Marc Tayer wrote Televisionaries following a thirty-year career in the media and communications technology business. He joined General Instrument’s New York corporate headquarters in 1985 and transferred to its San Diego–based VideoCipher Division in 1987. Two years later, he was appointed core team leader and product manager for the company’s trailblazing digital television project, a role for which he received an Emmy Award. Tayer served as VP of Global Marketing upon GI’s acquisition by Motorola in 2000. He then co-founded two digital video tech startups, while working for Cablevision’s Voom HDTV venture along the way. He received his BA from Williams College and his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Read Marc Tayer’s vignette, “Surfing For Something“