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Tobias Saalfeld

Toby Saalfeld is US Director, Color Management for Ricoh Americas Corporation. In this role, he designs color management innovations that focus on the real world needs of commercial print, in-plant, publishing and design environments, with a vision to raise the bar industry-wide with services and products that make color management a worthwhile investment for anyone – from the design stage to final production.

Working in the production printing industry since 1996, Saalfeld has become a leading authority and expert on real world color management solutions. In 2012, he developed and is now leading Ricoh's Color Elite Team – a group of highly specialized Color Management Experts located throughout the United States. Prior to joining Ricoh in 2009, Saalfeld held positions in engineering, sales, and marketing, and worked at some of the top enterprise companies in the industry, including: Xerox, Konica Minolta, and Hitachi Printing Solutions (both in Europe and the United States).

Originally from Düsseldorf, Germany, hometown of the world's largest international print event DRUPA, Saalfeld is now based out of Los Angeles, California. He is an IDEAlliance certified G7 Expert and Color Management Professional Master.