Bob Baskerville

Bob Baskerville

Bob Baskerville most recently was President of International for Togewa Holding, a mobile phone services business located in Bern, Switzerland. He has a broad and varied background in the technology industry including founding a social networking software company and opening and running the European operations for the Data Services group of Computer Sciences Corporation.

Boli Medappa

Boli Medappa is the founding member and Managing Director of Hermes Consulting Group, Inc. which advises communications and IT companies on global investment and market entry strategies. She is also the founding partner of India360, which helps companies capitalize on the growing business opportunities between India and the US.

Medappa has worked with, and in, India since the early 1990s, where she was instrumental in opening up the Indian market to private investments in infrastructure. As Managing Director US West India, she negotiated the first private investment for integrated broadband services, establishing operations for U S West in India. She has advised the Indian government on reform in the regulatory environment; negotiated joint venture agreements with local partners, and contracts with the Indian government.

Medappa’s educational background includes an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Denver, BA in Economics from India, and Executive Management programs at Harvard, Northwestern (Kellogg), Wharton and MIT.

Ann Oglesby

Ann B. Oglesby, MD, MBA, has had a diverse career in healthcare and business. For the past ten years, she has worked as an equity research analyst, focusing on publicly-traded healthcare companies. Prior to that, she spent over a decade at Billings Clinic in Montana in various roles, including Vice-president for Medical Affairs and Executive Director of Quality Improvement. She is a board-certified internist who completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa and obtained her MBA from Indiana University.

Janet Eden-Harris

Janet Eden-Harris, Chief Marketing Officer and SVP of Strategy at Market Force Information, is responsible for all marketing, product, and corporate strategy. She joined Market Force from J.D. Power & Associates, where she was Vice President of their Web Intelligence Unit. As CEO of Umbria, a pioneer in deriving market intelligence from the online community, she led the firm in its exponential growth resulting in its acquisition by J.D. Power in 2008.

Prior to Umbria, Ms. Eden-Harris was EVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Information Resources, Inc. (IRI). The previous decade, she directed marketing initiatives at i2 Technologies, a leading provider of supply chain management solutions for multiple industries including Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail. Prior to i2, she was Chief Marketing Officer for Aspect Development and its predecessor CADIS, which was acquired by i2 to become one of the largest mergers in software history.

She holds a BA degree in Journalism and Marketing from the University of Oregon.

Thomas E. Szczurek

Thomas E. Szczurek is a senior executive with 30 years of C-level consumer and commercial products as well as private equity industry experience.  He most recently was the President of Stage Capital, LLC, a Columbus, Ohio private equity firm with diversified North American holdings in retail, manufacturing, transportation and data center segments.  He also served as the CEO for Solstice Sleep Products, one of Stage Capital’s companies. In a prior role as President at Cosco Home & Office Products, he drove a large-scale growth initiative, reversed declining sales and market share, boosting EBITDA 230%. Other notable roles include Principal, Operations Group for American Capital, VP Sales & Marketing for Newell Rubbermaid and VP Marketing for Evenflo.

He is skilled in strategy development, business restructuring, operational turnarounds, management development, process reengineering, brand building, market expansion, new product development, acquisitions and integrations. He has served as Chairman and Board member on several company Boards of Directors.  He has a BA in Marketing from Western Illinois University and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati.

Guy K. Cook

Guy Cook is a Senior Partner at CreationWave, a consulting group focused on client growth and profitability results.  He has held Executive Management positions at a number of high tech, high growth ventures including CEO at SuperNet (which was sold to Qwest Communications for $24M) and FireScore; and Vice President Products (reporting to the CEO) at Qwest Communications where he drove Product Development and Management to create over $400M in annualized revenue.

He currently serves in an Advisory capacity for a wide variety of SaaS and service provider companies including IP5280, ValuSource, SME, and CTM Software.

Mr. Cook is also currently a Mentor at the Daniels Executive MBA Program and serves on the Board of Directors at TIE Rockies.

Tim Carlin

Tim Carlin’s technological creativity and entrepreneurship has led him to co-found several successful businesses. As the CEO of Boulder Automation, LLC, he leads in the conceptualization and development of IoT home automation products for the insurance industry that will save home insurance companies and consumers millions per year in unnecessary damage and claims. Earlier, Tim co-founded Amplitude Software, a resource scheduling firm that sold for over $200M. It was one of the first companies to commercialize web-based applications at the start of web revolution. His prior work included strategic marketing at Apple in Cupertino and leading the team that delivered the original Cube at NeXT Computer. Tim holds a degree in Information Systems and Mathematics from Carnegie Mellon University.

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.

Brian Yarosh

Brian Yarosh is Visionary Product Development leader with deep involvement in all aspects of global software solutions delivery. He is skilled in partnering with major corporations to lead development of customized and branded PC, Mobile and SaaS platforms that enable sales of value-added services, increased visibility and engagement as well as earning higher revenues.

For the past 17 years, Brian has worked at Avanquest Software (formally BVRP Software). Starting as the second employee hired to open their first US operations in Denver Colorado, he managed all office functions including product and project management, business development, technical pre- and post-sales, partner relationships & quality control.

Brian is a creative and inspiring leader who develops and mentors top performing teams, spots future consumer trends and diagnoses problems, formulating a vision for future needs while coordinating with engineers to develop products and tools. Brian was also part of the Radish 1.0 project deployment and support team.

Donna M. Iucolano

Donna Iucolano is Founder & Principal of Spinach Candy, LLC a consulting, interim management, and business development company.  She is a serial entrepreneur, corporate strategist, and e-business expert at the forefront of customer-centric, innovative marketing, and technology-driven growth and business transformation.  Formerly she was EVP and General Manager, Direct Group – New York & Company; CEO, North America – IMP / International Masters Publishers; and EVP and Division President, e-Scholastic, a division of Scholastic Corporation.  For 10 years prior to that, Iucolano held various positions from Marketing Coordinator to SVP, Interactive Services Division, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. where she spearheaded that firm’s use of VoiceView® from Radish 1.0 to improve customer service.

Donna was a founding member of e-commerce industry association, SHOP.ORG, and served as the founding chairperson of the research committee, introducing The State of Online Retailing.  She is an alumnus of the Fashion Institute of Technology and Hofstra University.

Gary Sonnier

Gary has over 20 years managing technology businesses for large and small companies. Most recently he was VP of Sales and Business Development for ArcherMind Inc. Prior to ArcherMind, he has held senior management positions at CalAmp, EarthLink, Motorola, Philips, AT&T, Lucent, Bell Laboratories and at several technology startups in the wireless and Internet space. He holds an MSEE from Stanford and an MBA from the University of Denver.

Steven Grandchamp

Steven Grandchamp is a serial software industry entrepreneur, where he has served in executive roles in 4 successful startups and at Microsoft.

Most recently as CEO of OpenLogic he led the company on it’s mission to help enterprises successfully and safely build and deploy applications built using open source software.  Prior to OpenLogic Steven served as CEO of IMR where he led the company’s move into Enterprise Content Management, culminating in a successful exit to Captaris, Inc.

Prior to that Steven served as CTO for American Fundware and Formation Technologies and served in various senior management positions at Microsoft.  While at Microsoft Steven became a Master Instructor in MSF, one of the earliest forms of Agile software development.

Steven serves on the Board of Directors for Doculynx, Inc, a leader in integrated document management solutions.  Steven is also a member of the Executive Advisory Board for the School of Computer and Information Sciences at Regis University.

Bruce Pincus

Bruce Pincus is Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Minitab, Inc., a privately held company with over 325 employees and wholly owned subsidiaries in England, France, and Australia. As the developer of Minitab® Statistical Software, Quality Companion® and Quality Trainer®, the company’s applications are widely used in statistical education and process control initiatives such as Six Sigma. Mr. Pincus is responsible for all corporate legal matters including employment and labor law issues, software licensing, sales contracts and agreements, and trademark and copyright matters.

Prior to Minitab, Mr. Pincus was in private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area where he advised technology-sector businesses.

Mr. Pincus, a graduate of the John F. Kennedy University School of Law, is licensed to practice law in both California and Pennsylvania.

Jeffrey Powers

Jeffrey Powers is a founder of Occipital, LLC, where he architects mobile computer vision algorithms and does whatever else it takes to keep the start-up running.

Occipital created the top-selling iOS and Android mobile applications, 360 Panorama and 360 Verse. The company is known for RedLaser, one of the most successful iPhone applications of 2009 and 2010.

Mr. Powers holds a Master’s in computer science from the University of Michigan, where he was a graduate student before leaving to start Occipital.

Martin Tantow

Martin Tantow is the founder of Scaler, a mobile industry accelerator for growth-stage startups. He co-founded 3scale, an API management solution and CloudTimes a leading media property on cloud computing.  He is a mentor with TechStars, Astia and Startupbootcamp.

Previously, Martin has been with Booz & Company and Oliver Wyman, where he advised Fortune 500 clients on IT strategy, digital media and mobile Internet. Prior to that, he led T-Mobile International’s Strategic Alliances & Partnership division, where he managed a global strategic mobile operator alliance.

Martin holds an MBA with honors from Munich School of Management (LMU), Germany and received Executive Education from London Business School (LBS).