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On the Speaker Circuit 2007


A seasoned Internet business professional, Ruder was with The Washington Post Company from 1989 until 2007. In that time, Ruder served in various marketing, sales, business development and operational roles. Ruder was the Senior Vice President of Marketing and prior to that responsible for the company's regional market strategy, initiatives and operations. Under his leadership, achieved the highest reach of any local site in its market and claimed multiple industry awards recognizing excellence. His efforts were critical to the success of WPNI in securing's prominence in the local market and positioning it for the future.


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Determined to sell more television ads, Internet search leader Google Inc. is sharpening its focus on the medium with demographic data from the influential Nielsen Co.

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