James Gardner, CEO
James joined Wrethink from Gartner where he was CEO Executive Partner for High Tech firms in Silicon Valley. Prior to Gartner, he was Chief Product Officer for leading Private Equity firm Ignite Technologies. He's previously held roles at Microsoft, Head of Innovation at Lloyds Banking Group in London managing a portfolio of £100 million in new investments, and as CTO for the largest IT organization in Europe, the UK government.
Mary CozZa, COO
Mary has over 25 years leading technology based organizations where she has headed sales and operations from start-ups to emerging and mature businesses for companies with revenues over $250 million, serving millions of customers. Most recently as General Manager for Inseego North America, Mary has also served as VP Customer Operations for Qualcomm. Mary was a founding executive at GreatCall, Inc. and President of PdMA Corporation
ALEX CARP, CTO
Alex is a CTO with over 14 years’ experience with impactful advancements and products delivered inside businesses that include Microsoft, Google, Citrix, and Dropbox. Ensuring consistent business and technology alignment, Alex drives a modernized software engineering environment that is abreast with emerging changes and technologies.
Susana Posada, Product
Susana joined Wrethink after the successful exit of her previous company Spigit, to PlanView. She’s an experienced product leader with a focus on solving user problems with innovative and exciting experiences. At Wrethink, she leads our product, UX and experience testing teams. Previously, she’s held product leadership roles at MySpace, Symbian and Mindjet.
DIANA HOOGBRUIN, Marketing
With 12 years of experience, Diana joins Wrethink following successful roles at companies spanning technology, healthcare, consumer and B2B services. She’s a marketer that likes data and successfully drives strategic initiatives by implementing thoughtful and customer-focused campaigns. At Wrethink she leads all marketing, branding and demand generation efforts.
Wrethink founder and visionary, Arlene Harris, is a serial entrepreneur and founder of GreatCall where she innovated the well-known Jitterbug cellular service in collaboration with Samsung. She and Jitterbug received many honors including the New York Times' "10 Brilliant Ideas of 2006" and Readers Digest "Top 100 Products". She has previously pioneered the first pre-paid cellular phone service, the first cellular safety phone, and several communications activation, billing and customer service systems. For her decades of technological leadership, she was titled the "First Lady of Wireless", named as a Top 10 Wireless Innovator of all Time, inducted into the Wireless Hall of Fame in 2007 and in 2017, the Consumer Technology Hall of Fame. See also www.Dynallc.com
Martin Cooper is known as the "Father of the Cell Phone", leading the team that invented, produced and demonstrated the first cellular portable phone at Motorola in 1973. He is responsible for driving development of multi-billions of dollars of wireless global telecommunications value over the past half century. He has won the the Prince of Asturias Award, Marconi Prize, the Charles Stark Draper Prize, a Wireless and Consumer Technology Hall of Fame awardee, and named a Top 10 Wireless Innovator of All Time, and numerous other awards. He is a respected speaker on technology and innovation, and contributes to public policy in the US and globally. He founded several important companies, including smart antenna leader ArrayComm, and co-founded GreatCall and Cellular Business Systems, with Arlene Harris. See also www.Dynallc.com
Phil spent 28 years at Sony driving the adoption of an extensive family of consumer and professional electronics, ultimately leading the US organization as Chairman. Presently President of Dyson America, he serves on a number boards for high tech companies including Control4.
Yoshi is President and CEO of InterBusiness Corporation, serves on the board of AuriQ Systems and is an Advisor to Sumitomo Corporation. He is a published author, and regular keynote speaker, especially in the areas of IOT, Big Data and Analytics.
Robin is a thought leader in consumer technology. She was previously the Editor of FamilyPC, editor of PC Magazine, and a columnist for USA Today Online. She is the author of 6 books on family technology, and is a frequent contributor to MSNBC and Fox, as well as running the innovation pavillion at CES. Recent Video
Don is the Director of the Design Lab at the University of California, San Diego. He is also co-founder of the Nielsen Norman group and an honorary Professor at Tongji University (Shanghai) in their College of Design and Innovation. Don serves on boards and as advisor to several companies and organizations where his major emphasis is design strategy: how designers and design thinking can help drive both incremental and radical innovation within the company.
Barry is a Harvard neuroscientist turned Hollywood serial entrepreneur, inventor, internationally recognized digital imaging expert, visual effects pioneer and filmmaker with over 33 patents and 30 years of feature film & TV accomplishments including productions for all the major Hollywood studios, TV networks and several cable networks. He is currently focused on emerging new media opportunities including augmented reality and 3D sensor technology.
BYUNG K. YI
BK contributes more than 40 years of advanced wireless development experience, satellite system
designs, and aerospace communication and computer designs. He was most recently the CTO at InterDigital where he was responsible for directing the development of advanced wireless and network technologies, research related to robotics, and advanced cyber security systems.