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.



Avi Rosenthal

Avi has held leadership roles throughout the IoT industry, including Nortek, Legrand, Evolve and Superna. His unique industry experience and knowledge has helped both startups and established companies leverage the IoT revolution. Through deep connections with manufacturers, dealers and retailers, he has the insights and resources needed to develop, manufacture and market products and services for the IoT Industry.

Lew Brown

Lew offers a wealth of executive experience as a CEO, COO, President, VP of Business Development and VP of Sales & Marketing throughout the consumer technology sectors, with extensive expertise in IoT products and services. A consummate deal maker, team builder, leader, strategist and implementer, he excels in bringing new products and services to market for turnaround, startup and growth companies.

Robert Heiblim

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our longtime friend and founding partner, Robert Heiblim. One of the true visionaries of the consumer electronics industry, Robert was an accomplished executive, a trusted advisor and a cherished mentor whose influence can be felt today throughout the CE landscape and beyond. Read More...

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.

Mike Fidler

Mike has had an illustrious career as CEO of Digeo, SVP of Sony and Pioneer, and President of the UHD Alliance. In those roles he successfully touched the entire entertainment ecosystem: hardware, content, service providers, retailers, studios and streaming services. Mike has directed the launch of such key technologies as A/V Receivers, DVD, Blu-ray, 4K, DVR and Advanced IP Cable STB, He also helped drive the conversion of the theatrical exhibition industry from film to digital.

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.

Ryan Tykwinski

Ryan’s passion and experience focuses on bringing new technology categories, with their products and services, to the consumer market. As a former Senior Merchant and Director of Strategy & Technology for Best Buy, and as a consultant with Sprosty Network, Ryan has led and been responsible for assessing, identifying, launching and managing hundreds of significant new technology categories and products.

Edgar J. Gomez

An expert in the Latin American markets. Edgar has been in the technology sector for over 35 years, holding senior positions in companies such as Grupo Construlita, Conectel, Bellsouth and Comsat International. He has spent the past several years developing IOT platforms and solutions for the Mexican market and has the insights and resources needed to develop, manufacture and market products and services for the IoT Industry in Latin America.

Fred Yando

Fred is a proven leader in the consumer electronics business with exceptional creative acumen and vast P&L experience. He specializes in organizing start-ups with the foundational skills that assure success. Fred helps technology companies accelerate revenue generation through market assessments, streamlined product development and tools to validate the best opportunities for sales growth.

Valerie Clark

An executive level risk and human resources expert, Val has held top level positions for mid-size and large companies in a variety of industries focusing on compliance, crisis management, employee relations and insurance. Her focus is always on company continuity and best practices plus navigating compliance, employee health and safety, and environmental awareness.