Print Industry Expert
In 2001, Roger Gimbel founded Gimbel & Associates, an international consulting firm providing business and market development services, skills training, and expert public speaking in the graphic communications and digital solutions industry. The mission of Gimbel & Associates is to help clients identify new business opportunities and implement leading-edge solutions using expertise in organizational development, technology selection, implementation, and work processes.
Roger oversees a team of Consultants with expertise in sales training, workflow analysis, data analytics with MicroModelingTM, multichannel marketing, marketing plans, transactional printing, trans-promotional applications and creative strategies for mergers & acquisitions, business development workshops and seminars.
Roger is an authority and industry expert with over 40 years of experience as a printer, advisor, speaker, and instructor in the printing industry.
Roger was President of Xerographic Reproduction Center, Inc. (XRC Inc.), a worldwide leader in digital print on demand. Roger was also the Director of Worldwide Operations for Global Document Solutions, where he oversaw operations for one of the largest companies in the document services industry.
Roger has served as a member of the advisory council for the Xerox Premier Partners organization.
Roger is a founding member of the International Printer's Network (IPN), serving as its chairman for ten years. He currently serves as the Director of Sponsorship. The IPN is the world's foremost alliance of leading edge companies in the printing, visual communications, and graphic communications industry. IPN partners work together to provide the services companies need to do business globally.
Roger keeps his knowledge of technology current by sustaining his credentials as an Electronic Document Professional (EDP), which he first earned from Xplor in 2001. He has been re-certified through 2020. He is also a former board member for the Xplor Northeast Region.
Roger recently agreed to serve on the Advisory Board of the 2015 Inkjet Summit.
Roger is engaged as a keynote speaker domestically and internationally, presenting strategies for sales and marketing in the digital print industry. As a recognized expert, he is a popular draw for open house events, industry conferences, conventions, association meetings, and industry panels. His speaking experience includes engagements throughout Latin America, Europe, Africa, India, China, and the Middle East.
Roger earned his Bachelor's Degree from the New York Institute of Technology in 1973 and from 1989-2003, Roger was a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees at New York Institute of Technology
- Individualized Media Essentials (co-author), published by Xerox Corporation to explain effective techniques that use variable data campaigns to market to an audience of one.