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Rudy Giuliani

 

Mike Smith with Rudy Giuliani speaking before 9.11.11

 

Arianna Huffington

Mike Smith with Arianna Huffington

Charles Bolden from NASA

Mike with NASA Administrator Charles Bolden (center) and a client from the American Military University. Bolden just announced the final space shuttle mission. 

Rep. Jim Moran

Mike with Rep. Jim Moran and the Spinal Research Foundation

Ted Leonsis

Mike Smith appears with Ted Leonsis at the Junior Achievement Awards banquet late last year. Smith had worked with Leonsis while at AOL on other charities.

Nancy Pelosi

At the Washington Press Club foundation fundraiser. Mike Smith pictured here with Rep. Nancy Pelosi.

Steny Hoyer

At the Washington Press Club foundation fundraiser. Mike Smith pictured here with Steny Hoyer.

Dennis Kucinich

At the Washington Press Club foundation fundraiser. Mike Smith pictured here with Rep. Dennis Kucinich.

Richard Dreyfuss

Mike Smith speaks with Actor and Activist Richard Dreyfuss in the green  
room at Fox News in Washington. The Dreyfuss Initiative was launched in early  
2011 to help families learn civics and civility. Smith also hosted Dreyfuss 
at a  National press club newsmaker event.

DOE Secretary Steven Chu

Mike Smith, center, arranges meeting for Volvo government affairs exec Jonathan Miller. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu is at right.

Mike Smith with Henry Waxman

Mike Smith meets with Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif), powerful chairman of the House Energy Committee, at a fundraising event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

Tim Taylor

Mike Smith and Tim Taylor of the National Geospatial Intel Agency (NGA)

Al Franken

Ashley Hougton and Mike Smith with Al Franken (center)

Rep. Dennis Kucinich

Representative Dennis Kucinich, center. Liz Bush, account exec, right and Mike Smith left attend the Washington Press Club Foundation dinner.

Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Eduction

Mike Smith, Secretary of Education,  Arne Duncan, and members of client American Public University meet to talk about President Obama's higher ed goals for America.

Chuck Porter at AMA

At the recent American Marketing Assoc. conference in Washington, Chuck Porter (center) of Crispin, Porter (and MDB Partners) gave a keynote on new ideas in advertising. Pictured here with Mike Smith (right) is Teddi Segal, chapter VP and CEO of Grafix in DC.

Deb Hersman, National Transportation Safety Board

Deb Hersman, administrator of the National Transportation Safety Board, spoke recently on the need to federalize local transit authorities due to repeated accidents. Mike met with her to support the US Federal Transit Administration.

Danish Ambassador Laurie Fulton

Pictured here is Mike Smith with Danish Ambassador Laurie Fulton who is visiting the GE booth on opening day of the Copenhagen Bright Green convention. Also pictured is Mike Taylor of Honeywell, who works on the Clinton Climate Change intiative.

US Ambassador to Denmark Laurie Fulton

Nina Jensen (new pal from Copenhagen, Denmark), US Ambassador to Denmark Laurie Fulton, and Mike Smith (me) striking a pose at the Ambassador's home.

Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington poses with Mike at the PR Society of America annual meeting. Mike is a blog columnist for Huffington Post

Donald Rumsfeld, Mike Smith and Jackie Calmes, columnist for the Wall Street Journal
Mike McCurry and Mike Smith
Sen. Richard Lugar, R-IN, Chairman of Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Mike Smith
Mike Smith and Robert Mueller
Mike Smith and Senator Kennedy
Sgt. Shaft, Washington Times, Tom Ridge and Mike Smith
Mike Smith and Tommy Thompson
Dulles Chamber of Commerce

Mike Smith, Center, of MSBD, Inc. is the chairman of the Marketeers committee for the Dulles Chamber of Commerce. He is involved in a fundraiser to bring new members and dollars to the chamber. Two of MSBD’s clients, BlueStreak Connect and PluraPage (formerly iNeo Marketing), have recently joined the Dulles Chamber. Here, Mike accepts a prize for membership recruitment.

Northwestern

Mike Smith teaches Speechwriting and Direct Marketing at Northwestern University Integrated Marketing Communications program in Chicago. Smith, (pictured left to right), joined Northwestern IMC professor of public relations Clarke Caywood, IMC associate dean Tom Collinger, and professor emeritus and noted scholar Richard Christian at a reception honoring new faculty chairs. Smith was recently a guest teacher at Northwestern and continues to support the university.

Gary Arlen and David Greene at the Inaugural Party

Industry analyst Gary Arlen, left, who covers broadband and telecom; Dave Greene, Bernstein investments, and Mike Smith at the party across from the White House.

GCN Awards Gala - Mike and the Media

Mike Smith pictured here with publishers from the Washington government and technology trade media including Federal Computer Week attend the Government Computer News gala event. Rebecca Sellers, center, is with ClearOrbit, an MSBD client.

GCN Awards Gala - Mike and the Media

Mike, Rebecca Sellers and Nick Wakeman, editor in chief of Washington Technology, talk about RFID technology at the GCN Awards Gala. The meeting resulted in a full page story in the monthly trade magazine reaching the contractor community.

Virginia Rally

Mike Smith handled press an advance for the Obama for president campaign as a volunteer for over 14 months. Here he is at the last rally and speech location in northern Virginia preparing the broadcast reporters.

Barack Obama

Mike Smith on the campaign trail with Barack Obama. Mike is shown here helping coordinate press positions at a rally in Des Moines.

The America Free.TV management team includes:

Ryan Fischer, Jeff Porro, Marshall Eubanks and Mike Smith. here they are discussing the Boulder International Film Festival productions for possible Internet TV content.

AmericaFree.TV

AmericaFree.TV met recently with Alex Bogusky, partner and exec creative director of Crispin, Porter and Bogusky. Shot with CP and B including myself, Alex and Marshall Eubanks, CEO of AmericaFree.TV.

Alex Bogusky on the Fearless Set

Mike Smith and Marshall Eubanks of AmericaFree.TV on the Fearless set with Alex Bogusky during the shoot.

Last Night in Reston

Movie title of a romantic comedy with Kate Hudson and Matthew M. Nah, it could star Colleen and Mike. Equal Footing Foundation's Lee Betton, MSBD CEO Mike Smith, and Equal Footing's Colleen Hahn and Weis and Weisel's Evan Weisel. The Foundation is the charitable arm of the NVTC, providing computer clubhouses for underprivileged kids. Mike tells us he does bis dev for small tech firms, but just added Craig from Craigslist as a client.

In the Tent

Michael Smith, managing public relations with Craig Newmark.  Craigslist founder Craig Newmark in the Big Tent during the week of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado, on Monday, Aug. 25, 2008.

PRSA Public Relations Event with Krist Ruhle from State News

At the PRSA public relations event in DC. 3000 spin docs all in one ballroom? Yikes. Here is Krist Ruhle from State News Lines proving my premise that localization is the future of media (for now).

Press Club News Event

Press Club News Event on black college debate funding. John Davis, Jeff Porro, and Mike Smith face the media.

At the Clios

At the Clios with Nielsen.

Junior Achievements Awards Banquet

Big party week. Junior Achievement awards banquet and Washington big wigs like Leonsis inducted to hall of fame.

Tim O'Reilly at the Personal Democracy Forum

Tim O'Reilly talks to Mike Smith for Disruptive Technologies at the Personal Democracy Forum 2010