Founder and President, Future Image Inc.
Co-founder, 6Sight Conferences LLC
In 2006, Alexis Gerard launched the 6Sight Future of Imaging (www.6sight.com) conference, which he chairs. He is president of 6Sight Conferences LLC, a joint venture with PMA - The Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations.
For the past fourteen years leaders inside and outside the imaging industry have relied on his visionary thinking about the convergence of imaging with information and telecommunications technology.
He is the co-author (with Bob Goldstein) of "Going Visual - Using Images to Enhance Productivity, Decision Making and Profits", (John Wiley and Sons, 2005). His opinions have been quoted at various times in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, International Herald Tribune, USA Today, Financial Times, Newsweek, Business Week, American Photo, and many others.
He chaired the inaugural conference of the Digital Imaging Marketing Association in 1995, the Future Image/Forbes Visual Communication Executive Summit in 2002, and Future Image's Mobile Imaging Summit since 2003.
Alexis Gerard is a member of the International Advisory Council of the George Eastman House. From 1997 to 1998, he was President and Executive Director 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 into mainstream markets, now merged into the I3A.