Charles Stryker Moderates Panel at 2nd CCE Worldwide Symposium 2015

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Charles Stryker Moderates panel at 2nd CCE Worldwide Symposium 2015

May 8, 2015: Charles Stryker, a leading innovator in the data business and advisor to dozens of the most prominent corporations who capitalize on data resources for business intelligence and marketing, moderated a panel at the 2nd CCE (Conseillers du Commerce Exterieur de la France ) Worldwide Symposium organized by the National Committee of Foreign Trade Advisors of France, a non-profit organization which coordinates a network of 4,000 French foreign trade advisors in more than 150 countries. Notable participant included Mr. Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad.

The symposium (held in Miami, Florida) was the largest gathering of French executives in the world, outside of France. Nearly 3,000 participants from 50 countries attended the symposium, including personalities from political and economic spheres and 600 business leaders, including French business leaders established abroad, heads of French companies with international operations, small and medium-sized enterprises and intermediate size companies seeking to expand internationally. The overall theme of the event was “VISION 2025: Implications for our global community, the stakes and challenges of international business.”

The topic of the panel discussion regarded Global Trade and Big Data. Panelists included Neil Isford; Vice President, Smarter Solutions of IBM; Roy Kauffman, Managing Director New Ventures at Copyright Clearance Center; and Jennifer Barrett-Glasgow, Chief Privacy Officer, Acxiom. The panel covered the topics of defining and using “Big Data” both now and in the future. Additionally, the panelists discussed the important topics of privacy and copyright.

Jennifer Barrett Glasgow has lead Acxiom’s information use policies, legal compliance, consumer affairs, government affairs and related public relations for all of Acxiom’s global operations since 1991. She has also spoken before Congress numerous times, and is active on a number of industry boards and committees. Neil Isford leads a team of industry solution subject matter experts who are tasked with providing IBM clients with integrated solutions that address business outcomes. Mr. Isford also leads IBM’s Big Data & Analytics growth initiative for North America across all IBM Brands and Industries. Roy Kaufman is responsible for expanding service capabilities as CCC moves into new markets and services. Prior to CCC, Roy served as Legal Director, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., and is a member of, among other things; the Bar of the State of New York, the Copyright and Legal Affairs Committee of the International Association of Scientific Technical and Medical Publishers and the UK’s Gold Open Access Infrastructure Program.

About Charles Stryker & Venture Development Center LLC
Dr. Stryker is the Founder and CEO of Venture Development Center, LLC. VDC is the leading provider data strategy and data sourcing to many of the major information services providers. His clients include Acxiom, LexisNexis, TransUnion, and many other global information firms. In addition, many of the world’s largest brands look to his firm to insure they are familiar with and effectively using “Big Data” techniques. These clients include, IBM, Cisco, Disney, Time Inc. and many others. His firm is retained by more than 50 of the leading new “Big Data” companies including Bluekai, Exelate, and Adgooroo. Previously, Dr Stryker was a President of InfoGroup, a member on the faculty of the Wharton School, and has served on many boards of information companies of both public and private firms. Dr. Stryker received the BS and MS in Electrical Engineering and the PhD in Computer Science from New York University.

 

 

 

 

Press Release: Dr. Charles Stryker shared his insights on the state of the information industry with senior leadership of Copyright Clearance Center

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Dr. Charles Stryker shared his insights on the state of the information industry with senior leadership of Copyright Clearance Center

Sarasota, FL – February 4, 2015 –Dr. Stryker, Founder and CEO of The Venture Development Center LLC, spoke about the history, current and future state of the information industry with the senior leadership team, and board of directors of the Copyright Clearance Center.

Dr. Stryker discussed “…how we are at a moment in time where ‘Big Data’ will change virtually everything in our personal and professional lives. How we deal with health and wellness. How we choose careers. How we choose partners. How we travel. How we invest. How we find new customers. How we manage business risk. How we reduce crime.” Various types of Big Data were explored: Search, Social, Web mined, crowdsourcing and traditional transactional data. Also, Dr. Stryker provided a cursory glance on the history of Big Data. From its inception – 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last 2 years, to its explosion – today, 5 billion gigabytes of information is collected and stored every few hours.  Dr. Stryker offered that the impact of Big Data on our lives will be similar in magnitude to the impact of the Internet.

 The Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) offers rights licensing technology solutions that remove the complexity from copyright. A global rights broker for the world’s most sought after materials – such as in- and out-of-print books, journals, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows, images, blogs and ebooks – CCC makes it easy for businesses and academic institutions to use copyright-protected materials while compensating publishers and content creators for their works.

About The Venture Development Center, Inc.

The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

Contact:
Eric Darrah – edarrah@venturedc.com
P: 856 439-9191
Venture Development Center, Inc.
www.venturedc.com

 

 

The Venture Development Center Inc. co-sponsored the Data Provider Symposium, hosted by LiveRamp

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The Venture Development Center Inc. co-sponsored the Data Provider Symposium, hosted by LiveRamp

Sonoma, CA – September 18, 2014 –LiveRamp today held their first Data Provider Symposium at Ram’s Gate Winery. This exclusive all-day event focused on the strategies and requirements for selling data into the digital marketplace. Attendees included executives from leading data companies, top agencies and the technology firms who connect data providers to brands.

Dr. Charles Stryker, the Founder and CEO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. moderated a panel discussion on Selling Data Products to Support Digital Marketing to Improve Targeting. Panelists included Krishna Chettayar, SVP and GM Digital Marketing Solutions, Transunion, Kelly Leger, SVP/GM Digital Solutions Group at V12 Group, Michael Beach, Co-Founder, Targeted Victory and Mike Schneider, Director Product Development, Bully Pulpit Interactive. Input from the panel focused on the latest trends and strategies for effectively utilizing 3rd party data for digital marketers seeking to execute more personalized, targeted, effective campaigns.

Noteworthy topics covered during the session included:

  • Situations where 3rd party data provided exceptional value for offline/online marketing campaigns
  • Key problem areas the panelists had experienced when implementing Off-Line to On-Line campaigns
  • Impressions and opinions on the next exciting innovation that will permit marketers to create more productive campaigns via enablement platforms, mobile, video, new media, old media and addressable TV

About The Venture Development Center, Inc.
The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

 

Contact:
Eric Darrah – edarrah@venturedc.com
P: 856 439-9191
Venture Development Center, Inc.
www.venturedc.com

 

 

Press Release: Dr. Charles Stryker presenter at TEDxFultonStreet 2014 themed “Chrysalis: Radical Transformations”

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Dr. Charles Stryker presenter at TEDxFultonStreet 2014 themed “Chrysalis: Radical Transformations”

New York, NY – June 10, 2014 – Dr. Charles Stryker, the Founder and CEO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. presented at TEDxFultonStreet 2014. Dr. Stryker participated in the “Digital Session”, which was simulcast over the web. His talk covered the explosion of the big data eco-system and how it will affect every aspect of people’s lives – from the ability to structure and store massive amounts of data to the capability to extract new and valuable insights, to the technologies that are able to deliver these insights to the exact points of value.

TEDx was created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading.” The TEDx Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection through local TED-like experiences. TEDx events are planned and coordinated independently, under a free license granted by TED.

About The Venture Development Center, Inc.

The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

 

Contact:
Eric Darrah – edarrah@venturedc.com
P: 856 439-9191
Venture Development Center, Inc.
www.venturedc.com

 

 

Dr. Charles Stryker honored at the Data Innovators Group (DIG) as Data Innovator of the Year

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Dr. Charles Stryker honored at the Data Innovators Group (DIG) as Data Innovator of the Year

New York, NY – April 24, 2014 – Dr. Charles Stryker, the Founder and CEO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. was honored this evening with the Data Innovator of the Year Award from the Direct Marketing Club of NY. The award was presented to Charlie during The Direct Marketing Club of New York’s Data Innovators Group Leadership Dinner and Summit.

A leading innovator in the world of Big Data and advisor to dozens of prominent and early stage corporations, Dr. Stryker is renowned as a thought leader in conceptualizing transformational uses of information. A sought after speaker and “historian” of the information industry, Charlie is also regarded as the architect of numerous business development and investment opportunities that have consistently secured high rates of return for his investment partners.

The Data Innovators Group Leadership Dinner and Summit is an opportunity for senior level Data Marketers to exchange ideas with their peers and learn more about the developments shaping the industry. Following the award presentation, a panel discussion was held including participants from Predictus, LiveRamp, Acxiom and V12 Group.

 

 

 

Press Release: Charlie Stryker spoke at MeritDirect’s Big Data and OmniChannel Marketing Summit

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Charlie Stryker spoke at MeritDirect’s Big Data and OmniChannel Marketing Summit

April 3, 2014 – Charlie Stryker, a leading innovator in the data business and advisor to dozens of the most prominent corporations who capitalize on data resources for business intelligence and marketing, was the keynote speaker at MeritDirect’s Big Data and OmniChannel Marketing Summit at the Ritz Carlton in Half Moon Bay, California.

MeritDirect is a leading provider of global multi-channel solutions, offering integrated marketing through a wide array of products and services. This invitation only summit delved into such topics as the future of the data-driven economy, predictive analytics through a customer life cycle, B2B leads, and building a comprehensive, customized solution for enterprise. Participants included many senior level marketing executives from the information and data services industry.

About The Venture Development Center, Inc. The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

For more information, visit our website at www.venturedc.com or contact Eric Darrah at edarrah@venturedc.com.

 

Press Release: Charlie Stryker, Chairman & CEO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) speaks at Geoscape’s 10th Annual New Mainstream Business Summit

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Charlie Stryker speaks at Geoscape’s 10th Annual New Mainstream Business Summit

March 12, 2014 – Charlie Stryker, a leading innovator in the data business and advisor to dozens of the most prominent corporations who capitalize on data resources for business intelligence and marketing   delivered the keynote address at Geoscape’s 10th Annual New mainstream Business Summit. His comments covered why business growth in the 21st Century requires Big Data analytics and how it will shape the way new mainstream marketers act on rapidly changing consumer segments.

The summit brings together mid to upper level executives from retailers, consumer goods producers, insurance, telecommunication and service companies, to health organizations, marketing specialists, investors and media agencies. Discussions with these executives centered on the latest market data and leading technologies to revolutionize the business market.

About The Venture Development Center, Inc.
The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

For more information, visit our website at www.venturedc.com or contact Eric Darrah at edarrah@venturedc.com.

Press Release: Charlie Stryker, Chairman & CEO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) presents at IIS 2014

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Charlie Stryker, Chairman & CEO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) presents at IIS 2014: Breakthrough Conference – The Summit for Information Industry Leaders

January 29, 2014 – The Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) annual Information Industry Summit (IIS) features two days of programming geared toward Business Information CEOs, COOs, presidents and division heads of global and mid-sized business information, publishing and media companies; managing partners from top private equity firms; and CEOs of emerging companies transforming the business information industry. A few of the topics that will be covered at the Summit will include:

  • The disrupters poised to challenge established information businesses
  • How to plan and lead our companies to breakthrough success
  • Forces that are pushing media companies to transform themselves and what lies ahead for our industry
  • New Data & Technology Transforming Marketing and Navigating Radical Business Transformation
  • The Massive Revolution in the Information Industry

As part of these topics, Charlie Stryker, Chairman & CEO of VDC will kick off a series of talks under the banner of Vision-to-Reality: New Data & Technology Transforming Marketing. Charlie will discuss and explain the data trends and related technologies that are affecting our industry, and your business, both now and in the future. He will also discuss marketing information and the technology-driven changes that are transforming the traditional worlds of compiled and aggregated data, turning hundreds of companies into new style data providers. Lastly, Charlie will describe this new data eco-system and what to expect over the next few years. Gerry Mintz, Managing Partner, Percepta Partners LLC will introduce the VIssion-to-Reality Sessions.

The Software & Information Industry Association is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age.

About The Venture Development Center, Inc.
The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

For more information, visit our website at www.venturedc.com or contact Eric Darrah at edarrah@venturedc.com.

Press Release: Charlie Stryker, Chairman & CEO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) moderates panel discussion at 2014 JEGI Media & Technology Conference

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Charlie Stryker, Chairman & CEO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) moderates panel discussion at 2014 JEGI Media & Technology Conference – The Evolution of Interactive, Marketing Services & Technology

January 16, 2014 – The Jordan Edminston Group, the leading independent investment bank for media, technology and marketing services, hosted its 10th annual Media & Technology Conference with 300 senior-level industry executives from across the media, marketing and technology sectors participating. It was the largest attendance in the event’s history.

The conference featured an impressive roster of dynamic, world-class speakers who shared their views and insights on the continuing impact that technology is having on the media and marketing industries. As the media and technology markets continue to evolve and intertwine at a rapid pace, companies are increasingly focused on transformative growth and new ways to generate revenue, including via data, analytics, social media, workflow solutions, SaaS models, marketing technology, and more.

Charlie Stryker, Chairman & CEO of VDC was invited to JEGI’s event to present  an overview on the history of Big Data. After his presentation, he hosted a panel discussion on New Data and Technology Transforming Marketing.  Panelists included Jonathan Flatow, CEO, OneSource Information Services who spoke of Big Data’s impact on the B2B space, Auren Hoffman, CEO, LiveRamp contributed insights on all things Digital and Neil Isford, VP, Smarter Solutions, IBM North America commented on the developments within IBM’s Watson cognitive computing initiative.

About The Venture Development Center, Inc.
The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

For more information, visit our website at www.venturedc.com or contact Eric Darrah at edarrah@venturedc.com.

Press Release: Matt Staudt, President & COO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC), offered insights at the Annual EFI Worldwide Users Conference

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Matt Staudt, President  & COO of The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) a leader in the growing field of Big Data for targeted marketing,  offered insights on Big Opportunities within Big Data at the Annual EFI Worldwide Users Conference

January 21, 2014 – EFI™, a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, had a sellout crowd for EFI Connect 2014 Users Conference, with every one of its attendee slots filled during event pre-registration. The January 21-24 conference was the largest in Connect’s history, with approximately 1,500 pre-registered attendees. The larger number of registrations – one-third more than Connect 2013 – reflects increased customer interest in high-level business and technical training offered at one of the graphic arts industry’s most successful user group events.

Matt Staudt, President & COO of VDC was asked to speak during the event’s Business Optimization breakout session focused on big data and how this burgeoning new set of data holds interesting marketing opportunities for the printing industry. As part of his session, Matt was joined by NAPL President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D.

About The Venture Development Center, Inc.
The Venture Development Center, Inc. (VDC) is an advisory services firm that assists its clients in identifying, defining, and implementing breakthrough uses of Big Data. The VDC success story is based on the unique ability of the organization to identify new and powerful data assets from the Big Data ecosystem and then develop applications and information use cases that drive solid revenue results and transform existing business practices. The practice areas that characterize VDC projects include creating new products and revenue streams for data owners and bringing forth new information assets and strategies to educate and assist data users to adapt to the rapidly changing world of Big Data.

For more information, visit our website at www.venturedc.com or contact Eric Darrah at edarrah@venturedc.com.