The Marketing Committee is tasked with promoting Open-IX Association in the community and working closely with Open-IX certified Data Centers and Internet Exchange Points to drive membership to the certified exchanges.

Secondly, the Marketing Committee is tasked to ensure that Open-IX Association is represented adequately and accurately at the relevant industry events both for speaking engagements and for having a presence to create awareness about Open-IX globally.

Finally, the Marketing Committee will act as a liaison for the Open-IX Board, in management of the PR agency, the Open-IX Association website, and all external messaging, including creation of marketing collateral.

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Committee Members

All of Open-IX Committees are comprised of volunteer representatives from the Global Internet community, who are coming together to create a better, safer, stronger, fairer Internet.

The expected weekly time commitment for task completion is one to two (1-2) hours per week.
It is asked that volunteers for this committee commit to a one-year term.


Chris Grundemann, Chair

Mona Weisberg, Board Liaison

Ilissa Miller

Larry Graiber

Brian Malcolm

Marco Paesani


OIX Marketing Committee Charter

There following are core objectives the committee would like to achieve.

1. Outreach & Event Strategy


Identify industry events to have a presence, wrap social media and outreach around these events. Insure that we have proper coverage from Open-IX to cover the events.



2. Social Media Strategy


Overhaul the OIX brand image within Social Channels. Compose a strategy that targets industry professionals, service providers, certified entities, and end users, and ramp up engagement.



3. Member Benefits Strategy


Identify events to give back to members- social and or education sessions throughout the year.


Download OIX Marketing Committee Charter PDF