evans Consulting, LLC and Jack Monson Global Director for Manalto, Inc also traveled to San Antonio!

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Driving Brand Consistency Across Social Media from Infancy to Scale


Ron Feldman is a Principal and Chief Brand Strategist of the Siegel Financial Group (SFG), along with its affiliate, Franchise America Finance (FAF) which he co-founded at the height of the Great Recession. SFG and FAF are leading resources connecting and supplying debt financing to franchise based businesses. Ron also serves as the Chief Development Officer of FRANdata, the leading research and information source for the franchise industry.

Anthony Owen is the founder of Manalto with 20 years experience in digital and social media. His experience includes media agency environments, direct-to-market and senior sales management and strategic commercial partnerships roles. His track record in establishing and building successful sales management capability across many organizations including OzEmail, BMC Media, Softbank, Sensis, and Groupon.

Ron and Anthony are panel members for #IFA2016 presentation Driving Brand Consistency Across Social Media from Infancy to Scale. They share a little insight to the panel presentation for the annual franchise convention scheduled for February 20-23, 2016 in San Antonio Texas.


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