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Dan Abelow creates and helps build a People-First Digital Earth
* "DA Logo" hand drawn and scanned by Dan Abelow, based on the Alphabet of Francesco Torniello da Novara (1517)

Would you like to lead an amazing decade of growth?

Your biggest opportunity to take market share is to accelerate innovation and change. But you must work with innovation experts.

I can help you Anticipate, Innovate, Implement and Lead successfully with today's crucial online-first technologies.

Here are examples of how I help Anticipate, Innovate, Implement and Lead

Dan Abelow's specializations: Anticipating, Innovating, Implementing and Leading

Dan Abelow's digital innovations have been cited by over 3,000 patents

I create new technologies that build tomorrow's Online-First World

Expandiverse Technology: New technology to help build the People First Digital Earth, with over 800 patent citations

My new Expandiverse Technology has been cited over 1,300 times, with frequent citations from tech's world leaders. 

Why is this new IP so relevant and valuable for the tech roadmaps of these companies?

  • Shared Planetary Life Spaces:  Enjoy live, continuous connections with people, tools, services, resources and more. Put a powerful Digital Earth at everyone's fingertips, under their control, with multiple Shared Spaces that they can flip between. Empower everyone with always on digital environments.
  • From Digital Divide to Superiority:  Turns separate devices from multiple brands into a leading-edge "Family of Devices." With a user-controlled digital environment across devices, users rise to control their digital worlds. Instead of isolation by brands and platforms, users gain powerful digital lives that they control. Adds leading-edge features to users' current devices.
  • Active Knowledge, Active Resources and Active Commerce: Private channels are embedded inside of everything digital. Delivers "your next best step" that raises personal abilities in users' tasks and steps all day long. This replaces search and shopping with instant user success, services and connected consumption.
  • Privacy and Digital Boundaries: Users control their screens' and interfaces. Makes the user-controlled UI the world's most valuable real estate. Protects people. Blocks surveillance platforms while expanding speed, reach and privacy. Creates private Connected Consumption with trusted vendors while excluding the surveillance economy. Each person's control helps produce the unique life and digital world that each person wants.

Companies that invest billions of dollars in digital R&D cite Expandiverse Technology frequently:  (click to view full size)

Expandiverse Technology: Helps build a People-First Digital Earth

Out of each million patents, only 100 patents are cited more than 100 times. These 1,300 citations are 13X that elite group.

Previous patents:  Licensed by over 550 companies. More than 3,700 patent citations

  • My lifetime patents have been cited over 3,700 times: This is quantitative evidence of foresight and value to others as they invest in R&D and create the technologies of our Digital First world.
  • The average patent is cited just 3 to 6 times in its 10-year life. Out of every million patents, only 100 of them receive more than 100 citations. My patents are in the top 0.001% of cited patents.
  • Example patent: Created the first patent for one-to-one interactions between customers and vendors during the use of products and services. Includes personalized online selling, support, content and upgrading during the use of products and services. Filed in 1992. Licensed by over 200 companies. Cited over 2,100 times. Used billions of times every day, by everyone, as a core foundation for interactive products and services throughout smart phones, online-first living and the Digital Economy.

Some of the 550+ licensees of previous patents: (click to view full size)

Some licensees of prior Abelow-created patents

Dan Abelow specializes Implementing digital products, services and platforms

I'm a User Experience expert who specializes in online life, work, learning and play

Breakthrough UX: Accelerate and Lead Our Digital First Earth
Previous clients of Breakthrough Usability, now evolved to Breakthrough UX

As Founder and Principal Consultant of Breakthrough UX (formerly Breakthrough Usability), since 1990 I have helped solve hundreds of UX and CX problems for world-leading companies. 

I have been the principal UX manager and driver of many products that rose to #1 in their category, collectively producing $billions in revenues.

I developed UX processes that have been adopted and applied by thousands of teams worldwide.

I build and manage online frameworks for rapid, consistent and scalable UX user testing and learning. And I help teams apply their findings.

I have produced hundreds of powerful advances in products, services, websites, ecommerce, ebusiness, media, search, support, online infrastructures, enterprise systems, and much more...

Dan Abelow's specialization: Anticipating digital needs in users and markets

Examples of my Digital Transformation briefings and keynotes

CXO Executive Briefing

From my opening keynote to The Conference Board's Enterprise Digital Transformation Council

Platforms of the Future

A conference keynote delivered at ITES (IT European Summit) to CTO's, CIO's and Innovation Managers.

Forget the idea that you missed the Internet's big moves and lost to Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon.

Today you can change the technology and be a leader. For example, if you shift tech's paradigm to People First, you can make your products People First leaders in your industry. To learn more:

  • Expandiverse.com: Expandiverse Technology enables a People-First Online World. It expands devices, digital environments, personal control and more.
  • E-Consumption.com: Replace surveillance e-commerce with private Connected Consumption.
  • Digital Earth 2025: Strategy and roadmaps to build a People First Digital Earth.
  • Media 2025: People-first publishing and media platform. Disrupt surveillance advertising and e-commerce with a new channel: Always-on private content, active guide and user-controlled commerce — advertising and e-consumption.

Get in touch to discuss how you can take the lead.

Dan Abelow's digital transformation work includes UX, strategies, roadmaps and briefings

Senior Partner, Think Tank Scholar, Keynote Speaker and Author

Think Tank Scholar

Imagine a New Future: Creating Greatness for All, by Dan Abelow
Imagine a New Future: Creating Greatness for All, by Dan Abelow

Research Scholar, TechCast Global (previously)

Based in Washington, D.C., TechCast is a global virtual think tank that uses collective intelligence to produce leading-edge forecasts. Abelow's periodic analyses serve upper management executives, senior government decision makers and leading academics with strategic guidance for a 3 to 10-year decision horizon.

Liquidax Capital

Senior Partner, Technologist and Global Innovation Expert (part-time)

For Liquidax Capital, I focus on innovations that accelerate, expand and grow Liquidax, as well as new technologies that grow the businesses, market share and shareholder value of Liquidax clients.

Recent vision book:

Vision:  My recent book is now free to read on Medium. com, where it was in the top 10% in 2016.

Imagine a New Future:  Create Greatness for All

How accelerating tech helps produce personal greatness, universal prosperity and a successful planet that includes everyone?



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Creating Strategic Technologies at Harvard University Graduate School of Education:  Ed.M. Degree

Studied innovation leadership at Harvard Business School, sci/tech at MIT, cognition at Ed School and strategic policy at Kennedy School of Government.

Marketing and the History of Civilization at the Wharton School - University of Pennsylvania:  B.Sc.E Degree

Miami Beach Senior High School: Entered college after 11th grade 

President of Sophomore class. First chair trumpet in both band and orchestra. Created and ran "Friendship Through Books," an international youth friendship project: 32 high schools collected and shipped over 40,000 books to school libraries in Central and South America.


Board of Advisors, Keynote speaker, Futurist-on-call, Scene writer, Competition judge, Evaluator

Future Problem Solving Program International: Global K-12 education program that develops the abilities of tens of thousands of young people in almost every US state and in 15 countries to design and promote a positive future, through problem solving activities that use critical and creative thinking.

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