June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE MKT: DSS), a leader in anti-counterfeiting and authentication solutions, will host a webinar on
June 13, 2014 at
10 a.m. and
3 p.m. Eastern time.
The webinar titled "Consumers, the Missing Soldiers in the War on Counterfeit, Find Out What They Think," will discuss the findings of the DSS commissioned market research survey titled "DSS Secure Counterfeit Study."
The webinar will feature industry experts
Ron Guido, former vice president of Global Brand Protection and Supply Chain Integrity for Johnson &
Johnson and Pat McInally, former NFL player, syndicated columnist, author and creator of
Kenner Toy's "Starting Line-up." Larry Shannon-Missal from Harris Interactive will discuss the research methodology behind the market research survey.
The webinar will cover:
- Current online shopping habits.
- Perceived advantages and disadvantages of shopping online.
- An exploration of counterfeiting and other online shopping concerns.
- The potential impact authentication systems could have for online shopping.
The webinar will provide an inside look into online consumer's behavior and consumer opinion of online counterfeits. DSS is offering the FULL research summary, free of charge, to all webinar attendees. To sign up, please follow the instructions provided at this
The survey was conducted online within
the United States
by Harris Poll on behalf of Document Security Systems, Inc. from
January 2-8, 2014
among 1,015 U.S. smartphone owners ages 18 and older. The online survey was not based on a probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. For complete survey methodology, including weighting variables, please call 585-325-3610.
About Pat McInally
graduated with honors from
in 1975. While at
, he was consensus first team All-American (wide receiver), named second team All-America in his junior season, named First Team All-New England and All-East junior and senior years. In 1974, he was named both New England Player of the Year and National Football Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete. He was also named All-Ivy League as punter and wide receiver and played in the East-West Shrine Game, Hula Bowl, Senior Bowl (first Ivy Leaguer) and College All-Star Game.
In 1975 he was drafted by the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals. He was the only NFL player ever to achieve a perfect score of 50 on the Wonderlic Intelligence Test. Mr. McInally's professional football career includes being named to the NFL 1976 All-Rookie Team, leading the NFL in punting in the 1978-79 and 1981-82 seasons, being named to the 1982 All-Pro Team, and playing in the Pro Bowl as well as playing in Super Bowl XVI. He has the distinction of being the only
graduate to play in both the Super Bowl and Pro Bowl.
After playing professional football,
was enshrined in the Harvard Athletic Hall of Fame, enshrined in the Orange County Hall of Fame, Named to the All-Time Cincinnati Bengal Team, named to the All-Time Orange County Football Team, named to the All-Time, All-Ivy League Silver Anniversary Team, as both punter and wide receiver, and enshrined in the Collegiate Football Hall of Fame as one of only six individuals named as the top scholar-athletes of the 20
In the 1980's,
had the number one syndicated sports column in the country, "Pat Answers for Kids", a weekly article, with readership in excess of 20 million. He also wrote "Moms & Dads, Kids & Sports", published by Scribners and authored articles for NFL.com, PopWarner.com, NYSCA, Pony League Baseball, soccer organizations, and PacifiCare.com.
In 1987 he created Kenner Toys' "Starting Line-Up", which is expected to get over
700 million dollars
in sales over the next 13 years. He has worked with the National Council of Youth Sports, National Park and Recreation Association, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and the American Football Coaches Associations. He presently serves on the NFL's Youth Football Board with Commissioner
About Ron Guido
is an independent consultant specializing in brand protection, marketing and supply chain management. Ron has 36 years of experience with Johnson & Johnson. He has held executive level positions in the areas of operations, sales & marketing, business development, information technology and general management.
His most recent role was Vice President, Global Brand Protection for Johnson & Johnson where his group was responsible for anti-counterfeiting programs and policies. He continues to consult on the topic of supply security and is broadly recognized by industry peers and government agencies as a leading authority on anti-counterfeiting practices and technologies.