Our three leading analysts, who combine more than 60 years of relevant experience, are:
Bob Sacks - Having been involved with printing/publishing since 1970, he is a veteran of the industry. He has held positions in major media companies and startups that have included publisher, editor, freelance writer, director of manufacturing and distribution, senior sales manager, circulation director, chief of operations, pressman, and cameraman, in companies such as McCall's, Time Inc., New York Times Magazine Group, International Paper, Ziff-Davis, CMP, and Bill Communications (VNU). in 1993 he launched the longest running e-newsletter in the world, Heard on the Web: Media Intelligence, delivering pertinent industry news to a diverse, worldwide publishing community of over 10,750 media industry leaders. Bob was inducted into The Publishing Executive Hall of Fame in October 2010.
Nick Hampshire - A publisher, writer, entrepreneur, and author of over twenty books on IT, he is widely acknowledged to be one of the leading authorities in digital publishing. Having spent many years as a publisher, he has a profound understanding of the needs of a book, a newspaper and magazine publishers, content creators, and readers. As a technologist he was a pioneer of personal computing in the United Kingdom, and for the last quarter century he has consistently worked at the leading edge of IT.
David Renard - David most recently founded and built Netcirculation, the largest nationwide distribution network for high-end boutique fashion, art, photography, and design titles. He also co-created Stare, a publishing and advertising agency, which produced magazines that included Stare and Critic Eye. David was the author of the recently published The Last Magazine, a visual anthology of the stylepress and a commentary on the future of printed periodicals. Previously, David was at the Gartner Group, the foremost provider of research and analysis on the global IT industry advising executives and board directors of Fortune 500 companies regarding the impact of technological innovations, and spearheading a new European subsidiary that developed research-driven decision support tools which he grew into a multi-million dollar business.