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"Bill Ezell and his team were crucial to our expansion to the US, both in bringing up our US subsidiary as well as making critical introductions"

Frank Simon, CEO of ECCE TERRAM Inc.


 
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michaelatkinson2_smMichael Atkinson

Over 25 years of experience in corporate development and corporate finance as entrepreneur, restaurateur and investment banker, beginning at Shearson Lehman Bros. in New York City in 1985. As an investment banker, Michael has participated in over 150 advisory assignments in a wide array of industries including technology, Internet, food, beverage, restaurants, retail, entertainment and communications. As an entrepreneur, he has started several companies in the consumer Internet, restaurant and digital media industries. As a manager, Michael has helped C-level positions at restaurant and consumer-facing Internet companies. Most recently, Michael has co-founded fohboh.com, the leading B2B social network for the global restaurant industry.

Picture of Art (2) b&wArt Caisse

Mr. Caisse has over 25 years of experience in Silicon Valley identifying technology based business opportunities, creating the organizations to address them and developing and executing the plans to bring them to fruition.
Mr. Caisse has founded of a number of successful companies including DataAmerica Corporation (an inter-RBOC information services network), Cohesive Networks Corporation (an innovator of intelligent T-1 network and switching systems for integrated voice, data, and video communications). In 1973, as both Director of R&D and later VP of Business Development, Mr. Caisse pioneered valued-added packet switching network technologies, resulting in the establishment of Tymnet, Inc. the world's first commercial packet network service. Most recently Mr. Caisse was CEO for Managed Computing Resources Corporation (MCRC) providing Managed Security Services throughout the US since 1998.
Since 1986, Mr. Caisse has been Principal to TeleGroup Venture Partners which provides consulting and active participation in the inception, structuring, financing and launching of technology based ventures in the areas of networking, telecommunications and information.