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Often described as a true “Renaissance Man”, Frederick is the Founder, Principal Consultant and CEO of iAIR Consulting. He is a seasoned senior business executive, technologist, and visionary with over 25 years experience in the technology, global operations, strategic management, consulting, integrated marketing, innovation, media and interactive business industries. Throughout his career, he has worked with organizations of all shapes, industries and sizes from established global leaders to early stage start-ups.

As a recognized leader he has delivered passionate and insightful perspective to today’s global business challenges facing international corporations, early stage and start-up organizations, industry & trade associations, college and universities, public lectures and broadcast & print media.

Frederick is also a recognized author on such topics as innovation, strategy, IP monetization, management, marketing, business process and content development. He pioneered the first digital musical keyboard instrument based solely on a Windows Operating System, as well as pioneered the HPX- Hierarchical Platform Xchange and the follow on MPX – Media Platform Xchange, a SOA based software architecture used in managing and sharing voluminous amounts of associated metadata, digital content and rich media.

In addition to his executive background, Frederick also serves as the Program Champion for the undergraduate Strategic Technology Development and the Technology Leadership graduate program at the University of Advancing Technology, sits on the University of Advanced Technology Advisory Board, and served as an Adjunct Professor of Strategic Management for the Executive MBA Program for Norwich University. Frederick also sits on the Board of Directors of FERN (Foresight Education Research Network). He is a member of and contributor to the Management Round Table, The Institute of Management Consultants, IEEE, Harvard Law School – Program on Negotiation, MIT Enterprise Forum, MIT Innovation Club, APS American Physical Society – American Physics, United States Naval Institute, IGDA (International Game Developers Association) Intellectual Property Rights Committee, as well as a member of the Council of Communications Advisers, Media and Entertainment.

His experience in VC, M&A and PE has included securing venture funding of over $30M and M&A activity of over $36M.  Mr. Frederick holds a BS in International Business, an MBA, and has studied at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and Harvard Law School’s Program On Negotiation. He is currently in the process of graduate studies for a PhD in Behavioral and Policy Studies with a focus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Mr. Frederick is also an EMMY nominated and multi-award winning composer, sound designer and producer for motion picture, television, interactive games and broadcast advertising, having won the Chick Corea Jazz Masters Scholarship to Berklee College of Music. He is also a proud veteran of the United States Navy.

Mr. Frederick lives in Bedford, NH (Greater Boston Metro-Area) with his wife and five kids.

Written by David Frederick

January 7, 2009 at 10:55 PM

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