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iCrossing's Jeffrey Pruitt to Keynote at Baidu World Conference

Jun 03, 2008 (10:06 AM EDT)
URL: http://www.techweb.com/show-press-release/X699884/icrossing-s-jeffrey-pruitt-to-keynote-at-baidu-world-conference.html

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- iCrossing, a global digital marketing company, today announced that Jeffrey Pruitt, executive vice president, corporate partnerships, iCrossing, will deliver a keynote presentation entitled "Internet Search Marketing is the New Wave" at the Baidu World Conference in Beijing on June 5.

Baidu World Conference is an annual forum hosted by Baidu.com, Inc., the world's largest Chinese language website. It brings together international marketing experts, business leaders, economists and industry analysts to discuss the changing trends in new media. Approximately 1500 people will be in attendance.

Pruitt joined iCrossing in 1999. Pruitt sits on the advisory councils of Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft. Additionally, he has served three terms on the Search Engine Marketing Professionals Organization (SEMPO), and is the current president and co-chair of the Development Committee. He also serves on the advisory board of the Yellow Page Association (YPA).

About iCrossing

iCrossing is a global digital marketing company that combines talent and technology to help world-class brands find and connect with their customers. The company blends best-in-class digital marketing services -- including paid and natural search marketing, Web development, social media, research and analytics -- to create integrated digital marketing programs that engage consumers and drive ROI. iCrossing's client base includes such recognized brands as Epson America, Toyota, Travelocity and 40 Fortune 500 companies, including The Coca-Cola Company and Office Depot. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, the company has 620 employees in 15 offices in the U.S. and Europe.

About Baidu

Baidu.com, Inc. is the leading Chinese language Internet search provider. As a technology-based media company, Baidu aims to provide the best way for people to find information. In addition to serving Internet search users, Baidu provides an effective platform for businesses to reach potential customers. Baidu's ADSs, each of which represents one Class A ordinary share, currently trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "BIDU".

CONTACT: Dana Mellecker of iCrossing, +1-646-435-4456, dana.mellecker@icrossing.com

Web site: http://www.icrossing.com/ http://www.Baidu.com/