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ONE TO ONE MAGAZINE (Published by CMP, May 2005)
Reprinted with permission of CMP Publications

PIONEERS OF THE US MEDIA INDUSTRY

"One To One salutes the achievements of some of the key people whose...talent, insight, and perseverence over the years have helped to make North America the world's media capital...In drawing up the list of the key pioneers in the pantheon of North American's media industry, One To One queried many in the industry. ..admittedly the final cut was difficult. And so without further ado... "

CHRIS ANDREWS
Entrepreneur and innovator Chris Andrews was the world's first CD-ROM producer, and followed that up by launching the first CD publishing system, the predecessor to today's CD burners. His widely-read book, The Education of a CD-ROM Publisher: An Insider's History of Electronic Publishing" accurately predicted the advent of DVD and the explosion of "DIY CD" phenomenon a decade before it happened. He's worn many hats, including stints as a product manager for Hewlett-Packard, and head of business development for the Grammy Awards, for which he was the architect of digital media projects. He has launched and managed his own companies, Livecast and UniDisc. Today, Andrews is active in next-generation publishing projects."


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