• For a global information technology company, created ideas for new business opportunities in the publishing market and validated those ideas with executives at companies in targeted publishing market segments.
  • For a global vendor of printers and other output devices, conceptualized an online service for secure delivery of licensed still images to a new type of output device; defined technology architecture and arranged technology partnerships.
  • For the same global vendor of printers and other output devices, created go-to-market strategy focused on niche applications for an e-reader device.  Obtained feedback from publishers and incorporated feedback into product feature and business model requirements.
  • For a global telecommunications company, fleshed out the concept for a new type of online content service; created a SWOT analysis and technology architecture; and validated the concept with relevant media industry executives.
  • For an e-publishing standards body, helped design and served as project manager for an initiative to create an open-source digital rights management (DRM) technology for e-books.
  • For a digital music startup, provided input into product strategy, feature set, and differentiation based on ongoing analysis of the digital music market during product development, with emphasis on mobile delivery in various geographies around the world.
  • For another global information technology company, contributed to a study on strategic opportunities in the e-learning market, in order to assist the company in building its cross-divisional go-to-market strategy.
  • For an Internet service provider, analyzed the technology architecture and feature set of a proposed premium video content service for home and in-aircraft customers to determine potential effects on eligibility for DMCA safe harbor and the need to obtain content licenses from Hollywood studios.
  • For a major European cable and broadband service operator, performed an IP risk analysis in connection with the company's rollout of a new digital TV platform.
  • For an Internet streaming video hosting startup, evaluated the proposed technology architecture and feature set to determine potential effects on DMCA safe harbor eligibility.
  • For a global consumer electronics company, evaluated patent acquisition opportunities in the DRM arena.
  • For a distributor of digital movies onto portable storage devices for consumers, analyzed DRM technologies according to requirements, selected one for implementation, and assisted with vendor negotiation.
  • Provided strategic advice to several DRM, content protection, and content identification technology companies.
  • Created patent monetization strategies for several patent holders; evaluated patent portfolios for buyers for potential acquisition.
  • For a provider of mobile communications technology, provided background and created a strategy for entry into the mobile digital broadcasting market.
  • For a group of vendors in the digital video space, evaluated the potential of a consortium-based approach to DRM technology for home entertainment networks.
  • For a publishing services company, created technology architecture for digital custom publishing of educational and professional content, including DRM selection and production process design.
  • For a leading publishing technology company, provided competitive analysis in the content management and workflow system markets.
  • For a leading content management and workflow technology company, provided input to product roadmaps on DRM technologies and standards initiatives.
  • For a streaming video technology vendor, defined strategies for product offerings, vertical markets, and channel sales; acted as SVP of Product Management.
  • For a provider of secure workflow solutions (B2B rights management) for entertainment companies, provided market analysis and recommendations on how to scale the company's product line beyond workgroup-level opportunities.
  • For a provider of enterprise content integration technology, targeted offerings for the publishing and media market through sales, marketing, product definition, and partnership initiatives, in order to increase sales effectiveness and decrease sales cycle time.
  • For a Japanese digital imaging technology vendor, created a US market entry strategy including partnerships, product planning, and organizational structure.
  • For an internet-based mass custom book publishing vendor, contributed to the company's offering design by helping define market strategy and technology architecture, and defining the technical interfaces with potential strategic partners.
  • For a B-to-B exchange of branded intellectual property, investigated technology partnerships and contributed to product design.
  • For an outsourced editorial workflow system vendor, contributed to the company's go-to-market strategy by defining and prioritizing target market segments, and initiating strategic partnerships.
  • For an aggregator and distributor of digital content for the educational market, acted as chief technology officer; created a requirements document and RFP, and led the process of selecting a system integrator to build the company's infrastructure.
  • For another global information technology company, helped with product planning and design by providing expertise on how digital rights management (DRM) should be integrated into an existing product and service based offering for the media industry.

 

       

 

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