1 what we do

2 who we are

3 what we've done

4 strategic partners

5 philosophy

6 in the news


2.0 who we are

2.1  Michael Drapkin
Founder and Principal

Michael Drapkin provides senior-level business and technology management consulting services and project leadership.

With more than 20 years of management and technical experience at Fortune 1000 and new-media companies, Drapkin is an expert at delivering cost-effective business solutions. Before starting his own senior-level business, technology and management consultancy for in 1999, he served as senior technologist at the Web agencies Razorfish and Avalanche. He also was a vice president at Lehman Brothers, overseeing the firm's deployment of client/server technology, including their first installation of a company-wide data warehouse for brokerage client business intelligence.

Drapkin chaired E-Commerce Management at Columbia University's Executive Information Technology Management program. His students included senior managers and directors of major firms seeking to become CEO/CIO/CTOs. He was also a visiting lecturer on E-Commerce at the University of Chicago and for Citibank. He consults to numerous startups and Fortune 1000 firms on all aspects of business and management -- from how to cut profitable deals with vendors to how to effectively deploy the latest technology.

His articles on technology have appeared in numerous trade periodicals, and he has been quoted in Fortune, Wired, PC Week, New York Times, Chicago Tribune and numerous other publications, and on camera with CNBC and CNET.. He also is a regular public speaker throughout the metropolitan New York area and at major technology and e-commerce conferences, including PC Expo and eVenture World. He is in demand as a moderator for e-commerce panels, moderating panels for Akamai, Linkshare, the New York E-Commerce Association and other firms and conferences. He is the lead author of a book on E-Commerce strategy, organization and project management, Three Clicks Away, published in March, 2001 by John Wiley and Sons, with a foreword by Dr. Pehong Chen - CEO and founder of BroadVision.

To contact Michael Drapkin: [email protected]

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2.2  Sari Roboff
Director of Strategy
Drawing on her broad experience as a McKinsey & Company consultant and marketing and advertising executive, Roboff specializes in business and marketing strategy, focusing on Internet product marketing and new business development. Before joining Drapkin Technology, Roboff worked as a marketing executive at Simon & Shuster and at Arrow Shirts. She has also worked in financial services advertising for Ogilvy & Mather Direct and consulted to consumer goods and services companies while at McKinsey. Roboff holds an MBA from Yale University and a BA from Clark University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and a National Merit Scholar.

To contact Sari Roboff: [email protected]

2.3  Wyatt Sutherland
Director of Technology
With more than 11 years of technology experience, Sutherland is expert at developing and implementing client-server and E-Commerce business solutions for all kinds of industries from entertainment to financial services. He has extensive experience developing Java applications and server web technology. Before joining Drapkin Technology, he held developer and management positions at First National Bank of Chicago, Swiss Bank Corp. and NationsBank-CRT.

To contact Wyatt Sutherland: [email protected]

2.4  Marc Johnson
Director of New Media
Johnson has worked in the technology arena for over 19 years, and has specialized in award-winning multimedia, including web development, CD-ROM development, interactive kiosks, digital media, promotions, presentations and interactive training. A veteran of the New York financial arena, Johnson has been a recipient of five Invision awards, a Macromedia People's Choice Award, and several other major awards for the work he produced. A Harvard graduate, Johnson is on the faculty of Harvard Extension.

To contact Marc Johnson: [email protected]

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