DAVID A. STEINBERG
Prior to founding XL Marketing, Mr. Steinberg founded InPhonic, the largest seller of wireless phones and communications products and services on the Internet, with annual revenue in excess of $400 million. InPhonic was #1 on Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies in 2004, the year it went public on the NASDAQ. Mr. Steinberg also served as chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Cellular, a B2B and retail wireless communications provider, and Sterling Communications, a communications telemarketing company. Mr. Steinberg was named the Greater Washington Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for communications in 2002. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of Faster Cures of the Milken Institute, the Greater Washington Sports Alliance, Cupcake Digital, and the Board of Trustees of Washington & Jefferson College and previously served on the Board of Directors of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Steinberg holds a B.S. from Washington & Jefferson College.
Mr. Sculley is a partner in Sculley Brothers LLC, a private investment firm founded by the Sculley brothers in 1995. Prior to forming Sculley Brothers, Mr. Sculley was Chief Executive Officer of Apple Computer. Mr. Sculley joined Apple in 1983 when the Company had $600 million in revenues; by the time he left, Apple's revenues exceeded $8 billion. Prior to joining Apple, Mr. Sculley was CEO of Pepsi for 5 years. Before then, he had held marketing and management positions at Pepsi for 16 years.
ROBERT H. NIEHAUS
Robert H. Niehaus is chairman and founder of GCP Capital Partners LLC which currently manages private equity funds totaling $1.7 billion in committed capital. Mr. Niehaus formed GCP Capital Partners in 2009 as the successor to Greenhill Capital Partners, which Mr. Niehaus co-founded in 2000 as the merchant banking business of Greenhill & Co. Prior to joining Greenhill & Co., Mr. Niehaus spent 17 years at Morgan Stanley & Co., where he was Managing Director in the merchant banking department from 1990-1999 and the department's Chief Operating Officer from 1996-1998. Mr. Niehaus is a graduate of Princeton University and the Harvard Business School, from which he graduated with high distinction as a Baker Scholar.
WILLIAM A. LANDMAN
Currently, Mr. Landman is the Chief Investment Officer for CMS Companies, a boutique investment firm headquartered in Suburban Philadelphia with which he has been associated since 1987. CMS Companies has invested or committed for investment over $3.8 billion primarily in the areas of private equity and real estate since its inception in 1981. Prior to joining CMS, Mr. Landman was a partner in the law firm of Reich & Landman of Pittsburgh, PA and Sarasota, FL, with expertise in corporate transactions and the representation of professional athletes. Currently, he is a member of the Board and Chairman of Finance Committee of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital; a Director of Cetero, Inc. and Prospect Acquisition Corp; an Advisory Committee member of KRG Capital Partners; an Investment Committee member of LLM Capital Partners, Winston Partners and CBCF Partners; and a member of the governing board of several privately-held portfolio companies of CMS.
Thomas Hale Boggs, Jr. - Chairman - Patton Boggs LLP
Stephen P. Hills - President & General Manager - The Washington Post Co.
Edward J. Mathias - Managing Director - The Carlyle Group (Technology Focus)
Esther Dyson - Chair - EDventure Holdings