Expert in the Intersection of Media and Technology for Content Distribution
Following his career at CBS he went on to PanAmSat, at that time a small satellite company, where he led the global sales effort growing the company from annual sales of $45 million to $1 billion in seven years.
Entering the entrepreneurial world in 2001 he successfully spun off the entertainment file transfer company SmartJog from France Telecom and followed that with the full scale launch of Major League Gaming.
His current endeavors include consulting for satellite companies, content producers, PE firms and the complex world of airline broadband strategy.
Secured channel line-up for major hardware/software packager for global airline. Sale of male focused anthology program to a major cable channel. Advised client on choice of satellite provider and how to mitigate making a frequency decision that may not fully serve their needs in the future. Strategic guidance on a web play to provide incremental revenue streams for professional athletes.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Yonkers, New York - Albany, New York - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Hartford, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Waterbury, Connecticut - Worcester, Massachusetts - Springfield, Massachusetts - Paterson, New Jersey
|Year: 1971||Degree:||Subject: Mass Communications||Institution: University of Miami|
|Years: 2002 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Owner||Department:||Responsibilities: Consultant to all industries related to content creation and distribution.|
|Years: 2001 to 2002||Employer: Airia, Inc||Title: CEO||Department:||Responsibilities: CEO of start-up funded by Inmarsat to deliver television to intercontinental aircraft. Following the events of 9/11/01, advised board that the plan and company were not then viable and would not be for several years.|
|Years: 1993 to 2000||Employer: PanAmSat||Title: Senior Vice President||Department:||Responsibilities: Led sales force selling satellite transponder capacity to the worlds broadcasters and media conglomerates. Executed largest deal in the history of the industry with an exclusive 15 year deal with The Walt Disney Company.|
|Years: 1982 to 1993||Employer: CBS||Title: Vice President||Department: CBS Broadcast International||Responsibilities: Led all non-sales aspect of the international distribution arm of CBS Television. Lowest cost of sales figures in the Company enabling the division to the corporate leader in productivity.|
|Years: 1978 to 1982||Employer: CBS Sports||Title: Managing Director||Department: Europe||Responsibilities: Secured broadcast rights to events in Europe including world cup skiing, Grand Prix Auto Racing, Figure and Speed Skating. Represented Company to international sports and broadcast federations.|
|Years: 1976 to 1978||Employer: Top Rank, Inc||Title: Director of Television Operations||Department:||Responsibilities: Produced major boxing batches including Muhammad Ali versus Ken Norton from Yankee Stadium|
|Years: 1974 to 1976||Employer: CBS Sports||Title: Producer/Associate Producer||Department:||Responsibilities: Associate Producer of the NBA Game of The Week|
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|Years: 1993 to 2000||Country / Region: Japan||Summary: Opened Japanese market for PanAmSat securing Japanese National Broadcaster NHK as our anchor client. Then secured first Type One Carrier License ever granted to an American firm.|
|Years: 1984 to 1993||Country / Region: China||Summary: Managed JV between CBS and China Central Television|
|Years: 1978 to 1982||Country / Region: UK/Europe||Summary: Opened CBS Sports office in Europe to compete with ABC and NBC for the acquisition of sports rights.|
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