BoSacks "Heard on the Web"

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Gender MALE
Industry Publishing
Location Copake, NY, United States
Introduction a veteran of the printing/publishing industry since 1970, Bob Sacks was always an innovator. Even back in the 70s he followed a more creative path than usual. He started his career where some people end -- with the founding of his own weekly newspaper in the metro New York area. After several years in the alternative press publishing newspapers in New York and Tucson, Az., he went on to become one of the founding fathers of High Times Magazine. Since then Bob has held positions that include Publisher, Editor, Freelance Writer, Director of Manufacturing and Distribution, Senior Sales Manager, Circulator, Chief of Operations, Pressman, Cameraman, Lecturer, and Developer of web site companies. Bob’s resume lists directorships at such prestigious companies as McCall's, Time Inc, New York Times Magazine Group, International Paper, Ziff-Davis, CMP, and Bill Communications (VNU).
Interests Bob Sacks is a columnist and lecturer who regularly electrifies the media and marketing industry with the good and bad news about what he calls “El-CID” or Electronically Coordinated Information Distribution. His fun and extremely informative presentation covers the technological past, present and future possibilities for publishing at the digital edge. Today Bob’s firm, Precision Media Group, does private consulting and publishes "Heard on the Web: Media Intelligence", a daily e-newsletter that delivers pertinent industry news to a diverse, worldwide, publishing community of over 11, 750 media industry leaders. It is the longest running e-newsletter in the world. Other Notable Credentials: Advisory Board member for the M.S. in Publishing, Dyson College Arts and Sciences of Pace University Advisory Board member for Print/Media Magazine Member of Publishers Production Forum Elected to Town Council of Copake NY - November 2005 Liaison to the Economic Advisory Board – Copake NY Liaison to the Environmental Committee - Copake NY Former Member of the Zoning Board of Appeals – Copake NY Member of T.S.P.O.A Board of Directors – Copake NY Member of the Copake Volunteer Fire Company