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Senior Print Quality Assurance and Graphics Development Manger
The Coca-Cola Company
Axel Kling is the senior print quality assurance and graphics development manager for The Coca-Cola Company. He is responsible for achievement of premier quality color separations and print reproduction across all packaging and POS substrates for Coca-Cola North America.
Kling provides strategic and operational guidelines for graphics development; sets color management policies, procedures, and standards; and functions as a steward of the company's trademark. He has 25 years experience in the prepress and printing industry. His roles have covered a wide spectrum of the industry, including management of large digital prepress companies.
Head of Department Prepress Division
FOGRA Graphic Technology Research Association
Andreas Kraushaar is head of the prepress division at FOGRA, in Munich, Germany. He joined FOGRA in 2001. In his role, he is responsible for research in the fields of color management for digital cameras, preflighting production data, contract color proofing (remote and softproofing), and recently, digital printing.
Since 2005, Kraushaar has held the position of the convener of working group 3 (process control and related metrology) within ISO TC 130 (graphic technology). He is the editor of ISO standards such as ISO 12647-1 or the all new digital printing standard ISO 15311-1.
Kraushaar received a Masters in media technology from the Technical University Ilmenau.
Chairman of ICC
Director, Advanced Technology
Tom Lianza is the director of Advanced Technology at X-Rite, Inc. He works closely with the Pantone Division and is currently focusing on methodologies for predicting color fidelity in a defined workflow. Lianza is also co-chair of the ICC. In that role he is working to provide the graphic arts industry with a full spectral color management methodology.
Lianza was a founder of Sequel Imaging, a company devoted to display color management. Sequel was purchased by GretagMacbeth which was, in turn, purchased by X-rite Corporation. He is also working on issues involved in color management of the World Wide Web and cloud computing applications. Lianza has more than 10 patents in the areas of scanning, printing and color measurement.
Dr. Mark Bohan
Vice President, Technology and Research
Printing Industries of America
Dr. Mark Bohan is vice president, technology and research with Printing Industries of America, joining the association in July 2004. He oversees the technical research, graphic services, environmental health and safety, and consulting departments, as well as serving as the TAGA managing director. In addition, he oversees the Supplier Advisory Committee and Research Committee for Printing Industries of America. He is responsible for the development of the JDF product certification program for CIP4, serving on the advisory board and the technical steering committee.
Bohan is actively involved in the extensive range of research as it relates to printing, paper, and coating research trends in the industry. He has also been involved in projects that evaluate new technologies, their implementation, and in the application of functional materials using different processes. He has published 82 academic papers, publications, journal papers, and conference papers; presented over 160 invited lectures; and written 41 trade press articles. He has been involved with the development of graphic arts ISO standards for over 10 years and is a U.S. expert on ISO TC130.
General Manager and CFO
Best Label, Inc.
John Crammer graduated Loyola Marymount University in 1984 with a B.B.A. He is the former president of Shipco Inc., a manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels and packaging materials for the packaging, printing, and direct mail industries.
Crammer joined Best Label as general manager and CFO in 1996. His current responsibilities include the management and oversight of three manufacturing facilities located in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Guadalajara Mexico.
Best Label is a high quality, prime label manufacturer with approximately 25 million dollars in annual revenue serving the United States and Mexico.
Technical and Research Analyst
Printing Industries of America
Dave Dezzutti joined Printing Industries of America's Center for Research and Technology in 2011, after a stellar career as the manager, prepress production at the association. In that capacity, he was responsible for preflighting, ensuring a smooth workflow between prepress and press, and analyzing any workflow problems at the organization. He was also responsible for the calibration of several CTP and digital proofing devices. His proficiency with most software applications and his ability to operate several different digital workflow systems allowed him to effectively consult and evaluate which system worked best in an organization. He operated and maintained Agfa's: Apogee, Kodak's Prinergy, and Heidelberg's Prinect PDF front-end workflow systems. In addition, Dezzutti operated the Kodak Trendsetter/Spectrum, and PressTek Dimension CTP systems, as well as several digital proofing devices.
Dezzutti also served as an instructor, speaker, and consultant serving the association's members. He has completed a variety of prepress consultation contracts for commercial printers throughout North America. While on site, he analyzes a company's prepress/printing capabilities and makes recommendations to streamline the company's workflow through updated procedures and equipment.
Penny Ann Dolin
Professor, Department of Engineering
Arizona State University
Penny Ann Dolin has been involved in the graphics industry for over 30 years. After graduating from Bard College, New York, she began her career as a photojournalist shooting for the New York Times and Newsday. As founder and operator of Silver Sight Studio, a successful commercial photography studio based in Stamford, Connecticut, she photographed for Fortune 500 companies and traveled extensively.
Dolin has been an ASU Faculty member for 12 years, formerly with the department of technology management, and currently in the department of engineering. She is presently the Graphic Information Technology Program chair. Her core expertise is in commercial photography and technical imaging and she is the founder and director of the GIT Commercial Photography Studio at ASU.
Dolin has always lived at the convergence of creativity and technology. The most recent example of this is the opening of Educating Corridors Fall 2010 at the Polytechnic Campus, ASU. This installation showcases the art of technology with the result being 41 large-format images displayed on four floors on campus. She is also actively involved in a STEM grant called Prime the Pipeline which entails using photography and software tools (Adobe CS) to learn science and technology.
Quality Control Manager
Best Label, Inc.
Dave Duncan, quality control manager for Best Label in the Union City plant in the San Francisco Bay area, has been with the company for a little over a year. He is a member of the First 4.0 implementation team working on pressroom color control and prepress system upgrades.
Prior to joining Best Label, Duncan worked at Spectrum Label Corporation for more than 30 years in the prepress arena, helping to apply all the many advances that have occurred in prepress and color management over the years.
Director of Research
Wikoff Color Corporation
Don Duncan joined Wikoff Color Corporation in November 1996 and has been the director of research since November 1997. He joined Wikoff after 18 years with Westvaco Corporation. He has been involved in work for the graphic arts industry since 1981. Duncan has a BS in chemistry from North Texas State University and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the holder of two U.S. patents, the author of more than 30 technical papers, and a frequent author in the graphic arts industry trade journals and presenter in graphic arts-related conferences.
Duncan is an active member of TAGA, RadTech, FTA, TAPPI, ASTM, and the American Chemical Society. He served four years on the board of directors for RadTech and now serves as the executive vice president for TAGA as well as on the board of the SGP Partnership. He also serves as co-chair of the Printing and Packaging Focus Group, a committee within RadTech, as well as on the Sustainability Committee for FTA.
Dallas graduated from Clemson University with a BS in Graphic Communications. With an extensive color background, and the addition of press-side experience, Pace is able to bring the theory of color management into practical guidelines for control. Focusing on graphics, she provides an integral link between marketing/design, sales, prepress, and the printer. She supports the chain of communication by detailing press capabilities to design and establishing color tolerances for market brand identity.
In addition, Pace is a professional photographer specializing in destination portraits and weddings.
Label Sales and Marketing Manager
Best Label, Inc.
Travis Gilkey is currently the sales and marketing manager for Best Label's
Northern California manufacturing plant based in Union City, CA. He joined the company as a sales representative in February 2002 and has served in his current position since June 2005.
In his present role, Gilkey uses his expertise in both sales and production to help internal and external customers fulfill their label printing needs. Gilkey especially enjoys learning the ins and outs of manufacturing and color management, and recently leveraged this knowledge as the company completed the FIRST 4.0 certification process in August 2011.
Patrick Herold manages technical support for all things relating to color management at CHROMiX. He has been an integral beta tester for many of the most popular hardware and software products including i1Profiler, ColorMunki, ColorThink, and Curve2. Herold comes from a high-volume analog and digital image-processing background as the director of color management at PhotoWorks, where his team won several awards for image quality.
Herold contributes articles to the Chromix ColorNews, www.colorwiki.com, and for Printing Industry of America's The Magazine. He is the author of the popular internet article: "How do I get my printer to match my screen?" and regularly guides customers safely through the quagmires of color management.
David Hunter has been helping companies control and manage their color for over 20 years, primarily in the graphic arts and photography marketplaces. He has been instrumental in teaching the 5-Day Implementing Color Management Course and the Advanced Color Management Course. Hunter serves as the project manager for the IDEAlliance/IPA Color Management Certification program, the first program available on the Internet to teach and certify professionals on color control topics. He was one of the original GRACoL G7 experts and has been on the GRACoL committee since 2001.
Hunter has researched all of the color management profiling software programs as well as all of the measurement devices on the market. He has an extensive background in how all the major desktop and workflow applications work with ICC profiles and has helped numerous companies implement color control products and procedures. He is a well-respected presenter and his seminars are known for helping companies illuminate the process and to understand the tools that are available when it comes to trial and error. His company, Pilot Marketing Group, is the G7/ISO resource for consultants and dealers across North America.
With over 40 years experience in photography, design, prepress, printing, and color science, Don Hutcheson has pioneered many techniques we now take for granted, like RGB workflows, soft proofing, extended-gamut printing, and digital proofing.
In 1995 he started the world's first color management consultancy, HutchColor, LLC, to bring the concept of ICC color management to professional graphic users. Today he continues to train the world's top printers, publishers, agencies, photographers, and designers through private consulting and public conferences.
In 2006 as chair of the IDEAlliance GRACoL Committee, Hutcheson used his own proof-to-press calibration method (now known as "G7®") to produce the current GRACoL and SWOP data sets. Since then G7 has made standardized printing and proofing easier and more accessible to thousands of printers and print buyers worldwide.
Adobe Systems Incorporated
A 21-year veteran of Adobe, Dov Issacs has responsibility for workflow and product interoperability issues associated with print publishing workflow products. He is also the "spiritual venture capitalist" behind the Adobe PDF Print Engine technology. Isaacs also serves as Adobe's representative to the Ghent PDF Workgroup, the RIT Printing Industry Center, CIP4, and several ISO committees associated with print industry standards, including PDF/X and PDF/VT for which he serves as the chairperson and co-chairperson respectively. Additionally, he monitors numerous InDesign, PDF, prepress, and printing email lists and user forums, not only contributing advice and solutions, but also using the issues raised and problems identified as feedback for Adobe development.
Previously, Isaacs founded Adobe's corporate product interoperability group and also served in other engineering and marketing management positions within Adobe, including serving seven years as director of quality assurance for Adobe's PostScript printing and driver products. Prior to Adobe, he served in engineering management positions in the areas of laser printer, office automation systems, and computer operating system development. Isaacs holds a Ph.D. in computer science from the Ohio State University, MBA in management systems from Cornell University, and a BS in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Brian P. Lawler
Associate Professor, Graphic Communication
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Brian Lawler teaches courses in color management and quality control, digital photography, prepress, and advanced typography. He is a graphic arts and photographic industry expert with over 40 years experience in photography, typography, prepress systems, platemaking, press, and production systems.
Lawler is a specialist in color management systems and the integration of precision color systems in prepress workflows. As a consultant, he has worked worldwide for firms including Eastman Kodak Company, Apple Computer, Hewlett-Packard, Adobe Systems, Xerox, Epson America, and Nikon.
He is the author of the Official Adobe Print Production Guide, published in 2005. That book has been published in English, French, and Turkish editions. He also contributes articles to WhatTheyThink.com.
Assistant Professor, School of Graphic Communications Management
Jason Lisi is an assistant professor at Ryerson's School of Graphic Communications management in Toronto, Canada, specializing in advanced pre-media technologies. Prior to this, Lisi served as the operations manager for Colour Technologies. His research interests encompass the areas of color management, digital asset management, as well as PDF/X standards and workflow implementation.
Lisi holds a Masters in education from the University of Southern Queensland and a BS in graphic communications management from Ryerson University. He is a member of the Ghent PDF Workgroup and has an active role in the Technical Standards Sub-Committee of Magazines Canada.
Director of Technology, Product Manager
CGS Publishing Technologies
Heath Luetkens is an experienced technology and business manager, with over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, development, and implementation in major printing and publishing markets—particularly those with demanding color requirements. He is adept at discovering and developing best practices and at applying those practices in the development of industry standards and specifications.
Luetkens leadership includes active involvement in a wide range of industry standards and specifications bodies including ISO TC130, USTag, ICC, CGATS, SNAP, GRACoL, SWOP, and the Print Properties committee of IDEAlliance. Among his responsibilities are ISO editor of Documents 12646 and 14861, co-chair for the 2010 G7 Summit and learning labs at GRAPH EXPO, Bulletin focus group for IDEAlliance, and chair candidate for CGATS SC4 Process Control.
In 2007, Luetkens was named director of technology for CGS Publishing Technologies International. In this role, he is responsible for the company's technological direction including new product development, technical support roll-out, launch strategies, market research plans, and paper product management. Prior to working with CGS, he was a production manager at Time Inc. and a corporate color analyst for Quad/Graphics.
Director of Corporate Color
Smyth Companies Inc.
Kim Madigan has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Art from UW-RF. She is a 20-plus year veteran of the printing industry and is the director of corporate color for Smyth Companies Inc. Her responsibilities include developing processes to support color management in all plants, including flexography and litho sheetfed.
Madigan is an active member of the Twin Cities Flexo Association.
Senior Analyst, Digital Technologies
Printing Industries of America
Joe Marin is one of the industry's leading voices on digital technologies, including all things related to succeeding in a digital print environment. He is a veteran speaker at GRAPH EXPO and other venues on color management, PDF workflow, preparing print-ready files, Web-to-print, and business-related issues. Marin is also the lead instructor in the best-selling Printing Industries of America workshop, Orientation to the Graphic Arts. In addition to public workshops, Marin develops and leads custom training programs for major industry manufacturers and suppliers. He is the author of the Prepress Skills Training Program, Process Control Primer, Digital Prepress Primer, and co-author of The PDF Print Production Guide.
Prior to joining Printing Industries of America, Marin worked in the prepress departments of several Pittsburgh-area printing companies. He holds a Bachelor's degree in graphic communications from the California University of Pennsylvania.
Color & Print Manager
Elizabeth Nolden is the color and print manager at Showdown Displays. Showdown Displays is one of the nation’s largest tradeshow and visual communication suppliers offering the best selection of high quality, portable, lightweight products. Showdown’s wide variety of products are produced on several different wide format inkjet printers including Solvent, UV, Aqueous and Dye Sublimation.
Nolden is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a BS in Graphic Design. She’s worked at Showdown Displays for five years and in that time, she has expanded her role starting out as a prepress graphics coordinator to managing all printing and color management. She has recently been certified a G7 Expert and has helped her company reach G7 Master Printer status.
Color Management/Workflow Engineer
Dave Peterson has 22 years of experience in the printing industry and has been with Lifetouch for the last 16 years. After receiving his Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Arts from Northern Illinois University in 1990, he worked as a drum scanner operator in a high-end commercial color separation house in Rockford, IL for four years before coming to Lifetouch in 1995. After various roles in production, working with the acquisition of images and as a production supervisor, he took on the role of color management/workflow engineer, responsible for color reproduction from input through press in both Lifetouch Printing facilities in Kansas City, MO and Loves Park, IL.
Peterson is certified as a CMP Professional and G7 Professional through IDEAlliance.
Nazdar Consulting Services
Tim Quinn joined the Nazdar Consulting Services team in 2007, having previously served as project and sales manager for ReyHanPGF. With 24 years in the printing industry, including prepress, color management, and print production analysis, Quinn brings with him extensive experience in prepress production in the preparation of electronic files for reproduction in all of the major print processes. Additionally, his expertise includes prepress production, production management, facility startup management, and operations management. All of these attributes lend themselves to his thorough attention to all the details necessary in the prepress areas.
Quinn holds an Art Degree and also graduated from the Graphic Communications International Union Technical School. He is a G7 expert consultant certified by IDEAlliance.
Technology and Research Analyst
Printing Industries of America
Greg Radencic provides expertise in contract research and product testing where he manages many of the projects facilitated by Printing Industries of America for printers and suppliers alike. He also provides assistance with developing process controls tools and laboratory testing of printed matter and materials. He has held many positions within the graphic arts industry, including ink formulator, press operator, prepress technical, and quality assurance manager.
Radencic has authored dozens of articles for Printing Industries of America as well as many of the annually published research and technology reports. He is a frequent seminar speaker at major industry events and is a workshop leader for the color management workshops. In addition to providing internal expertise, Radencic consults extensively in the arena of print quality in multiple printing processes and is a G7® certified expert.
Radencic attained a degree in printing from LaRoche College, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where his studies focused on multiple printing processes and the business aspects of print.
Global Expansion Manager
Color Management Group
Alvaro Rodriguez is a professional persuader with a solid technology and business background, with more than 25 years of experience in the management and integration of prepress production and publishing systems.
At the Color Management Group, Rodriguez is the global expansion manager, overseeing an extensive network of dealers throughout Latin America and Asia. Rodriguez is certified as a G7 expert.
Manager of Graphic Technologies
Cory Sawatzki is the manager of graphic technologies for Consolidated Graphics, charged with the daily support of the 72 consolidated locations. He has spent his 17-year career in the printing industry developing workflows, creating efficiency, quality control, and developing technology in the area of print.
After serving in the U.S. Air Force, and attending school in California, he returned to work in small prepress shop in Austin, Texas, in 1994. Years later, Sawatzki set up a touch less and virtually error-free workflow with The Richards Group in Dallas for publication production. He then joined the CGX family as the prepress manager at The Jarvis Press in Dallas, Texas and then finally the corporate office in Houston. He continues to work with the corporate operations team at CGX today, traveling the U.S. setting up and helping refine operations in all of their plants with the goal of taking CGX to the next generation of print world leaders.
Dr. Thomas E. Schildgen
Professor, Department of Technology Management
Arizona State University
Dr. Thomas E. Schildgen is the past chairman for the Department of Technology Management at Arizona State University, an administrative position he held for 15 years. He has been a professor of graphic information technology for the last 30 years at Arizona State where he taught color reproduction systems. He served four years on the faculty of Illinois State University prior to joining ASU.
Schildgen is a national and international consultant for educational development, industrial training, and the graphic arts industry. He has done work for companies such as Quad Graphics, Treasure Chest Advertising, and Mannington Resilient Floors. He authored a book titled Pocket Guide to Color with Digital Applications and has numerous chapters in books and articles in educational and industry journals. Schildgen has coordinated several World Bank funded projects with the Republic of Turkey. He has worked with the U.S. Department of Defense Dependent Schools in Germany, and has hosted an industry tour group of South Korean CEO's. He has over 36 funded grants or sponsored projects. Schildgen has been involved in a curriculum for pollution prevention for the printing industry with the EPA.
Principal Engineer, Research
John Seymour holds the title principal engineer, research for QuadTech, where he has been doing research in printing, color theory, and imaging since 1992. Seymour was instrumental in the development of QuadTech's Color Control System and AccuCam. He currently holds fifteen patents and has authored 20 technical papers. He is an expert on the Committee for Graphic Arts Technologies Standards and ISO TC 130, and serves on the board of the Technical Association of the Graphic Arts.
Prior to QuadTech, Seymour worked as a scientific programmer in medical imaging, satellite imagery, electron microscopy, and spectroscopy. He holds a Bachelor's degrees in mathematics and computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Vice President, Digital Technologies
Printing Industries of America
Julie Shaffer is Vice President, Digital Technologies, at Printing Industries of America. She heads up the Digital Printing Council (DPC) as well as the Center for Digital Printing Excellence at Printing Industries headquarters in Sewickley, PA. In her position, Shaffer plays a lead role in developing programs and tools to help members grow their businesses with digital technologies.
Shaffer has a 20-plus year background in pre-media and print and is well known for her graphic production expertise. She is often called upon for training, presentations, and to provide on-site consulting throughout the industry on a diverse range of topics, including PDF, color management, digital printing, social media, and print e-commerce.
As an author, Shaffer contributes many articles to industry publications as well as social media venues and pens white papers, case studies, and research reports. Shaffer is co-author of several books, including The PDF Print Production Guide (1st, 2nd and 3rd edition), the Web-to-Print Primer, and most recently, the Social Media Field Guide: A Resource for Graphic Communicators.
G7 Expert, TC130 Expert, Chair Print Properties, Chair GWG Colour Committee
Director of Color Technology
Steve Smiley has more than 30 years in the printing industry. He graduated from Elkins Institute with a degree in Photography. He has worked for Vertis for the last 22 years as the director of color technology. Vertis is the 7th largest printer in the United States with over $1 billion in annual sales. Vertis has sheetfed, web, and digital presses along with digital photography and pre-media.
Currently Smiley is the chair of Print Properties and Colorimetric Working Group, and chair of Ghent Work Group Color WG. He is also a member of ISO TC130 serving as U.S. flexographie representative on WG3 for Graphic Technologies and WG4 media and materials. He participates in ICC and is Standards Adviser to the FTA.
Christopher Smyth, MBA, BTech
Production Manager, St. Joseph Communications
Instructor, Ryerson University
Chris Smyth is a production manager with St. Joseph Communications, as well as an instructor with the School of Graphic Communications at Ryerson University, in Toronto, Canada. Active with industry associations, including Idealliance, Ghent PDF Workgroup, and Magazines Canada, he is an experienced operations manager, with an extensive background in magazine and retail printing and publishing.
Dr. Anthony Stanton
Teaching Professor & Director, Graphic Media Management
Carnegie Mellon University
Dr. Anthony Stanton is a teaching professor and director of the Graphic Media Management track at the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, where he has worked for the past 15 years. In this position, Stanton teaches a variety of courses related to graphic media technology, determines the curriculum for the track, and oversees adjunct professors who teach graphic media courses.
Prior to 1996, Stanton spent 12 years as the director of the process control division at the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF), where he designed test images and other process control devices, conducted research in print analysis, and taught workshops and seminars on subjects related to process control.
Stanton has been an active member of the Technical Association of the Graphic Arts since 1978. He served on the board of directors for 10 years and was president of TAGA from 2007-2009. He has authored 55 publications and taught over 90 seminars and tutorials. He has consulted for 15 different organizations, served on a variety of industry committees, and judged 12 print contests. Stanton's educational background includes a BA degree from Colorado Collegee, a MEd degree from the University of Maryland, an MS degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
Director, Production Color
RICOH Corporation America
Kirk Szymanski joined IKON in 2004, which was acquired by Ricoh in 2008. At Ricoh, he is the resident color and imaging engineer in product marketing, supporting field sales, and customer usage of color digital printing products. He works both internally and with customers on methodologies to optimize color and image quality of Ricoh production printing products.
Prior to 2004, Szymanski worked at several companies as a product development engineer and manager, including 12 years at Xerox developing mid-range and production digital printing products. Szymanski has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Michigan in 1974.
Color Management Professional
Simon Thayil is a color management professional in the retail industry. He specializes in managing color matching solutions for Textiles, Plastics, Paints, Ceramics, and Ink on paper. Using color measurement technology, he has driven successful cross-material color coordination for owned brand products at major U.S. retailers across global production locations.
As a member of the color management advisory committee, he brings a wealth of knowledge on how things could be, and what the industry should do in order to meet color challenges faced across ink and paper globally.
Flexographic Technical Association
Joe Tuccitto is the director of education for the Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA). In his position, he took on the task of implementing TEST (Technical Education Services Team) the FFTAs most ambitious educational initiative to date.
Prior to FFTA, he was the manager of Training and Technologies for Anderson & Vreeland Inc., and came to A&V from Dunwoody College of Technology, a private non-profit technical college in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Tuccitto was responsible for creating and implementing the flexographic printing program at the college, where during his time, Dunwoody went from being the new flexo college on the block to being recognized in 2002 and 2003 as the Harper Flexo College of the Year. Prior to teaching at Dunwoody, Tuccitto worked in many different segments of the flexographic industry including flexible packaging, multi-wall bag, paper sack, labels, specialty flexo, and training.
Tuccitto was recognized in 2001 as Flexographic College Teacher of the Year and continues to focus on the training needs of the flexographic industry in his role with the FFTA.
Steve Upton is president of CHROMiX Inc, a Seattle-based firm providing color management products, consulting, training, and technical support to visual content creators in various industries.
Upton is the creator of the award-winning ColorThink color profile graphing and analysis package, the architect of the Maxwell online color management system, and also speaks at user groups and trade shows in North America and Europe.
With years of computing and photographic experience, and a degree in computing science and optics, Upton is uniquely qualified to manage color fidelity in the digital realm.
David L. Zwang
Zwang & Co.
David L. Zwang is the principal consultant of Zwang & Company, a firm specializing in process analysis and strategic development of firms in the fields of electronic publishing, design, premedia, and printing across the globe. He began in the graphic arts as a commercial photographer, and has since founded several prepress and printing operations.
Zwang's experience includes expertise in cross-media publishing, with an extensive background in premedia and printing processes. He has consulted with many users, vendors, and government agencies in the industry on a wide variety of issues. Projects include global production and data management solutions; book, magazine and package publishing technologies and processes; remote production systems development; color management; and process collaboration systems.
Zwang is currently the chairman of the GWG (Ghent Workgroup) and sits on many national and international standards bodies.
Published on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 (updated 12/08/2011)