Experienced Technology Executive and CEO; has built several successful Internet businesses. Currently: CEO of FlashIssue, a new venture that brings a different twist to content marketing through email and social media.
Previously: CEO of Openstudy, a start-up company that provides a collaborative study social network for high school and college students. Co-Founder of Netzip.com, a company that established the de facto standard for downloading software & music files on the Internet. The company was acquired by RealNetworks. Vice President of MusicNet (subsidiary of RealNetworks), a company that pioneered the early music subscription models adopted by Yahoo, AOL and MTV.
Co-Founder of Vocalocity, a market leading telecom startup providing cloud based VOIP phone services to small companies. Started in 1989 at Coca-Cola & Schweppes in the UK as a marketing manager, before moving into technology. From 2001-2, worked as Interim Executive Director of an ailing non-profit called Soccer In The Streets; introduced a new vision to get at-risk kids off the streets and away from drugs and crime in 19 cities across the U.S.
Also, an avid mountain biker, a retired Improv actor and obsessive builder of tree houses. A UK native, who arrived in the US in 1993 with a backpack, $267 and a passion to be curious.