bluesalve partners are ready to support and inspire you

Our partners have decades of "C" suite experience across multiple disciplines. We elevate you through our deep experience in strategy and general management, business development, sales, marketing, product development and operations. We have a network of associates at all levels and accept clients as individuals or as a team. Whether you are startup, growth, mature, or turnaround, bluesalve partners and our senior consultants can tailor the team to suit your requirements.


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Avi Rosenthal

Avi has held numerous leadership roles within the IoT industry including Nortek, Legrand, Evolve and Superna. His unique background of industry experience and knowledge has helped start-ups as well as established companies leverage the IoT revolution. Through his deep connections with manufacturers, dealers, retailers, he has the insights and resources needed to develop, market and manufacture products and services for the IoT Industry.

Robert Heiblim

Robert has more than 35 years of experience in the consumer electronics field encompassing all phases of general management, including management of new technology start-ups, and high growth companies. Along with his teams Mr. Heiblim has developed, marketed and sold hundreds of millions of devices through most global outlets for consumer electronics.

Lew Brown

Strategic Consultant, COO, CEO, President, VP Business Development, Sales and Marketing - Success with turnaround, start-up and growth companies. Consummate team builder, leader, deal maker, strategist and implementer. Expertise in Consumer IoT, Consumer Technology and Consumer Goods. Excels in bringing new products and technology to market.
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Dan Quigley

Dan Quigley is a consultant, board advisor, thought leader and veteran engineering executive in the high tech industry. He loves working at the leading edge of technology and excels at translating ideas into products and solutions.
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David Kaplan

David was the recipient of the 2019 CTA TechHome Leadership Award. His work at the executive level has involved the complete commercial cycles of the high technology industry with a focus on audio technology and channels including expertise in purchasing, merchandising, and new product introduction.

Senior Consultants

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Mary Miller

From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, Mary has led global marketing efforts for major consumer brands such as Sega, Disney and Hasbro Interactive. Her career has included leadership roles at retail, agency and manufacturing. Her holistic approach to creating growth solutions for products and IoT technologies has successfully driven maximum results from scarce resources.
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Mike Fidler

Mike is a senior executive level veteran in the Consumer Technology sector. He has an illustrious career as CEO of Digeo, SVP of Sony and Pioneer, President of the UHD Alliance and Entrepreneur in Residence at Connect. In those roles he has successfully touched virtually the entire entertainment ecosystem — hardware, content, service providers, retailers, studios, and streaming services. Mike has directed the launch of key new consumer electronics technologies including A/V Receivers, DVD, Blu-ray, 4K, DVR and Advanced IP Cable STB. Fidler also helped drive the conversion of the theatrical exhibition industry from film to digital and advanced the development and marketing of all optical laser technologies.

Anne-Marie Rouse

An executive level product development and marketing expert, Anne-Marie excels at leading teams in challenging technical environments. Holding critical leadership roles at companies such as ADT, Nokia, Ericsson, and Motorola provide her with a wealth of experience, knowledge and a large base of well positioned contacts. Anne-Marie’s entrepreneurial spirit drives her to lead global projects to success from conceptualization to close.

Meghan Boots

As a product marketing leader Meghan has managed multiple products throughout their lifecycles within complex global organizations while navigating market conditions, changing technology, and being mindful of delicate issues. She has managed marketing for hardware and software, including mobile apps and virtual reality products; bringing experience from Adobe and Autodesk.

Colin Burke McClure

Colin is a 25-year veteran of the technology industry. He previously built and sold a successful web services company, in addition to holding senior leadership roles with Monster Cable, Niveus Media, Atlona, and MiOS. He delivers a comprehensive product, marketing, and strategic expertise that spans the full gamut of the CE, IoT, and SaaS spaces.
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Chris Palmisano

Intellectual Property and Business Strategy Adviser, Registered Patent Attorney. Chris helps clients identify and secure intellectual property rights using patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Chris helps strategically navigate competitors' rights through freedom-to-operate analyses, and leads diligence activities for acquisition, sale, and fundraising.
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Charles Durant

An accomplished senior executive with contributions to organizations ranging from green-field startups to complex multinational organizations such as General Electric and Honeywell. Strong operational management skills combined with both financial and legal acumen.

Fred Yando

Fred Yando is a proven visionary leader in the consumer electronics business with exceptional creative acumen and vast P&L; experience. Fred has created and implemented technology based companies that have yielded exceptional results. He specializes in organizing start-ups with the foundational skills that assure success.