CEO/Principal Consultant at Klemfarb
Consultant specializing in product management, marketing, market research, product launches and strategic planning for eBooks, mobile content, Internet video, social media and eCommerce.
Sr. Product Manager at Follett Digital Resources
December 2008 - March 2010
Senior Product Manager for next-generation eBook products targeted at the K-12 educational market (kindergartens, elementary, middle and high schools.)
Director, IPTV Analysis at Multimedia Research Group
January 2007 - June 2008
As Director of IPTV Analysis for Multimedia Research Group, Inc. (MRG) in San Jose, California, I'm responsible for the company's quantitative research covering Internet Protocol Teleivision and Internet video. I write MRG's biannual IPTV Market Leaders Report and Global Forecast, as well as Market/Technology reports (such as Internet Video for IPTV Service Providers,) all part of MRG's IPTV Tracking Service. My responsibilities also include biannual client "State of the Industry" presentations and custom projects.
I also contribute to MRG's ongoing series of reports on Advanced Advertising and Content Strategies, and do custom consulting for clients in the Cable, Satellite, Test & Measurement and Telecommunications fields. Some of MRG's clients include NTT, France Telecom, Harris, Thales, Thomson, Nortel, Alcatel-Lucent and NEC.
Sr. Product Manager at Safari Books Online
March 2006 - January 2007
A good way to think of Safari is as a cross between an online bookseller, a reference library and a help desk. We're a joint venture between O'Reilly Media and Pearson that offers thousands of technical and business books online for instant access. I brought Safari Library, a new "all you can eat" version of our service, to market in September 2006, and I'm responsible for several new products and initiatives that will be released throughout the remainder of 2006.
President at Riverbend Entertainment
October 2002 - February 2006
I'm responsible for all the tasks that go into distributing home videos, including: Acquisition of titles, and management of production and post-production of incoming material and special features. Along with our Director of Marketing, I supervise all marketing activities, as well as our relationship with our distribution partner. I also supervise DVD authoring and manufacturing, and manage all "ordinary course of business" tasks including legal issues, finance and accounting.
Senior Product Marketing Manager at Netscape
1995 - 1997
Director of Product Marketing at Toshiba America
1988 - 1990
Product Marketing Manager at Palantir
1985 - 1987
Sr. Product Manager at Calera Recognition Systems
1985 - 1987
Sr. Product Manager at National Semiconductor-Datachecker/DTS
1983 - 1985
Responsible for defining and launching the company's first PC-based retail automation system.
Product Manager and MTS at Hewlett Packard
1980 - 1983