Communicator, blogger, podcaster based in the UK.
Neville Hobson is an IABC-accredited communicator, blogger and podcaster based in Wokingham, England, one of the leading European early adopters, opinion-leaders and influencers in social media communication for business. He is a frequent speaker on digital media trends that matter to organisations.
He is an entrepreneur, early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with digital technologies including social media, risk-assessing their impacts, roles and potential in organisational communication. He’s also an occasional test pilot of shiny new objects.
Neville is a founding Senior Research Fellow and Advisory Board member of the Society for New Communications Research, a California-based non-profit think tank. SNCR is dedicated to the advanced study of new communications tools, technologies and emerging modes of communication, and their effect on traditional media, professional communications, business, culture and society.
His involvement in volunteerism leadership with the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) since 1989 includes serving as Regional Director in Europe and Member of the Executive Board and Executive Committee.
Neville blogs at NevilleHobson.com, at the intersection of business, communication and technology. He started blogging in 2002. He is co-presenter with Shel Holtz of the For Immediate Release podcast series including the weekly "For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report," the communication profession’s first business podcast started in January 2005.