2020 Speaker Preview

Meet the speakers will speak at Digital Print for Packaging US 2020!

  • Nick Benkovich

    Vice President, Portfolio Product Management efi

    Coming Soon!

  • Richard Brown

    President The BoxMaker and Fantastapack.com

    Richard Brown has over 30 years’ experience in the packaging industry, mainly in sales and general management with Orora® and Pregis®. For the past 16 years, he has led The BoxMaker, a diversified packaging company and sheet plant serving the Pacific Northwest and beyond. 

    Richard enjoys sharing his knowledge with brand owners, agencies, and other packaging firms to help them receive the many benefits of digitally produced packaging. 

  • Marc Crouch

    CEO & Founder Firedrop

    Coming Soon!

  • Karen Goeller

    Product Manager Packlane

    Coming soon!

  • Sean Smyth

    Print Consultant Smithers

    Sean Smyth has spent over 25 years in the industry in senior technology positions for a variety of print businesses across the supply chain, in hands on and consultancy roles. He helps companies make money through the appropriate use of technology.

    Sean has a deep knowledge of the global print market, and a key member of the team providing quantitative market data and forecasts for the printing, paper and packaging industry. He authors off-the-shelf market studies and provides strategic consultancy services to a range of clients across the value chain.

    Sean has a strong background in appropriate application of technology to print, implementing digital print systems, MIS and workflows to take time and cost out of the print supply chain. In 1994 he became Technical Director of Rexam, where the first colour digital presses in the UK were installed and he has extensive experience of digital printing. He has written many books and market studies on the future, print technology and digital print, including Smithers' flagship title "The Print & Production Manual" and the "Future of Global Print Markets".

    He has held senior management roles for several large and small print and print management companies where he applied systems and technology to improve efficiencies. He has a very strong background in digital printing, for users and suppliers. Currently he acts as a non-executive Director at REAL Digital International, the pioneer of high volume inkjet and electrophotographic print. He is the editor of "Digital Labels and Packaging" launched in 2010 for Whitmar Publications, and contributes regular technology columns and articles for the Trade Press and Smithers journals

  • Tyler Thompson

    Director of Technologies Tilia Labs

    Tyler Thompson is the Director of Technologies at Tilia Labs. Having completed a B.S in Graphic Communications from Clemson University and a M.S. in Computer Science from University of Denver, Tyler is a thought-leader in AI and emerging software technology.