PMA Official Business Session Keynotes
Engaging. Dynamic. Thought provoking. PMA Official Business Session Keynotes are designed to inspire, inform and entertain as you start your day at PMA 09.

Simultaneous translations are available in the following languages: Deutsch, Español, Français, and Português.

Dr. Geoffrey Moore
Tuesday , March 39:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Geoffrey Moore is a best-selling author and a managing director at TCG Advisors. His most recent book is “Dealing with Darwin: How Great Companies Innovate at Every Phase of Their Evolution,” published in January of 2006. For more information on “Dealing with Darwin,” please go to the website: www.dealingwithdarwin.com. Moore has made the understanding and exploitation of disruptive technologies the core of his life’s work. His other books, “Crossing the Chasm,” “Inside the Tornado: Strategies for Developing, Leveraging, and Surviving Hypergrowth Markets,” “The Gorilla Game: Picking Winners in High Technology,” and “Living on the Fault Line” are best-sellers and required reading at leading business schools.

The PMA 2009 Hall of Fame Award will be presented prior to the keynote presentation. This is the association’s highest honor and is determined by the PMA Board of Trustees based on career success and the individual’s role in the advancement of the photo imaging industry.

The PMA Distinguished Service Awards are presented prior to the keynote. PMA® recognizes individuals who have built lifelong careers in photo imaging and have contributed to the advancement of the industry

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Dr. Geoffrey Moore

 

Michael Raynor
Wednesday , March 4 • 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Michael Raynor is unique among business thinkers for having broken significant new ground on both of the fundamental problems of strategy: driving the competitive success of your business without taking on the risk of failure. He’s written two breakthrough books that together provide a complete guide to business strategy. Conceptually challenging yet fact-based and practi¬cally applicable, this remarkable approach to strategy will change the way you look at every aspect of your business.

Raynor is the Deloitte Research Distinguished Fellow and a key figure in Deloitte’s global strategy and operations practice. He is also an adjunct professor at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada, where he teaches innovation, advanced strategy, and executive education. Michael is a prize-winning essayist, including a McKinsey Award-winning article in the Harvard Business Review.

The members of PMA® will elect their 2009-2010 board of directors at this Official Business Session.

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Michael Raynor

 

Craig Newmark
Thursday , March 5 • 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Craig Newmark is the “Craig” of Craigslist and the founder of the non-commercial centralized network for worldwide urban and regional communities featuring classified advertisements with discussion boards. Craig speaks on the future of online community and commerce as one of its most successful innovators and practitioners. Called “the wizard of the local” by Time magazine, Craig was named to its 2005 Time 100. He was named Person of the Year at the 9th Annual Webby Awards, also in 2005.

Started in 1995 in Craig’s bedroom as a simple email exchange service, Craigslist now has around 10 billion page views per month, about 35 million unique visitors, and serves more than 550 cities in 55 countries. Craigslist was incorporated in 1999. As huge as Craigslist has become, it remains a model of modesty and community service. The Craigslist motto is “Give people a break” – a break from how difficult our lives are.

Craig Newmark is chairman of Craigslist and works full time as a customer service rep, fighting off spammers, scammers, bad New York apartment listers, and other evildoers. He has 25 years of experience as a web-oriented software engineer and worked for IBM for 18 years as well as for Charles Schwab & Co. He holds a master’s degree in computer science.

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Craig Newmark

 

 

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