MARY ANN PIERCE, PRESIDENT

Since 1997, Mary Ann Pierce has produced integrated digital events for J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley, The Wall Street Journal, Novartis, Pfizer, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and New York University, among others. For two years, she was an adjunct professor at New York University where she lectured on Internet solutions for the Meetings Industry. Mary Ann is a frequent speaker at Industry conferences such as Meeting World, MPI Conferences, The Special Event, Corporate Travel World, SITE's, and Beyond Borders, and has published and has been featured in a number of trade articles: Mary Ann Pierce spent over ten years in creative services and production in Corporate Communications for Jack Morton Worldwide, Caribiner, and Imero Fiorentino Associates. She was the Managing Director of the Atlantic Theater Company, Marketing Director for P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center (MOMA), and copywriter for Wunderman, a direct marketing agency.

Meghan Swift, Executive Producer

Meghan Swift supervised the development of MAP Digital's MetaMeetings™ suite of integrated database solutions: Registration and Badging, Webcasting, Digital Signage, Social Networking and AV/Presentation and Attendee Information Portals. Meghan is the Account Executive and Producer for J.P. Morgan Investor Conferences in North America. She is responsible for the deployment of MetaMeetings. as well as equipment, computers, printers, bandwidth provisioning, networking, and onsite management. She has a BFA in Theater Production and Management from Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts. She has worked with a number of AEA Theater Companies, and in administration at Harvard University's Office of the Arts. Her stage management skills enhance her effectiveness as Project Manager of networked, interactive, Smart Events for MAP Digital.