December 8, 2003
– Farhad Mafie, a former Vice President with Toshiba America Electronic
Components, Inc. today announced the formal launch of Savant Company Inc.
Savant provides marketing solutions, market intelligence, and
technology/business forums such as conferences and seminars to the
technology industry. The Savant multidimensional business model serves the
needs of both large and small companies.
“Our main goal is to assist technology companies by developing a
commercialization process that matches their new technology, applications,
segmentation strategy, or geographical focus,” said Farhad Mafie, president
and chief executive officer of Savant Company Inc. “The commercialization
of leading-edge complex technologies requires that these technologies be
brought to a practical level that can be easily communicated, well
understood and effectively used by both technical and non-technical business
professionals in the global technology industry.” He added that the company
will offer a range of targeted services, including consulting, reports,
conferences, seminars, workshops and newsletters.
“The innovative Savant approach provides a much-needed answer for business
professionals seeking to adopt leading-edge technologies
such as biometrics, biochip, nanotechnology, system-on-chip, wireless and
as well as to acquire globally tuned business skills. The company’s product
marketing and market research capabilities are excellent resources for
professionals tasked with making complex technical and marketing decisions,”
said Jauher Zaidi, president and CEO of Palmchip Corporation.
1. The Savant Advisory Board: A group of highly
skilled, proven leaders in the industry are collaborating with Savant on its
strategies, partnerships and alliances.
2. Savant Affiliates: The Savant business model allows
for the best experts, technologists and leaders in industry and in academia
to share their expertise with business professionals in the technology
For a list of Savant’s Advisory Board and selected
Affiliates, along with their professional biographical sketches, please
Savant: An Answer to Market Needs
The typical employment cycle in
has shrunk to 18 to 36 months and is decreasing rapidly. Frequent, focused
training is needed at all levels to meet the new employment model and its
related challenges in
Technology is advancing faster than at any other time in history;
professionals need continuous education that matches this pace. At the same
time, business professional are challenged by information overflow and need
targeted data that will enable them to understand a certain technology or
certain market challenges prior to making their complex business decisions.
They need to be globally aware and develop appropriate skill sets to be
effective in their day-to-day activities.
*About Savant Company Inc.
Savant Company Inc. is a provider of consultation, research and educational
services for both large and small technology organizations. Savant’s
success relies on the combined expertise and professional leadership of
Savant Affiliates and Savant’s highly-respected Advisory Board. Together,
they ensure the quality of Savant’s leading-edge services,
conferences, seminars, workshops, reports, newsletters, etc., to business
Savant Company Inc. is an independently owned and independently operated
company and is incorporated in the State of
California. For additional information on the company
or its products and services, please visit the Savant Web site at
www.savantcompany.com. For marketing inquiries,
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announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.
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