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August 02, 2011
  
  
(About Us )


Featurewell.com is an electronic marketplace for the global publishing industry. This website provides editors with the opportunity to purchase and republish top quality journalism.

David Wallis, Founder and CEO []
Mr. Wallis founded Featurewell.com in 2000. A Critically acclaimed journalist, Mr. Wallis specializes in interviewing business and political leaders, such as Vaclav Havel, Jimmy Carter and Lee Iacocca. Wallis, who contributes to The New York Times Magazine, Slate.com, The Washington Post and the Times of London, is the editor of "Killed: Great Journalism Too Hot To Print" (Nation Books, 2004) and "Killed Cartoons: Casualties from the War on Free Expression" (W.W. Norton, 2007).

Gus Mueller, Chief Technical Officer
Mr. Mueller is a content management specialist with an interest in comprehensive self-configuring user-database interfaces. Starting as a developer of community tools in the late 1990s, he later worked as a database architect and tool developer for Yahoo.com. These days he resides in the remote Catskill wilderness working as a consulting database architect and developer on web and wireless phone projects requiring complex suites of administrative tools.

Penny Blatt, Design Director
Ms. Blatt served as the design director of Forbes Life Magazine for more than 13 years. Ms. Blatt also redesigned Library Journal and has worked with several major consumer magazines, including Saveur, Smart Money and The New York Times Magazine.

Marc Deveaux, Technical Advisor []
Marc Deveaux has over 20 years experience in IT development and implementation, as a consultant he has provided advice to many Fortune 500 firms, including Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, CSFB and British Airways.

BOARD OF ADVISORS


Anthony Bennett
Mr. Bennett is co-founder of Red Sky Insights LLC, which provides brand consulting services. Previously, Mr. Bennett worked at Monitor Company in New York. He has spent most of his career in advertising- primarily as an account planner. He has worked at Leo Burnett in South Africa, then moved to Ogilvy and Mather in New York where he was elected Partner after two years. He has a Bachelor of Business Science Degree in Marketing and Marketing Research, awarded with Distinction, from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and has an MBA from Harvard Business School.

James A. Cutie
Mr. Cutie, who boasts experience including general management, strategic planning, marketing, advertising sales, electronic media, licensing, start-ups and capital formation, served in several senior management positions during his 17 year career at The New York Times Company. From 1993-1997, he was president and chief executive officer of The New York Times Information Services Group, which included The New York Times Syndicate, The New York Times News Service, and NYT Custom Publishing (since sold to Forbes). In 1997, Mr. Cutie left the Times to start a consulting firm, The Compass Group Of Connecticut, LLC. Recently, he became the chief operating officer of The Connecticut Mirror, an independent, non-partisan, non-profit news organization.

Andrew Gelman
Mr. Gelman is VP, Corporate Development, Copy Sales & General Counsel of Physicians Desk Reference. Before that, he served as VP, Business Affairs & Business Development at Rodale Inc. He ran the Business Development Group at Powerful Media Inc., parent company of [INSIDE]. Prior to that Mr. Gelman was at NBC where he negotiated drafted and administered talent, television production, licensing, and new media agreements for NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. Prior to NBC, Mr. Gelman worked as counsel to firms in the advertising, marketing and new media industries on legal and business issues. Mr. Gelman is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center,where he was an editor of The American Criminal Law Review and of Brandeis University.

Jonathan Glick
Mr. Glick is Vice President of Publications and Development of Gerson Lehrman Group, a leading independent investment research firm. Previously, Mr. Glick led all technology and product development for The New York Times Electronic Media Company, including product management of the world.

Sterling Lord
Mr. Lord is Co-Chairman of Sterling Lord Literistic. His authors over the years have included Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Dick Francis, Felix Francis, David Wise, Frank Deford, Tony Summers, Gloria Naylor and Howard Fast.