Robert C. Tisdale, Ph.D. brings 25 years of expertise in the high technology arena. An experienced executive, with strong background in general management, sales & marketing, product development & management, market research, R&D, the strategic management of technology, marketing communications, client relations, and international business development, his experience includes technology manufacturing, software, electronic commerce, as well as the semiconductor marketplace.

He has a proven track record in directing complex product development and marketing initiatives in domestic, international, and virtual market domains, included having directed dozens of successful product launches for such companies as ThermoFisher Scientific (Baird and Kevex), Sanofi-Aventis (Fisons), Ametek (Spectro), and Jordan Valley Applied Radiation. Before joining co-founding Market Intelligence Group, Robert directed sales, marketing and product development for the U.S. division of a German technology company, Spectro A.I. GmbH. Before Spectro, Robert founded and was President of the North American division of a leading Israeli supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, Jordan Valley A.R. After receiving his Doctorate in organometallic chemistry from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Robert earned a M.B.A. in marketing from The University of Texas at Austin. His undergraduate degree, a Bachelor of Science is from the University of Arkansas Fayetteville.

Britton Manasco is a Senior Associate with Market Intelligence Group. He is also founder of Manasco Marketing Partners. Britton is a marketing strategist with two decades of experience developing compelling initiatives to assess markets, analyze business opportunities and strengthen sales efforts. His clients have included Microsoft, SAP, SAS, Dell, IBM and an array of dynamic and entrepreneurial tech firms. His market strategy, research and communications work has enabled clients to more powerfully assess and articulate their market opportunities, value propositions and business solutions.

Previously, Britton served as Principal Strategist for the Knowledge Capital Group, a business strategy firm serving enterprise software and technology clients. He led research initiatives on Supply Chain Management, Product Lifecycle Management, Human Capital Management and Customer Relationship Management, Outsourcing, Vertical Marketing and Mid-Market Channel Strategies. Prior to his work at KCG, he was a marketing strategist with the Stamford, CT-based strategy consulting firm, Peppers and Rogers Group. His articles have appeared in Harvard Business Review; The New York Times; Sales and Marketing Management; CIO Magazine; ZDNET; and many other media outlets.

Stowe Boyd, Research Fellow, is an internationally recognized authority on business strategy and information technology, particularly with regard to real-time, collaborative and social technologies. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated his scope as a directed leader, results-oriented executive, and visionary writer and speaker.

Over the past decade he has consulted, written and spoken widely on the challenges confronting business management and the social impacts of disruptive technologies. He has served in prestigious advisory roles: GIGA Senior Consulting Partner, Contributing Editor KMWorld, Cutter Consortium Senior Principal, and Research Fellow at the Accenture Institute for Strategic Change; and he has served as editor and columnist for Cutter, John Wiley & Sons, and Fawcette. He has appeared in numerous high-visibility conferences and symposia in North America and Europe, including Comdex, GIGA and Delphi conferences, Braintrust, KMWorld, AIIM, BPR Europe, the International Workflow Conference, and dozens of others. He is a featured speaker at the Delphi Real-Time Reality conference, November 17-18 in San Francisco. Stowe has a BS from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a MS Computer Science from Boston University. He was awarded the 6th Kyu in Shito Ryu Karate in July 2003.   




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