Peter Hahn is the interactive marketing manager for BearingPoint, a leading management and technology consulting company.
Prior to joining BearingPoint, Peter spent more than nine years at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he was the corporate webmaster. Earlier in his career, Peter did volunteer work for a Web services company specializing in Internet technology and Web publishing for NGOs in Africa to help spread democracy through the continent. More recently, he has volunteered for Fairfax County Public Schools teaching Web development classes, tutoring, and speaking at Youth Leadership events.
An accomplished Web publishing professional, Peter was a panelist during IDC’s Marketing Executives conference, addressing topics on social media and user-generated content. He has been a member of the International WebMasters Association and the Web Analytics Association. His work has been recognized in the book, “Results: Keep What’s Good, Fix What’s Wrong, and Unlock Great Performance.”
John Yemma is editor of The Christian Science Monitor. He rejoins the Monitor after 20 years in various posts at the Boston Globe, most recently as deputy managing editor for multimedia.
When he was previously at the Monitor, John served as a Washington reporter, foreign correspondent and business editor. Besides the Monitor and the Globe, he has also worked for the Dallas Morning News, United Press International, and the San Antonio Express-News. At the Globe, he ran the editorial operation of Boston.com and has led efforts to transform the newsroom from print to multimedia.
A career journalist, John has often been called on to manage complex projects. He ran national political coverage, for instance, during the 2004 presidential campaign, coordinating the work of editors and reporters in Boston, Washington and on the campaign trail. From September 2001 to 2003, John was Sunday editor of the Globe, a period that included the Sept. 11 terror attacks, the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, the clergy sex abuse scandal, for which the Globe won the Pulitzer prize. In 1999, he and Dan Golden teamed up to win a Headliner's Award for their critical examination of Harvard University.
John was also editor of the 1999 Polk Award-winning series on abuse of mental patients by medical researchers. He has received several Globe and New York Times company awards for his contributions to the newspaper. From 1991-96, John was the Globe's foreign editor, managing staff correspondents in Jerusalem, Moscow, Tokyo, Berlin, Mexico City and Montreal, and contributing writers around the world. That period included the breakup of the Soviet Union, the conflict in Yugoslavia, and the development of the Oslo peace process in the Middle East.
John has reported from regions of the world ranging from China to Central America; he has written about archeological looting, the space program, higher education and race relations. In 1994, he was a Reuter Fellow at Oxford University, and during 2008, was a Sulzberger Fellow at Columbia University.