Maxine Teller


MiXT Media Strategies

Founder of MiXT Media Strategies, Maxine is a strategy consultant with over 15 years of success developing new revenue opportunities and expanding distribution for corporations, organizations and government agencies. MiXT Media Strategies helps clients understand and embrace the cultural shifts catalyzed by social media tools and Web 2.0 technologies to continue to achieve their business objectives in our increasingly collaborative world. Maxine is a thought leader in the social media discourse. Her blog, MiXT Media, explores the intersection of media, innovation, communication, society and technology. She is a frequent presenter at conferences, participates in blog discussions, and microshares across multiple social networks. Maxine developed the initial strategy and participation plans for the U.S. Department of Defense’s New Media Directorate, defined the new media communications strategy for the America Supports You Freedom Walk, and mapped the competitive landscape for social media website creator Freewebs. Before the social media renaissance, Maxine advised media companies on business strategy, distribution and marketing. Clients companies have included XM Satellite Radio, Comcast Cable, The HealthCentral Network and the Pentagon Channel. Prior to founding MiXT Media Strategies, Maxine directed strategy and business development at Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, managed and grew the account for interactive agency marchFIRST, co-founded startup and let global client teams through strategic innovation initiatives at IdeaScope Associates. Maxine holds a BA in sociology from Brandeis University and an MBA from Georgetown University. She resides in Washington, DC with her husband and two children.