Laura Fitton General Information
Laura Fitton serves as Principal of Pistachio Consulting. Ms. Fitton serves as Chief Executive Officer at Oneforty and is also its Founder. She serves as an Advisor of CoTweet. Her work is featured in five books published in 2008 including Seth Godin's Tribes, Liz Lynch's Smart Networking, Paul Gillin's Secrets of Social Media Marketing, and Julio Ojeda's Twitter Means Business. She has also been widely quoted in the press including The New York Times Magazine, BusinessWeek, The New York Times, The LA Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, NPR, NECN, Newsweek.com, Inc.com, CIO Magazine, CNET, ZDNet, ComputerWorld and many other magazines, publications, web shows and blogs. Ms. Fitton speaks on business use of microsharing for private clients and at technology conferences. She's lectured on social media and Twitter for Business include Harvard Business School, Bentley College, Clemson and Emerson. Ms. Fitton is leading the charge of sussing out intelligent and productive business uses of emergent technologies like Twitter, where she is read by thousands of community members. The first to publish a white paper on "Enterprise Microsharing" (popularly called "Internal Twitter") she also writes for an runs the TouchBase blog and is an early beta tester of Seesmic and Qik. She re-launched Pistachio Consulting in September 2008 to connect businesses to new ideas and innovations using all the tools of microsharing. Pistachio comprises the TouchBase blog (covering business use of microsharing), the TouchBase Link Blog (stream of Twitter and microsharing articles for businesspeople, wherever they are published), serves clients like Johnson & Johnson, Ford Motor Corporation, PeopleBrowsr, The Sister Project, Transplant-1 and CommuNteligence, and is writing Twitter for Dummies for Wiley publishing, due July 2009. She's lectured on Twitter for Business at Harvard Business School, for Cornell's Entrepreneurs' Network (she is an alum) and other universities and at numerous conferences including BlogWorldExpo, Defrag, Supernova, LeWeb, Learning 2009 and each of the major Twitter conferences. Ms. Fitton is a magna cum laude graduate of Cornell University's eclectic College Scholar program.