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.
a global vendor of printers
and other output devices,
conceptualized an online service for
secure delivery of licensed still images to a new type
device; defined technology architecture and arranged technology
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.
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.
helped design and served as project manager for an
initiative to create an open-source digital rights
management (DRM) technology for e-books.
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
- 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.
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.
European cable and broadband service operator,
performed an IP risk analysis in connection with the
company's rollout of a new digital TV platform.
Internet streaming video
evaluated the proposed technology architecture and
feature set to determine potential effects on DMCA safe
consumer electronics company,
evaluated patent acquisition opportunities in the DRM
distributor of digital
movies onto portable storage devices for consumers,
analyzed DRM technologies according to requirements,
selected one for implementation, and assisted with
Provided strategic advice to
several DRM, content
protection, and content identification technology
patent monetization strategies
for several patent holders; evaluated patent portfolios
for buyers for potential acquisition.
provider of mobile
provided background and created a strategy for entry
into the mobile digital broadcasting market.
group of vendors in the
digital video space,
evaluated the potential of a consortium-based approach
to DRM technology for home entertainment networks.
publishing services company,
created technology architecture for digital custom
publishing of educational and professional content,
including DRM selection and production process design.
a leading publishing technology
competitive analysis in the content management and
workflow system markets.
a leading content
management and workflow technology
input to product roadmaps
on DRM technologies and standards initiatives.
a streaming video technology
vendor, defined strategies
for product offerings, vertical markets,
and channel sales;
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.
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
imaging technology vendor, created a
US market entry strategy including partnerships, product
- 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
- 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
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
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