Bill Best – Advisory Board Member
Bill has 40+ years experience in telecommunications and 30 years of that is in mobile. He has served as CTO of the GSM Association, FirstMark Communications & one2one (now T-Mobile UK/EE). Bill holds Board Advisory roles in a number of mobile start-ups. He also serves as Chair of Judges for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards. Bill is a former VC firm partner, specializing in mobile investments.
David Edwards – Advisory Board Member
Dave has experienced a long career in the telecom industry for both operators and suppliers. He is the founder and CEO of various start-ups, including Aethos Communication Systems which was acquired by Logica in 1998.
Bill McGee – Advisory Board Member
Bill has enjoyed a 20-year career in investment banking followed by a 17-year career in corporate development (M&A) with technology companies (EDS & Syniverse Technologies). He retired from Syniverse in April 2013 and shifted his focus to serving on the board of companies, providing consulting services to companies (M&A, raising capital, global business expansion, etc.) and mentoring college students interested in working in the financial securities industry.
Scott Kinnear – Advisory Board Member
Scott is a technologist, entrepreneur and leader with over 30 years of experience in high tech. He began his career as a software engineer and was recruited as a founding team member of Citrix from where he quickly climbed into executive positions. His is the co-founder Myxer, a streaming internet radio company, which is actively involved with multiple South Florida start-ups at the FAU Tech Runway. Myxer specializes in the early strategic stages, operations planning, funding planning and execution, and business modeling/operational marketing execution.
Harald Braun – Advisory Board Member
With a lifelong career in telecommunications, Harald has held executive management positions at leading public and private telecommunications companies including: President and CEO of Aviat Networks (NASDAQ: AVNW, formerly Harris Stratex Networks); Member of the Board of Director of BigBand Networks (NASDAQ: BBND, acquired by ARRIS) ; President and CEO of Siemens Networks LLC USA and Senior Executive for Nokia Siemens Networks North America.