25th May 2011 – Interact today announced that intranet professional, Wedge Black has taken up the post of Intranet Consultant at the company. Wedge will be combining his practical experience with his knowledge of intranet best practice, to ensure Interact Intranet customers are utilising their intranets to their full potential. He will be providing valuable direction to help customers develop and implement a user-centric, strategic intranet.
CEO and Founder of Interact Intranet, Nigel Danson comments:
“We are really excited to welcome Wedge to Interact – he is a highly-regarded figure in the intranet community and will be a real asset to us. Wedge will bring invaluable industry knowledge and experience to Interact, further enriching the expertise in the company.
Interact offers an extensive range of services and training to our customers that are just as important as the software we provide and Wedge will be imperative in helping us continue delivering world-class intranets to our customers.”
Wedge, described by industry experts as, “Mr Intranet” and the “best up-and-coming young talent” in the intranet space, started his career in 2004 managing the global intranet for the 40,000 employees at telecoms equipment firm, Marconi. Following a company take-over in 2005, Wedge designed and implemented a new intranet for the newly formed business, Telent.
In 2008 he took up the post as Internal Communications/Intranet Manager at Severn Trent Water where he spear-headed their main intranet in addition to managing three external corporate websites.
“I’m really excited about moving to a forward-thinking company like Interact. I think it’s fantastic that the company continually enhances and improves its product to deliver exactly what its customers expect from a modern intranet.
I appreciate the features and recognise the benefits that the Interact Intranet platform offers and I’m really looking forward to working with Interact’s existing customers to continue delivering intranets that are essential business tools.”
Wedge has developed a passion for intranets and has become a highly respected figure in the intranet space, mainly due to his prolific blogging on his blog, kilobox.net. He has guest written for simply-communicate.com – the community for internal communication professionals and his articles regularly get re-published on the website of intranet consultants, IntraTeam. He has attended some of the industry’s largest intranet conferences and regularly liaises with some of the most noted figures in the intranet world.