The New Media Institute (NMI) is a research and fact finding organization whose mission is to improve public understanding of issues surrounding the Internet and other forms new media communications. NMI works directly with the news media, researchers, academics, government and industry professionals and serves as a primary resource of facts, statistics and analysis.

Barbara J. Eber, MBA, MUP - Executive Vice President

Barbara Eber-SchmidBarbara Eber is the Executive Vice President and co-founder of the New Media Institute (NMI), where she works on media issues surrounding the Internet and other forms of new media. Barbara also serves as COO for the organization on administrative and business related endeavors.

Prior to joining NMI, Barbara was President of CyberSecure Technologies, a full service IT consulting firm, serving small and medium sized businesses in the New York metropolitan area.

Barbara's background also includes several years of experience in producing televised forums on CUNY Cable TV in NYC for civic organizations, development of national design competitions, conference planning on regional and national levels, urban planning and portfolio management.

Barbara has had extensive and diverse experience in the areas of integrated green marketing and funding. She has had considerable entrepreneurial experience in green-related service and manufacturing industries.

Barbara attended Wheaton College (Mass.) and has a BA from New York University. She also received an MUP and an MBA from New York University, and received postgraduate certification in environmental studies from the Royal Victorian University of Manchester (UK).

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