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Mark W. Dreher

Mark Dreher is an entrepreneur with broad experience as a senior executive and company builder. After spending six years at Motorola Communications, Mr. Dreher co-founded CommNet Cellular, a regional cellular company with operations in the western US. While at CommNet, he helped guide the company through its initial public offering and evolution into a leading cellular carrier. CommNet was sold to Verizon Wireless for $1.3 billion. He joined Nextel Communications at its inception, serving as Area President with responsibility for managing all operations throughout the inter-mountain west. His business unit established Nextel as the leading competitive wireless carrier in the region, while growing the business from start-up to more than $200 million in annual revenue.

Mr. Dreher served as Managing Principal of the iVention Group, a venture capital fund focused on early stage investing in telecommunications, technology and the Internet. He developed an innovative business accelerator-based investing model characterized by an operationally focused approach to working with portfolio companies. Recently, he became the President and CEO of Knowledge Factor, a company focused on developing and deploying a unique learning solution delivered through a Software as a Service (SaaS) model. During his tenure, the company successfully raised private equity capital and grew from a start-up to more than $4 million in sales. Most recently, Dreher is a Principal Consultant at Inflection Point Partners, an independent consultancy delivering high value, rapid results in the sales, marketing and client services areas.

A native of Colorado, Mr. Dreher graduated from Colorado State University with a BS in Marketing, and earned his MBA at the University of Denver.

Dr. Richard A. Davis

Dr. Davis’ personal mission for two decades has been the improvement of consumer and business transactions using voice/data technologies. In 1990, he co-founded Radish Communications Systems Inc. to invent, develop, and pioneer a new modem protocol for sending data during ordinary phone calls.

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