Board of ADVISORS

 
Morgan O'Brien, JD

Morgan E. O'Brien was the co-founder and chairman of Nextel Communications, Inc. (now part of Sprint Corp.). He led the creation of the first all-digital nationwide wireless network (the Nextel National Network) and brought push-to-talk (PTT) communication to the mass business and consumer market.

 

In 2006, he was a co-founder of Cyren Call Communications, a firm that catalyzed an important public debate about the need for a nationwide public safety broadband network. Mr. O’Brien is considered a visionary leader who has been recognized for his pivotal role in shaping the wireless industry. 

Larry Reynolds

Larry Reynolds is the Founder and President of Reynolds Sports Management. He is highly regarded as one of the top baseball agents in the country, having advised or represented numerous Major League players, including 18 first round draft picks.

 

Larry is certified with the Major League Baseball Players Association and has been in the business of representing players since 1984. He received a two-sport scholarship from Stanford University, where he later graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. While at Stanford, Mr. Reynolds was named Pac-10 Conference Baseball MVP in 1977 and was a Sporting News All-American in 1978.

Christopher Rogers, JD

Chris Rogers is an investor in and advisor to disruptive businesses in the telecommunications industry. Most recently Chris served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Spectrum at Sprint Nextel Corporation where he evaluated strategic initiatives including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, equity investments and joint ventures. 

 

Prior to its acquisition by Sprint, Chris was a Senior Vice President at Nextel Communications, Inc. which he also co-founded. In addition, Chris was Chairman and Co-Founder of Dispatch Communications, Inc. which was sold to Nextel in 1992.

Thomas Scholl

Thomas Scholl is a successful entrepreneur, technology innovator and investor who has been involved in over 40 start-ups in roles ranging from founder, Chairman and CEO, to board member and investor. Most recently, he spent 10 years as a Venture Partner at Novak Biddle where he played a pivotal role in identifying, investing in and counseling portfolio companies from early stage/seed investment through successful exit.

 

Thomas founded Telogy Networks, a leader in embedded software products for customers including Cisco, Motorola, Samsung and others. In 1999, Texas Instruments acquired Telogy as the world leader in embedded VOIP software.

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