Team
Paul Woolner, CEO
| Michael Miloff, Senior Partner Alex Lowy, Director

Advisory Board
Don Tapscott, Chairman | Regis McKenna | Jim Tobin | David Ellington | John Porter

Paul Woolner, CEO 

Paul is a specialist in e-business strategies. He led the founding of 4SP and is also co-founder and Director of Digital 4Sight, a global think tank and consultancy focused on the effects of the Internet on business and society. He serves as a Director and Chair on a number of corporate boards, and has consulted with Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial enterprises on the design and implementation of high performance organizations. Since 1990, he has worked in depth with a number of new e-businesses, helping build them into successful, rapidly growing enterprises. 

Paul has written numerous reports and articles including "Designing the New Digital Enterprise," a chapter in Blueprint to the Digital Economy (McGraw-Hill, 1998), edited by Don Tapscott, Alex Lowy and David Ticoll.

Paul has a Masters and Doctorate in Educational Theory from the University of Toronto, where his research focused on change management.

 

Michael Miloff, Senior Partner 

Michael has over twenty-five years of experience in management and strategic IT consulting to a wide variety of sectors. In the past few years he has concentrated on the multimedia and Internet sectors as a Principal with Digital 4Sight, while also gaining hands on experience in the development of a number of business-related Web sites and multimedia products.

Michael recently co-authored with Carol Twigg, "The Global Learning Infrastructure: The Future of Higher Education", a chapter in  Blueprint to the Digital Economy (McGraw-Hill, 1998), edited by Don Tapscott, Alex Lowy and David Ticoll.

Michael has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from McGill University and a Masters of Environmental studies from York University.
 

 

Alex Lowy, Director

Alex Lowy is a co-founder Digital 4Sight. He is a pre-eminent consultant and educator specializing in the creation of innovative work, learning, and information systems to achieve high performance results. Alex has contributed award-winning articles to journals including Training and Development, the Journal for Group and Organizational Studies, and Business 2.0. A frequent conference speaker, he promotes the application of high performance business web design principles in firms around the world. 


 


Advisory Board

Don Tapscott, Chairman

Don Tapscott is co-founder of Digital 4Sight. He is an internationally sought speaker and authority on the impact of information and communication technologies on business and society. The Washington Technology Report says he is one of the most influential media authorities since Marshall McLuhan. Mr. Tapscott has authored or co-authored seven widely read books on the application of technology in business. His newest book, co-authored with David Ticoll and Alex Lowy, is DIGITAL CAPITAL: Harnessing the Power of Business Webs. This best seller describes how business webs are replacing the traditional model of the firm and changing the dynamics of wealth creation and competition

Regis McKenna

Regis McKenna is Chairman of The McKenna Group. For the past 30 years, McKenna's firm has played a central role in advising clients on strategies for participating in the emerging information and telecommunications technologies and markets. He is included in the San Jose Mercury News' Millennium 100 as one of the 100 people who made Silicon Valley what it is today. McKenna has written and lectured extensively on the social and market effects of technological change advancing innovations in marketing theories and practices.

McKenna helped launch some of the most important technological innovations of the last twenty-five years including the first microprocessor (Intel Corporation), the first personal computer (Apple Computer), the first recombinant DNA genetically engineered product (Genentech, Inc.), and the first retail computer store (The Byte Shop).

 

David Ellington

E. David Ellington is Co-founder and Chairman of NetNoir. Established in 1995, NetNoir is a leading media destination for on Black culture and lifestyle. David is also exceptionally connected to a large network of Internet start-ups in the Bay area, serving as advisor and board member to a number of them. His entrepreneurship is complemented by his strong involvement in the growing domain of Internet policy. David is a member of the Federal Trade Commission Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security, chairman of the board of advisors of OpNet, the interactive media internship opportunities program, and president of the Telecommunications Commission for the City and County of San Francisco.

John Porter

John Porter is Executive Chairman of Redbus Interhouse, a leading provider of neutral co-location facilities in Europe. It is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a Techmark listing. He was appointed Chairman of the Telos Group in 1992. Telos specialises in enterprise integration: the use of meta-catalogues to fuse legacy data with Web enabled business processes. Based in Ashburn, Virginia, the company has 1,000 associates and is privately held. In 1985 he became Chairman of VeriFone Inc., the leading manufacturer of credit card verification equipment based in Redwood City, California. He participated as a director until VeriFone was sold to Hewlett Packard in 1997 for $1.4 billion. Mr Porter is a co-founder and Director of the GrandVision group, a large optical retailer in Europe. He is a director of Algol spa, quoted on EASDAQ, the leading Network equipment distributor in Italy and was an early investor in Demon Internet which was acquired by Scottish Telecom for 66 million in April 1998. Mr Porter is a Barclay Fellow of Templeton College, Oxford and serves on the Advisory Council, Graduate School of Business, Stanford. He is a graduate of Oxford University, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, Paris and Stanford University