Our Experts

Synectics Open Solutions, LLC (or SOS) has assembled a team of business experts from Motorola, Toyota, Hewlett-Packard, Apple, Coach, as well as media, advertising and promotion entrepreneurs that have ‘bottom-line, results-oriented’ experience to help solve your business problems. Whether it’s acquisitions or divestments, cash flows or financial survival, creating high performance teams to employee retention, we will assemble a team of experts to collectively address your individual opportunities.

Each business expert will not be assigned to your account, they  volunteer for your project because they are excited about finding a solution. These experts will be fully engaged in your project for the duration. This dynamic creates a team of experts that more effectively collaborates and completes projects faster, you’ll also cut costs and shorten meeting and production time.

We create the business tools and solutions you need to grow – together.

Jerry Bower Marketing ExpertJerry Bower – Marketing Expert

Jerry has been a successful former Senior Manager with Apple Computer and a principal partner in his own firm since 2007. He’s focused on corporate and product marketing, business development, channel development, distribution expansion and much more for over 40 years.  (learn more)

Mark V. Chellis Marketing ExpertMark Chellis – Marketing Expert

A global senior marketing executive, for over 35 years speaker and strategist, Mark is a technology expert with C-level experience for companies such as Compaq (Hewlett Packard) and Motorola. He has a proven track record of launching new programs, products and ideas.  (learn more)

Jim Feldman Chief Innovation ExpertJames D. Feldman – Chief Innovation Expert

Over the past 35 years, Jim has created solutions for organizations such as Toyota, Eastman Kodak, Dept. of Defense, Hewlett-Packard, Apple and much more. He’s an incentive, promotions and motivation industry expert and specializes in innovative solutions and incentives. (learn more)

Karen Gordon Event Marketing ExpertKaren Gordon – Event Marketing Expert

For over 30 years, Karen has built bridges between the corporate/incentive travel market and Las Vegas. She’s an incentive and event  industry leader and is the owner and founder of a successful Destination Management Company – Activity Planners. (learn more)

Chuck Hamburg Restaurant and Hospitality Expert

Prof. Chuck Hamburg – Restaurant & Hospitality Expert

Chuck has spent the last 39 years in the restaurant industry as an educator, operator and consultant and has lectured on Hospitality Management in over 30 countries worldwide. He’s also worked extensively in gaming and hospitality. (learn more)

Dan Leong Operations and Finance Expert Dan Leong – Operations & Finance Expert

Dan is the Chief Operating Officer at USMotivation and is responsible for all aspects of their service delivery including incentive travel, meeting logistics, virtual events, communication services and more. He has been an innovator in the incentive industry for over 30 years.  (learn more)


Carole Lieberman M.D., M.P.H. – Psychology of Success Expert

Three-time Emmy Award winner and Beverly Hills Psychologist, Dr. Carole analyzes the psychological impact of world events to help individuals to deal with change.  She’s appeared on Oprah, Larry King Live, Fox News, CNN, BBC, “The Today Show”, “Good Morning America”, “Entertainment Tonight” and many more. (learn more)

Bernard Liebowitz Change Management Expert
Bernard Liebowitz – Change Management Expert

Bernie Liebowitz has over 40 years consulting to a variety of businesses (Fortune 100 and large privately owned firms) dealing with their change management challenges, including organization design, performance management and strategic planning.  His primary focus is hands-on implementation and seeing that the desired results and goals are achieved.  (learn more)

Joon Moon Capital Deployment ExpertDr. Joon Moon – Capital Deployment Expert

Specializing in the manufacturing, service and financial sectors, Joon has acquired and operated over 30 companies as owner and chairman. His experience working with DuPont and Celanese Corporations spurred his interest in consumer products, plastics and swimming pool industries, in which he still excels today. (learn more)

Mike Parrottino Channel Distribution Expert Mike Parrottino – Channel Distribution Expert

With over 30 years of real-world sales and business experience as an executive with Hewlett-Packard and Compaq, he has been responsible for the company’s overall PSG sales “go-to” market strategy for partner programs, partner development, training and communications.  (learn more)

Christopher C. Perks Event and Hospitality ExpertChristopher C. Perks – Event & Hospitality Expert

Chris is renowned as one of the travel industry’s original thinkers and marketing geniuses. A top level executive, his over 35 years of operational experience spans the globe, including Europe, Asia, North and South America and the Caribbean. (learn more)

Jeannie L Smith Competitive Advantage ExpertJaynie Smith – Competitive Differentiation Expert

For over 20 years, Jaynie has been in the marketing and management business with clients ranging from Fortune 500 to mid-sized companies. She consults with many CEOs and high-level executives to help define their competitive differentiation. She is also a best selling author. (learn more)

Dan Seidman Sales Training ExpertDan Seidman – Sales Training Expert

Dan is one of America’s top speakers, trainers and coaches in influence for over 20 years. He’s the #1 business best-selling author of Sales Autopsy, as well as being selected as one of the “Top 12 Sales Coaches in America” in Ultimate Selling Power. He was also a World Master’s athlete. (learn more)

Paul Spitberg Marketing and Sales Management ExpertPaul Spitzberg – Marketing & Sales Management Expert

For over 35 years, Paul has worked in international marketing, incentive marketing and operational management. He’s also held several key positions as an Executive for Coach, American Express, and the Incentive Marketing Association. (learn more)

Steve Sturm Marketing and Media ExpertSteve Sturm – Marketing & Media Expert

For over 30 years, Steve has held management positions with Toyota Motor Sales, focusing on accessory development, product development, and market/price planning. He’s also been the National Distribution, Logistics & SalesPlanning Manager, Corporate Sales Planning Manager, and Corporate Meeting Manager for Lexus. (learn more)

Marketing Expert Ron WeinstockRon Weinstock – Opportunity Expert

For over 30 years, Ron has been on the front lines of consumer products and services business including top chain restaurants, financial, health, entertainment/sports and retailing organizations. He launched marketing campaigns for Pizza Hut, Perkins, Blockbuster, Jiffy Lube and Embassy Suites to name few.  (learn more)

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