Before deciding to be devoted to pottery and ceramic art and sculpting / ceramic restoration (nationally), Morty Bachar has held several executive positions leading Product Development for high tech companies.
Morty was the founder of an Intellectual Property Company, 9Volt Partners (a "Think Tank"), where several business concepts utilizing technology were developed. Prior to that, he was the Vice President of Product Development at RetailDNA, a Walker Digital company where he was responsible for the products designed to increase sales at Point of Purchase, Morty built and managed the Product Development and Product Management teams. He implemented product development processes and methodologies and created a team capable of meeting time-to-market pressures. The product line required interface capability to several types of Point-of-Sale (POS) systems at a store level and web based using the following technologies and concepts: Voice Recognition, Artificial Intelligence, Computer/Web Based Training, Up-selling, Consumer Display, Advertising, Efficient Order Fulfillment. Morty also managed development activities of business partners and subcontractors in several locations in the US and Canada.
Prior to joining RetailDNA, Morty Bachar was Vice President, Engineering and Operations of Electronic Retailing Systems International, Inc, a provider of electronic shelf labeling and retail self-checkout systems (sold to IBM). In this role, he was responsible for developing the leading shelf labeling wireless system on the market. Additionally, he restructured the operations group to provide outstanding customer service and on-time national installation.
He also served as Vice President of Engineering at Voyetra Turtle Beach, Inc., where he was responsible for all software and hardware PC multimedia product development. Prior to Voyetra Turtle Beach, Mr. Bachar was Director of Development and Program Management at Executone Information Systems, Inc. for the Computer Telephony Division. He also spent 11 years at IPC Information Systems, a telecommunications firm serving the financial stock trading community, where he held a number of technical and management positions in the product development area. Bachar received Electrical Engineering degree from Bramson Ort and from the New York Institute of Technology. Prior to arriving to NY, he served in the Israeli Defense Forces (1975-1979).