Mark Milstein is co-founder and rainmaker at vAIsual.com, a technology company pioneering algorithms and solutions to generate synthetic licensed stock media and beyond.
Milstein is also the founder of Microstocksolutions LLC, the leading provider of DAM agnostic ingestion, curation/ review, metadata, and asset management services for the visual media industry, the Fortune 500 and beyond.
Milstein also founded two of Central and Eastern Europe’s most respected photo agencies, Northfoto and Red Dot (now fully integrated into CTK\, the Czech state news agency Red Dot was former Soviet Europe’s first internet based photo agency.
From 1991 through late 2000 Milstein covered more than 20 conflicts and major natural disasters as a photojournalist for Atlantic News Service. More than four years of that were spent photographically chronicling the war in the former Yugoslavia, and included working in Croatia, Bosnia and Serbia. During the second half of the decade, Milstein covered wars in Chechnya, Rwanda, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Cyprus, Israel, the West Bank, Gaza, Iraq, Kuwait, Turkey, Congo, and Kosovo.