Resume Of Anthony J. Wechselberger

Entropy Management Solutions(1999-Present)
Broadband and multimedia consulting services. Specializing in technology strategy and management (identification and development of core technologies, IPR leveraging, positioning, make/buy/partner), business and strategic planning, value creation and market development. Satisfied clients in broadband/Internet security, content delivery networks and systems, IPR assertion, digital rights management technology and expert witness and research services to the legal community.
TV/COM International Inc., (Subsidiary of Hyundai Electronics America)(1997-1999)
Vice President of Product Management
Business management for company’s product and system solutions: Competitiveness of overall product mix, contract compliance, margin definition/maintenance, product marketing, customer support/field service. Cross-functional direction of third party customer relations, contract administration, product life cycle processes, IPR licensing.
TV/COM International Inc., (Subsidiary of Hyundai Electronics America)(1995-1997)
General Manager, Conditional Access Business Unit
Business head for the “Control and Conditional Access Systems” group, a P&L unit to develop, market, and support computerized network control and encryption-based broadband security systems for international cable, satellite and wireless/broadcast applications (“AlphaStar Television Network” and German “DF1” BetaCrypt DBS networks).
OCI Communications Inc. – TV/COM International (Private company)(1990-1995)
Vice President and Chief Technical Officer
Defined technical strategies and core technologies, rebuilt technical operations group, established cross functional team organization and formal project management disciplines. Formulated roadmap into digital television, and participated in realizing strategic partnering objectives. Participated in international standard developments and establishment of European and North American beachhead accounts.
OAK Communications, Inc., (Division of OAK Industries, Inc.)(1988-1990)
Senior Vice President, Domestic Operations
Managed US operations for OAK Communications: Technical operations, marketing and sales (revenue capture, account management). As part of three member executive team, executed OCI’s divestiture from OAK Industries.
OAK Communications, Inc., (Division of OAK Industries, Inc.)(1982-1988)
Director Engineering, VP Engineering, VP Tech Operations
Managed engineering, technical marketing, field operations and factory liaison (Taiwan). Supervised the evelopment of the industry’s first widely deployed consumer broaband systems employing hard encryption security for satellite, cable and broadcast.
OAK Industries, Inc.(1980-1982)
Member, Corporate Advanced Technology Group
Research, simulation and prototyping of technologies in support of OAK’s broadcasting businesses. Advanced control and digital coding systems for scrambling, compression and transmission of audio and video, and developed/patented the industry’s first hard encryption security methodologies for broadcast.
General Dynamics Inc., Electronics Division(1974-1980)
Senior Engineer/Project Engineer
Aerospace Engineering: communications, embedded processing, digital signal processing for portable man/aircraft wargame instrumentation, moving target indicator (MTI) digital radar, Global Positioning System receivers.
1984 – Executive Program for Scientists and Engineers University of California, San Diego
1979 – Master of Science, Electrical Engineering San Diego State University
1974 – Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering University of Arizona
Numerous technical and marketing presentations, publications and panels in the fields of cable and satellite broadcasting, standards development, broadband, Internet and cinema security.
“Storage & Delivery of Electronic Media with Advertising” US Pat App 10/028,013, and provisional following App 60/38,008, both Dec 2001.
“Anonymous Transactions Over a System of Networked Computers” US Pat App 09/654,662.
“Multilayer Encryption System for the Broadcast of Encrypted Information”, U.S. Pat. No. 4,531,020, July 1985.
“Universal Decoder”, U.S. Pat. No. 5,113,440, May 1992.
Memberships (past/present)
Society of Cable & Telecommunications Engineers, Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, Advanced Television Systems Committee, ISO, Institute of Electronic & Electrical Engineers.