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Don Strickland’s Achievements

The visionary behind the world’s first consumer digital camera, developed by Kodak and launched by Apple, which disrupted the traditional imaging markets and led the way to a new industry in digital imaging for consumers, professionals and businesses.
Led the re-architecture of Apple’s computer platform for the publishing market from traditional print media to “new media” including the Internet, music and video. Today Apple is the preferred platform for music and video.
CEO of PictureWorks Technology, a Silicon Valley startup, which was one of the early pioneers of the Web 2.0 business model and “Software as a Service.” His company invented and patented the technology for the “drag and drop” uploading of images, music and video to the Internet which is widely used today. He grew the company and took it public through a merger with IPIX, attaining a market value of $1.6 billion.
As CEO of public company IPIX, he took the company through a successful corporate restructuring, implementing innovative business models which brought the company to sustained profitability. Under his leadership the company set the standards for interactive imaging and dominated the platform for user submitted content on the Internet.
Established product development and channels of distribution in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia for Apple, Kodak and IPIX’s digital imaging products. Top engineer for Kodak’s space and satellite imaging businesses, including the lunar landing program, satellite reconnaissance and aerial mapping.