Presstek: Ed Marino Appointed to NYU Advisory Board for Graphic Communications
Wednesday, July 09, 2003
HUDSON, N.H., July 8 -- Presstek, Inc., a leading provider of direct digital imaging technologies to the printing and publishing industry, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer Edward J. Marino has been appointed to the Advisory Board of New York University's Steinhardt School of Education's Center for Graphic Communications Management & Technology. The Board includes members from companies such as Applied Graphics Technologies, Kodak Polychrome Graphics, Lucent Technologies, New York Times, R.R. Donnelly & Sons and other industry leaders. "Ed's experience in the graphic arts and his commitment to education in our industry make him an ideal board member for the Center," said Jeff Jacobson, Chairman of the Advisory Board. "I know he will make valuable contributions as an advocate of the Center to the industry and as an advisor to students in understanding the range of opportunities in the graphic arts." The Graphic Communications Management and Technology Program, established by New York University and the School of Education in 1980, is a management training and research program designed to prepare individuals for management careers in the graphic communications industries. In addition to offering a conceptual foundation in graphic communications management and technology, the program reflects the latest advances in both theory and technology. The graphic communications industry is the second largest manufacturing group in the U.S. economy and ranks as the seventh largest employer. As telecommunications and other information systems have expanded to interface with printing, publishing, and the graphic arts, a total communications industry has evolved. The Center for Graphic Communications Management and Technology serves as the field relations arm of the academic program and is supported by distinguished leaders in the industry through their participation on a Board of Advisers.