Frank Gruber is well known blogger focused on sharing his Web product expertise and analysis on Web 2.0, social media and emerging technologies in articles and videos online. His works have been featured in TechCrunch, iMediaConnection, ReadWriteWeb Network and on his own blog SOMEWHAT FRANK. He keynotes regularly about social media and his love for the "shiny objects" or Web products across the country at industry events. Frank is a product strategist for AOL in the social networking group, which includes such products as AIM and ICQ. He is currently focused on communications and lifestreaming products. Frank's previous team was also responsible for the launch of the widget driven myAOL personalized homepage/startpage product in 2007. Frank has experience bootstrapping on a variety of startups. Frank is a co-founder of Shiny Heart Ventures, a new technology startup focused on building community driven products that remind people of the joys of life. Frank also co-founded TECH cocktail with Eric Olson, a community building organization which offers events and community-powered projects open to bloggers, technology enthusiasts, entrepreneurs & professionals interested in technology in under served technology communities around the World.