About Dr. Joe Webb
A home office worker since 1987, Dr. Webb is a consultant, entrepreneur, and economics commentator who started his career in the industrial imaging industry more than thirty-five years ago. He has consulted for firms ranging from large multinationals to small businesses. Dr. Webb started an Internet-based research business in 1995, selling it to a multinational publisher in 2000. Since then, his consulting, speaking, and research projects have focused on the interaction of business-to-business economics and technology trends. He is a doctoral graduate in industrial and corporate education from New York University, holds an MBA in Management Information Systems from Iona College, with baccalaureate work in managerial sciences and marketing at Manhattan College. He has taught in graduate and undergraduate business programs and resides in North Carolina.
About Richard Romano
Richard Romano has been a professional writer and editor since 1990. He began collaborating with Dr. Webb in 2000, writing market research reports and officially launching his home office. The collaboration led to two recent books—“Does a Plumber Need a Web Site?” (2012) and Disrupting the Future: Uncommon Wisdom for Navigating Print’s Challenging Marketplace (2010), the latter of which has since been translated into Japanese and Portuguese. Richard has also authored or co-authored a many books about graphics hardware and software, and is a freelance writer of ads, e-newsletters, magazine features, and multi-volume research reports, with clients ranging from large corporations to local non-profits.. He is a frequent speaker about media, communication, and technology trends. A graduate of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications, he lives in Saratoga Springs, New York.