Ralph J. Bardsley, vice president at Racepoint Group, brings more than a decade of strategic positioning, communications planning and program implementation to the position. His client experience ranges from helping Microsoft spinout companies find their place in the new Web 2.0 universe to leading more established teams such as eHarmony and DigitalGlobe in finding new audiences. Before joining Racepoint, Bardsley worked with Ascential Software as manager of media and analyst relations, where he was responsible for helping shape and execute on public relations strategy. He has experience in developing media strategy and communications plans in support of corporate and product launches, expansion, and IPO planning. He may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.