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• KOERLIN ASSOCIATES BOARD

Farzad Naimi
James Seay
Donna Weaver

 

Dr. Constance M. Beutel
With 30 years corporate service in telecommunications, Dr. Beutel began her career in her hometown, St. Paul, Minnesota. She served 5 years active and 3 years reserve duty in the US Air Force and holds the Bronze Star and Meritorious Service Medal among other awards.

Constance initiated higher education programs on Pacific Bell premises that graduated thousands of women and men with accredited undergraduate and graduate degrees. She works in higher education and continues to expand her contributions to the areas of teaching, higher education assessment and distance education/Internet and video delivery.

She served as an Associate Professor and Associate Dean in Golden Gate University’s School of Technology. She continues to teach at the graduate level.

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Eugene Johnson
Gene Johnson, who is referred to by the Washington Business Journal as a "serial entrepreneur", has started four companies over the past 20 years.

He has raised over $50 million in venture money and sold his most recent company (Mail2000) to UPS for approximately $100 million. Earlier in his career he was a financial analyst with Bristol Myers - Squibb and AIG Corporation. He was also with ITT Corporation for several years involved in business development and mergers & acquisitions.

He is presently Vice Chairman of GMS Corporate LLC which is a private investment company.

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Dan Kenney, Founder and President of the Orion Resource Group,a human resources consulting firm.

Dan has a proven track record in helping companies identify, develop and align their people capabilities, systems and organizational culture to successfully execute their business plan. He has done so in both Fortune 100 as well as small to medium sized companies in the areas of high tech, telecommunications and information technology.

Prior to starting Orion Resource Group, Dan was Regional Vice President of Human Resources for Vodafone-AirTouch Communications. In addition to his work in telecommunications, Dan has extensive experience in the high tech world where he held a variety of management positions including the Director of HR Business Planning for Tandem Computers as well as being a key consultant for the Electronics Association of California.

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Robert S. MacIntosh, President and CEO of PIER 39
Robert S. MacIntosh has served as PIER 39’s President and CEO since January 2000, and since then he has strategically implemented the revitalization of PIER 39. Previously, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer – positions he held from 1995.

He began his association with PIER 39 in 1984 as Vice President/Finance. In his 21 years with the company, Mr. MacIntosh has overseen a number of critical financing projects and acquisitions for PIER 39.

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Farzad Naimi, CEO, Chairman and Founder Litescape Technologies, Inc.
Farzad Naimi is a co-founder of LiteScape and brings 19 years of successful Silicon Valley startup leadership to LiteScape. Farzad is responsible for leading the LiteScape team and managing its strategic direction.

Farzad started his high-tech career at a start up, Centex Telemanagement, as the head of Engineering and Technology, and led Centex Telemanagement to its IPO, which preceded its subsequent acquisition by WorldCom.

Farzad continued his career as Executive Vice President and COO at Prestige International, Japan's largest Customer Relationship Management organization that later had a successful IPO in Japan. Farzad also participated in a successful start up, VisaNet do Brazil, funded by Visa International and 4 major banks in Brazil. VisaNet do Brazil has become the largest e-Commerce and retail banking group in Latin America and seventh most profitable company in Brazil in 2001.

Farzad has been the co-founder and chairman of several other companies including Genesys Labs, a leader in delivering real-time customer interaction solutions to medium- and large-sized businesses. Genesys went public in 1997 and was acquired 3 years later by Alcatel for $1.6 billion. Some other companies include IQLabs, an enterprise software company specializing in real time IT infrastructure provisioning and management, and Sentek, a profitable global system integrator dealing with major clients such as American Express, Master Card, Visa and major financial institutions.

Farzad was a member of adjunct faculty at Golden Gate University where he taught MBA courses in School of Industry and Technology for 15 years.

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James E. Seay

James E. Seay is Senior Vice President for Siemens Home Communications where he is responsible for the Broadband Solutions Group for the America’s. He has overall P&L, sales and operations responsibility for all broadband, optical and access solutions, digital subscriber line (DSL), IPTV and home solutions that Siemens provides to the ILEC and CLEC market. This business unit represents many of the new emerging products and quadruple play services being deployed by the service providers as they enter into new markets, to increase revenue and compete with the MSO cable operators.

James also spent six years with Lucent Technologies BCS, which was eventually spun off as Avaya. During his tenure he was Area Vice President and General Manager responsible for the enterprise business operations. Under his leadership the area was successful in launching a multi-channel sales model, establishing a new business development sales group and growing the area’s premier accounts such as Washington Mutual, Apple Computer, Intel, Sun Microsystems, Wells Fargo Bank, Santa Clara University, City and County of San Francisco, Boeing, Hewlett Packard and others.

He graduated from California State University and the University of California, Haas School, Executive Management Program. He is an active board member with a number of different organizations and resides in the Bay Area.

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Donna Weaver
Donna Weaver, is Chairman of the Board of MxSecure, Inc. Headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, MxSecure provides Web based medical transcription and electronic health record document management services to medical providers in all major specialties throughout 46 states and internationally in Canada and Japan.

Weaver has more than 30 years of corporate financial and investment community experience. A Certified Management Accountant, she is a graduate of the University of Arizona and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Her corporate directorships include E*Trade Financial Corporation, Hancock Fabrics Inc., and Basic American Foods Inc.

She is a former director of the not-for-profit California Pacific Health Corporation and predecessor Children's Hospital of San Francisco.

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San Ramon, CA 94583
Phone: 209-962-1175
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