Robert M. Pons


Mr. Pons was appointed as a director of the Company in June 2020 and previously served as a director from July 2012 to December 2018. Mr. Pons is President and Chief Executive Officer of Spartan Advisors, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in telecom and technology companies. From May 2016 to December 2016, Mr. Pons served as Executive Vice President of PTGi-ICS, a wholly owned subsidiary of HC2 Holdings, Inc. (formerly PTGi Holdings, formerly Primus Telecommunications). From May 2014 until May 2016 he served as Executive President of Business Development of HC2 Holdings, Inc, a diversified holding company, with operating subsidiaries primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. From January 2008 to January 2011, he was Senior Vice President, Capital Markets, at TMNG Global, a global consulting firm to technology, media, communications and financial services companies. Prior to this, Mr. Pons served in a number of senior management roles in technology companies, including Uphonia (formerly SmartServ Online, Inc.), a wireless applications development company and FreedomPay, a cashless retail payment system vendor. Mr. Pons has served on the board of directors of Seachange International Inc. (NASDAQ:SEAC) since February 2019 and as the Chairman since November 2019. Mr. Pons previously served on the board of directors of Alaska Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: ALSK) from May 2018 to May 2019, Inseego Corp. (NASDAQ: INSG) (formerly Novatel Wireless) from October 2014 to October 2019, HC2 Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HCHC) from September 2011 to June 2016 and MRV Communications, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: MRVC) from October 2011 to August 2017. He also previously served on the board of directors of Arbinet, Proxim Wireless, Network-1 Security Systems, DragonWave, Inc. and Live Microsystems, Inc. (formerly Live Wire Mobile, Inc.).