Board of Directors
Business Development, Harrier LLC (United Kingdom)
Julian Marsh has been involved in the UK print industry for over 25 years. He describes himself as a Disruptive, Innovative, Digital Print Evangelist and is passionate about all things print! Marsh has held various senior management positions at a number of print companies over the years. He is currently working with Devon based Harrier LLC (the UK’s leading photo prints & gifts business), part of the District Photo Group, to grow revenue and increase profitability.
Vice President and General Manager, Indigo Division, HP
Alon Bar-Shany is Vice President and General Manager of the Indigo Division in the Imaging and Printing Group at HP. Based in Rehovot, Israel, he has held worldwide responsibility for the HP Indigo business since 2004. Prior to this role, he ran the Indigo business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). From 2001 to 2002, Bar-Shany was responsible for the HP Indigo business in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Israel as well as the distributor channels in EMEA. During this period, he also led the cross-organizational program for the industrial segment. Bar-Shany also served as chief financial officer and corporate vice president of finance of Indigo. He holds a bachelor of arts in history and economics and an MBA from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Managing Director, ProCo (Sheffield, U.K.)
Since getting involved in the world of digital printing 15 years ago, Bailey found himself unable to escape this amazing industry. He has been very fortunate to be involved in the early adoption and then the evolution of digital technology, developing the commercial print model into a digital services business with bespoke workflow solutions, print-on-demand initiatives and customer engagement techniques. Since Joining ProCo 10 years ago, he has been able to work on delivering a sustainable business for their clients, employees and the environment through the use of technology and great people.
Dscoop Treasurer and Chairman AMS
President, Innovative Labeling Solutions (USA)
Jay Dollries has been at the helm of Innovative Labeling Solutions since its inception more than 18 years ago. Since 2005, when ILS first entered the digital printing sector, his objective was to strategically grow the division as a core business. With a vision to evolve into digital packaging specialists, the ILS portfolio of services has grown to be one of the most comprehensive in the industry. The company offers comprehensive solutions for prime labels, flexible packaging, shrink sleeves and folding cartons for consumer product companies. Dollries is a regular speaker for industry events, and ILS is widely considered a catalyst in the growth and adoption of digital technology for labels and packaging.
Co-Founder, Cactus Imaging (Australia)
Keith is one of the founders of Cactus Imaging. Starting in New Zealand in 1992, Keith helped expand Cactus Imaging rapidly to Australia and India. In 2008 the company was sold to a Private Equity Company and is now part of the Opus Print Group. Keith is widely regarded in Australia as an industry legend and one of the most influential people in the industry.
VP Marketing at Ilan Print Ltd. (Israel)
Ilan Print was founded by Friedman's father, in 1963. As a teenager he worked at the print shop and it soon became a second home for him.
After graduating from TA University, Friedman joined the organization. As Director of Business Development, he has launched the organization into the digital era, both in pre-press, and offset printing. As VP Marketing for Ilan Print, Friedman has opened new business channels worldwide and broadened the company's services.
Ilan Print Ltd. is a commercial printing company that combines offset and digital printing, with web-to-print and VDP applications, and finishing solutions, in order to deliver clients impactful, timely and economic printing solutions. Ilan Print is a leader in the Israeli print industry, and its offset and digital expertise allows the company to deliver a standard of quality and creativity second to none.
Managing Director, Precision Printing Co Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Over the past 25 years, Peeling has worked to build and develop Precision Printing. His work at Precision has enabled him to indulge his passion for solution-building as the company has delivered successful print management systems across multiple sectors to corporate clients such as American Express and Sony. The company has also supported leading consumer brands in the photo, greeting card and self-publishing space, delivering the results that printing as physical media can uniquely bring. Peeling is passionate about developing print media and his business, working and innovating to ensure the future of both by pioneering new techniques in digital print production, seamless print integration, automated workflow solutions, photo product production, litho, and digital print hubs and web-to-print.
Gido van Praag
Vice President and General Manager of the Graphics Solutions Business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (Spain)
Gido van Praag is responsible for driving HP's overall business strategy and end-to-end operations for the graphics segment in the EMEA region. Gido oversees a broad portfolio of products ranging from large format printers to digital printing presses. He and his team are responsible for continuing the company’s leadership in Graphics solutions across EMEA.
Gido, a veteran with more than 25 years of experience in the printing industry, joined HP in Singapore in September 2010 and led the Graphics business in Asia Pacific & Japan until July 2015. In that position, he achieved double-digit revenue growth and market leadership positions.
Previously, he held dual responsibilities - CEO and President of Océ Display Graphics Systems as well as Vice President of the Worldwide Business Group Display Graphics Systems. At Océ, he had overall responsibility for the group’s profitability and worldwide business group headquarters, as well as managing operations in Singapore, Japan and Canada.
Keith Wilmot has spent twenty years leading marketing and innovation for global brands such as Coca-Cola, Listerine, Neosporin, Lubriderm, Brach's Candy, and Ocean Spray. He was most recently the CEO of Leadercast and past Global Vice President of Creativity and Insights at The Coca-Cola Company.
Keith founded and launched IGNITOR, an internal creativity and innovation approach that is a now a registered trademark of The Coca-Cola Company.
While CEO of Leadercast, Keith transformed the organization by creating innovative products designed to build leaders worth following, resulting in the highest profit in the company's history. As he changed the business model, he stayed true to the vision and mission to deliver education and insight to over 120,000 leaders around the world.
Keith will continue expanding on Dscoop's mission — delivering the promise of digital print and creating tomorrow's customers, today.
As Customer Forums manager for HP Graphics Arts, Leta Wood integrates customer knowledge and feedback into the marketing and product strategies of HP. Wood develops and leads customer advisory groups that regularly provide feedback to HP, which allows for a 360-degree focus on customer needs and visions—items that are critical as HP creates long-term business strategies and products. She also serves as the liaison between Dscoop and HP. In this position, she provides strategic insight and education to thousands of HP Graphic Arts users throughout the year.