Board of Directors

  Mike Buhrmann - Finsphere Corporation
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mike Buhrmann is a recognized entrepreneur and business leader in the wireless industry with more than 28 years of experience building highly successful companies. He was founder, President, and CEO of @mobile, which, through acquisition by and merger with, became Openwave Systems, Inc. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors at m-Qube, which was acquired by VeriSign Inc. He was also an advisor to UIEvolution, which was acquired by Square Enix USA. He has held executive positions with both McCaw Cellular and AT&T Wireless and holds more than a dozen patents for wireless telecommunications technology. He was a pioneer in creating the Wireless Intelligent Network (WIN), founded and chaired the Universal Wireless Communications Consortium (UWCC) and sat on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association (CTIA).

  Bill Gossman - Mohr Davidow

Bill Gossman has been an active investor and company builder in the venture industry for the past two decades. He leverages more than 25 years of hands-on experience in high-growth companies to help entrepreneurs reshape the media landscape. Bill was CEO of Audience Science, whose Audience Gateway records billions of behavioral events daily and reaches over 385 million unique Internet users. Other activities in digital media include serving on the board of Pelago (Groupon) and personally investing in iLike (NWS), RealSelf, and Kickball Labs.

  Ravi Mohan - Shasta Ventures

Ravi Mohan has focused his entire career on the software business. Prior to co-founding Shasta ventures he was a general partner at Battery Ventures, where he led eight investments and served on the Boards of 12 software and technology–enabled service companies. Prior to Battery Ventures, Ravi built transaction processing systems at Accenture, sold and implemented packed software applications for Hyperion Software Corporation, and ran MIC, a software development firm based in India that focused on business intelligence solutions for multinational corporations. 

  Paul Bailek - Frazier Technology Ventures

Paul Bailek has more than 25 years experience in financial and operations management. From 1998 to 2001 he served as CFO and Senior Vice President of Finance and Operations at RealNetworks (NASDAQ: RNWK). Prior to joining RealNetworks, Paul served as CFO for Metapath Software Corporation, a venture-backed wireless communications software company. Paul holds a degree in business administration from Seattle University and participates on the advisory board for Seattle University’s Entrepreneurship Center.