Russ Schmidt is a Co-founder of Beacon Wi-Fi, Get Unplugged Now,Triton’s Portal, Beacon Media and the Marine Media Consortium. Russ has a strong marketing, technical and operations background and has held positions of VP, SVP and COO with Melard Technologies, Microslate, Beacon Wi-Fi and has consulted for many companies over the years such as Springwell Partners, Numerator, Saturn Wireless and Cerberus Capital on growth and operations. Russ is actively involved in the sales, marketing, IT and product development activities at the Beacon companies and can be seen on the soccer and LAX fields in CT coaching his kids.
Russ holds a Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University and an MBA from New York University, Stern School of Business.
Chris Reitz is a Co-founder of Beacon Wi-Fi, Get Unplugged Now, Triton’s Portal, Beacon Media and the Marine Media Consortium. Chris has a strong engineering, finance, marketing and operations background with an engineering degree from the University of Florida and has spent much time at the senior executive levels with Motorola, Int’l R&D Manager, Telxon, Global SVP & Corporate Officer, Melard Technologies; EVP, COO & Board Member and Beacon Wi-Fi Technologies; Co-Founder . Chris has an Engineering Degree from the University of Florida. RIP my friend….
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