Michael Edmund Kolowich is a new media and internet content entrepreneur and documentary filmmaker. He is chief content officer of OpenExchange Inc. and is founding producer of DigiNovations, a digital multimedia production company in Acton, Massachusetts. He was founder and CEO of KnowledgeVision Systems Incorporated, which merged into OpenExchange in October, 2019, he was a partner at Bain & Company, chief marketing officer for Lotus Development Corporation, founding publisher and columnist for PC/Computing magazine, was founder and president of Ziff-Davis Interactive, served as president of AT&T New Media, was chairman, president and CEO of Individual Incorporated, co-founded NewsEdge Corporation. Born in Detroit, Kolowich is the eldest son of Raymund Frederick Kolowich and Marilynn Convery. After growing up in Michigan, he attended Portsmouth Abbey School in Portsmouth, Rhode Island and received his A. B. in 1974 from Harvard College, with a concentration in Engineering and Applied Physics/Computer Sciences.
While at Harvard, Kolowich was news director of Harvard Radio. Kolowich returned to Harvard to attend Harvard Business School, from which he received an M. B. A. with distinction in 1980. After college in 1974, Kolowich joined the news staff at WBZ-TV in Boston as assignment editor. After a year at WPRI-TV in Providence, Rhode Island, Kolowich returned to WBZ-TV as producer of "Eyewitness News at Eleven." In 1976, Kolowich became an on-air reporter for "The Ten O'Clock News" at WGBH-TV in Boston, was awarded an Emmy Award for a series on aviation safety. After returning for two years of graduate school at Harvard, Kolowich joined the management consulting firm of Bain & Company, where he was best known for his work during the turnaround of Chrysler Corporation and his leadership on the employee buyout of Weirton Steel Corporation in 1983, he became a vice president and partner in the firm in 1984. In 1985, Kolowich took a leave of absence from Bain & Company to join the growing Lotus Development Corporation as corporate vice president and business development.
After a company reorganization in 1987, he took line responsibility for all of Lotus' non-spreadsheet products, including Freelance Graphics, Agenda and Manuscript. He was responsible for negotiating and signing the development agreement with Iris Associates that gave Lotus the long-term rights to market the pioneering groupware product, Lotus Notes. In 1988, William B. Ziff, Jr. recruited Kolowich to become founding publisher and columnist for a new computer magazine for Ziff-Davis Publishing Company. Launched as PC/Computing, the magazine reached a circulation of more than 1 million within five years. In 1991, as he moved PC/Computing's headquarters from Boston to Foster City, Kolowich took over all of Ziff Davis' electronic publishing efforts, consolidating them under the name Ziff-Davis Interactive; the most notable product of these efforts was ZDNet, an online complement to Ziff-Davis' print publications, which became the most valuable property in the Ziff-Davis portfolio. In 1994, when the Ziff family disposed of its publishing properties, Kolowich brought the company's online technology division, called the Interchange Online Network, to AT&T, where Kolowich was named president of AT&T New Media Services.
In 1996, Kolowich was named chairman, president and CEO of Individual Incorporated, an internet news filtering company that earlier that year been one of the first web content companies to go public successfully. In 1998, Kolowich negotiated a merger-of-equals with competitor Desktop Data, co-founded NewsEdge Corporation, subsequently sold in 2001 to The Thomson Corporation. In 2001, Kolowich founded DigiNovations as a multimedia production company that would apply video and multimedia technology to telling the stories of New England companies and educational institutions, he has produced corporate and institutional documentary films for, among other clients, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Museum of Science, Sacred Heart University, Genzyme Corporation. He was architect and producer of Mitt TV, the internet TV channel of the Mitt Romney 2008 presidential campaign, served on the board of Piper Aircraft and AmSafe Inc. Michael Kolowich is a Museum Advisor for Museum of Science, where he was vice-chairman of the Program Advisory Committee, serves on the President's Council of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, is past president and commissioner of Concord-Carlisle Youth Baseball & Softball.
He is an officer of the National Professional Videographers Association and is a trustee emeritus of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council. Michael Kolowich on LinkedIn Executive Profile: Michael Kolowich on KnowledgeVision site Open Exchange and KnowledgeVision Merge KnowledgeVision Goes to Market with New Company, Experienced Team "Project Athena" and the Moment of Conception, ZDNet, April 17, 2011 New Executives Added at Piper Profile in EventDV Magazine "Individual Inc. Names Michael Kolowich as CEO," Newsbytes Network, Sept. 3, 1996 SEC Public Company Filings: Michael E. Kolowich Press Release: Individual/Desktop Data Merger WGBH Timeline KVStudio: Conversation with Michael Kolowich
Dee Dee Ramone I. C. L. C. was a band project featuring New York City bassist John Carco. The band were formed by Carco in 1994 in New York City, they became friends after a chance meeting at an infamous Green Door party on St. Mark's Place in 1992. After several live shows and drummers in the three piece line up the two members decided to move to Amsterdam to record for Rough Trade Records' World Services; the 4-song EP Chinese Bitch and the album I Hate Freaks Like You were both released in 1994. The band were well known for their exciting live shows and would go on to tour 22 countries in a 10-month period, though never touring the U. S. During work on their second full-length album, the band were dropped by their label; some of those songs would be recorded by the Ramones on their final album! Adios Amigos! With this development, John Carco left the band and moved to Los Angeles where he formed the band Metro with Peter Stahl. Dee Dee Ramone formed the Ramones tribute band The Ramainz with his wife Barbara Zampini and former Ramones members Marky Ramone and C. J. Ramone.
Norman Denis Botton is a former English first-class cricketer. Born at Hammersmith in April 1975, Botton attended Oxford. While studying at Oxford, Botton played first-class cricket for Oxford University, his debut came against Leicestershire at Oxford in 1974. He played first-class cricket for Oxford until 1975. In his fourteen matches, he scored a total of 272 runs at an average of 12.36 and with a high score of 38 not out. With his left-arm medium pace bowling, he took 11 wickets at a bowling average of 64.90, with best figures of 2 for 53. He made a single first-class appearance for a combined Oxford and Cambridge Universities cricket team against the touring West Indians in 1974. After graduating from Oxford, Botton became a schoolteacher. Prior to his retirement, he was the head of history at Monkton Combe School. Botton continued to play cricket long after the conclusion of his brief first-class career, featuring for the Somerset Over-50s and Over-60s. However, severe osteoarthritis which restricted his ability to walk made it impossible to play cricket.
In 2013, Botton received a hip replacement and within ten months he was playing cricket once more, resulting in him being selected to play for the England Over-60s on their 2016 tour of Australia. Norman Botton at ESPNcricinfo
Andrew Mangham is a literary critic and lecturer at the University of Reading, UK. He is best known for his work on the sensation novel, having published three books and numerous articles on the genre, but he has published critical work on Dickens and the Gothic. Mangham was born in Thurnscoe, a coal-mining village near Barnsley, South Yorkshire, got his bachelor's degree from the University of Huddersfield, he gained distinction in his master's degree in Victorian Literature from the University of Leeds, moved to the University of Sheffield to study for a PhD with Sally Shuttleworth. The subject of his PhD thesis became the basis of his first book Violent Women and Sensation Fiction, published in 2007. Violent Women and Sensation Fiction: Crime and Victorian Popular Culture, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. Wilkie Collins: Interdisciplinary Essays, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. Editor; the Female Body in Medicine and Literature, Liverpool University Press, 2011. Editor; the Poetry of Menotti Lerro, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011.
Editor. The Cambridge Companion to Sensation Fiction, Cambridge University Press, Editor. Dickens's Anatomy: Medical Jurisprudence, Realist Logic and the Boz Years, In progress.'Hysterical Fictions: Mid-Nineteenth-Century Medical Constructions of Hysteria and the Fiction of Mary Elizabeth Braddon', Wilkie Collins Society Journal, 6.'"Murdered at the Breast": Maternal Violence and the Self-Made Man in Popular Victorian Culture', Critical Survey, 16:1.'The Detective Fiction of Female Adolescent Violence', Clues: A Journal of Detection, 24.'Apoplexy, Medical Ethics and the Female Undead', in Women's Writing, 15:3.'Pickwick's Interpolated Tales and the Examination of Suicide', in 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, 10.'Buried Alive: The Gothic Awakening of Taphephobia', in The Journal of Literature and Science, 3.'Anatomical Sketches by Boz', in The Dickensian.'"What Could I Do?": Nineteenth-Century Psychology and the Horrors of Masculinity in The Woman in White', in Victorian Sensations: Essays on a Scandalous Genre, ed. by Kimberly Harrison and Richard Fantina.'Mental States: Political and Psychological Conflict in Antonina', in Wilkie Collins: Interdisciplinary Essays, ed. by Andrew Mangham.'How Do I Look?
Dysmorphophobia and Obsession at the Fin de Siècle', in Neurology and Literature at the Fin de Siècle, ed. by Anne Stiles. With Greta Depledge,'Gynaecological Controversy and Victorian Fiction', in creating Science in the Nineteenth-Century, ed. by Amanda Mordavsky Caleb.'Armadale and the Criminal Abortionists', in Armadale: Wilkie Collins and the Dark Threads of Life, ed. by Mariaconcetta Costantini.'Wilkie Collins' in The Blackwell Companion to Crime Fiction, ed. by Charles J. Rzepka and Lee Horsley.'Mrs Henry Wood' in The Blackwell Companion to Sensation Fiction, ed. by Pamela K. Gilbert.'"Drink it up dear.
The following are the football events of the year 1947 throughout the world. River Plate SC Wacker Wien Colo-Colo C. S. Herediano for fuller coverage see 1946-47 in English football First Division: Liverpool Second Division: Manchester City Third Division: Doncaster Rovers Fourth Division: Cardiff City FA Cup: Charlton Athletic CO Roubaix-Tourcoing Újpest FC Torino Shelbourne Atlante Ajax Amsterdam Olimpia Asunción for fuller coverage see 1946-47 in Scottish football League Division A: Rangers League Division B: Dundee League Division C: Stirling Albion Scottish Cup: Aberdeen Scottish League Cup: Rangers Valencia IFK Norrköping FC Biel-Bienne Ankara Demirspor Nacional CSKA Moscow Partizan Beograd 1947 British Home Championship England 15 January – Peter Nogly, German international Footballer 25 January – Tostão, Brazilian international footballer 20 February – Peter Osgood, English international footballer 24 February – Fernando Barrachina, Spanish international footballer 3 March – Óscar Tabárez, Uruguayan football player and manager 24 March – Archie Gemmill, Scottish international footballer 3 April – Ladislav Kuna, Slovak football player and manager 25 April – Johan Cruijff, Dutch international footballer and manager 8 May – Sef Vergoossen, Dutch football manager 3 July – Rob Rensenbrink, Dutch international footballer 10 August – Laurent Pokou, Ivorian international footballer 28 August – Emlyn Hughes, English international footballer 15 October – Laszlo Fazekas, Hungarian international footballer 23 October – Kazimierz Deyna, Polish international footballer 2 November – Allan Michaelsen, Danish international footballer 26 December – Dominique Baratelli, French international footballer 8 May - Attilio Ferraris, Italian midfielder, winner of the 1934 FIFA World Cup