Ed has spent his career driving technology companies to growth and success. His more than 30 years of professional management experience in software and systems began in sales at IBM and progressed to management positions in product management, marketing and sales. He left IBM to pursue a career with startups and growth companies. Ed has been vice president of U.S. sales for Interleaf, vice president of software products for ScanSoft, which later became Nuance, and executive vice president of Xionics, which was acquired by Oak Technology. He was president and CEO of Profile Systems, which was acquired by Comergent and later IBM. Ed was president and CEO of TimeTrade from 2007 to 2014. He also served on the boards of the Mass Technology Council, as well as eCopy and HealthWyse, both of which were acquired, and he currently is on the board of LeveragePoint. Ed is graduate of Macalester College.
Gary drives all aspects of TimeTrade’s business, directing the company’s growth, continued innovation and market leadership. He has been creating and leading innovative early stage companies and establishing accelerated sales and valuation growth for more than 25 years. Gary joined TimeTrade in 2010 as president and COO, becoming CEO in 2014. Before TimeTrade, he headed Cognio (acquired by Cisco) where he pioneered the field of intelligent spectrum management for Wi-Fi systems. Earlier, Gary cofounded SecureMedia (acquired by Google), one of the first DRM encryption systems for online content, and spent 7 years with Hewlett-Packard in Silicon Valley. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Cornell and an MBA from Harvard University.
Brian is a general partner at Ascent Venture Partners, where he leads investments and applies his 30 years of experience in the financial services industry to help the firm’s portfolio companies with a focus on financial technology, mobility and internet services. He also oversees the firm’s finance and reporting team. Before joining Ascent, Brian was COO and CFO at Argo Global Capital, and senior vice president and group CFO of Fidelity Investment’s operating unit, FPIBG. While at Fidelity, he also was CFO of FIIS, Fidelity’s intermediary-based mutual funds division and a senior vice president of its Institutional Brokerage division. Prior to Fidelity, Brian was senior vice president, CFO and treasurer of Affiliated Managers Group and senior vice president and CFO of PIMCO Advisors. A former CPA, he spent six years as an auditor at Coopers & Lybrand. Brian earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration from Manhattan College. He also serves on the board of Knoa Software.
Peter J. Simone
Peter has more than 50 “man years” of public company board experience at more than ten companies over the last 20 years, and approximately the same level of board experience with private companies. A CPA early in his career, and has been an audit committee member on all his public company boards. Peter has been a public company chairman, CEO or COO for nearly half of his extensive business career, and has more than 30 years of executive experience in domestic as well as international high-tech capital equipment, embedded and application software companies. He has been directly involved in the acquisition of more than 40 companies, sold more than 20 companies and was a board member on three private companies that filed successful IPOs (Cymer, Inc., Monotype Imaging, Inc., and INPHI Corporation). He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Bentley University and an MBA in finance and computer science from Babson College. He serves as a director of Monotype, Segue Manufacturing Services, and Veeco Instruments, Inc.
Charles R. Stuckey, Jr.
Chuck is chairman emeritus and a former director of RSA Security. He was chairman of RSA Security from June 1996 through July 2003, served as the company’s CEO from January 1987 through December 2000, and was a director from 1987 to 2006 when the company was acquired by EMC Corporation. Chuck also served as a director of Matrix One until its acquisition in 2006 by Dassault Systemes. He was a national director of the Ohio University Board of Trustees, a director of the OU Foundation Board, and the OU Board of Visitors of the Russ College of Engineering & Technology, and was chairman of the steering committee for the university’s $450 million “The Promise Lives Campaign.” Chuck also was a past chairman and director of the Massachusetts NetComm Council and the Boston CommonAngels, and served on many private company boards. He earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio University.