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Norbert Lempert

Norbert Lempert

Bio & Productions

Norbert Lempert was born in Oradea, Romania, in 1955; the family emigrated to the U.S. in 1961. As a student Lempert was an Intel (Westinghouse) Science Talent Search Winner and held positions in bioscience research at Harvard University and the Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel). He has a B.A., Magna Cum Laude, from Amherst College in Neuroscience and English and an M.A. with a fellowship in the Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University. As a writer and executive for medical communications agenices in the early '80s, he pioneered the application of interactive technologies to provide educational and marketing solutions for the health care sector. In 1989, he founded Spectral Resources, Inc., which became the leading provider of Internet-based communications programs for the sector. Lempert sold Spectral Resources to Harte-Hanks, Inc. (HHS, nyse) in 1998, and served that company as a senior manager until 2004. In 1998, he founded the Lempert Family Foundation, a private operating 501(c)(3). As manager, writer, producer, director and editor for REMproductions, the foundation's media production group, he develops documentaries and other media programs in keeping with the Foundation's broad mission to promote tolerance, understanding and generosity.

Documentaries & Videos

Under the Big Tent of American Poetry -- Series of documentary projects, including a feature-length documentary in development, 20-30 minute profiles of master poets, and documentary shorts presenting contemporary American poets and their poetry. Produced, directed, filmed and edited Gerald Stern: Still Burning (2008) in association with the Poetry Foundation. Produced, directed, filmed, edited numerous documentary shorts available on www.PoetryMattersNow.org. (2006 - present)

Poetry @ Tech: Produced, directed, filmed, edited a short documentary presenting the poetry program at Georgia Tech for prospective students, alumni and funders. (2008)

Who Needs This Memory? -- Working title of a feature documentary in development centering on an effort to help preserve the memory of the Jewish community of Oradea, Romania. (2001- present)

Love Lives Here - Conceived, scripted, shot, edited and produced for Domus Foundation, a non-profit organization serving the community's underprivileged and at-risk youth. (2000)

Commercial Productions -- Conceived, designed, scripted and produced over 20 educational and promotional programs on a variety of medical topics. Spectral Resources, Inc. (1993-1998)

Web Sites

Conceived, designed, wrote, produced and manage ongoing activities for web sites for REMproductions:

www.PoetryMattersNow.org -- web site presenting the Poetry Projects. (2006 - present)

www.OradeaJC.com - web site resource for projects concerning the heritage of the Jewish Community of Oradea, Romania. (2001 - present)

www.nLempert.org -- web site of the Lempert Family Foundation. (2001 - present)

Commercial and educational web sites -- Conceived, designed and managed the production of more than 30 educational and promotional web sites, under contract with pharmaceutical companies, for health care providers and the general public, covering a wide variety of medical and scientific topics. Spectral Resources, Inc. (1994-1998)