Digital media strategy addressed in next Keystone Series talk

Contact: Alyssa Gapske
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KALAMAZOO—The president of MLive Media Group will share insights into digital media strategies later this month when he speaks as part of the Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series at Western Michigan University.

Dan Gaydou, who has led MLive since February 2012, will talk about "Strategies that Win in a Disrupted World" at 8 a.m. Friday, April 26, in 2150 Schneider Hall. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Kayla Hunt at (269) 387-6059 or Free parking is available in the Fetzer Center parking lot.

As well as being president of the statewide multi-media news and marketing solutions company, Gaydou serves on community boards for Spectrum Health, the Right Place, the Gerald R. Ford Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the Public Museum of Grand Rapids, the Michigan Colleges Foundation and the Gerald R. Ford Foundation. Gaydou is a graduate of the University of Michigan and is a certified public accountant. He has received honorary doctorate degrees from Baker College of Flint and Hope College in Holland, Mich.

The Keystone Series

In addition to the April 26 event, the 2012-13 Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series schedule includes:

  • May 31: Bill Rose, president and chief executive officer, Kalamazoo Nature Center
  • June 28: Sharon Carlson, WMU director of University Archives and Regional History Collections

The Keystone Community Bank Breakfast Speaker Series provides an opportunity for the local community to hear top business leaders, WMU faculty, alumni and friends of the Haworth College of Business discuss current topics of interest to the community.