About Us - Localblox.com
Serving on several Private Equity Boards. Key Roles- President and COO of Tele Atlas, sold to TomTom for 4.3 billion dollars. Co- Founder and CEO of MIRUS Information Technology Services, President of Comsys ($600 million revenue), CEO of Remco and Rent-A-Center, Partner - Ernst & Young. Public and Private company experience. Led Venture Capital funding - $220 million in 2004 - Tele Atlas, $12 million in 1999 - MIRUS, $5 million in 1986 – Remco and Rent-A-Center.
Ashfaq RahmanFounder - CTO/Chief Scientist.
Key Roles : Engineer, Chief Scientist, Data Scientist. Key Firms : Microsoft, Selerity, Shop.com, Vantage Lab. Masters in Computer Science - UPenn. Last startup Selerity made major news on Wall Street.
Sabira ArefinFounder - President.
Key Roles: Technology Management, Business Intelligence & Analyst Project Management. Key Firms: Cisco, Expedia, CNA Insurance, Countrywide. MBA - Duke Fuqua.
Colby AtwoodBusiness Development - Media and Advertising.
Key Roles : President of Borrell Associates (14 years) - Local Media Consultants and Advisors. Director - Channel Marketing, Zip2, VP - Tellthemnow.com Inc., VP Sales - Pantheon Inc. MBA - UCLA Anderson School, BA - Stanford University.
Joseph BerryPlatform Strategy and Business Development - Location Based Services / Telematics, Mobile and Wireless Services/Marketing.
Key Roles: JBJ Advisors - provides M2M, Telematics, Infotainment and Connectivity consulting services. Chief Architect SYNC Services - Ford Motor Company, VP - Tele Atlas, Executive Director - Wingcast, Product Development - AT&T.
Advisors at LocalBlox include big names in the industry.
Dane Madsen Founder YP.com, Charles Dyer Global Director Microsoft Bing and Nokia, Merrill Brown Founding Team Member of MSNBC.com & RealNetworks