NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 16, 2012) - Next week, at the OnMedia NYC 2012 event, Spiceworks™, Inc., co-founder Jay Hallberg will join branding expert Bill Cleary of Cleary & Partners and other executives for a panel session exploring the future of social commerce. During the panel, titled "Social Commerce - Is There Money To Be Made After Groupon?," participants will explore how a new generation of companies are blending social with commerce to create valuable new sales channels.

In addition to being chosen as a speaker for the OnMedia event, Spiceworks was recently named by AlwaysOn as one of the 2012 OnMedia Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnMedia 100 recognizes industry leadership as well as companies likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. A full list of this year's OnMedia Top 100 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at:

The OnMedia 2012 event is where Madison Avenue meets Silicon Valley. The two-day executive conference features high-level debates on how the Internet is disrupting the world of media, marketing, advertising, and branding. OnMedia also showcases the top entrepreneurial CEOs who are revolutionizing the way media is being created, distributed, consumed, and analyzed.

Details on the social commerce panel discussion include:

Social Commerce - Is There Money To Be Made After Groupon?


  • Jay Hallberg, Co-founder, Spiceworks
  • Bill Cleary, Founder, Cleary & Partners
  • Brian Wong, CEO, Kiip
  • Justin Yoshimura, CEO, 500friends
  • Lance Neuhauser, CEO, The Echo System
  • Guillaume Gautherea, CEO, Totsy

Tuesday, February 21, 2012, 1:30pm ET

Time Warner Center
10 on the Park at Time Warner Center
60 Columbus Circle, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10019

The Spiceworks social business network enables 'Social IT' by combining free network management, network monitoring and help desk software with a rapidly growing and active Facebook-like community of IT professionals. Organizations of all sizes use Spiceworks to discover, buy and manage technology in a social way.

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About Spiceworks
Spiceworks™, the world's largest social business platform for IT, connects 1.8 million IT professionals with more than 600 technology brands. By combining a Facebook-like community with free IT management software, Spiceworks helps businesses to discover, buy and manage $300 billion worth of technology products and services each year. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Spiceworks is backed by Adams Street Partners, Tenaya Capital, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Austin Ventures and Shasta Ventures. For more information visit

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