Dick Raman is a successful entrepreneur, author and Social Media & eCommerce Guru. He founded his first company, TIE Holding NV, in 1987 and took it public on the EuroNext Stock Exchange in 2000 as the first Internet company in The Netherlands. He moved from Amsterdam to the USA in 2005.
On January 1, 2011 he founded BrandReact, Inc a Florida Corporation. BrandReact is a Social Media Marketing organization, offering Social Media Monitoring & Response Services for small-, medium- to large sized companies. The services the company offers will show companies what is said about their Brand on the web and it will help them to React appropriately.
BrandReact also offers Social Media Outsourcing for businesses and helps Executives and Professionals boost their Personal Brand using Social Media and Blogs. It offers a full line of Facebook Apps in their on-line store as well as the Twitter service “Tweeteronix” and Boardroom Consulting on Internet Marketing, Social Media & eCommerce.
He has gained worldwide recognition as a leading authority in the field of Internet Marketing, Social Media & eCommerce. He has published a number of successful books including “XML/EDI – Cyber Assisted Business in Practice”, “Internet Marketing Made Easy” and “Tweeteronix – Using Twitter for Business and Pleasure”. He is a recognized visionary and frequent keynote speaker at Social Media & eCommerce events worldwide.
In addition to managing his company, Dick has played a key role in standardization of global eCommerce through various private and United Nations-sponsored standards organizations. He served as Chair of the UN/CEFACT Forum Management Group, providing leadership for global B2B integration standardization. He was elected Chairman of eBIF, the European Interoperability Forum, set up under the auspices of CEN/ISSS and the European Commission.
Dick Raman, is a graduate of Free University of Amsterdam, having received a Doctorandus degree in Business Economics.