William Weiss Named Vice-Chairman of Artificial Solutions

William C. Weiss was recently named Vice Chairman of Artificial Solutions, with offices across Europe including development center locations in Stockholm, Hamburg, Barcelona, and London.

Artificial Solutions is the leading specialist in Natural Language Interaction (NLI).  Their solutions are revolutionizing the way people communicate with connected technology and are already used by millions of people every year. Their key customers include IKEA, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Novartis and Vodafone.  More information on this company may be found at http://www.artificial-solutions.com.

Mr. Weiss’s company, The Promar Group LLC, is located near the famed Research Triangle Park, NC.  Mr. Weiss has been providing corporate leaders, board, and high-net-worth investors with counsel and execution assistance for more than 30 years.  Promar’s work has been in diverse geographies including Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America, with expertise in media, telecommunications, information, environmental and emerging technologies.  Their clients include Discovery Communications, Ericsson, GE, IBM, Maxwell Technologies, Qualcomm, SAS Institute, Steelcase, The Travel Channel, Toshiba and others.  Learn more about the work of The Promar Group at http://www.promar.com.

 

 

Yooniq Images Chooses William Weiss as Executive Advisor

William C. Weiss, Chairman and CEO of The Promar Group LLC, headquartered near the famed Research Triangle Park, NC, has been chosen as Executive Advisor by Yooniq Images. Yooniq , located in Seoul, South Korea, is a progressive company in the field of stock digital images.  The company utilizes its experience and sensitivity to Asian markets, coupled with key partnerships and advanced technology to offer leading edge solutions.   More information is available at http://www.yooniqimages.com.

The Promar Group LLC was co-founded by William C. Weiss, and has been providing corporate leaders, boards, and high-net-worth investors with counsel and execution assistance for more than 30 years. Their work has been in diverse geographies including Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America, with expertise in media, telecommunications, information, environmental and emerging technologies.  Their clients include Discovery Communications, Ericsson, GE, IBM, Maxwell Technologies, Qualcomm, SAS Institute, Steelcase, The Travel Channel, Toshiba and others.  Promar’s website includes more information about the company and may be accessed at http://www.promar.com.

 

 

William Weiss Appointed to Board of Directors of UpdateLogic, Inc.

William C. Weiss, Chairman & CEO, of The Promar Group LLC has recently been appointed to the Board of Directors of UpdateLogic, Inc.

UpdateLogic, with offices in Minneapolis, MN, Boston, MA and Tokyo, Japan, provides a comprehensive device management system which enables consumer and mobile device manufacturers to efficiently control, maintain and support Internet-connected digital home products including TVs, BD players, set-top boxes, gaming consoles, tablets, phones and more.  More company information may be found at:  http://www.updatelogic.com.

The Promar Group LLC, located near the famed Research Triangle Park, NC, was co-founded by William C. Weiss, and has been providing corporate leaders, boards, and high-net-worth investors with counsel and execution assistance for more than 30 years. Their work has been in diverse geographies including Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America, with expertise in media, telecommunications, information, environmental and emerging technologies. Clients include Discovery Communications, Ericsson, GE, IBM, Maxwell Technologies, Qualcomm, SAS Institute, Steelcase, The Travel Channel, Toshiba and others.

 

William Weiss to Join Industry Panel on November 13

William C. Weiss, Chairman & CEO, The Promar Group LLC, located near Research Triangle Park, NC, has been invited, as an executive expert, to join the panel discussion, “Driving the Future of Mobile Video & Interactivity” at Silicon Image’s Financial Analyst Day on Tuesday, November 13, in New York.

Mr. Weiss, as a Board member and Executive Adviser, has been providing corporate leaders, boards, and high-net-worth investors with counsel and execution assistance for more than 30 years. Promar’s work has been in diverse geographies including Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America, with expertise in media, telecommunications, information, environmental and emerging technologies. Promar’s clients include Discovery Communications, Ericsson, GE, IBM, Memjet, Maxwell Technologies, Qualcomm, SAS Institute, Steelcase, The Travel Channel, Toshiba and others.

Bill will be joined by other industry executives on the panel, to include:  Tom Wheeler, Mobile Industry Executive and Managing Director, Core Capital Partners; Adam Sutherland, Senior Vice President, National Geographic;  and Ron Louks, Mobile Executive, HTC and Sony Ericsson.

More information regarding Silicon Image’s Financial Analyst’s Day, may be found at http://www.siliconimage.com/news/releasedetails.aspx?id=736.

William Weiss Attends Duke Eye Center Building Groundbreaking

William Weiss, a member of the Duke University’s Medical Eye Center Advisory Board, has been involved with Dr. Victor Dzau, President & CEO, Duke University Health System, Dr. David Epstein, the Duke Eye Center Chairman, Mr. Bill Hudson, President, LC Industries, the Duke Eye Center Advisory Board members and the doctors of the Duke Eye Center in helping to arrange for a new Eye Center at Duke University.

 

Mr. Weiss attended the ceremonial ground-breaking ceremonies on April 20, 2012.  The new building will include state-of-the-art design and care options, continuing to keep Duke Medical in the lead world-wide The new eye center will provide new levels of care, research and patient opportunities, both at Duke and remotely.  The new eye center building will provide the opportunity to reach new people all around the globe and increase the quality of life for many people who suffer from eye disease, even at very young ages.

 

Mr. Weiss is Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of The Promar Group LLC, headquartered near the famed Research Triangle Park, NC.  He has been providing corporate leaders, boards, and high-net-worth investors with counsel and execution assistance for more than 30 years. Promar’s work has been in diverse geographies including Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America, with expertise in media, telecommunications, information, environmental and emerging technologies. Promar’s clients include Discovery Communications, Ericsson, GE, IBM, Qualcomm, SAS Institute, Steelcase, The Travel Channel, Toshiba and others. (http://www.promar.com).

William Weiss to Serve as Chairman of the Judges’ Panel for the PitchIT! Challenge!

William Weiss, Chairman & CEO, The Promar Group LLC, and Chairman, iFOCOS Board, will serve as Chairman of the judges’ panel for the annual PitchIt! Challenge at this year’s We Media 2012 event.

The PitchIt! Challenge, is an annual competition held at the We Media Conference.  The event provides the opportunity for the competing companies to pitch their ideas and possibly be one of the two winners to earn a $25,000 seed investment to help turn their ideas into something real.  More details regarding the event may be found at: http://wemedia.com/pitchit/?utm_source=We+Media+News+%26+Updates&utm_campaign=ff5ab7808c-Email-TEXT-Challenge-3-12-2012&utm_medium=email.  This will be the third year Mr. Weiss has chaired this panel.  The event will be held this year on April 18, 2012 at Gannett, Inc. in McLean, VA.

Mr. Weiss, as Chairman & CEO of The Promar Group, has been providing corporate leaders, boards and high-net-worth individuals with counsel and execution assistance for more than 30 years.  Promar’s work has been in diverse geographies including Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, with expertise in media, telecommunications, information, environmental and emerging technologies.   Promar’s clients include Discovery Communications, Ericsson, GE, IBM, Qualcomm, SAS Institute, Steelcase, The Travel Channel, Toshiba and others.  More information may be found at http://www.promar.com.

 

Bill Weiss is Keynote Speaker at Recent HTC Innovation Day

Bill Weiss, Chairman & CEO of The Promar Group LLC, was the keynote speaker at the recent HTC Innovation Day event on September 27, 2011. Bill spoke to the attendees about the future of mobile and then Ron Louks, HTC Chief Strategy Officer, share the newest innovations from HTC and some of HTC’s plans for the future. The event was held at Bay 7 at the American Tobacco Campus in historical downtown Durham, NC.

William Weiss is Chosen as Executive Advisor to Maxwell Technologies

William C. Weiss, Chairman & CEO, The Promar Group LLC, has been chosen by Maxwell Technologies as an Executive Advisor to the CEO and leadership. Mr. Weiss will provide strategic insight and execution assistance on key growth opportunities for Maxwell.

Maxwell Technologies, headquartered in San Diego, CA, is a global market leader and innovator in the energy field. The company develops, manufactures and markets energy storage and power delivery solutions for automotive, heavy transportation, renewable energy, backup power, wireless communications and industrial and consumer electronics applications and other applications globally. Maxwell also has locations in Switzerland, Germany and China.

The Promar Group LLC, located near the famed Research Triangle Park, NC, was co-founded by William C. Weiss, and has been providing corporate leaders, boards, and high-net-worth investors with counsel and execution assistance for more than 30 years. Promar’s work has been in diverse geographies including Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America, with expertise in media, telecommunications, information, environmental and emerging technologies. Promar’s clients include Discovery Communications, Ericsson, GE, IBM, Qualcomm, SAS Institute, Steelcase, The Travel Channel, Toshiba and others.

William Weiss joins Great Connection as Advisor to Board

William C. Weiss, Chairman & CEO, The Promar Group LLC, has been named as Advisor to the Board of Great Connection Inc.  Mr. Weiss will provide insight and assistance in the strategic evolution of Great Connection.  Previously, Mr. Weiss was in the position of interim Chairman for Great Connection Inc.

The Promar Group LLC, located near the famed Research Triangle Park, NC, was co-founded by William C. Weiss, and has been providing corporate leaders, boards, and high-net-worth investors with counsel and execution assistance for more than 30 years.  Promar’s work has been in diverse geographies including Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America, with expertise in media, telecommunications, information, environmental and emerging technologies. Promar’s clients include Discovery Communications, Ericsson, GE, IBM, Qualcomm, SAS Institute, Steelcase, The Travel Channel, Toshiba and others.

Great Connection AB was founded in Sweden in late December, 2007.  In the spring of 2010, Great Connection Inc. was founded and headquartered in San Diego, CA and it acquired the Swedish entity.  The company is now formally entering the US market and beyond.  Great Connect offers a solution that enables clinics and hospitals to convert, deliver and receive medical images in a secure, economic and timely fashion.

William Weiss to Judge PitchIt Challenge at We Media NYC

William Weiss, Chairman & CEO, The Promar Group LLC will serve as Chairman of the judging panel, for the PitchIt Challenge at the We Media NYC event on April 6, 2011.  This gathering connects a unique network of business leaders, strategists, journalists, marketers, investors, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs and thinkers. The PitchIt Challenge allows nine would-be entrepreneurs to present their pitches to launch a new venture.  The two winners of the challenge receive $25,000 each to pursue their ground-breaking ideas. 

Mr. Weiss is an internationally renowned strategic thinker, board participant, experienced senior executive and keynote speaker.  He has served as Chairman of the PitchIt Challenge panel of judges in past years of the event and also currently serves as the Chairman of iFOCOS, the organization responsible for the We Media NYC event. 

The event will be held at Digital Sandbox, 55 Broad Street, NY, NY.  More information is available at http://wemedia.com/nyc/.