Steve Fischer is the Color & Print Technology Manager for HAVI, a global company focused on innovating, optimizing and managing the supply chains of leading brands. Steve has 12+ years of experience in the graphics industry including ad agency and print production environments. Some of his technical skills and experience include: prepress, mechanical keylining, digital + flexo + offset printing, color management, digital asset management, proofing, prototyping, photography and Print Quality Management systems. In his current role for HAVI, he is responsible for Global Brand Color Management and Print Quality Management in North America.
Steve has been involved with and led print packaging campaigns for some of the world’s largest Brands. He holds Idealliance certifications as a G7 Expert and BrandQ Supply Chain Expert. He also has the privilege to be part of the UW-Stout GCOM Advisory Board.
Monday, 2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Why the Heck Aren’t All Converters Adopting Color Management Technology?
Color management has been around for decades. HAVI jumped on the train 10 years ago and it all began with color measurement and getting instant scientific results sure made our lives easier. Color management saves time. It cuts out subjectivity. It prevents arguments. It enables brand consistency. It even saved us money. Yet, there’s still pushback. There’s still hesitation. Why? In this session, we’ll share what we’ve learned over the last five years rolling out a successful global color management program.