Dwight Marcus

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Dwight Marcus (born Dwight Marcus Glodell) was the Chief Technology Officer and one of the co-founders of NPOWR Digital Media. He attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he was a Henry J. Fuller Scholar. Marcus is also the inventor of the stimTV Network (not the current holder of the stimtv.com URL), which in 2007 won the Technology and Engineering Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.



Dwight was Chief Technology Officer at Medic Interactive Corporation (1994), a Manhattan-based media technology company founded by Robert Whitmore. Marcus transitioned to NTECH, Inc. and its licensee NPOWR Digital Media, where his System for the Automated Generation of Media, filed in 1997, was awarded US patent (#6032156) in 2000.

Dwight and Klee Irwin applied the patent's on-demand technology as the basis for his next venture, stimTV™, a video-on-demand music entertainment provider founded in 2005. In 2007, stimTV was awarded a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award as part of the 58th Technology and Engineering Emmy Awards, for "Outstanding Innovation and Achievement in Advanced Media Technology for the best use of 'On Demand' Technology."

Dwight co-founded Motivideo, which is applying self-assembling unicast video technology to lifestyle coaching. As of November 2014, Dwight is also Managing Partner of the technology company Vushaper, which has developed the Video Assembly Engine used for user-driven unicast video streams in conjunction with developer 8th Light. He continues to develop technologies and applications for the creation and delivery of personalized media for general consumers and the healthcare industry.

Dwight has numerous patents granted in the US, Canada and Australia, with pending patents in the EPO regions. The portfolio is administered in partnership with the IP division of the law firm of Troutman Sanders of New York City, an AmLaw 100 firm.


Throughout his career in entertainment and media technology, Marcus Dwight has maintained a parallel career as a musician and music producer. His early work was credited as Dwight Glodell and includes a Billboard "Top Album Pick",[1] punk by New Math, 145 and The Presstones,[2] dance/trance by Personal Effects.[3] He later worked under the name Dwight Marcus, with a diverse group of artists including "The Outlaws", as bandleader, producer and mixer of "The Obvious", Juno Award winner Shirley Eikhard (1987) and most notably Wendy MaHarry [4][5][6]

In 1987, Dwight wrote and directed a 16 mm poetry film If You Smoke, Thank You, which won the 19th Annual Poetry Film Festival held in Fort Mason, San Francisco.[citation needed] In 1999 Marcus released "News From the West,"[7] by Dwight Marcus and the Chamber of Poets, a long-form music video that blended music, poetry, experimental film with 5.1 surround sound. News from the West is currently housed in the UC Berkeley Moffitt Library.[8]


  1. ^ "Top Album Picks". Billboard: 80. January 29, 1983. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Press Tones". rockinrochester.com. August 27, 2008. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Personal Effects - First EP". therefrigerator.net. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ Burnett, Ralph. "Wendy Maharry". mysonicisland.com. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Wendy MaHarry – Fountain Of Youth". Discogs. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  6. ^ 2003 "WENDY MaHARRY- '"Released"'" Check |url= scheme (help). cmm-online.de. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  7. ^ "News From the West". Amazon.com. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Experimental and Avant Garde Artists, Performers, and Film Makers". UC Berkeley Moffitt Library. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 

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