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Mindshaker – Board CV Summaries
Exhibit 5 – Board of Directors’ CV Summaries
Michael K. Fox
General Manager, Information Services Division – Interpath Communications
Leveraging 15 years of experience in high technology, Michael Fox is responsible for overseeing the product development, management and delivery of Interpath’s computing, application and IP products and services.
Prior to joining Interpath, Fox was the Director of Internet Services at MCNC, a nationally recognized information technologies and supercomputing research and services company located in Research Triangle Park, N.C. While with MCNC, Fox was responsible for developing the commercial hosting and Internet services business unit and managing the enterprise IT function.
Fox holds a B.S. in Business Administration (Decision Sciences) from East Carolina University, a Certificate of Computer Sciences from N.C. State University and has completed graduate work in Information Technology Management
Dr. Matthew Heric
Dr. Matthew Heric is a private investor living in Durham, NC. He also is the CEO and Chairman of the International Association of Virtual Organizations, Inc. (Durham, NC). In addition, Dr. Heric is a board member and corporate executive of the Frischer-Dambra Corp. (Arlington, VA). Separately, he is a consultant and advisor to educational and US intelligence organizations. Previously, Dr. Heric worked for Autometric, Inc. (Springfield, VA) as a Chief Scientist and manager focusing on US reconnaissance and related science and technology programs. He earned his doctorate in educational research and applied statistics from Virginia Tech.
Professor of Business Administration(Marketing), Kenan-Flagler Business School
Jay brings to his academic career several years of industry experience. After earning a B.S. in metallurgical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, he spent six years in sales engineering, five with Wyman-Gordon Company and one with Dynatech Corporation. During this period Jay earned his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He came to UNC in January 1972, directly from the Ph.D. program at the University of Michigan.
Jay serves on the board of directors of Harriet & Henderson Yarns, Inc.; Scott, Madden & Associates; Target Marketing Systems; and the L.P. Thebault Company. He is a faculty associate with Hamilton Consultants.
Based on his industrial sales experience, Jay co-wrote the book Professional Selling, now in its sixth edition. The results of Jay’s academic research have appeared in numerous academic journals, including the Harvard Business Review.
Jill Newbold President, Newbold Marketing Solutions: a consulting company specializing in Internet marketing strategy.
Jill received a Bachelors Degree from the University of Michigan in 1985 and an MBA from Kenan-Flagler Business School in 1990. She has extensive experience in advertising, publishing, and internet development and sales.
Jill’s current client list includes Exploris, WellPath Community Health Plans, the Women’s Foodservice Forum, University Ford/Isuzu and The Chair Company. Her company offers services ranging from development of Internet marketing strategy, to conducting RFPs (request for proposals) and Internet site development project management.
Dr. Albert H. Segars
Associate Professor, Kenan-Flagler Business School
Al holds a Bachelors degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte as well as a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the University of South Carolina. Before entering academe, Dr. Segars worked in industry as Senior Telecommunications Specialist and Director of Strategic IT Planning.
Dr. Segars’ areas of teaching and research interest include strategic planning, enterprise resource planning, organizational transformation through information technologies (IT), telecommunications management, and methodological approaches for studying the impact of IT on people, organizations, and industries. He has published widely in leading journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Decision Sciences, Information and Management, Database, Long Range Planning, The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, and OMEGA.
Dr. Segar’s current research in the area of Electronic Commerce and Global Supply Chain Management has been funded by the Carnegie Bosch Institute as well as Andersen Consulting.
|Table of Contents||Appendices|
|1. Executive Summary
2. Market Analysis
3. Company Description
4. Marketing & Sales
5. Products & Services
Board CV Summaries
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