Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman
Brett Moyer is a founding member of the Company and has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company and as a member of its board of directors since August 2010. From August 2002 to July 2010, Mr. Moyer served as president and chief executive officer of Focus Enhancements, Inc., a developer and marketer of proprietary video technology. From February 1986 to May 1997, Mr. Moyer worked at Zenith Electronics Inc. a consumer electronic company, where he had most recently been the vice president and general manager of its Commercial Products Division. Since June 2016, Mr. Moyer has also served as a member of the board of directors of Alliant International University, a private university offering graduate study in psychology, education, business management, law and forensic studies, and bachelor's degree programs in several fields. From 2003 to December 2015, he served on the board of directors of HotChalk, Inc., a developer of software for the educational market, and from March 2007 to September 2008, he was a member of the board of directors of NeoMagic Corporation, a developer of semiconductor chips and software that enable multimedia applications for handheld devices. Mr. Moyer received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Beloit College in Wisconsin and a Master's of Business Administration with a concentration in finance and accounting from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Lisa Cummins Dulchinos
Lisa Cummins Dulchinos has been a member of the Company’s board of directors since June 2019. Ms. Dulchinos currently serves as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Ayar Labs, a venture backed startup that is developing an optical based “chiplet” to provide high speed, high density & low power to replace traditional electrical based input/output. She joined Ayar Labs in January 2019 after overseeing a successful sale of Penguin Computing, a private equity backed company, to Smart Global Holdings in June 2018. Prior to that, from May 2007 to October 2012, she served as Chief Financial Officer at Adept Technology, a Nasdaq publicly traded global robotics company, where she oversaw investor relations, led the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as amended, compliance, completed multiple acquisitions, and secured bank and equity financing including a secondary public offering. Ms. Dulchinos brings over 25 years of experience as a growth-oriented financial executive in global high-tech organizations. Ms. Dulchinos is a certified public accountant, inactive, earned a Business Economics degree from the University of California Santa Barbara and a Masters in Business Administration from St. Mary’s College.
Dr. Jeffrey M. Gilbert
Dr. Gilbert has been a member of the Company's board of directors since April 2015. Dr. Gilbert has been working in the Research and Machine Intelligence and Project Loon teams at Google, Inc. since March 2014, and from January 2014 to March 2014, Dr. Gilbert worked for Transformational Technology Insights LLC, a consulting company, where he served as the sole principal. Previously, from May 2011 to December 2013, Dr. Gilbert was chief technology officer of Silicon Image, Inc., a leading provider of wired and wireless connectivity solutions. Dr. Gilbert was responsible for Silicon Image Inc.'s technology vision, advanced technology, and standards initiatives. Prior to joining Silicon Image Inc., Dr. Gilbert was chief technical officer of SiBEAM Inc., a fabless semiconductor company pioneering the development of intelligent millimeter wave silicon solutions for wireless communications, from May 2005 to May 2011. Before SiBEAM Inc., Dr. Gilbert served as director of algorithms and architecture and other engineering and management positions at Atheros Communications, a semiconductor developer, from May 2000 to May 2005, where he led the development of that company's 802.11n, 802.11g, eXtended Range (XR), and Smart Antenna technologies. Dr. Gilbert received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California Berkeley, an M.Phil. in Computer Speech and Language Processing from Cambridge University, and a B.A. in Computer Science from Harvard College. The Company believes that Dr. Gilbert is qualified to serve on its board of directors to advise the company on technology developments and management based on his long-standing experience in the wireless and technology industries.
David Howitt, founder and CEO of Meriwether Group and author of Heed Your Call, is an inspiring thought leader and accomplished entrepreneur. Howitt helps companies integrate their visions, growth strategies, scale brands, increase revenue and build enterprise value. For almost two decades, Meriwether has worked with disruptive brands that are changing the status quo and creating evolution or revolution in their tired and stale categories. Howitt has provided guidance to Stumptown Coffee, Dave's Killer Bread, Pendleton, adidas, Voodoo Doughnut, Salomon, Airstream, Klim, Bloch, Handel’s Ice Cream, and many others. Prior to Meriwether, he worked at adidas managing Licensing and Business Development from 2004 to 2008 and as corporate counsel from 1997 to 2001. In the decade in the interim, he served as general counsel and partner at Oregon Chai. Howitt started his career as an associate at Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt and Deputy District Attorney at Multnomah County District Attorney's Office. Howitt also serves as Member Of The Board Of Advisors, Bloch International. He earned his bachelor's degree, political science/philosophy at Denison University and his JD, environmental and natural resources law at Lewis & Clark Law School.
Helge Kristensen has been a member of the Company's board of directors since August 2010. Mr. Kristensen has held high level management positions in technology companies for the last 25 years and for the last 18 years, he has served as vice president of Hansong Technology, an original device manufacturer of audio products based in China, and as president of Platin Gate Technology (Nanjing) Co. Ltd, a company with focus on service-branding in lifestyle products as well as pro line products based in China. Since August 2015, Mr. Kristensen has served as co-founder and director of Inizio Capital, an investment company based in the Cayman Islands. Mr. Kristensen has been involved in the audio and technology industries for more than 25 years. His expertise is centered on understanding and applying new and innovative technologies. He holds a master's degree in Engineering and an HD-R, a graduate diploma, in Business Administration (Financial and Management Accounting) from Alborg University in Denmark. The Company believes that Mr. Kristensen is qualified to serve on its board of directors because of his technology and managerial experience as well has his knowledge of the audio industry.
Peruvemba is CEO of Marketer International Inc., a marketing services firm specializing in the global high-tech industry. Peruvemba was previously Chief Marketing Officer for E Ink Holdings, where he played a major role in transforming the startup to a $1 plus billion global ePaper company. With over 30 years of experience in the technology industry, Peruvemba has been an influential advocate in the advancement of electronic hardware technologies. He is an acknowledged expert on sensors, electronic displays, haptics, touch screens, electronic materials and related technologies; and consults, writes, and presents on those subjects globally. Peruvemba has also held senior level positions at Sharp Corp, Cambrios, Novasentis, TFS Inc. and Planar Systems. Based in Silicon Valley, Peruvemba advises high tech firms in the U.S., Canada, and Europe as well as serves on the boards of Visionect, Omniply and The Society for Information Display (SID). Peruvemba has BS from R. V. College of Engineering, Bangalore; an MBA from Barton School of Business, WSU; and a post-graduate diploma in management from Indira Gandhi National University.
Rob Tobias has been a member of the Company’s board of directors since February 2020 and currently serves as CEO, Chairman and President of HDMI® Licensing Administrator Inc. where he has been the strategic force behind the licensing, enforcement, compliance and growth of HDMI technology around the world. Mr. Tobias leads efforts to promote the HDMI specification as the premier digital and audio interface to the consumer electronics, mobile, PC and entertainment industries. In addition, he oversees IP enforcement with 1700 HDMI licensees and partners responsible for the release of almost nine billion HDMI products worldwide, and as such brings a recognized level of expertise working with foreign regulatory channels, customs authorities, standards development organizations, media companies, etc., to grow the business and protect the HDMI brand. Prior to joining HDMI Licensing Administrator Inc., Mr. Tobias held the roles of President at MHL and Senior Director of Strategic Product Marketing and Business Development at Silicon Image. Mr. Tobias earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from UC Davis, an MBA from Santa Clara University and sits on the UC Davis Engineering Faculty Dean’s Executive Committee. The Company believes that Mr. Tobias is qualified to serve on its board of directors based on his experience and leadership in the consumer electronics industry as well as his strong relationships with top consumer electronics brands in Asia.
Wendy Wilson was most recently VP of Marketing at ChargePoint, one of the world’s largest EV charging networks. She ran go-to-market functions for the SaaS businesses, had P&L responsibility, and helped to expand the company’s operations into European markets with scalable localization, web, and marketing processes. Ms. Wilson has held leadership roles in small VC funded startups as well as publicly traded firms including Disney, Jive and Yahoo. In her leadership role at Infoseek, which was acquired by Disney in 1998, she was responsible for cross-disciplinary teams from ESPN, Go.com (ABC News), Mr. Showbiz and Infoseek brands. At Yahoo, she was responsible for both the monetization and editorial strategy for the Yahoo front page, known then as the world’s homepage. Ms. Wilson led demand generation, field and web teams at Jive Software. Ms. Wilson is a graduate of Northwestern University with a BA in English.