Orion Founders Biography
Digital strategist - Consumer Licensing Pro-Mobile APP & Content Specialist-Seasoned Entrepreneur in the Aviation, Travel, Mobile Content Device and technology industries.
Mr. German has over 20 years of experience in aviation, travel, entertainment marketing, digital and mobile strategy, consumer licensing, and as an Idea and Naming Consultant. Presently he is a Futurist helping major companies with what their existing products will look like within a three year window. He also started a successful Food Cart Business in Thailand named “The Fat Banana” to help needy Thai families become successful entrepreneurs.
He has founded five successful businesses and has taken two companies through an IPO. He has licensed many consumer products, invented mobile games, developed mobile apps, written three screen plays, and one book. At this moment, he is working on a new book titled “The Halo Affect”, a Da Vinci Code - like mystery covering the “Lost Years of Christ.”
In the late 80’s, he was the National Promotions Director for Movies USA, a 1 million circulation advertisement - driven publication distributed in movie theaters. The magazine was sold in 1992 to E-TV.
In 1993, he, and a team of engineers came up with a way to transform, decode, and compress analog video to a LAN using 10BaseT, and regurgitated it into digital video, a key technology that was called “Video on Demand”. Later, it would become streaming video to the Internet. He later worked at getting this digital technology into the seat backs of major airlines around the globe, newsrooms across the world, and cruise ship cabins.
While participating in national promotions with the feature film industry, he became involved with product placement opportunities and national promotion tie-ins with all the major studios. Using this experience, he started projects with social media and combining these programs into the Smart phone industry by starting location based services for marketing and advertising purposes. He later used his experiences to license 3D mobile games of internationally distributed feature films.
In 1997 he dove into the Internet and started sTupid PC, the first PC manufacturer to sell a sub $1000 PC that included the monitor and delivery of the product to the door. It also included free instructions.
In 1999, he started CoolMan, the first home controlled voice recognition all-in-one computer system using voice and touch screen to self-automate the home and office. From that product, “Ginger”, the first Tablet PC with touch screen app’s was born.
Also, in 1999, he started AgeSpan, a senior portal concentrating on the senior citizen marketplace and training seniors with today's technology. In 2000, he sold 90% of the company.
In 2002 until the present, as a Mobile Licensing Specialist and Strategist, he has licensed countless products and top brands. He licensed these major brands for 3D mobile games, mobile apps, and mobile awareness campaigns for various mobile carrier groups in the Caribbean and Southeast Asia. He has been involved with mobile device designs by creating the first dual mobile phone allowing face time functionality.
In 2008, he was instrumental in putting together the first Internet device into an automobile with Orion Entertainment Systems.
Today, Mr. German is involved again at launching a worldwide phenomenon called Orion Travel Technologies. The First Mobile Luggage Advertising Billboard.