Don Franz

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Group Publisher. Photo-Imaging News Inc. Don Franz has been involved in the photography / photofinishing industry for 40 years,covering both the consumer and professional segments. As Group Publisher of the Photofinishing News International Media Group, he is responsible for their periodicals, the International Business Forum conferences in China, Germany, India and the USA,various published reports and the Global Syndicated Market Forecasting Program, which tracks nine individual countries in the Asia-Pacific region as well as sub-regional trends. Don also writes for several … Continue reading “Don Franz”

Masahiko Ikeda

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Future Assist Co.Ltd Masahiko Ikeda has more than 35 years of experience in the imaging industry. He worked for Fuji Xerox, Lexmark International and Photizo Group mainly, involving Printing, AI, PC and Digital Transformation areas like the IT related field as head of Japan operation, sales and marketing, consultant. He established Future Assist Co., Ltd in Tokyo last year and consulting related to DX, Printing and HR Tech business are promoted as a CEO. He has been engaged in our … Continue reading “Masahiko Ikeda”

Tom Baratz

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Independent Consultant & Market Analyst Mr. Baratz has industry experience in printing and software technologies gained through work with OEM’s, as an IT end user, and as a research consultant. His expertise spans commercial digital printing, publishing and imaging markets including colour printers, copiers, supplies, scanners, managed services, and document and workflow solutions. Previously, he was Senior Project Manager and Industry Consultant for Lyra Research, Inc. Phone: +44 (0)1270 878850 email: admin@lightwords.co.uk

Nur Aliiyah Yahya

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Research Analyst A recent Oxford University graduate, Nur Aliiyah Yahya conducts primary and secondary research projects for Lightwords Imaging along with the maintenance of our intellectual property databases. Mrs Yahya hold a degree in Statistical Analysis. email: aliiyah.yahya@lightwords.co.uk

Peter Mayhew

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Director & Senior Analyst  Connected to imaging industry decision makers, leaders and influencers worldwide, Mr Mayhew is a results-driven market analyst with a thorough understanding of the latest product and technology trends in the digital imaging and printing markets. He has deep insight into adjacent industries including; commercial printing, recycled papers and, original and aftermarket inks and toners. Mobile: +44 (0)779 332 4454 email: peter.mayhew@lightwords.co.uk