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Ken Crittendon, Interim CFO

Ken Crittendon is the Company Builder that Builds It Right and Gets It Done. He is a leader in the commercialization of the Internet, a champion of innovative startups and an advocate of Cleantech in the Silicon Valley.

For more than 15 years Ken has made key contributions to the Internet’s commercialization. He held various operating management roles at AT&T Yahoo! (formerly SBC/Pacific Bell) where he invested over $50M building the first TCP/IP commercial network in California. Ken joined Scient at the height of the Internet bubble. He helped grow the company to a $6B market cap and is recognized for leading the development of eBay’s network strategy. Following Scient, Ken co-founded Commendo Software a company that sold private label software for Intel Atom Netbooks and a Best of Show Award winner at CES in Las Vegas. More recently, Ken volunteers as the VP Operations for VC Taskforce and consults for early stage technology companies.

Ken is the recipient of an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Cal Poly and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from CSU, Sacramento. He serves on the board of the Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy and was recently awarded Alumnus of the Year.

 

Richard L. Podos

Richard is the founder of Lance Capital LLC and its related companies, and the author of many of our core concepts, including patent-pending TIFS/ETIFS and SLB+. Prior to our current initiatives, he delivered strategic advisory services for major corporate real estate portfolios worldwide, using POAST™, a proprietary analytical tool, to support private equity investment in approximately 35 worldwide corporate investment and M&A transactions totaling over $500 billion, representing in aggregate greater than 400 million square feet. Additionally, Richard has been at the forefront of the application of financial innovation and technology in the commercial / corporate real estate industry throughout his career. Richard has been in the commercial real estate industry for over 24 years, with corporate clients including: AT&T, Bank of America, BNY Mellon, Chrysler Corporation, General Motors, HSBC, IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Oracle, Prudential Financial, Tiffany & Co., UnitedHealth Group, Verizon, and Xerox.