Chairman of the Board
Byron Elton is an experienced media and marketing executive with a proven record in pioneering new business development strategies and building top-flight marketing organizations. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Sales for Univision Online from 2007 to 2008. Mr. Elton also served for eight years as an executive at AOL Media Networks from 2000 to 2007, where his assignments included Regional Vice President of Sales for AOL and Senior Vice President of E-Commerce for AOL Canada. His broadcast media experience includes leading the ABC affiliate in Santa Barbara, California in 1995 to 2000 and the CBS affiliate in Monterrey, California, from 1998 to 1999, in addition to serving as President of the Alaskan Television Network from 1995 to 1999.
William E. "Bill" Beifuss, Jr.
Mr. Beifuss is a business leader and investment company executive with experience in several industries. Since February 2006, he has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Cumorah Capital, Inc., a private investment company. Mr. Beifuss served as Chairman of the Board of Warp 9, Inc. from December 2008 to January 2013. From June 2010 to April 2012, Mr. Beifuss was the President of Warp 9. He served as the interim Chief Financial Officer of Warp 9 from June 2011 to April 2012. From April 1992 to January 2006, Mr. Beifuss was Chief Executive Officer of Coeur D'Alene French Baking Company. He served as a unit committee chairman of Boy Scouts of America.
Gerard F. "Jerry" Hug
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Hug is a seasoned business executive with experience in the mobile communications and data collection and analytics industry. He served as the chief executive officer of SITO Mobile, Ltd. ("SITO") from November 2014 to February 2017, where he architected and executed the transformation of the company from an SMS aggregator to a Location-Based Mobile Advertising company. Mr. Hug joined SITO in 2011 as its director of corporate development, was then promoted to executive vice president in March 2013, and was then promoted to interim chief executive officer in August 2014. Between 2007 and 2010, Mr. Hug was the co-founder and president of Waveyard Development LLC, a water-sports resort destination development company. From 2003 to June 2006, Mr. Hug served as the executive vice president and chief strategy officer of Wireless Retail Inc., a $400 million wireless services company that was among the first U.S. businesses to use the store-in-store business model to sell mobile phones for wireless carriers through large nationwide retailers. Mr. Hug was the interim chief financial officer for Wireless Retail Inc. leading up to its sale to Radio Shack Corporation. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Hug was the managing partner of Redwood Partners, an early-stage merchant bank and advisory firm that focused on providing early-stage capital and executive management to technology, media and telecommunications businesses.