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 Expert  716856

Expert in New Product Development, Market Research

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Connecticut (CT)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is actively involved in market research for chemically related technologies and industries, including specialty chemicals, advanced materials, and biomaterials. He is well equipped to conduct market research as well as other functions of commercial development. His services also include recommendations on how clients can best modify or improve their own market research in new or difficult problem areas. Expert's methods include direct contacts with customers and potential customers, as well as other industry sources, government contacts, databanks, and published data. Typically, his results include analysis of such factors as: market size, growth rate, change forces, prices, competitors and related data, with recommendations on strategic actions.

chemical industry market research

Expert works with companies on most phases of new product development, ranging from initial evaluation and testing of a product, to positioning for commercialization. His emphasis is on chemicals and related materials. In addition, he helps companies identify, evaluate and position themselves for new commercialization opportunities, including new technologies. From new business opportunities he has evaluated in the past, several became projects with projected total revenues of over $100 million/year.

new product assessment


new product market survey


product-related assessment


chemical product development

Expert is a pioneer in the management, use, and analysis of technical and business information in industry. At Olin Corporation, he managed a network of seven information centers from Connecticut to Texas. Expert conducts advanced and critical patent and literature studies, forecasts, and summaries as well as product, industry, and competitive analyses for his clients. In addition, he advises clients how to conduct these functions themselves, if they so wish.

business intelligence


information retrieval


information science

Expert is active in identifying and evaluating new technologies to meet the needs of his clients. He is familiar with the major sources of licensable technology and their advantages and disadvantages. He has chaired, helped organize, or spoken at several symposia on the subject, including several with the Federal Laboratories Consortium and the American Chemical Society.

technology transfer

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1957   D.L.S.   Chemical Information Science   Columbia University   Honors, Fellowships
1949   M.S.   Information Science   Columbia University  
1947   B.S.   Information Science   Columbia University  
1945   B.S.   Chemistry Major   Loyola College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1985 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)


Founder and Director


1950 to 1985


Olin Corporation


Consulting Scientist for New Technologies; Manager, Business and Scientific Intelligence Centers


During the period since 1980, Expert's principal activity was identifying, evaluating, and developing profitable new technologies/businesses. Prior to that, he directed a seven-state network of business and science intelligence centers.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert has served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Scientific and Technical Communication. He is Past Chairman of the American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Information.

Professional Appointments

Expert serves on the board of the Technology Investment Fund, New Haven, CT and is on the advisory board of the Institute of Scientific Information's Index Chemicus. He has served on the advisory board of the Smithsonian Science Information Exchange. He is on the board of the Connecticut Experiment Station Associates.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert is the author of several books, e.g.,"How to Find Chemical Information," 3rd ed., John Wiley and Sons, NY, NY, 1998. He has also written numerous papers.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - John Wiley and Sons  
 - Trends in Chemical Consulting, American Chemical Society (ACS)  

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Expert has significant overseas contacts and has travelled widely here and abroad.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
German   Expert can read technical German chemical literature.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating and working with vendors in the following areas: chemicals, monomers and polymers, plastics, materials, advanced materials, biomedical materials, metals, plastics processing, and laboratory instruments.

Other Skills and Services

In 1987, Expert founded a U.S. patent depository library in Connecticut.

Adept in technology problem-solving, Expert works with companies to help them solve difficult technology problems, primarily in areas related to chemicals and materials technologies.


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