Bill Rosenblatt holds a B.S.E. with honors in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, and he has had executive education at Harvard and University of Southern California business schools. He has expertise in digital media technologies including digital rights management, content distribution, and content management.
He has 20 years of experience in technology business development, architecture, and marketing; publishing; new media; and online education. He has been a business development executive at a leading technology vendor, an IT executive at major publishing companies, and chief technology officer of a web startup. He has expertise in digital media technologies such as content management, digital rights management, streaming media, and publishing systems. He is a recognized authority on digital media technologies, including DRM (digital rights management), content management, cross-media strategy, and content production systems, as well as on issues related to intellectual property in the online world. He wrote extensively technology standards initiatives in these areas, and he is the author of Digital Rights Management: Business and Technology and managing editor of the Jupitermedia newsletter DRM Watch. He was one of the architects of the Digital Object Identifier, an emerging standard for online content identification and digital rights management.
At Sun Microsystems, Bill served as a technology strategy consultant to Sun’s major media and publishing customers and did business development for Sun’s video server product line. Bill is a member of the Gerson Lehrman Group Media Council and the Steering Committee for the World Economic Forum’s Digital Ecosystem Project.
Bill has his own consultancy firm, GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies