Working independently as a serial entrepreneur as well as a serial intrapreneur within multi-national corporations, Tom Miller focuses on recognizing outstanding high technology commercialization opportunities and successfully forming and leading new enterprises. His earliest successes were at Texas Instruments where Tom led business development efforts to develop electronic sound generators and controllers integrated into leading consumer electronic products for the toy and game industry, resulting in revenue growth from zero to over $50 million annually within 3 years. Tom then led efforts to commercialize RISC microprocessors at NCR Microelectronics and Fairchild Semiconductor, followed by his first entrepreneurial efforts with Integrated CMOS Systems (sold to Toshiba) and VIA Technologies (now a major international IC company in Taiwan). At Fujitsu Microelectronics from 1992 to 1996 Tom initiated efforts to restructure US semiconductor operations, reducing operating costs by more than $20 million while increasing sales from less than $190 million to over $600 million with 3 years. Since 1998, Tom has advised or participated in the formation of more than 25 other high technology start-ups, most recently as President and general manager of DuPont Displays passive matrix polymer OLED displays headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA, as interim COO for Anadigm, a field programmable analog array company headquartered in Tempe, AZ, and was interim Executive Director of the Society for Information Displays from 2007 through 2010. Tom currently leads marketing efforts for Serious Integrated, Inc., an Angel-backed start-up based in Chandler, AZ and founded by ex-Intel and Microchip executives. Tom began his career as a hardware and firmware designer for microprocessor systems and holds a BS in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Rusert brings to the board more than 25 years of high technology related business management experience with global companies. As president and CEO of Artemis International Solutions, he directed the company to record sales of $75 million while redefining worldwide strategic direction in software development, sales and channel efforts and market development in Australia, Japan, Europe and Mexico, as well as the company’s expansion into the government and energy markets. Prior to his leadership of Artemis, Rusert was vice president of Operations for Canon Computer Systems, Inc. which grew from $300 million to $ 1.4 billion in revenue during his tenure. Rusert also served as COO for Ameriquest Technology, Inc., in various senior management capacities with Inacomp Computer Centers and as co-founder of Computer City – a Mitsubishi and Inacomp joint venture. He has served on the boards of numerous technology companies, including: Artemis, Proha PLC, Inacomp Computer Centers, Computer Supercenters International, Project InVision, WellCycle Software, Cirrus LED and EVA Libercus Software LLP – a Block Communications inc. company.
Robert S. Stefanovich joined our Board of Directors in April 2007. He currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of CryoPort, Inc. Mr. Stefanovich served for 4 years as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Artemis International Solutions Corporation, a publicly traded software company. He also held several other senior finance positions, including Chief Financial Officer of Xcorporeal, Inc. and Aethlon Medical Inc., both publicly traded medical device companies and Vice President of Administration at SAIC, a Fortune 500 company. Mr. Stefanovich was a member of the Software Advisory Group and Audit Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers hi-tech practice in San Jose, CA and Frankurt, Germany. He received his Masters of Finance/Accounting and Engineering from the University of Darmstadt, Germany.
Matthew Meblin brings over 20 years of key industry experience to WellCycle. Meblin entered the project management software industry in 1984 with start-up Breakthrough Software, publisher of Time Line. Meblin then served as a Director of Product Marketing and Development for the Project Management Group at Symantec Corporation, where he was instrumental in assisting Symantec Corporation with their 1990 IPO. In 1991, Meblin founded WellCycle and has since worked with Fortune 500 companies internationally, assisting them to implement project management software systems. During his career, he has become a renowned project management and process-reengineering consultant for accounts such as Bank of America, Hewlett Packard, Levi Strauss & Co., EDS and NASA. He has been a featured speaker at major project management conferences, including the PMI Annual Conference and Project World, and has authored numerous articles in leading project management publications. Meblin earned his MBA from the University of San Francisco.
Andrew Shotz brings more than 20 years of experience in high-technology management to WellCycle. His expertise in constructing strategic alliances with Fortune 500 companies has been instrumental in establishing partner relationships that include EDS and Microsoft. Prior to co-founding WellCycle, Shotz was Regional Sales Director at Mobius Management Systems where he implemented enterprise data management solutions at Fortune 500 companies such as Nissan Motors, Home Savings of America and the New York Stock Exchange. Shotz also served as District Sales Manager at Beta Systems Software. He is a technical expert in the enterprise project management field and has been a featured speaker for seminars and trade events. Shotz holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from California State University, Sacramento.
Evan Barr joined WellCycle in 1995 and currently serves as the lead architect and chief technologist for the WellCycle product line. He brings over 20 years of experience in software programming to WellCycle. Barr has extensive experience in the design and development of mission critical business software tools at Fortune 500 corporations. He is a leading Web and database developer, having produced applications for Gap, Inc., Levi Strauss & Co., AT&T, and Bank of America. Among his many achievements, Barr has developed sophisticated business applications including financial portfolio analysis, sales automation and retail management. Barr is certified by Microsoft as an MCSD and leads a team of WellCycle engineers skilled in building Web-based solutions integrating Microsoft technologies. Barr broke new ground in developing the InVision platform, one of the first fully Web-based business solution platforms in the industry. Barr studied electrical engineering at Temple University in Philadelphia.