ABOUT SANDPIPER NEW MEDIA
Sandpiper New Media, owned by technology pioneer Brent Clark Palmer, is a marketing & technology management consulting firm with a strong emphasis on business operations, strategic marketing, and information design.
IN THE eBEGINNING
In the early 1990s, Mr. Palmer implemented one of the first full-motion/full-screen video networks for Hewlett-Packard. Subsequently, he designed one of the first hotel wi-fi networks for Hilton (at Disneyland!), and one of the first voice-over-IP telephone systems for Panasonic Labs.
Since 1995, Sandpiper New Media has been a pioneer in the development of the Internet. SNM owner Brent Clark Palmer was one of the first web developers to introduce vertical side-navigation, and his pioneering model is the subject of a chapter in the McGraw-Hill textbook Internet Literacy. He was also a founding attendee at the First International Conference on Electronic Commerce in Austin, Texas.
WORKING THE WEB
SNM has created scores of successful web sites, including libertyguide.com for the Institute for Humane Studies in Washington, DC. In recent years, Mr. Palmer has been recognized in several industries for transitioning many companies to paperless processes using mobile technology.
NOT JUST THE BRANDS, MA'AM
SNM has also done branding for Reason magazine events and a national yoga clothing chain. Mr. Palmer consulted on information architecture for osha.gov and created a popular web community for toy company Hasbro.
AN INTERESTING GENTLEMAN
A well-rounded individual, Mr. Palmer also found time to play piano for an art opening of Leonard Nimoy’s photography, to spend a year traveling through nine Western states in his classic convertible, and to become a certified Reiki Master massage therapist.
In early 2015, calling on drone manufacturers and Navy engineers, Mr. Palmer organized a world-first Drone Festival in the California high desert, and successfully fought to make over 25 California state fairgrounds drone-friendly.
THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIST
Mr. Palmer’s guide to information technology in business, To Full Power Every Time is widely circulated among information technology leaders seeking advice on organizing their departments.
As a management consultant, Mr. Palmer has been a contract executive at VP level or as CTO/CIO in several service industries, manufacturing, internet service providers, real estate/mortgage services, and retail. For a complete listing of Mr. Palmer's work as a management consultant and as a web developer, his resume is available here.