Because of Hologram USA’s exclusive and proprietary content, the Company is uniquely positioned as a complementary service to large general content providers such as television broadcasters, cable television channels and streaming services such as Net ix, Hulu and Amazon.
Hologram USA has amassed an extensive library of content with exclusive worldwide streaming distribution rights and has established exclusive relationships with key talent and content providers. The significant volume of titles the Company offers in the VOD category and the breadth of Hologram USA’s 700 streaming channels differentiate the Company from Netflix and similar OVD platforms, which primarily provide serialized content and select VOD titles produced in a proprietary manner.
Hologram USA’s titles can be streamed by all of the Company’s viewers through HologramUSA.com using virtually any Internet-connected device (tablets, smart phones and laptops) or from Hologram USA’s mobile app, which has had more than 50 million downloads to date.
By securing international distribution rights for Hologram USA’s proprietary and licensed content, the Company has created a barrier to entry for competitors, giving Hologram USA the potential to reach a worldwide subscriber base with no additional licensing costs.
Alkiviades (Alki) David founded ETV Ltd. in 2007 (formerly known as 111PIX Ltd. and a predecessor of our company) and has served as our Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since that time.
Mr. David has worked in the global digital media industry for the past 15 years as an investor, entrepreneur and executive. He formed a personal holding company, Anakando, Ltd., and, an affiliated company, the Anakando Media Group in 2007.
In addition, Mr. David has majority investments in several privately-held media companies that do business with ETV, including Hologram USA Inc., a hologram projection business with patented technology. Mr. David also ormed Advirally Inc. in 2012 and Class15.com Inc. in 2014, each of which provides social media marketing services. In 1995, Mr. David established Independent Models. Also in 1995, Mr. David helped establish the family-owned shipping company, Levant Shipping.
In 2000, Levant Shipping was merged with the U.S.-based shipping company Navios Maritime, and, in 2007, the combined company’s shipping business was sold to International Shipping Enterprises.
Mr. David and other family members of the Leventis-David Group maintain holdings in a number of industries including manufacturing, real estate, shipping and bottling (including ownership interests in Coca-Cola Hellenic bottling plants in 28 countries).
Mr. David is also chairman of the board of his late father’s charitable trust, The Andrew A. David Foundation, and founded the non-profit organization BIOS to educate the public about marine conservation surrounding the Greek Islands. Mr. David received a Master of Arts degree from the Royal College of Arts' Film and Television program in London, and has written, produced and appeared in feature films and on television.
David Bohnett is a renowned technology entrepreneur, venture capitalist and philanthropist.
Mr. Bohnett is the Founder and Managing Partner of Baroda Ventures LLC, an early stage venture capital rm he founded in 1999 that invests in technology and digital media companies primarily in the Los Angeles area (Stamps.com, LowerMyBills, WireImage).
Previously, he was the founder and CEO of GeoCities, which he took public and then later sold to Yahoo for $3.6 billion in 1999.
He has also served on the board of NCR Corporation (NCR).
Mr. Bohnett is also a trustee of LACMA, University of Southern California and the JFK Center for the Performing Arts, and the Vice Chair of the LA Philharmonic and the Chairman of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.
Mr. Bohnett has a BS in Business Administration from USC and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
Mykola (Nick) Kutovyy joined our company in October 2011 as our Chief Technology Officer.
From August 2007 to October 2011, Mr. Kutovyy served as our Senior Programmer Systems Administrator. Mr. Kutovyy has also served as the Chief Technology Officer of Anakando Ltd. and the Anakando Media Group since 2008.
In 2007, Mr. Kutovyy founded 111PIX UA in Odessa, Ukraine, and since then he has managed 111PIX UA as an affiliate of FilmOn TV Ltd. (formerly known as 111PIX Ltd.), our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer’s United Kingdom-based independent production and international sales company.
From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Kutovyy served as a project manager and lead developer at EnvisionNext, a website development firm.
From May 2005 to 2006, he served as the Deputy Technical Officer for Vremena Goda Business Travel, a travel-focused software company.
Mr. Kutovyy received an advanced degree in computer science, programming and networks from the Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University in Odessa, Ukraine.
Sanjay Reddy joined our company as the President of our OVGuide subsidiary in March 2016 upon our acquisition of OVGuide.com, Inc., where he had been the Chief Executive Officer since January 2012. In April 2016, Mr. Reddy was appointed as our Executive Vice President.
Mr. Reddy previously co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Live Matrix, an online guide for scheduled events on the web, from August 2008 through December 2011 when it was acquired by OVGuide.com.
He was the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Planning for Gemstar-TV Guide International Inc.
A publicly traded media and technology company, from June 2004 to May 2008, when it was sold to Macrovision (now Rovi Corp.).
Mr. Reddy also served as a principal of MPC International, an animation and software development firm, vice president in the M&A investment banking group at Salomon Smith Barney, vice president of corporate development at Covad Communications.
Mr. Reddy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Kim Hurwitz joined our company in December 2010 as our Senior Vice President of Programming and became our Chief Content Officer in December 2015.
Ms. Hurwitz has served as the Senior Vice President for Content Partnerships of the Anakando Media Group since December 2010.
From 2000 to 2005 Kim was Director of Marketing for DIRECTV overseeing PPV and Advanced products where she managed a $500m annual P&L, returning to the national telecommunications giant as Senior Manager of Marketing from 2009 to 2010.
Past positions include Vice President of Marketing, Publicity and Distribution for MWG Media, National Director of Affiliate Relations for the Tube Music Network, Regional Marketing and Advanced Products Manager for Adelphia/TCI and President/Co-Founder of the SoCal PPV Cable Group.
Ms. Hurwitz studied Theater Arts at the University of California, Los Angeles and possesses more than 20 years’ experience building and monetizing leading content platforms.
Over the past 10 years, Dean has worked with small cap public companies.
Dean has provided high-level consulting services related to accounting and reporting issues.
Prior to Dean’s current consulting activities, he held various positions in CPA firms ranging from international to regional based.
Dean’s last position was a principal and business advisor at Stonefield Josephson, Inc. (now Marcum, LLP), California based CPA firm with five offices in California and Hong Kong.
Dean provided auditing and consulting services to SEC reporting companies and entrepreneurial companies transitioning from privately held to publicly held. While at Stonefield Josephson, Inc., Dean was the senior principal in charge for consulting on high-level equity and debt derivative transactions for both public and private transactions.
Dean has been involved in the public offering process with over a 100 companies. Dean is very well experience with companies transitioning from the startup stage. Dean’s industries of concentration include micro-cap to mid-market publicly held companies in the manufacturing, distribution, biotech, high technology, and oil and gas.
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