Bert Roberts, Strategic Advisor:
Bert is a 30-year veteran of the telecommunications industry, and played a key role in transforming MCI Communications Corporation from a start-up long distance company to a $20 billion leader in global communications. Bert previously served as the CEO and Chairman of MCI and as a board member of News Corporation.
Esther Dyson, Innovation Advisor:
Esther is considered an expert globally on emerging digital technology, she serves on the boards of global media companies such as WPP and Yandex. Esther sold EDventure Holdings to CNET Networks in 2004, and is a member of the board for The Long Now Foundation, trustee for the Santa Fe Institute, the Advisory Board of the Stockholm Challenge Award and is a part-owner of the First Monday journal.
Rick Roth, Marketing and Communications Advisor:
Rick Roth is founder and CEO of Roth Partners, a brand consultancy and communications firm based in New York City. Prior to Roth Partners, Rick spent years with Ogilvy & Mather, from account executive to worldwide managing director, member of the worldwide board, president of Ogilvy Los Angeles and global CEO of Ogilvy Action. He sits on the boards of AnchorFree and Vertical Acuity and advises other early-stage digital and media firms. He serves on a number of industry advisory boards, is actively involved in community volunteer programs, and serves on the steering committees of the Ithaca College Business School and Park School of Communication. Rick is a longtime resident of New York and lives with his family in the town of Mamaroneck.
Greg Coleman, Advertiser Solutions:
Greg Coleman has held executive positions within many of the world's most influential technology companies. He was formerly the president and chief revenue officer at the Huffington Post and the EVP of global sales at Yahoo. He also served as President of Platform-A at AOL from February to April of 2009. Coleman was previously senior vice president of Reader's Digest Association and president of U.S. Magazine Publishing. Previously, at CBS, Inc., he spent 10 years leading advertising efforts for Woman's Day as vice president and national sales manager. Coleman holds a B.S. degree in business administration from Georgetown University and attended the M.B.A. program at New York University.
Craig Vachon, Corporate Development Advisor:
Craig formerly served as the COO of Nextel International, CEO of Sirenic Inc., and the CEO of Varatouch acquired by Atrua.
Greg Jorgensen, Technology Brand Strategist Advisor:
Greg is the Senior Vice President, Marketing at VeriSign. A global marketing executive with more than 25 years experience toward building, revitalizing and managing a wide variety of international and domestic brands, Greg has applied his extensive knowledge of strategic marketing, direct response, sales enablement, customer analytics and integrated promotions for global companies such as Macrovision, McAfee, Oracle, Cisco and IBM. Previously, Greg was Principal of The Jorgensen Brand Group whose primary focus was to provide progressive technology companies with a Chief Marketing Officer and Brand Strategist in Residence.
Gary Oliver, Operations Advisor:
Gary is currently the CEO of Blazent, which he joined from Peregrine Systems, where he was Vice President and General Manager of the Infrastructure Management Business Unit, responsible for Peregrine's application solutions.
Alan Weiner, Financial Advisor:
Alan is a founding partner and the CEO of Secure Trading Group, a financial services company.