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John Papageorge

John Papageorge has worked at some of the biggest names in the high tech industry, launching products and programs for companies, such as Oracle, HP, Cisco, and Microsoft. John's passion for aesthetics and innovation has propelled him down various entrepreneurial paths. He was once co-founder of Standard Alliance, the San Francisco-based iTV application and production company, which created the first — and only — convergent initiative on behalf of the AOL-TIME WARNER merger. He also created Buzzphone, a mobile application company that allowed fans to receive voice messages from their favorite artists and athletes. In addition to all of these truly impressive and remarkable accomplishments, John collects accordions and is actively cultivating an image of "a good-looking bad boy who plays by his own rules."

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Listen to Your Customers

Good design processes lead to great easy-to-use products, which translates to customer satisfaction, which inevitably results in business success. But what defines good design processes in the first place? Putting the customer first by using your ears. 

Oct. 4, 2017

Arena Helps Benelux High Tech and Med Dev Companies Innovate

As a global manufacturer, perhaps you’re aware of the Benelux region. It’s a magical place that includes the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. In the Benelux region, Arena has a partner, ProductStream. In this four-part blog post series, we spoke with ProductStream executive Ard Zonneveld to discuss this fascinating market where innovation rivals that of Silicon Valley.

Sept. 20, 2017

Arena Enables Collaboration with Different Personalities

Arena keeps people of all different personality types on the same page, collaborating happily and harmoniously together. And we couldn’t be happier about that. Avoid the blame game by clicking here to learn more about collaboration in Arena’s latest white paper on intelligent bill of materials (BOM) management.

Sept. 13, 2017