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Mark Goode

Mark focuses on capital formation, technology and business development. Mark has over 20 years of experience working with startups, investors’ and Federal Government Agencies. He has raised over $60M in capital, launched and deployed the first Wi-Fi network. Mark is a recognized expert in wireless data and communication networks and contract negotiations between startups and investors, corporations and national and international government entities.

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Pam Roberts

Pam focuses on providing analytical evaluations for product development identifying relevant trends and opportunities. Pam has over 20 years of experience with large technology corporations with gross revenues of $26B- $48B. Her expertise is in evaluating a corporation’s core capabilities, industry dynamics, economics, customer requirements, product portfolio, competitive offerings, sales models and operating constraints. The products launched have contributed to additional revenue of $3.45B or a 25% increase in market share.

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Associates

CommerceBasix's associates include experienced professionals with a wide range of experiences. Several have worked in and consulted to large, established enterprises. Others enjoy working on the leading edge with start-ups and entrepreneurs. All are subject matter experts in various areas of business, finance, and technology.


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Stephen has 10 years of experience in research strategy and the application of emerging technologies for investors and enterprises. Stephen is the former Director of the North Texas Blockchain Alliance where he led the cultivation of the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency competencies among software developers, C-level executives, and private investment advisors. Stephen has spoken to the executive leadership teams of large enterprises in both private consultation and invite-only events at the Dallas Federal Reserve and other esteemed venues. Stephen has launched various blockchain businesses in the past 8 years while advising startups in the space. He is currently the CTO of Plymouth Artificial Intelligence which is researching and developing future applications of AI for the startups of the future. In this capacity he also advises companies on building platforms that seek to leverage emerging technologies for new business cases.
Noteworthy Achievements
  • Founding Director of the North Texas Blockchain Alliance
  • Member of the Board of Advisors for The Cyber Law Consortium
  • Created various micro data centers for blockchain operations
  • Directed House of Genius Dallas for 2016
  • Founded Plymouth Artificial Intelligence
  • Founded Auditory Asylum
  • Founded CryptMagic Mining
  • Founded Cryptomic Technologies
  • Listed as one of 2019s Innovators to watch by Dallas Innovates
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Michael focuses on blockchain systems integrating strategy and software architecture. He formed the first blockchain consultancy in the DFW, built the UT Dallas Blockchain Club into a hub for developing student expertise and blockchain research. He’s been a consultant to corporations such as Thomson Reuters, a fractional CTO, and put teams together for the development of blockchain software. Michael is a recognized Blockchain Subject Matter Expert speaking at nationwide conferences.
Noteworthy Achievements
  • Founded the first blockchain consultancy in Dallas/Ft Worth
  • Built blockchain systems handling over $13M in value
  • Consulted with Thomson Reuters and UT Dallas on corporate research in blockchain technology
  • Won 2019 NTX Top Innovators Under 25
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Derek focuses on project management where his technical and business system skills merge with his ability to effectively work with and communicate across cross functional teams, stakeholders and customers. He has pulled together teams of subject matter experts to address a corporation’s business challenges and build a roadmap of courses of action for their resolution.
Noteworthy Achievements
  • Multiple operational team-building/training and business process development efforts from small business to Fortune 500
  • Produced company-wide performance metrics and forecasted goal range recommendations at a medical GPO processing + $40B member spend annually
  • Data-driven workload quantification and forecasting for professional-level resources
  • Implementation of key operational test methodology for companywide workforce initiative at Fortune 1000
  • Production and Automation of Same Store Sales public reports at Fortune 1000
Academics
  • Electronics and Telecommunication Certifications – Southern Oklahoma Technology Center
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science – University of Texas at Dallas with Machine Learning, Sociology focus
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Larry focuses on business development and sales. He has spent over 25 years in large telecommunications corporations such as Nokia/Alcatel, AT&T and Verizon where he consistently generated net revenues from $25M to $60M. He produced the largest corporate margins through managing customer relationships combined with keeping expenses within 5% of budget.

Larry’s expertise is leading business development and sales initiatives to generate net revenue expeditiously for corporations whether small or large.

Noteworthy Achievements
  • Sold and managed implementation of worldwide networks for large enterprise companies
  • Developed a M2M Monitoring Unit for the petroleum industry
  • Maintained 30 million dollar quota for various companies
  • Highly engaged in sales and deployment of the Gulf of Mexico Off-Shore Shallow Water Energy Network
  • Managed five sales teams for DSL service deployment conveyed in the former Southwestern Bell footprint
  • Repeatedly received awards for high sales performance and surpassing designated quotas
  • Involved in Engineering, Furnishing and Installation (EF&I) for Carriers in their Central Offices and Cell Sites deployments
  • Participated in Merger and Acquisition of Middle Market Companies
  • Initial Public Offering experience
Academics
  • University of Texas, Austin - BBA in Business Management
Email ldubroc at commercebasix dot com
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Gary has spent over 20 years in IP network convergence from design, development and deployment which contributed to major corporations’ revenue growing them to over $165M per year. IP network convergence has led to the development of the next generation of technology networks, like 5G, on which an array of technologies from augmented reality to AI are developed and delivered.

From these corporations he moved to companies focused on IP Networks were he increased revenue and positioned them for acquisition. The companies were then acquired by Alcatel and Oracle.

After the acquisition of these companies he joined Verizon Network Analytics which brought together Verizon’s different analytical groups such as Data Science and Cognitive Intelligence and Big Data and Artificial and Analytics Systems. Gary created business solutions for the monetization of AI and Autonomous Drone Applications.

Gary’s expertise is on developing new revenue streams with high margins from new technologies.

Noteworthy Achievements
  • Sold three high tech companies for millions of dollars
  • Developed a M2M Monitoring Unit for the petroleum industry
  • Maintained 80 million dollar sales quota for various companies
  • Have managed a worldwide sale force of 165 people
  • Has Designed, Engineered, and Installed IP Networks for Carriers in their Central Offices and Cell Sites deployments around the world
  • Has participated in Merger and Acquisition of Middle Market Companies
  • Initial Public Offering experience
Email gbrown at commercebasix dot com