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Donald Carli

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Full name Donald Carli
Country United States
Primary language English
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Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Management, Recycling, Publishing, Printing, Packaging, Digital Imaging, Color,

Editorial work Features writing, Editing
Last updated 14-02-2017 16:32


Donald Carli is founder and CEO of Nima Hunter, Inc. a consulting firm established in 1986 that provides clients with marketing research, marketing communications and editorial consulting, technology assessment, and strategic planning support related to publishing, printing, packaging, imaging, and
related sustainable visual communication technologies.

Clients served include Adobe, Agfa, Cygnus Publishing, DuPont, Ethical Corporation, The Environmental Careers Organization, GAMIS (The Graphic Arts Marketing Information Service), Hewlett
Packard, Gretag-Macbeth, Kodak, Mail-Well, NPES (The Association for Suppliers of Printing Publishing and Converting Technologies), North American Publishing, Presstek, Reed Publications, Sun Microsystems, Vaultus and Xerox.

Mr. Carli is Research Director of "The Greening of Print", the first
in a series of multi-client studies of trends, issues, attitudes,
behaviors, market dynamics, purchase decision factors, technologies and best practices related to environmentally preferable publishing, printing and packaging.

In conjunction with the Greening of Print study Don recently conducted a survey of 162 Environmental Health and Safety and Corporate Social Responsibility professionals in conjunction
with Ethical Corporation magazine. He is also writing an in-depth report on the opinions of market leaders and visionaries regarding the likely impact that increased pressure for corporate social responsibility may have on markets and technologies for printing and packaging.

Don Carli is a consulting editor to several publications in the US and Europe including Print On Demand Business, Actuel Grafisk
Information, Printing Impressions, and Graphic
Communications World. In addition, he has written numerous articles on new media, solidstate imaging, color management, environmental management, e-learning, sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

Don has been a featured speaker or keynote presenter at major
graphic arts, design and imaging conferences in the US and
Europe including Seybold Scandinavia, Siggraph, Spectrum, BookTech, TAGA, and GraphExpo. He was recently invited by California Polytechnic to present a lecture titled "Sustainability and The Greening of Print" in the 2002 distinguished scholar lecture series "Communication Technology: The Next 50 Years."

In 2001 Don was Research Director of an NPES commissioned
study of "Trends and Issues in the Adoption of Color
Management" that conducted a Delphi Poll of 50 color management experts and surveyed 500 current and potential users of standards-based color management systems.

From 1991 to 1993 Don was co-founder and Technical Director of the HiFi Color Project, a landmark effort to pinpoint and stimulate demand for advanced color printing technologies that was supported by over 40 companies including Adobe, AGFA, Apple, DuPont, Kodak, Fuji, Scitex, and Zanders USA.

From 1981-1986 Don held various positions including Strategic Planning Manager, Technical Director, and Production Operations Manager of the Crafton Graphic of New York. He was served as a market and technology analyst for Crafton's parent
company, SanomaWSOY of Helsinki Finland, a diversified communications firm that is the largest publisher and printer of magazines, newspapers and related products in Scandinavia. SanomaWSOY's five divisions cover a broad field, from news, information services and printing, to books, learning solutions, and entertainment.

From 1976 through 1980 Don collaborated in the publication of
limited editions as technical director and Master Printer
collaborating with artists including Joseph Albers, Robert Motherwell, Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein and David Hockney. From 1974-1976 Don completed an apprenticeship to Master Printer Kenneth Tyler and was employed as a Master Printer at Tyler Graphics in Bedford New York.

Don received his BA in English Literature and Fine Arts from St. Lawrence University in 1974. He completed studies toward an MA in Visual Arts and was a graduate teaching assistant at Hunter College of the City University of New York from 1977-80.

Contact Info:

Don Carli
Nima Hunter Inc.
250 east 40th St.
Suite 26D
New York, NY 10016

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