Launched entertainment related company in 1988. Have been at the forefront in cinema technology and helped spearhead the movie industry's transition to digital presentation and distribution. Also co-founded the Arboreal Group, an environmental consultancy which enables movie theaters to become environmentally sustainable structures. Arboreal was developed in conjunction with the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Program.

Have lived and worked in Boston, Buffalo, Los Angeles, New York City, Phoenix, and Pittsburgh and held assignments in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Singapore, Tokyo, and throughout Central America.

Have published numerous articles on the motion picture and media industries. Currently a contributing editor for ScreenTrade magazine and author a blog "Cinema Mucho Gusto". He is a certified SCORE Mentor in the SCORE Greater Phoenix Chapter.

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