About Us

Business Development

  • Business Development consulting firm serving consumer package goods, business to business, venture capital and investment clients in:
    • Business Development
    • Business Planning
    • Sales and Market Forecasting
    • Strategic Market Research
  • Robert Altabet (Bob) – Sole Proprietor
    • Over 30 years senior level business experience including Vice-president, Business Management at Duracell Batteries
      • Market Research
      • Sales and Market Forecasting
      • Strategic Market & Business Development
      • Team Building and Training
    • Duracell, RJ Reynolds Foods, FMC Chemicals
    • Retired from Duracell in 2002 to form an independent consulting company
  • Resource relationships with other specialists in finance, manufacturing, R&D and IT for coordination of larger projects

Client base includes:

Energy Blues (https://www.energyblueshelp.com/), energy storage consultants covering both market and technical assessments in the world of energy storage and due diligence for investors.

Exothermix LogogExothermix (www.exothermix.com) is a science and engineering company focused on development and manufacturing scale up of a safe, portable, chemical heater technology suitable for consumer usage. Shipping of commercial product began in mid-2013. The Exothermix chemical heating technology is just the latest in a wide range of chemistry and electro-chemistry developments we have made over the years.

Altec Lansing Altec Lansing Sound Systems (alteclansing.com),  a leading manufacturer and marketer of high quality computer and home entertainment sound systems, and a line of headsets, headphones, and microphones for personal digital media.

 AmPadAmPad – American Pad & Paper – now part of Pendaflex (pendapflex.com),  manufactures a complete line of writing pads, specialty papers, filing products and envelopes.  

Bettery_smallS Bettery Inc. – Rechargeable Household Batteries (betteryinc.com) now Greenbox Batteries sells rechargeable household batteries through innovative kiosk swap stations and mail programs.

Hines LogoHines Horticulture reorganized as Hines Growers (hinesgrowers.com), is a supplier of the finest live plants to the retail trade.

GenevaLogo Geneva Watch Group  is the leading designer, manufacturer and retailer of high-quality brand watches, such as Kenneth Cole, BCBG, Tommy Bahama, Freestyle, and other brands.

logo_IronPlanetIronPlanet (ironplanet.comis the premier online auctioneer of used heavy equipment. Their guaranteed inspection reports for every piece of equipment takes the guess work out of buying used equipment and eliminates the need to travel.

Kodak Polychrome Graphics now incorporated into Eastman Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group (graphics.kodak.com). They provide one of the broadest portfolios of digital, conventional and business solutions available in the graphic arts industry today.

PortPowerLogo The Portable Power Conference was owned and managed by TIAX. TIAX (tiaxllc.com) takes early stage inventions and innovations, and transforms them in our labs into technology-enabled product platforms ready for spin-o

The  International Battery Seminar (internationalbatteryseminar.com) is a practical conference which compares and contrasts all pertinent battery energy systems for all major applications – consumer, electric and hybrid vehicle, stationary power, and military – and attracts a wide range of scientists, businessmen, academics and investors.

hdr_saralee_logoSara Lee Household & Body Care,  (now part of Hillshire Brands) marketed branded household and body care products in nearly 200 countries, focusing primarily on four categories: body care, air care, shoe care and insecticides. Sara Lee is the number-one company in the European Bath and Shower market with Badedas, Duschdas, Monsavon, Radox and Sanex; a leading international producer of air fresheners with Ambi Pur, the world’s number-one shoe care marketer with Kiwi, and a leading marketer of branded insecticides in Europe and Asia with Catch, Goodknight, Ridsect and Vapona.

TempurPedicTempur-pedic Mattresses

Comfort mattresses and beds

UJAFed_LogoThe UJA M.A.P. Program coordinates pro-bono professional services  non-profit UJA agencies. Areas include: advertising, architecture, computers, engineering, facilities management, finance, graphic arts, human resources, marketing, new media, public relations, strategic planning, and more.

UltraCell_Logo UltraCell Corporation – High Power Micro Fuel Cells, is now part of Brentronics.  Their technology is a high power density fuel cell system for portable electronics applications. The UltraCell system differs from most other micro fuel cells systems with its use of a revolutionary micro reformer, which generates hydrogen from highly concentrated methanol. This reformed methanol system yields twice the power density of competitive direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) systems.