Edward Crowley, President & CEO
Edward Crowley has over 20 years of experience in the hard copy industry, including key leadership positions at QMS, DataProducts, and Lexmark. Crowley was senior manager for global marketing and product strategy in Lexmark’s PS&SD Division. He speaks at conferences worldwide on the topics of brand strategy, hard copy markets, and marketing strategy and intelligence. Learn more. Midway, KY. Contact: +1 859.846.9830 ext. 114, firstname.lastname@example.org
Frank A. Stefansson, Jr., COO
Frank Stefansson serves as Photizo’s chief operations officer. Prior to joining Photizo, he served as Lyra’s CEO since 2000. Stefansson joined Lyra in 1994 as chief operating officer and was responsible for management of the company’s sales, marketing, research, editorial, finance and IT groups. Stefansson has more than 30 years of experience in IT industry market research and publishing. Newton, MA. Contact: +1 859.846.9830 ext. 114, email@example.com
Rob Sethre, Senior Consultant
Rob Sethre is a veteran of the printing and imaging industry with over 20 years of experience at leading companies such as Konica Minolta, Lexmark, Kyocera Mita, and Lanier. He has held key executive positions and his experience includes a broad range of geographies, product groups and functional responsibilities. Before joining Photizo, Sethre was director of printer marketing at Konica Minolta. Learn more.
Warwick, NY. +1 845.987.6201, firstname.lastname@example.org
Masahiko Ikeda, Senior Consultant
Masahiko Ikeda leads Photizo’s Japan office as a Senior Consultant. Ikeda has 29 years of experience developing sales, market, products, programs and channels in computer, PC peripherals, office equipment and software. He has previously served as the general manager for OEM & Alliance and as the general manager, printing solutions and services division with Lexmark.
Tokyo, Japan. email@example.com
David Brown is responsible for building client relationships and helping them achieve visibility and results through Photizo’s conferences, communities and market intelligence. Since coming to Photizo group in 2010, he has had multiple roles and has served as vice president of Conferences and Marketing. Brown brings a strong background in media and client development from previous work with The Lexington Herald-Leader and Louisville ad agency Ketchum Directory Advertising. Midway, KY. firstname.lastname@example.org
Hannah Smith, Client Account Executive
As an account services specialist, Hannah Smith is responsible for developing and maintaining client relations and contract management. Smith joined Photizo in 2009. She has been instrumental in supporting and coordinating independent global consulting projects, developing channel research, and assisting with the development and planning of conferences.
Midway, KY. email@example.com
Misty Gonzalez, Client Account Executive
Misty Gonzalez joined Photizo Group as editor and director of marketing in 2009. She has played a large part of developing Photizo’s events, publications and corporate communications. In her role now as client account executive, she will leverage her insights to be a trusted advisor to Photizo clients. Gonzalez is a graduate of Emerson College with a degree in Print and Multimedia Journalism and has worked with Boston magazine, American Program Bureau and currently provides independent consultations for print publications seeking to move to digital platforms. Midway, KY. firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott Hornbuckle, Consultant
Scott Hornbuckle is a consultant for Photizo Group; his responsibilities include outside sales and supporting client relations. Hornbuckle joined Photizo Group in 2008 and has served several roles during his tenure ranging from market analysis, proprietary research, custom consulting, director for multiple advisory services and sales. He has spoken at several industry events in multiple countries on topics including: imaging trends, disruptive technology, MPS software and other topics. Hornbuckle is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting as well as a Bachelors of Business Administration degree in Finance. Midway, KY. email@example.com.
David Rocheleau, Vice President, Consulting
David Rocheleau has a wide range of experience in the printer and media industries. At Lyra, Rocheleau was responsible for research direction, execution, and delivery for Lyra’s Consulting Group. Prior to 2006, Rocheleau was director of marketing for Communication Papers at S.D. Warren Company and was a founding member of the Digital Printing Venture Group. He has held positions in the printer division of NEC Technologies, OKI Data Corporation, and Bonneau Associates. Newton, MA. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jiqiang Rong, Director, Primary Research
Prior to the acquisition of Lyra by Photizo, Rong served as Lyra’s director of primary research and senior analyst for toner supplies- and page volume-related research. He has strong knowledge of the Chinese digital imaging market. He was a project manager and statistician for two full-service market research companies, and has served as project manager for a benchmarking study of nascent entrepreneurs at Babson College.
Newton, MA. email@example.com
Amanda Omohundro Adams, Project Manager
Amanda has been instrumental in coordinating client meetings and projects and analyzing sales. Her ability to deliver unparalleled customer service, improve processes, analyze complex issues, develop solutions, motivate teams, and meet client requirements have allowed her to excel in the industry. Adams graduated from Morehead State University with a Bachelor’s in Sociology and has experience in the private aviation industry in sales and operations. Adams joined Photizo Group in 2011. Midway, KY. firstname.lastname@example.org
PUBLICATIONS & SERVICES
Ann Priede, Vice President, Publications and Services
A veteran of the printer industry, Ann Priede has broad managerial responsibilities within Photizo. She has held positions with Lyra, Konica Minolta (formerly Minolta-QMS and QMS) and NEC Imaging Technologies. During the past 20 years, she also has held the positions of senior product manager, manager of national accounts, manager of sales training, and application support specialist. Newton, MA. email@example.com
Mike Huster, Director, Client Services
Mike Huster has been in the hardcopy and technology industry for more than 20 years. He has worked for IBM and Lexmark in a variety of management positions in engineering, sales, finance, e-commerce, and worldwide marketing. Recognizing the MPS trend, Huster seized the opportunity to join Photizo Group as a senior partner in 2006. Learn more.
Midway, KY. firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles LeCompte, Director, Transformation of Imaging
Charles LeCompte provides analysis on the future of imaging. LeCompte founded Lyra Research in 1991. LeCompte is a respected strategic analyst, widely known for forecasting and modeling key industry trends. He has been a journalist, analyst, researcher, publisher, and commentator on high-technology consumer and business products, services, and markets since 1985. Newton, MA. email@example.com
Larry Jamieson, Director, Hardware Advisory Service/ Supplies Advisory Service
Larry Jamieson leads Photizo’s Hardware Advisory Service. He has more than 30 years of experience in the information processing industry. Previously, Jamieson was responsible for ink jet and laser desktop printer and MFP analysis, forecasting, and client support at Lyra. Prior to 1995, Jamieson was associate director of the Electronic Printer Service at BIS Strategic Decisions.
Newton, MA. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ken Stewart, Director, MPS Advisory Service
Ken Stewart is the founder of industry blog ChangeForge.com. Stewart acts as a leading advocate of MPS channel research and consulting. A decorated former Marine, Stewart has successfully navigated the technology and business landscape for over a decade, advising businesses on using technology process and people to overcome challenges. Learn more.
Mauldin, SC. +1 864.916.9536, email@example.com
Abbie Mantor, Publications Editor
Abbie Mantor has recently joined Photizo Group as Publication Editor; her primary responsibility is bringing leadership to the growing io360 publication. A graduate of Olivet Nazarene University with a degree in Journalism, Mantor brings a wide range of marketing and publications experience. Midway, KY. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennifer Sekelsky, Research Manager
Jennifer Sekelsky provides research and analysis for Photizo Group’s publications and services group. Prior to Photizo Group’s acquisition of Lyra Research, Sekelsky was head of Lyra’s Secondary Research Group, where she was responsible for researching and compiling new product data regarding the printing and imaging industry from a wide variety of sources. She was also an associate editor for The Hard Copy Observer, focusing on overseas business news. Sekelsky has also worked for Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. Newton, MA. email@example.com
James Pennington has joined the team as a marketing analyst, bringing an impressive skill set in marketing and journalism. Pennington is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and has a bachelor of arts degree in print journalism, with a concentration in American history. As marketing analyst, Pennington will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting related market data, along with competitive information. Midway, KY. firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott Dunham, Research Manager
Scott Dunham is a research manager for Photizo, where he provides insight into several primary research studies and advisory services. Dunham graduated from the University of Kentucky and received a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He assists Photizo’s service directors and senior consultants with reports, consulting projects, and other content.
Midway, KY. email@example.com
Terri Crowley, Director, Conferences and Events
Terri Crowley oversees Photizo’s global series of Transform conferences. She is responsible for managing logistics and arrangements including facilities, food, handouts and technology for each event. Crowley coordinates the conference agenda and is responsible for qualifying speaker applications. Crowley joined Photizo in 2008 and has held positions in data process management and office administration.Midway, KY. firstname.lastname@example.org
FINANCE & OPERATIONS
Tim Grahl, CFO – Midway, KY.
Denise Ahmadijan, Senior Subscriptions Administrator – Newton, MA.
Becky Peak, Accountant – Midway, KY.
Marisa Mogni, Research and Advisory Service Editor – Newton, MA.
Brad Wilson, Design and Production Coordinator – Midway, KY.