Nate McQueen was one of the found partners for Image Media Partners. He is now the Principal Partner for 23 Networks.
Nate is the former systems architect of the ResearchChannel, a consortium of universities and research institutions whose video programs were broadcast nationally via cable and satellite television and available on the internet for streaming and downloads. He created the technology which not only powered the ResearchChannel, but UWTV and online radio pioneer KEXP. His Digital Asset Management software DigitalWell, managed over 60,000 digital assets for all of the entities combined. His team, the E-Broadcast team, also managed the entire streaming infrastructure for all three entities.
During this time Nate presented his work around the country at various educational and media related conferences. These conferences range from WebWise 2007 to Educause 2005 to PBS technology speaking engagements. The pinnacle of his technology presentations was an invitation to speak at the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) 2007 Digital Asset Symposium which was held at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Prior to his work at the University of Washington, Nate did groundbreaking work in the field of webcasting. His firm webcasted the 1996 Democratic National Convention and 1997 Country Music Awards bringing a true multi-media approach to these large national events.
In addition to his background in digital media, Nate has been pioneering new technologies and strategies, especially in SharePoint, for helping corporations manage document workflow and corporate digital libraries. These technologies have enabled small companies to utilize their assets to gain efficiencies and compete in much larger venues