Netanium Strategic Consulting's solutions are based on sound principles,
tempered by over two decades of business experience, and powered by highly creative thinking.
Gregory S. Hopper
Hopper is an experienced, visionary executive and entrepreneur with broad experience in corporate strategy, marketing, product
and service development, and operations.
Mr. Hopper has assisted his clients develop innovative and resourceful
business and marketing strategies. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Visiting International Faculty Program, Chapel
Hill Leasing, and Greenwave Sciences, Inc., and on the advisory board of AnyWare Radio, a wireless entertainment delivery
Prior to founding Netanium, Mr. Hopper co-founded and served as VP of Business Development for an Austin,
TX based start-up, where his business plan and focus on ease-of-use helped lead to a $144M IPO in March, 2000. Earlier, he
was Program Director of Systems Integration, and Manager of Commercial Strategy for the IBM Personal Systems Group, and held
a progression of technical and management positions in emerging technology, new market development, and technical services
marketing over a 17 year career with IBM.
Mr. Hopper managed the team that developed and introduced the IBM Young
Explorer in conjunction with Newell-Rubbermaid’s Little Tikes subsidiary. This product was the first product co-logoed
by IBM in the United States, and was the culmination of first-of-a-kind licensing efforts pioneered by his team. He has successfully
marketed technologies for universities, companies of all sizes, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
He has successfully managed highly complex, multimillion dollar projects in the high tech field, including the introduction
of new electronic packaging technologies, for which he received several IBM corporate awards.
He is known as
a creative, "out-of-the-box" thinker with a track record of success in predicting future trends and capitalizing
Mr. Hopper has seven United States Patents, six technical publications, thirteen publications in the
IBM Technical Disclosure Bulletin, and a number of articles in print and online media. He is a Senior Member of the Institute
of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and a member of the Licensing Executives Society. His resume is available here.
You can contact Mr. Hopper directly
at ghopper (at) netanium.com