Seven Dials Media a media workflow consultancy, digital strategy and technology solutions provider with clients and partners on 5 continents. The company was founded in 2006 by Dan McGraw to help agencies, production, post facilities, and fortune 1000 companies optimize their digital business process, develop web marketing strategies, expand sales, and increase shareholder value.
Previously Dan was Director of Strategic Development and Technology for Whitehouse Post, an international creative editorial facility. It was at Whitehouse that Dan co-designed the original system that became WireDrive. Dan also spent over 5 years at Avid Technology where he managed various customer support departments, new product introduction and conceived and helped to develop Avid's Knowledge Center web portal in 1998. Previously he was a television director, production manager and editor for broadcast and creative services companies. Dan is a frequent speaker on Marketing Technology, Digital Asset and Content Management, and is currently developing an industry podcast.
Two Cat Digital provides digitization services to libraries and museums, and corporate and institutional archives. Their expertise includes scanning photographs (film and print), flat art and rare books. They provide consulting on digitization best practices, strategic plans, optimized workflows and digital asset management systems.
Howard Brainen is the Founder and CEO of Two Cat Digital, as well as its predecessor company, Custom Process. Brainen has over 35 years experience as an imaging industry entrepreneur, and entered the digital world in 1988. He developed an early digital asset management system for Hewlett Packard in 1996. Millions of photographs have been digitized by his companies and consulting clients.
Previously known as Vermont Workstation Technology provides solutions in Digital Asset Management and Telecommunication Outside Plant Engineering. Vermont Global Technologies has evolved from its beginning in 1987 as an Authorized Oracle Business Alliance Program Partner to a niche solution provider with multiple infrastructure deployment and support capabilities. We serve the Digital Asset Management Market and Telecommunications segments. Our solutions run on Linux, .Net, on Software as a Service (SaaS) and On Premise models.
Pacific OneSource, Inc.
Here is a company specializing in project management, covering both hardware and software projects. With over 30 years industry experience, Pacific OnSource President, Clark Buch, has developed teams and lead the project management of engagements such as:
- A major program for the computer equipment refresh at a major US bank involving over 1,200 branches and 15,000 assets which covered everything from negotiating the freight costs of the project to the removal of the equipment, from the warehouse auditing, testing, and reporting of the assets, to the recycling of the non-saleable assets and finally reports to the bank.
- Developing and managing software and hardware based asset printing application for world renown talent agency for script distribution and storage (predecessor to a Digital Asset Management system).
KAT Computer Services was founded by Keith Todd in 1990 to provide IT equipment and services to both local UK companies and EC funded aid projects in Africa and Eastern Europe. The company has gained much expertise over the years and expanded until it now has over 400 UK customers as well as international customers from many countries including USA, Romania, Italy, Spain and Uganda.
We care about our customers. We always strive to build good, mutually beneficial, long-term relationships. Our success in this area can be judged by the fact that 90% of all new business comes to use via referrals! Customer satisfaction indeed.
Vernon Systems is a New Zealand owned company renowned for innovative software solutions and sound product support. Vernon Systems is at the forefront of information management in the museum and gallery context. We provide Vernon CMS to over 150 clients worldwide, with thousands of individual users. We maintain strong links within the museum and art gallery community, keeping abreast of current developments, protocols and initiatives.
Our principals have a combined total of more than sixty years, practical experience in the media, content and technology business - in roles including sales, marketing, product management, media production, systems design, implementation & integration, technical writing and instructional training.
Developments in media technology, workflows and processes happen so frequently and rapidly that people for whom this is a focus find it hard to keep up. If technology isn't your focus, but delivering results for your organisation is, we can demystify and simplify the unnerving array of new technologies, standards, formats and services available to you today. We explain complex terms and concepts in plain language and deliver solutions that solve your media and DAM problems.
David Austerberry: a DAM industry veteran who also edits the world edition of Broadcast Engineering magazine and is the author of two books: the Technology of Audio & Video Streaming and Digital Asset Management (Focal Press).
Colin Birch: is a marketing consultant, specialising in direct engagement with customers and prospects, strategic marketing, and the new field of Social Media Marketing. External interests include co-hosting That DAM Show, a podcast for and about the world of managing media assets, maintains the BROADer issue website, and Twitters as @InformedSauce. He also works as a marketing consultant, specialising in direct engagement with customers and prospects, strategic marketing, and the new field of Social Media Marketing.