Biographical information

Video publishing comes of age. 

John Duhring

Program Development : evangelism : technology development


  • Pioneer who gets things done through enthusiasm and common sense.
  • Producer and manager of print, software, web and video products/services.
  • Facilitator of successful outcomes through applied knowledge management.
  • Entrepreneur, part of founding teams in three successful technology ventures.

  • Current: Producing and distributing videos using podcasting and blogging techniques.
  • Co-founded WAIS Inc. in 1992, built the organization to $4 million in sales, and realized a profitable shareholder exit upon sale to AOL in 1995 for $12 million.  Positioned the company as a publishing service for clients such as Encyclopedia Britannica, Boeing, WestLaw and others.   
  • Developed early online services in consultancy for Dow Jones’ DowVision and Apple’s AppleLink services.
  • Co-founded Supermac Software, and designed publishing industry business models to acquire and release best selling Macintosh software such as PixelPaint.  Supermac Software achieved sales of over $12 million with 50%+ profit.    
  • Recruited to Apple Computer in 1982 to set up and build their publishing industry relations program.  Became their publishing evangelist, working with Microsoft, Adobe and others.
  • Managed product line of college textbooks for Prentice-Hall.  Developed their first electronic publishing trials in 1981.

Professional experience

  • Chief Marketing Officer, Moving Image Research, Los Altos, CA  June 2003 to date
  • CEO,  Inclusion Inc., Los Altos, CA  1997 – 2002
  • VP- Business Development, WAIS Inc/AOL, Menlo Park, CA  1992 – 1997
  • Principal, John Duhring Marketing Services, Palo Alto, CA  1989 – 1992
  • General Manager, SuperMac Software, Sunnyvale, CA  1986 – 1989
  • Publishing Evangelist, Apple Computer, Cupertino, CA  1982 – 1985
  • Acquisitions Editor, Prentice – Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ  1977 – 1982
  • Field Advertising Representative, Procter and Gamble, Cincinnati, OH  1975 – 1977

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, BS, Business Administration, 1975
  • Varsity crew team

Additional Professional activities

  • Seybold Seminars Fellow and Internet Publishing Conference Chair, 1999
  • Board member, Friends of Cal Crew (alumni association), 2001 to present