These guys are known as...(left to right) CHIP, RODNEY & WILLIE. All three are performed in real-time (not simultaneously, of course). WILLIE is the most popular choice but it's worth noting that RODNEY played a BMW dealership manager for several years in a row. These characters have appeared in a variety of events and videos, including meetings, trade shows and training. All are apable of witty reparte`.
OZZIE is an animated character performed in real-time. We call him OZZIE, but his name can change. Whether he's playing a "down and out" sales rep, a less than desirable customer or anybody else...OZZIE provides guaranteed laughs. He has appeared at many different types of events, but he LOVES trade shows. Who doesn't?
PROFESSOR OTTO VON SCHMART claims to be the smartest living person. "BRAINS are my business", he's been heard to say. PROFESSOR VON SCHMART is an animated character performed in real-time. He's a great special guest for any event and his Einstein-like accent and screwball sense of humor make him a really fun guy to have around.
Who was Artie Kinard, anyway?
This character went by the name...ARTIE KINARD. He starred in numerous Digital Equipment Corp. events from 1979 to 1996. Including sales meetings, customer events, trade shows and training seminars. ARTIE spent an entire summer at Brown University adding humor to training sessions for hundreds of Digital sales reps and managers. Mike Fischetti was the voice and animator of ARTIE for all those years at DEC. ARTIE had a long illustrious career with one company...which hasn't been duplicated since. ARTIE is now retired. His whereabouts are unknown.
All characters can be performed live or...live to tape.