Consummate Technologies is pleased to announce John M. Lacagnina, a serial entrepreneur and currently founder and CEO of SoftPrint Holdings, to its Board of Directors
ColorCentric was one of the first companies in the world to develop and use “one-size-fits-all” or “mass customization” printing and information workflow software in 2001.
NEW YORK (WEB PR)
August 22, 2022
Mr. Lacagnina is founder and CEO of SoftPrint Holdings. SoftPrint Holdings, Inc. owns ColorCentric Corp., prInternet, Inc., Solidiphy, Inc. and Picaboo, Inc.
In September 2019, Lacagnina sold ColorCentric Corp., prInternet, Inc. and Picaboo.com to RPI of Seattle.
ColorCentric was one of the first companies in the world to develop and use “one-size-fits-all” or “mass customization” printing and information workflow software in 2001. This technology has helped make ColorCentric a multi-million dollar global digital printer and ultimately spin-off prInternet, Inc. PrInternet continued to develop the print workflow and GIS and turned it into a SaaS model, which is now used in the United States, Canada and Australia. Its largest customer has more than 1300 printing sites.
In 2015, SoftPrint founded Solidiphy, Inc. Solidiphy develops and markets 3D photogrammetry systems. These systems capture over 100 high resolution photographic images of people and create files compatible with 3D printing systems. Their clients include ESPN, Disney EPCOT, Planet Hollywood and Carnival Cruise Lines.
Prior to ColorCentric, Mr. Lacagnina co-founded and served as President and CEO of Electronic Demand Publishing, Inc. (EDP) in 1992. Mr. Lacagnina led its growth into a multinational document management company with five factories of manufacturing in the United States and one in Europe. Kinko’s acquired Electronic Demand Publishing in March 1997 and changed its name to Corporate Document Solutions, a division of Kinko’s.
Prior to founding EDP, Mr. Lacagnina founded Entire, Inc. Entire developed the “world’s first” Postscript RIP and still provides print server solutions today. Mr. Lacagnina also founded Quality Measurements Systems and Excel Information Systems. Quality Measurements Systems also received the “World’s First” award for designing and developing the world’s first handheld digital micrometer in 1976. It has over 15 years of experience in the computer industry and 27 years in the business. digital printing. He holds patents in color xerography, digital measuring systems and digital laser measuring devices.
Mr. Lacagnina holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, cum laude, from the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he served on the board of directors from 1986 to 1995, and was president of the National Alumni Association, which has 85,000 members. Mr. Lacagnina currently sits on the board of other high-tech companies and has presented at numerous international conferences on document management and print-on-demand technologies. In 2001, Mr. Lacagnina was selected as one of twenty Upstate New York “Innovators” to be part of the “Upstate Alliance for Innovation”. Mr. Lacagnina is a member of the board of directors of the new cross-media innovation center at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
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