Technical Evangelism, a fairly young discipline, may contain fewer than a thousand people today. A few folks may be doing it part time and others who think that they are doing it when they are really not. Overall, it’s a really fun job: you get to meet smart people, learn new technologies, create fun demos and travel to various conferences.
Quick: Name that professional network with more than 50 million members. Did you guess... Viadeo? LinkedIn is larger, with over 175 million members. But Viadeo has upped it is game with its acquisition of Pealk, which bills itself as the #1 head hunting App on the web. According to the press release, that search ability is what Viadeo is after.