Bryan Reksten

Bryan Reksten is a Marketing Strategist with over 20 years of experience and has had the opportunity to build his career at some of the world’s most successful companies, including Cisco, AT&T and Comcast. He has a passion for understanding the market trends that drive an organization’s strategic business decisions. At the micro level these decisions appear to be small forks in the road, but when viewed together, provide a glimpse to the roadmap of a company's future.   

Most recently, Bryan was VP of Global Marketing for Technicolor’s Connected Home business unit. He led a global team tasked with delivering concise go-to-market messaging for the CPE product portfolio and leveraged a successful thought leadership program to establish a strong value proposition for Technicolor in the service provider market. Bryan joined Technicolor when they acquired Cisco’s Connected Devices business where he was Chief of Staff for the business unit with responsibility across multiple functions. Bryan supported the core leadership team in organizational development, resource management, business planning cycles, strategy development and overall business governance processes. 

Prior to joining CDBU, Bryan was Senior Manager of Strategic Marketing for the Service Provider Technology Group. In this role, Bryan managed a multi-million dollar cooperative marketing program, initiated consumer research studies on DVR and HD product adoption and consulted Tier 1 and Tier 2 field marketing teams on best practices to drive CPE adoption. 

Bryan has a BS in Marketing from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK and an MBA in Marketing from Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA.

Lane Cooper

Lane has over 30 years of experience as a researcher, reporter and editor analyzing the business and technology industry.  On average, Lane meets with 600 CIOs and senior enterprise executives every year to understand the impact of evolving technological developments on organizations of all sizes across all industries.

He is the Founder and Editorial Director of BizTechReports LLC, an independent reporting agency covering the business of technology, and a sister company of Mindshare Capture Consulting.

Lane has organized and moderated over a thousand live and online events and works with a variety of high-tech organizations to ensure that information is presented in a context that is useful to an audience of sophisticated technology buyers and implementers. 

Lane is a Contributing Content Partner to CIO Magazine and a Consulting Researcher to Current Analysis. Other news services and magazines that have carried his by-line include: Voice Report, Network World, Byte Magazine, TechWeb, Optimize, Information Week, Telephony, Communications Week, ComWeek International,  and Enterprise Systems Journal

 

Nathan Fisher

Nathan's entire career has been dedicated to the art of storytelling. He has spent the past 5 years applying that passion in the field of marketing and communications. 

A natural team leader and communicator, Nathan oversees Mindshare Capture Consulting's team of experienced industry researchers, writers and analysts who produce multimedia content offerings (audio, video, written) for our clients.

Nathan is experienced in handling dynamic productions with nuanced objectives while meeting deadlines. He is a dedicated team leader and focused on providing solutions and building relationships.

He has most recently contributed his management and storytelling skills in the entertainment and technology industry working with industry leading scientists and artists to increase client exposure and focus their messaging. Nathan's unique analytical and artistic insights help ensure clients tell their stories with intent.

Airrion Andrews

Airrion brings a decade of experience in thought leadership, media relations, and influencer engagement to the Mindshare Capture Consulting team.

He leads the MCC programs that build relationships connecting our clients' messages with key audiences.  His mission is to generate interest, awareness and engagement with targeted media, analysts and influencers. 

Airrion has telecom and broadcast experience as part of the team at Vyvx (now part of Level 3 Communications) managing fiber backhaul feeds and troubleshooting for customers at CNN, Fox News, and CNBC.  

Most recently, Airrion was engaged in the world of health policy where he connected with executives and healthcare experts to share their expertise. In support of this, Airrion has directed countless physical, broadcast and live outreach campaigns including media reports, press teleconferences, journalist trainings, and radio row style press events.

Acting upon his insight and narrative instincts, Airrion championed a story banking program (gathering and cultivating consumer testimonials, case studies and research) that shaped the national conversation during the historic healthcare reform debate leading to the Affordable Care Act of 2010. He gathered stories of the first consumers impacted by reform and focused the national conversation on the mission and impact of this new healthcare solution. Airrion went on to build state and national organizations' story banking programs.

Airrion applies his insight and focus to identifying the pain points within given markets and uses his storytelling skills to articulate solutions. For Airrion, the greatest stories are about impact and how company solutions improve outcomes for their clients, industries, and consumers.

 

Stuart Corner

Stuart Corner has been reporting, analyzing and commenting on developments in information technology and telecommunications from Sydney Australia for more than 30 years.

For more than 20 years he edited and published subscription newsletters covering telecommunications policy, industry and technology developments in Asia Pacific.

Today he maintains www.iotaustalia.org.au — the first news site in Australia dedicated to the rapidly growing Internet of Things market and is a regular contributor to a number of regional IT news publications.

In 2010 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in IT journalism and was made a Life Member of the Telecommunications Society of Australia.

He has been named Telecommunications Journalist of The Year by the Australian Telecommunications Users Group, twice, and by the Service Providers Industry Assocation.

Stuart brings a solid technical foundation to his writing. He completed undergraduate studies in physics and mathematics. He holds a Higher National Certificate (UK) in electronic engineering and a postgraduate certificate in technical education.

Before entering journalism he worked on electronics systems for the offshore oil industry in the UK, the Middle East and Nigeria, taught electronics in technical college in the UK and trained maintenance technicians on IBM compatible mainframe computers.