Mike is a serial entrepreneur having started, built, and sold multiple companies in the technology, telecom, online marketing and software sectors in addition to having coached dozens of entrepreneurs over his 30 year career. He is co-author of a patent defining Cisco’s end-to-end internet protocol television (IPTV) solution which he co-developed while at SandStream Communications & Entertainment.
Joe is a highly visionary and bottom-line executive with over 25 years of hands-on experience in media/entertainment start-up companies whose products and services became household brands. The list of companies/brands on whose success he had a major impact reads like a book on the modern American popular culture - MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1, E!, Moviefone, NFL Films, Power Rangers, Olsen Twins, et al.
MJ is an Emmy-award winning veteran television producer and brand content strategist. She's created and produced non-scripted television shows for MGM, USA Broadcasting, E! Network, Paramount, Warner Brothers, Tribune Entertainment and many others. She has also developed high level strategy and content drivers for brands like GE, Game Stop, Bally's Fitness, Crain Communications, BBC Network, and Radio Shack. She knows how to make great content and the overarching strategy to gain traction in this fractured media world.
Jon Finkel is the Executive Director of Content for Arkleus Broadcasting and the Editor-In-Chief of ThriveWire.com. He is an award-winning author and national magazine feature writer. He has been a cover story writer for Men’s Fitness, a columnist for GQ and a contributor to Men's Health, Details, ComedyCentral.com, AskMen.com, The New York Times and many more. He was most recently a columnist for Yahoo! Sports' ThePostGame.com. His newest book, Heart Over Height with three-time NBA Slam Dunk Champion Nate Robinson is available everywhere.
Craig has held key leadership positions across a range of industries including energy, professional sports, real estate, entertainment, and financial services. He has deep domain expertise in the areas of business development, operations, investor relations, and finance. Craig managed the Austin City Limits brand while working at PBS, negotiating an unprecedented agreement with MTV and creating the iconic Austin City Limits Music Festival.
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12900 Preston Rd., Suite 422
Dallas, TX. 75230
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