Document Security Systems to Host "Consumers, the Missing Soldiers in the War
on Counterfeit" Webinar on June 13
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 2, 2014
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Document Security Systems, Inc.
(NYSE MKT: DSS), a leader in anti-counterfeiting and authentication solutions,
will host a webinar on June 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Eastern time.
The webinar titled "Consumers, the Missing Soldiers in the War on Counterfeit,
Find Out What They Think," will discuss the findings of the DSS commissioned
market research survey titled "DSS Secure Counterfeit Study."
The webinar will feature industry experts Ron Guido, former vice president of
Global Brand Protection and Supply Chain Integrity for Johnson & Johnson and
Pat McInally, former NFL player, syndicated columnist, author and creator of
Kenner Toy's "Starting Line-up." Larry Shannon-Missal from Harris Interactive
will discuss the research methodology behind the market research survey.
The webinar will cover:
1.Current online shopping habits.
2.Perceived advantages and disadvantages of shopping online.
3.An exploration of counterfeiting and other online shopping concerns.
4.The potential impact authentication systems could have for online
The webinar will provide an inside look into online consumer's behavior and
consumer opinion of online counterfeits. DSS is offering the FULL research
summary, free of charge, to all webinar attendees. To sign up, please follow
the instructions provided at this link.
The survey was conducted online within the United States by Harris Poll on
behalf of Document Security Systems, Inc. from January 2-8, 2014 among 1,015
U.S. smartphone owners ages 18 and older. The online survey was not based on a
probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can
be calculated. For complete survey methodology, including weighting variables,
please call 585-325-3610.
About Pat McInally
Pat McInally graduated with honors from Harvard University in 1975. While at
Harvard, he was consensus first team All-American (wide receiver), named
second team All-America in his junior season, named First Team All-New England
and All-East junior and senior years. In 1974, he was named both New England
Player of the Year and National Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete. He was
also named All-Ivy League as punter and wide receiver and played in the
East-West Shrine Game, Hula Bowl, Senior Bowl (first Ivy Leaguer) and College
In 1975 he was drafted by the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals. He was the only NFL
player ever to achieve a perfect score of 50 on the Wonderlic Intelligence
Test. Mr. McInally's professional football career includes being named to
the NFL 1976 All-Rookie Team, leading the NFL in punting in the 1978-79 and
1981-82 seasons, being named to the 1982 All-Pro Team, and playing in the Pro
Bowl as well as playing in Super Bowl XVI. He has the distinction of being
the only Harvard graduate to play in both the Super Bowl and Pro Bowl.
After playing professional football, Pat McInally was enshrined in the Harvard
Athletic Hall of Fame, enshrined in the Orange County Hall of Fame, Named to
the All-Time Cincinnati Bengal Team, named to the All-Time Orange County
Football Team, named to the All-Time, All-Ivy League Silver Anniversary Team,
as both punter and wide receiver, and enshrined in the Collegiate Football
Hall of Fame as one of only six individuals named as the top scholar-athletes
of the 20^th Century.
In the 1980's, Pat McInally had the number one syndicated sports column in the
country, "Pat Answers for Kids", a weekly article, with readership in excess
of 20 million. He also wrote "Moms & Dads, Kids & Sports", published by
Scribners and authored articles for NFL.com, PopWarner.com, NYSCA, Pony League
Baseball, soccer organizations, and PacifiCare.com.
In 1987 he created Kenner Toys' "Starting Line-Up", which is expected to get
over 700 million dollars in sales over the next 13 years. He has worked with
the National Council of Youth Sports, National Park and Recreation
Association, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and the American Football
Coaches Associations. He presently serves on the NFL's Youth Football Board
with Commissioner Roger Goodall.
About Ron Guido
Ron Guido is an independent consultant specializing in brand protection,
marketing and supply chain management. Ron has 36 years of experience with
Johnson & Johnson. He has held executive level positions in the areas of
operations, sales & marketing, business development, information technology
and general management.
His most recent role was Vice President, Global Brand Protection for Johnson &
Johnson where his group was responsible for anti-counterfeiting programs and
policies. He continues to consult on the topic of supply security and is
broadly recognized by industry peers and government agencies as a leading
authority on anti-counterfeiting practices and technologies.
He is a Board member for a charitable medical organization known as Operation
Smile and an advisor to the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh
Dickinson University. Ron holds three patents for medical devices.
Ron has an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering from Rutgers
University and a Masters in Management Engineering from New Jersey Institute
About Nielsen & The Harris Poll
On February 3, 2014, Nielsen acquired Harris Interactive and The Harris Poll.
Nielsen Holdings N.V. is a global information and measurement company with
leading market positions in marketing and consumer information, television and
other media measurement, online intelligence and mobile measurement. Nielsen
has a presence in approximately 100 countries, with headquarters in New York,
USA and Diemen, the Netherlands. For more information, visitwww.nielsen.com.
About Document Security Systems
Document Security Systems, Inc.'s (NYSE MKT: DSS) products and solutions are
used by governments, corporations and financial institutions to defeat fraud
and to protect brands and digital information from the expanding world-wide
counterfeiting problem. DSS technologies help ensure the authenticity of both
digital and physical financial instruments, identification documents,
sensitive publications, brand packaging and websites.
DSS continually invests in research and development to meet the ever-changing
security needs of its clients and offers licensing of its patented
technologies through its subsidiary, DSS Technology Management, Inc.
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