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LinkedIn As A Community Builder In Denver – In-Person Networking with Mike O’Neill

Posted on August 14, 2007
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By Dave Mendoza, Master Cybersleuth,
Affiliate Partner of JobMachine Inc.

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Meet My Friend, Mike O’Neill – Putting Linkedin into Practice as an “In-Person” Community Builder

Colorado as the Mecca of Social Networking? Who Knew?! People like my friend, Mike O’Neill are making it happen.

Mike O’Neil is the President of Integrated Alliances (IA), a hybrid networking and training organization headquartered in Denver, CO. Beyond IA, Mike is an Industrial Engineer who has been providing sales engineering services for systems integrators and large Internet/telecom carriers in Colorado for 15 years. Originally from Minnesota, Mike graduated with a Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering from Arizona State University in 1983. His passion in technology eventually moved him from Arizona to Colorado in 1990.

After 20 years of technology sales engineering, Mike launched Integrated Alliances, LLC, in 2003. IA had an immediate impact on the networking scene in Denver and has grown to be recognized as one of the largest and fastest growing technology and business networking organizations in Colorado.

Integrated Alliances helps build bridges between business and technology professionals to increase the size, scope and speed of their success. IA bring hundreds of professionals together each and every month to enjoy entertaining and invigorating “business after hours” events.

What makes Integrated Alliances unique is that Mike has designed them as a means of enabling participants to harness the power in-person networking through events and on-line business networking with LinkedIn as its centerpiece. IA hosts monthly LinkedIn Live! social gatherings, frequent LinkedIn Workshops (basic and ADVANCED) and weekly LinkedIn Webinars. Our LinkedIn training classes are among the only LinkedIn training offered anywhere in the world.

To date, IA has held 100+ events with 10,000+ attendees and led 25+ LinkedIn workshops and Webinars. Mike leads the events and serves as the LinkedIn instructor. Mike’s also serves as a networking hub helping others get connected with his 3,000 direct LinkedIn connections.

IA is now expanding its business operation nationwide and adding more training options like Advanced LinkedIn Workshops. Private education and LinkedIn/Networking consulting continue to play a large role in IA;s business.

Mike lives the “LoDo lifestyle” on Larimer in downtown Denver, frequenting many of the local live music establishments. He enjoys classic automobiles and used to own a 1969 Z-28 Camaro. Mike has a 9 year old son who resides in Dallas, TX.

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One Response to “LinkedIn As A Community Builder In Denver – In-Person Networking with Mike O’Neill”

  1. on August 14th, 2007 1:04 pm

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