Future Image also produces a series of supplements on the
Digital Imaging industry jointly with Forbes magazine.
About the Author
Managing Editor/Senior Analyst, The Future Image WIRE
Tony Henning is the Managing Editor and
Senior Analyst for the Future Image MIR (Mobile Imaging Report) service covering
the convergence of digital imaging and wireless communications. He is also the
author of “Wireless Imaging – Overcoming the Challenges,” “The Camera-Phone
Phenomenon – A New Deal for Imaging,” and “Will Camera-Phones Replace Digital
Cameras?” Henning has presented on Wireless Imaging at Digital Imaging Marketing
Association, Mobile Imaging North America 2003, Seybold, Photo Marketing
Association, I3A, Digital Imaging Group, Mobile Multimedia Messaging, and
Wireless Internet 2001.
In addition to Wireless Imaging, Henning is
also a noted expert on the related areas of Visual Asset Management and DRM
(digital rights management). He is the author of “Protecting Visual Assets on
the Internet – Turning Pictures into Profits,” “Image Servers – Early
Adopter Case Studies,” and “Image Servers – A Competitive Analysis.” He has
taught courses or presented on these topics at the Center for Creative Imaging
in Camden, Maine, and at various industry events, including Visual
Communication: Infoimaging At Work, Seybold, MacWorld, Photo Marketing
Association, ANPA-TEC, ContentWorld, and others.
After 20 years as a professional
photographer, Henning helped found AXS/Digital Arts & Sciences in 1989. As Vice
President and Senior Vice President, he directed the development of applications
and utilities to manage visual assets for a wide variety of customers and
markets. These products include: ImageAXS™ and ImageAXS™ Pro for the retail
consumer market; NewsPhotoAccess™, OnLineReader™, and PhotoProcessor™ for the
professional publishing industry; EmbARK® for museum collections management; and
ImageAXS™ Pro-Med for healthcare professionals. He joined Future Image in
He attended Yale Law School and holds a B.A.
in English from Stanford University.
Mr. Henning’s client list includes: 20th
Century Plastics, Adobe Systems, Aryya Communications, Eastman Kodak,
Equilibrium Technologies, Internet Pictures, MediaBin, LightSurf Technologies,
Olympus, Scene7, Sony, Sprint PCS, The Bulldog Group, Triformix, TriWorks,
TrueSpectra, and Wright Technologies.
Gerard is President of Future Image Inc., the leading publisher of business-to-business information and analysis for
the digital imaging industry, which he founded in 1991. As Executive Editor of
the Future Image Executive Information Service, he continues to share his vision
of pervasive Visual Communications with executives, entrepreneurs and investors
in over fifty countries.
In 1993, Mr.
Gerard produced and chaired "Photography in the Digital Age", the first
executive conference focused on the digital photography industry. In 1995, he
directed and chaired the inaugural conference of DIMA. He is a past President of
the Digital Imaging Group (DIG), an open non-profit industry consortium founded
by Adobe, Canon, Eastman Kodak, Fuji, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel, Live Picture
and Microsoft to promote the growth of digital imaging. His involvement in the
imaging industry spans over 20 years, during which
he has authored or directed ground-breaking studies forecasting the impact and
adoption patterns on the imaging industries of new technologies such as Photo
CD, Royalty-Free Stock Images, Digital Cameras, the Internet, Visual Search,
Wireless Communications and more.
He writes a syndicated column, is a dynamic public speaker with
numerous conference and television appearances, and is frequently quoted in the
mainstream business press as well as technology publications.
of Switzerland, Mr. Gerard holds an MA from the Graduate Institute of
International Studies (Geneva, Switzerland).
His client list
includes: Adobe Systems Inc., Apple Computer Inc., Cadence Design Systems,
California Historical Society, Canon Australia Pty Ltd, Canon Computer Systems
Inc., Canon Information Systems Inc., Conexant Corp., Digital Dynamics Company,
Ditto.com, Dycam Corp., Eastman Kodak Company, Eveready Battery, Focus Graphics
Inc., Foveon Inc., Glunz & Jensen A/S, Hewlett Packard Company, HMR Inc., IBM
Microelecronics Division, Intel Corp., Internet
Pictures (iPIX), Irvine Sensors, Leaf Systems,
LightSurf Technologies, Minolta
Corporation, National Semiconductor, NeXT Inc., Peerless Systems, Photo Access
Corporation, PictureWorks Technology Inc., Polaroid Corp., The Procter & Gamble
Company, Quebecor Litho Plus, Savitar Inc., Signature Color, Sony Electronics,
Sprint PCS, Teralogic Inc., Trellix Corp, Visioneer Inc.
Senior Analyst, Consumer Markets
Managing Editor, FIR Executive Information Service
Paul Worthington has been a
technology correspondent and magazine editor for more than a decade, with
particular focus on imaging, multimedia, and digital video. He is the former
Editor in Chief of MacHome Journal, and has worked at Infoworld, Publish, and
Multimedia World magazines.
At Future Image, Worthington has concentrated since 1998 on consumer imaging,
web photo sharing and photofinishing. He has consulted with many top companies
in the imaging industry in general, and in these areas specifically.
Joseph M. Byrd
Senior Analyst, Professional Imaging
Vice President, Business Development
Joe Byrd brings to Future
Image a wealth of management, marketing and sales experience in the imaging and
His previous endeavor was founding PhotoHighway.com, a digital photography
web portal where he was COO, with responsibility for the overall management of
operations, development, finance, marketing and sales. Byrd matured the
Photohighway concept over more than a decade. He discovered the power of online
communications and community building while creating the first online support
service for a software company utilizing CompuServe and the Source in 1983. In
1996 while working for a division of Softbank he extended that concept to
vertical market portals for PC OEMs. This concept was then adapted for use as a
Windows 98 upgrade program approved by Microsoft and implemented worldwide for
Compaq, Toshiba, Packard Bell and other PC OEMs. Byrd presented the next
generation of his program at the Photo Marketing Association (PMA) trade show in
February 1999, as a vertical portal for digital photography. He received
overwhelming industry acceptance, assembled a development team and brought
PhotoHighway.com to the market in the space of four months.
Byrd's extensive involvement in the technology industry includes developing
and launching dozens of software products and Internet programs with such
companies as Digital Research, Softbank and Borland over a period of 16 years.
His education includes a master¹s degree in Communications Management and
Marketing and a bachelor's degree in Journalism. He is the author of two books
on computer technology and the Future Image section on the Emerging Trends in
Digital Photography that was published in the February 2001 issue of Red Herring