Ron Mileti, president of Vilocity Interactive, has over 25 years of experience in marketing, communications, and entertainment, and has received many awards and honors along the way.
This includes his work as Director of Marketing and Client Services at Cleveland.com, sister to the nation's 15th largest newspaper. While there, Ron produced Rockhall.com, the official website of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This site contains over 2,000 pages, including inductee bios, music clips, a virtual tour of the museum, a calendar of events, lesson plans for teachers, interactive contests, rock forums, free electronic postcards, live webcasts from the induction ceremonies, and more. Rockhall.com has received awards from such noteworthy organizations as Yahoo!, Netscape, PC Magazine, and USA Today.
Ron also served as Director of Marketing for the Great Lakes Science Center, the 8th largest interactive science museum in the U.S. While there, Ron oversaw the entire marketing program that launched this $55 million attraction. Results? Attendance was 25 percent over projections, with 250,000 visitors in the first 8 weeks of operation. CBS This Morning and Disney's Family Fun Magazine covered the grand opening, among many others.
Ron also served as Creative Supervisor at Liggett-Stashower Advertising, and as Account Executive at Lowe Marshalk Advertising. He created award-winning advertising for TV, radio, print, direct mail, and the Internet. Clients included Little Tikes, Tradewest Nintendo Games, Sherwin-Williams, The International Film Festival, BF Goodrich Aerospace, OfficeMax, Ponderosa Steakhouses, Sears Optical, and others. Ron also led a group that developed groundbreaking work on the Internet, featured in Ad Week and Advertising Age magazines.
Other honors include creating theme park attractions for Iwerks Entertainment based on James Bond, The X-Files, and Discovery Channel; being selected for NBC's America's Funniest Commercials; winning numerous ADDY Awards and judging many creative shows.
Ron earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Notre Dame, and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from John Carroll University.