- New York, NY
Pete Kistler's Bio:
Pete Kistler's Experience:
Founder & Head of Product at BrandYourself.comJanuary 2008 - Present | Syracuse, NY
I design all the pixels and interactions on BrandYourself.
Weekly Columnist at Personal Branding BlogJanuary 2009 - January 2010
I wrote the Wednesday column for the nationally acclaimed Personal Branding Blog. It is consistently ranked a Top 50 Marketing Blog in the World by AdAge, is the #1 job blog by CareerBuilder in 2008, and is syndicated by Forbes, Reuters and Fox Business. See my articles here: http://bit.ly/pkistlerposts
Co-author at From Tweet to HiredJanuary 2010 - January 2010
Along with Patrick Ambron, I co-wrote the eBook "From Tweet to Hired: How to Use Twitter to Land Your Ideal Job" to help you use the web to build a strong network and dominate your job search. Twitter is one of the most powerful tools to network your way into a job and find positions that aren't advertised. Our eBook teaches you how to create an effective profile, grow a relevant network that can open doors for you, and tap the hidden job market. Contributors include Gary Vaynerchuk (Crush It!) and Dan Schawbel (Me 2.0).
Co-author at Launchpad: Your Career Search Strategy GuideOctober 2009 - December 2009
Launchpad is a full print career search guide with up-to-date articles from the industry's top career experts. It covers resume optimization, interviewing, personal branding, career search strategizing, relationship building, professional networking, the use of web 2.0 search tools, and more.
Judge at 2009 Personal Brand AwardsNovember 2009 - November 2009
The 2009 Personal Brand Awards were awarded to five individuals who expressed what it means to effectively create and execute on their brand. I'm proud to have selected Gary Vaynerchuk as the Gold winner for achieving success by building an unstoppable personal brand.
Co-Founder & Project Scout at iVentureOctober 2008 - January 2009
I co-founded and co-managed iVenture, a student-run, faculty advised group that connects iSchool students to paid projects related to their career goals. We identified local funded projects on and off campus, built and screened a student talent pool, then played matchmaker between students and paid projects.
Website Developer at Syracuse UniversityOctober 2006 - December 2006
I designed, developed and implemented the website for Syracuse University's premier co-ed a capella group. They are an amazing group of internationally recognized singers and were semi-finalists in the 2007 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella.
Software Tester at EasyLobby, Inc.January 2004 - January 2005
I was a software tester for EasyLobby's Secure Visitor Management (SVM) software, personally coordinating hundreds of successful bug fixes. I developed an intimate relationship with bug tracking systems, and mastered the art of identifying nearly impossible-to-reproduce problems. I worked in tandem with the development team to move coding along as rapidly as possible.
Pete Kistler's Education:
Syracuse University2006 – 2011B.S. Information Management and Technology / Entrepreneurship and Emerging EnterprisesConcentration: User Experience, PsychologyActivities: National Society of Collegiate Scholars, iSchool Peer Advisor, iSchool Entrepreneurship Club, playing the keyboard in bands
Pete Kistler's Interests & Activities:
Music composition, keyboard improvisation, music festivals, neuroscience and net sports (tennis, volleyball, ping pong and badminton).