Jeremiah Owyang is an Industry Analyst on Customer Strategy and Partner at Altimeter Group. As author of the blog "Web Strategy," (rated by Edelman as top Analyst Blog since 2008) he focuses on how corporations connect with their customers using web technologies. Jeremiah hails previously from Forrester Research as a Senior Analyst focused on Social Computing for the Interactive Marketer and takes pride in launching and managing Hitachi Data Systems' Social Media program in 2005-2007.Jeremiah, along with the Customer Strategy team, has published numerous research reports focused on social business, and has been frequently quoted in Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today and is a frequent keynote speaker at business and technology conferences around the world.He also served as the Intranet Architect at World Savings (now Wells Fargo) and was a user experience professional at Exodus Communications after received his Marketing Bachelors Degree at SFSU. After work, he spends time with family, gets in some exercise, and travels to tropical beaches. Jeremiah was pleasantly surprised to find that his small, white, furry dog Rumba is active on Twitter.