Get to know our IPMA 2017 Annual Conference Keynote Speakers:
Steve Gilliland> Enjoy the Ride
A member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, Steve Gilliland is one of the most in-demand and top-rated speakers in the world. Recognized as a master storyteller and brilliant comedian, he can be heard daily on SiriusXM Radio’s Laugh USA. With an appeal that transcends barriers of age, culture and occupation—plus an interactive and entertaining style—Steve shows audiences how to open doors to success in their careers, their relationships and their lives. A blueprint for getting the most out of life, Enjoy The Ride™ is a hilarious and brilliantly conceived keynote that causes people to examine where they are personally and professionally. It lifts people up and inspires them to evolve and appreciate, rather than simply maintain and exist. Click here to learn more about his session at our 2017 Annual Conference.
Jim Rowell> Inspiring Leaders to Reach New Horizons & What does it mean to be a Leader?
After more than 25 years in the corporate world as a professional trainer, supervisor and director, Jim Rowell turned his knowledge to the world of fitness… leadership fitness. As the CEO and co-founder of Rising Sun Consultants, LLC, Jim assists clients in building the health and well-being of their organizational cultures
Howard “Howie” Fenton has been a thought leader in the printing and digital communication industry for over 25 years. A noted author of five books and hundreds of articles and blogs, Fenton is a sought after consultant and engaging speaker that is called upon to present at industry events around the world. He is a trusted advisor to the enterprise, commercial and in-plant printers.
Barb Pellow – InfoTrends
A digital printing and publishing pioneer and marketing expert, Barbara Pellow helps companies develop multi-media strategies that ride the information wave whether it is developing a strategy to launch a new product, building a strategic marketing plan or educating your sales force on how to deliver an effective value proposition. In her role at InfoTrends, she brings the knowledge and skills to help companies expand and grow business opportunity.Before joining InfoTrends, Pellow was the Chief Marketing Officer of Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group, where she was responsible for all marketing activities for the division, including business strategy, marketing communications, public relations, marketing intelligence and advertising strategy. Prior to joining Kodak, Pellow was the Gannett chair in integrated publishing sciences in Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) School of Printing Management and Sciences (SPMS). As chair, Barb focused on the relationship between traditional paper-based media and emerging electronic new media. Previously, she served as Corporate Vice President of Marketing for IKON Office Solutions; Corporate Vice President of Marketing for Indigo; Vice President and General Manager for the Xerox Document Production Systems Group; and Director of the On Demand Printing and Publishing Service at CAP Ventures, an internationally known firm specializing in the digital document and print on demand industry.
Peter Muir, President of Bizucate, Inc. is an educator, consultant, marketer, maker and motivator helping individuals and organizations find profitable opportunities through more effective communications. Contact Peter at firstname.lastname@example.org, www.bizucate.com.
Dr. Joe Webb> The Future of In-Plants
Dr. Joe Webb helps businesses understand the future. He is a consultant, entrepreneur, and economics commentator who started his career in the industrial imaging industry more than 30 years ago. He held business research, planning, marketing and forecasting executive positions along the way, and consulted to firms ranging from large multinationals to small businesses. He started an Internet-based research business in 1995, selling it to a multinational publisher in 2000. Since then, his consulting, speaking, and research projects have focused on the interaction of business-to-business economics and technology trends. He is a doctoral graduate in industrial and corporate education from New York University, holds an MBA in Management Information Systems from Iona College, with baccalaureate work in managerial sciences and marketing at Manhattan College. He has taught in graduate and undergraduate programs in the Northeast US. Courses included Introduction to Business, Introduction to Management, Organizational Behavior, Business Policy, Introduction to Marketing, Marketing Research, Marketing Management, and Quantitative Analysis.
Other Session Speakers/Panelist:
Randall Burgess – New-Prolmage> Security Printing: In-House and On Demand
Experienced in security software implementation, hardware implementation, product authentication, product security, supply chain security, telematics, project management, electronic materials, security printing, and brand integrity strategy with over 20 years of experience in business development, new product commercialization, and complex project management supporting North American and global companies. Expertise in electronic materials, industrial coatings, speciality coatings, functional materials, semiconductors, emi/rfi shielding materials, optical materials, conductive adhesives, printing, and software. A regular contributing writer to Authentication News, Tax Stamp News, and Currency News.
Rueben Ben Quesus – Racad Tech> Web to Print -Ahead of the Technology Curve
Steve Enstad – PageDNA> Turning a Cost Center into a Profit Center
Steve co-founded PageDNA while at Stanford University in 1997. Since then PageDNA has grown to become a leading web to print system for in-plant and commercial printers, worldwide. PageDNA hosts over 2,500 live storefronts, processing over a quarter of a billion in print commerce per year, and is very pleased to be a first-year member of the IPMA. Join PageDNA CEO Steve Enstad as he reviews ways web to print technology can be used to expand the visibility – and profitability – of your in-plant print shop. Steve will review real-world examples showing how print automation technology is being used to formally embrace and extend relationships with both internal and external customers. This seminar will be useful to both those new to web to print and those with extensive experience.
Tammy Golden – State of Tennessee> CMM & CGCM Certification Forum
Jimmy Vainstein & Andrew Berghauser – The World Bank> Are You Ready for Augmented & Virtual Reality?
Jimmy Vainstein is a Sr. Project Manager at World Bank’s Printing & Multimedia division. He manages the Bank’s printing operation while exploring cross media technologies and solutions. Andrew Berghauser is a Customer Service Representative and focuses on leveraging multimedia and print projects as a lead on Augmented and Virtual Reality experiences. Engage, Immerse, and Share your story with Augmented and Virtual Reality (VR). The most powerful storytelling tool is already at your client’s fingertips. Join this hands-on session and learn how to incorporate this technology in your cross-media communications and explore why print is the perfect avenue to launch VR.
Tom Tozier – University of Nevada-Las Vegas> In Defense of Our Existence
Tom believes innovation is one of the keys to success and as a leader, managing change is an essential talent. I have a great understanding of new technologies, evolving social interactions, economic trends and environmental responsibilities that drive business today. I have had much success improving operational efficiencies, implementing new technology, and creating positive results with strategic plans I would say that my key strengths include the ability to: Listen and Understand Plan and Implement Lead and Educate.
Monique Moynihan – Colorado Division of Central Services
Monique is self-motivated and loves to be in the front lines working with customers as well as employees as a collaborative team to ensure everyone has a voice in the process. She feels that when you give employees a chance to put their stamp on a process then you create a sense of ownership therefore the desire to achieve a goal much more attainable to and organization. The trick is to get consensus without creating Chaos. Her goal is to create an environment by which if the State of Colorado has a business need then their Organization (IDS) is the only organization that is used, not because they have to use them but because they are the best.
Ben Fowler – Shelter Insurance Company> Leading & Supporting Communications with the Challenge of Multi-Generations
Catherine Chambers – Alfred State> Strong as Steel: 5 Best Practices for In-plant Management
Catherine Chambers has 27 years of experience directing print, publishing, mailing and document management facilities in the educational sector. As Director of Print & Mail Services at Alfred State College, she is the institution’s liaison with New York’s state-wide shared services initiative which aims to better utilize the internal printing and mailing resources of SUNY institutions. She has a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Penn State, and is certified by NACAS as a Certified Auxiliary Services Professional (CASP). She is passionate about her work and loves meeting new people in the industry.
Sherri Isbell – University of Oklahoma> Marketing Your Awards
Sherri Isbell has been an active member of IPMA on the national and local level since 1995. She currently holds the position of President-Elect on the National Board of Directors. In addition, she served as National Conference Chair for the 2014 conference in Orlando. In 2013, Sherri was presented IPMA’s Outstanding Contributor Award. On the local level, she is currently the Vice-President for the Central Oklahoma chapter and had previously served two terms as President of that chapter. Sherri is a key member of the senior management team at the University of Oklahoma Printing, Mailing and Document Services. OU Printing and Mailing is the largest University In-Plant operation in the country. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and in 1998 received certification in the Society for Service Professionals in Printing. Sherri earned IPMA’s Certified Graphic Communications Manager (CGCM) honor in 2000 and has re-certified three times. Sherri is also a founding member of the Franklin Stamp and Ink Society. She is on the advisory board for two different area technology centers and serves as a mentor in a program for the Oklahoma graphic design industry.
Bonnie Lyons – Villanova> Sowing Seeds of Growth
Bonnie Lyons is a Higher Education In-Plant Print Manager with 35 years’ experience in both commercial and in-plant operations. Her career began as a camera operator for a text book publisher, and then made the transition to the in-plant sector and print management. Most recently, Bonnie’s visionary approach to servicing faculty, staff and students led her to Villanova University where, in 2001, she developed and implemented Web to print for the campus community. Her focus is on building business relationships with good old fashioned service. Bonnie works directly with customers to better understand their evolving needs. Lyons has demonstrated success in Web-based print productivity with lights out processing of student jobs, reengineering processes and project management. One of Ms. Lyon’s many passions is finding new opportunities to grow business and improve service, most recently heading up the department’s social media initiative. Lyons also hosts networking events to promote the operation and teach the community about the benefits of using Web to print.
Vic Nathan Barkin spent thirty-plus years in the printing industry, twelve of them running Northern Arizona University’s in-plant. Vic earned his CGCM in 1998 and was IPMA’s Arizona Chapter President. He currently owns Vic Barkin Consulting, LLC, is an FSC Senior Auditor for the Rainforest Alliance, and is a Lead Auditor for PriceWaterhouse Coopers and SGS Systems and Services, for whom he conducts FSC, SFI and PEFC wood and paper certification assessments. To date, Vic has performed over 1000 consultations and audits for a broad spectrum of mills, manufacturers, distributors and printers. As such, he has integrated with many the best managed organizational cultures in the world.
Jud Posner – Church of Scientology>