Marc has over 27 years of comprehensive business leadership and financial management experience in diverse markets both domestically and internationally. Marc has served in multiple executive roles at major corporations and early stage businesses.
Most recently, Marc was the CFO of the Seattle-based e-commerce retailer zulily. At zulily, Marc successfully completed the IPO in November 2013, and in just two years, helped to more than triple the company’s revenue growing from $330 million to more than $1.2 billion, all while attaining profitability and reversing the cumulative net loss position.
Prior to zulily, Marc held CFO positions at several companies including action sports teen retailer Zumiez, online diamond jewelry retailer Blue Nile, and renewable energy company Imperium Renewables.
Marc also served in a number of finance and executive capacities at Starbucks Coffee including Vice President of Finance for North America, CFO of Starbucks Coffee Japan where he led the successful IPO completion within the Japanese market, and Senior Vice President of Finance & Business Development of Starbucks Coffee International. During his 13-year tenure revenue increased from $250 million to $7.8 billion.
Marc is a graduate from Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.
Neville comes to Kymeta from Qualcomm, where he recently led the development of Private LTE/5G Networks for the Industrial Internet of Things. Neville was Chairman of the Board for the CBRS Alliance and founder and board director of the MulteFire Alliance, a new technology for cellular in unlicensed spectrum. Prior to this, he was the General Manager of MediaFlo Technologies International, a Qualcomm subsidiary.
Neville joined Qualcomm from Discovery Communications where he served as Executive Vice President of Discovery Antenna Audio. He has held senior executive positions in corporate strategy and business development for Discovery Communications worldwide and served as Managing Director of Discovery Networks Asia based out of Singapore.
Neville’s background combines a wealth of technical experience and global business success in the broadcast and Internet industries from his many years in C-level executive positions with Naspers and MIH. He earned a Master of Business Administration Degree and Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
Bill, a founder and senior executive in the satellite and cable TV industries for over 25 years, is also an active investor in mobile platform technology and software as a service company.
Prior to that, he was the CEO and Chairman of the Board of Maritime Telecommunications Network (MTN), which provides satellite connectivity and content to remote locations around the world. MTN's customer segments include cruise lines, yachts, oil and gas, news agencies, aviation and the government and military. In 2007, Bill won the prestigious Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his role there.
Earlier in his career, he was involved with DIRECTV by founding a national sales and installation company that helped DIRECTV to become the fastest growing consumer electronic company in the US at that time. Before getting involved with satellite, he held several executive roles in cable TV, including as a multiple system owner and operator.
Rick has over 23 years of experience practicing in the areas of technology, intellectual property, internet, media and entertainment law.
Prior to joining Kymeta, Rick served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Rightside Group, Ltd., a leading provider of domain name services. In August 2014, Rick helped successfully spin-off Rightside as a separate publicly traded company from Demand Media. In 2017, Rick managed all legal issues in connection with the successful divestiture of domain name registrar business, eNom, for $83.5 million followed by the merger of Rightside with Donuts Inc. for approximately $213 million in cash.
Previous to Rightside, Rick has held senior positions in the legal departments of broadcast.com, Yahoo!, Nokia and Demand Media.
Rick holds a J.D. from the DePaul University College of Law and a B.B.A in accounting, cum laude, from Ohio University.