Howard S. Lichtman is a visual collaboration-focused technologist, publisher and consultant with specialties in telepresence and visual collaboration to improve organizational and individual productivity. He is the founder and president of the Human Productivity Lab, an independent consultancy and research firm that helps organizations design visual collaboration strategies and deploy solutions. Mr. Lichtman has specialties in designing global visual collaboration solutions, visual collaboration for Agile-Scrum, and investor due diligence.
He is the publisher of Telepresence Options Magazine, the Telepresence Options website and the monthlyTelepresence Options Telegraph newsletter, the world’s leading publications covering visual collaboration and telepresence technologies.
Mr. Lichtman is also the author and/or co-author of the Telepresence Options 2011 Yearbook, The Inter-Company Telepresence and Videoconferencing Handbook, The Telepresence and Videoconferencing Exchange Review, Telepresence, Effective Visual Collaboration and the Future of Global Business at the Speed of Light, and Emerging Technologies for Teleconferencing and Telepresence. He is currently working on Telepresence Options 2013.
Mr. Lichtman is a frequent commentator on telepresence, videoconferencing and effective visual collaboration and his writings on and analysis of the industry have been featured by US News and World Report, Telephony Magazine, CXO Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Reuters, Pro AV Magazine, Killer App Magazine, ABA Banking Journal, Bank Systems and Technology Magazine and CFO Magazine among others.