HELPING MEDIA COMPANIES MAKE STRATEGIC CHANGES

Positive Flux was created to help media firms plan and execute the strategic technology projects and operational transformations that they do not have the internal resources or experience to do.

Who are we?

Media-Change Management

With 30 years of technology, business operations and process experience, Positive Flux has the expertise to ensure that you reach the timeline, ROI (Return on Investment) and project success you desire.

We help content companies develop and deliver strategic changes, from critical operational improvements through business acquisition to building facilities from the ground up.  We act as your agent, preparing plans, cost estimates, RFPs (Request for Proposal) and we assist your team in selecting the right professionals for your project.

We also bring our expertise and knowledge into the financial sector, advising companies seeking to invest in the industry.

Our philosophy

We extend your team

Think of us as a bolt-on extension for your current organization’s capabilities.

We start by ensuring we have a thorough understanding of your business and culture. We then add our experience to assist your business in making constructive change from the inside. With expertise in change management, production systems, distribution technology, new media, finance, construction management and Six Sigma, Positive Flux is positioned to add a depth of experience to your team.

Clients hire us for

Change Leadership 99%
Financial Analysis & ROI 98%
Strategy 94%
Innovation 92%
Vendor Management 90%
Workflow & Automation 85%
New Media Implementation 74%
Software Development & Integration 65%

Years of experience

Emmy Awards

Happy clients

Successful projects

CLIENTS & TESTIMONIALS

We’re good at listening.   We let our clients do the talking.

  • '...extremely strong technical and organizational skills. Approach to projects and problem solving is methodical and well researched...'
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    Bob Doherty
    VP Broadcast Operations, NBC Universal
  • '... energy and enthusiasm combined with extensive knowledge and expertise on a broad range of subjects makes them uniquely qualified to handle the most challenging projects'
    tim dwight
    Tim Dwight
    Senior Engineer at Company 3
  • 'Positive Flux has a unique combination of technical knowledge and business acumen that makes a great fit for new media distribution projects on a larger scale than have been attempted before.'
    Dionne Bermudez
    Dionne Bermudez
    Senior Director of New Media and Business Development at HBO Latin America
  • '...an experienced leader with excellent business skills and technical expertise.'
    Jay Schneider
    Jay Schneider
    EVP Operations at TV One
  • 'Positive Flux provided invaluable and unique expertise to Canoe's efforts developing and deploying Interactive Television in the U.S. Their technical and operational experience, coupled with sharp analytic skills, helped us shape potentially ground-breaking new developments to advance the state of broadcast television engineering.'
    Arthur Orduna
    Arthur Orduna
    CTO/CPO Canoe Ventures
  • '... strong knowledge of broadcast operations and transmission technologies and was an invaluable partner when negotiating agreements with suppliers. Larry has strong project management skills and a superb business acumen.'
    Dennis Bruzzi
    Dennis Bruzzi
    Director of Sourcing Programs, NBC Universal
  • '...a driven leader who can frame a problem quickly, envision solutions, and execute a build project team, persuade others, and deliver on budget and on time.'
    Todd Donovan
    Todd Donovan
    Senior Vice-President, Broadcast Operations & Engineering, ABC TV Network
  • '... approach to convergence enabled a great balance between a focus on stability while at the same time pushing the envelope to try new digital technologies.'
    Anthony Pergolotti
    Anthony Pergolotti
    Dir Media Tech, NBC Universal
  • '... able to move projects forward at a rapid pace. My experiences were empowering, gratifying and educational.'
    Tim
    Doug Butler
    Director of Engineering at Fox News & Business Networks
  • '...proven record of accomplishment in project management ensures that he is able to complete projects on time, at or under budget, and to the satisfaction of his customers.'
    Jay Schneider
    Jay Schneider
    EVP Operations at TV One
  • '...brilliant mind for innovation and technology. Throw in his mastery of economics and you have one of the most powerful weapons you could ever ask for.... In my opinion, he is the equivalent of Michael Jordan in the technology and management sector of our industry.'
    Steve Cohen
    Steve Cohen
    President Manhattan Place Entertainment
  • '...managed win-win strategies with difficult technology interfaces among the various station groups.'  
    Doug Holloway
    Doug Holloway
    President NBC Network Distribution
  • '... adds tremendous value to any organization who wishes to stay ahead of the curve and remain competitive with the best within their respective industry.'
    Neil Tucker
    Neil Tucker
    Principal, TPG Architecture
  • 'Larry has the rare gift of making the difficult look easy and the complicated seem simple. He is a no-hysteria manager, the best kind there is.'
    Hal Reynolds
    Hal Reynolds
    Senior VP at PAC-12
  • 'Larry has proven again and again that he can take on the most difficult challenges and ensure success.'
    Tom Canavan
    Tom Canavan
    EVP Systems & Technology Services, Ascent Media Group
  • 'Their grasp of technology is second to none but the ability to translate this knowledge into innovations which made the organization more efficient and effective is what really set them apart.'
    Jon Spira
    Jonathan Spira
    CEO and Chief Analyst, Basex
  • 'I learned so much watching Larry lead complex projects with 100's of people working tight deadlines. His attention to detail was impressive.'
    Mike Wheeler
    Wheeler, Michael
    Pres.CNBC/Dow Jones Desktop Video
  • 'Best project manage ever! and I'm not just saying that.'
    Mike Wheeler
    Mike Wheeler
    Managing Dir at Westerly Partners
  • '... a true leader. He did a phenomenal job in handling many different areas of the project while communicating each step effectively with our station leadership.'
    Bill Nardi
    Bill Nardi
    Dir Technology & Engineering, WRC-TV
  • 'Positive Flux has been instrumental to the HBO GO Latin America project, complementing HBO’s resources and working effectively within our organization while bringing valuable expertise from across traditional and digital media.'
    Emilio Rubio
    Emilio Rubio
    President of HBO Latin America
2014 FIFA Wold Cup
WAPA-TV
Wolzien, llc
GLG Scholars
Canoe Ventures
CNBC
ClearChannel
HBO Latin America Group
Hearst Digital Media
NBC Universal
NBC Sports
RNN
Univision Deportes

FEATURED PROJECTS

We’re proud of the projects we have completed. Everything from small operational studies and market research to full-blown facility builds.

  • Positive Flux helps NBC Sports create new global headquarters in Stamford

    Positive Flux helps NBC Sports create new global headquarters in Stamford

    Positive Flux helps NBC Sports create new global production center in Stamford CT

  • Univision Kicks-off FIFA World Cup Coverage with Positive Flux in Goal

    Univision Kicks-off FIFA World Cup Coverage with Positive Flux in Goal

    As Univision kicked off its coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Positive Flux is pleased to have been selected to play a critical, strategic role in the production.   Like a goalkeeper who sees the entire field and supports the whole team, Positive Flux worked with Univision to plan the logistics of the technical roll…

  • Positive Flux helps Canoe Ventures behind the scenes

    Positive Flux helps Canoe Ventures behind the scenes

    Works from within HBO Latin America to Steer all Phases of Project Evaluation, Technology Planning, Deployment and Testing

  • VCC: Video Call Center

    VCC: Video Call Center

  • WAPA-TV: Migration To Digital Workflows, Long-range capital planning

    WAPA-TV: Migration To Digital Workflows, Long-range capital planning

    WAPA-TV is the largest independent television station in Puerto Rico and the top station in the market. They are a unique media company in that they produce 65% of their own programming from their Guaynabo production facility. They also operate a successful US cable network WAPA America and a WAPA-Deportes channel for consumption in Puerto…

  • Positive Flux leads the creation of a news facility for Univision & ABC

    Positive Flux leads the creation of a news facility for Univision & ABC

    News production facility unites Univision News & launces Fusion network

  • Clearchannel: Clear Channel Radio Releases Stunning Concert Video Faster than the Speed of Smartphones

    Clearchannel: Clear Channel Radio Releases Stunning Concert Video Faster than the Speed of Smartphones

    Speeding up concert production

  • Positive Flux Helps HBO Latin America Group Launch HBO GO Platform

    Positive Flux Helps HBO Latin America Group Launch HBO GO Platform

    Works from within HBO Latin America to Steer all Phases of Project Evaluation, Technology Planning, Deployment and Testing

  • Proxy Workflows & Web Services Score Big for Sports News Challenges

    Proxy Workflows & Web Services Score Big for Sports News Challenges

    The stage was set We recently completed a project for a client launching a new sports cable network. The client needed a new sports-oriented newsroom to review and log sporting events including soccer, baseball, and basketball. They wanted to be able to view all of the sporting events on desktops, log the best parts, edit…

  • CNBC Pushes Boundaries of Its On Air Look with help from Positive Flux

    CNBC Pushes Boundaries of Its On Air Look with help from Positive Flux

OUR TEAM

Our team has the change management experience to help guide you to success.

Larry Thaler
Larry

President & Founder

Ron
Ron

Project Managment
Work Flow

Allen
Allen

Software Integration

Network Architecture

Tim Hunter
Tim

Graphics

OMS

Bianca
Seth
Seth

Networks

Software Development

Administration

Derrick
Derrick

Master Control

TV Stations

GET IN TOUCH!

We look forward to seeing how we can help your team succeed!

Positive Flux has been helping media companies plan and execute their strategic technology projects and operational transformations for five years. Supplementing internal resources, providing exceptional expertise and exposing teams to an industry-wide perspective that they cannot get internally.

Please let us know how we can help you succeed.

Address:

New York, USA

Phone number:

US:    1-(855) 358-3589

Int’l:  +1 (914) 873-0152

Comments or questions are welcome.

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