- Founder of Teleport Communications Group (“TCG”), one of first and largest competitive local exchange carriers in the telecommunications industry.
- CEO of Global Crossing, in 13 months, increased employee base from 150 to 14,000 and achieved annual revenues of $4 billion.
- Co-founder and former Chairman and CEO of Subaru of America; during 23-year tenure undertook market leading strategic initiatives including the introduction of all-wheel drive to passenger cars.
- Achieved highest return on equity of any publicly-traded automobile company at 55%, along with 39 quarters of continuous earnings growth.
Bob Atkinson: Mr. Atkinson has significant experience in regulatory matters as Chief Regulatory Officer of Teleport and AT&T Business Services. He also serves as the Director of Policy Research for the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI) at the Columbia Business School.
Bob Catell: Mr. Catell served as the Chairman, President, and CEO of KeySpan Energy Corp. since 1997. He served as the President and CEO of Brooklyn Union Gas from 1991 to 1996 and also served as its Chairman and CEO until May 1998. Mr. Catell founded Alberta Northeast Gas Inc. and serves as its Chairman of the Board.
Tom Cunningham: Mr. Cunningham served as a Director of Remarketing Strategy for Ford Motor Company, where he was responsible for the total design and implementation of Ford’s wholesale used vehicle sales strategy in the United States for all the Ford and Ford-affiliated brands until 2002.
Wallace Parker: Mr. Parker served as CEO of Keyspan Services from 2001 to 2007. During this time, he had full P&L responsibility for the largest business group of Keyspan Energy Corp. ($5 billion in revenue).
J. David Power: Mr. Power was the founder, Chairman and CEO of J.D. Power and Associates, one of world’s premier customer survey companies. Its clients include virtually every automotive manufacturer and importer serving the U.S. market.
Joseph Petrowski: Mr. Petrowski is currently Chairman of Gulf Oil LP, a leading distributor of both gasoline and diesel to over 2,300 branded outlets as well as 1,000 private label outlets. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Cumberland Farms Gulf Oil Group, President of Consolidated Natural Gas and President of Louis Dreyfus Energy, NA.
John Scarpati: Mr. Scarpati previously served as CFO of Teleport for more than 15 years. He subsequently was appointed as CFO of AT&T Business Services Group ($22 billion in revenue). Thereafter, he was appointed Chief Administrative Officer of Global Crossing.
John Smith: In his 42+ years with GM, Mr. Smith was responsible for leading the turnarounds of the Cadillac ($8 billion revenue) and Allison Transmission ($2 billion revenue) businesses, as well as for developing GM’s restructuring plans for the U.S. Treasury. Mr. Smith also served as GM’s first global product planning leader.