An attorney for over 28 years, serving as lead trial counsel and litigation department chairman for a major Central California law firm
Served on the panel of the American Arbitration Association as a private mediator/arbitrator, and on the California Superior Court as a Judge Pro Tem
Extensive, hands-on experience in leading technology, software, telecommunications, and IT outsourcing businesses where he has overseen $1B+ in financing, mergers and acquisitions, turnarounds, and restructurings
Served as President, CEO, Chairman, Founder, and General Counsel of numerous businesses including technology and telecommunications companies.
CCO AND CO-FOUNDER, WICKET
Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems from the Pennsylvania State University and an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Spent 15 years as a Wall Street trader focused on technology companies
Extensive experience in technology and sports start-ups, ranging from trading complex public and private securities to all facets of a startup including fundraising, building a team, and developing scalable processes.
CTO AND CO-FOUNDER, WICKET
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT and an Master’s degree from the MIT Media Lab, as well as an MBA from INSEAD in France
15+ years of product development experience, starting his career in software engineering/product development at Siemens, NYNEX and other high tech firms
Founded Aerva with the express intention of bringing an intuitive solution for networks and enterprises to manage digital displays and also allow mobile devices to interact with the displays
Founded Datalink, which brought Internet to Nepal by way of two Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
PRESIDENT, CAST IRON MEDIA
Spent over nine years at NASCAR beginning in entertainment marketing and content development, before moving to the venue side and overseeing all fan and brand facing elements at Iowa Speedway.
In his final role, he led the league’s partnerships with nearly twenty official partners including Ford Motor Co., Mars Inc. and Nationwide Insurance.
Prior to joining NASCAR, Staley worked in advertising on the agency side and served as a member of USA Swimming’s Board of Directors, a sport he competed in for most of his life.