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media production executive

Michael Templeton Bolanos, American media production executive. Achievements include patents for eDrive Movie Viewer, 1998 and My Computer Box, 2004; patents for a method and system for associating playback of multiple audiovisual programs with one graphic interface element. Recipient Cyber 60 award New York Magazine, 1995, CyberStar award Virtual City Magazine, 1996; named an Innovator Smithsonian Computerworld Awards.

Background

Bolanos, Michael Templeton was born on January 29, 1965 in Denville, New Jersey, United States. Son of Henry and Jean Mary (Chardi) Bolanos.

Career

Managing director Bell and Barter Theater/Arts Center, Rockaway, New Jersey, 1981-1983. President Musicom Corporation, New York City, since 1981, United States/Soviet Exchange Initiative, 1985-1986. Partner Hart-Bolanos and Associates, New York City, 1987-1988.

President Global Programming Incorporated, New York York City, Tokyo, 1990-1993. President, Chief Executive Officer Entertainment Drive, New York City, since 1995. Senior vice president One World Networks, New York City & Los Angeles, 2000—2002.

Chief Executive Officer Home Luxury, Inc., since 2002. President, Chief Executive Officer edrive.com, since 2004. President, global representative, creator DanishCandles.com, Denmark, since 2005.

Co-founder, partner Hurricane Enterprises LLC, 2006—2008. Artistic coordinator United States/Soviet Exchange Initiative. Member board Friends of America Theatre Wing, 1991—1992.

Consultant Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai-television, Tokyo, Fujisankei Group, Osaka, Japan, 1989—1991, Compuserve, Columbus, Ohio, 1993—1994. Lecturer Yale University. Executive production advisor Eisenhower Institute, since 2001.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for eDrive Movie Viewer, 1998 and My Computer Box, 2004. Patents for a method and system for associating playback of multiple audiovisual programs with one graphic interface element.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Creator/reporter (Kidcast) KAMR-television, Amarillo, Texas, 1975-1976, co-creator/patentee (eDrive) Movie Viewer, 1994, creator Entertainment Drive on Compuserve, 1994, eDrive Japan on NiftyServe, 1997, (websites) StarClubs. Com, creator/executive producer (official websites) cindy. Com, 1998, britneyspears.

      Com, hurricanealmanac. Com, 2006, susaneisenhower. Com, 2008, (websites) NewYorkPix.

      Com, 2001, richardsimmons. Com, 2005. Executive producer: United States Ship Kitty Hawk, 2007.

Membership

Artist coordinator Rally for Soviet Jewry, Coalition to Free Soviet Jews, 1987. Executive producer on-line telethon coverage Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1994-1995, executive producer on-line chat Artists' Rights Foundation, 1995. Member Japan Society (concert producer 1987), American Academy Children's Entertainment (board outside advisors), Actor's Fund America (Inner Circuit), Internet Content Coalition, Young Entrepreneurs Association, New York New Media Association, Sales and Marketing Executives New York, Association for Interactive Media, University Metaphysical Studies (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: acting, singing, travel, Japanese language and art.

Connections

father:
Henry Bolanos

mother:
Jean Mary (Chardi) Bolanos