Brian D. McAuley
Executive Chairman of the Board
Brian is a world class entrepreneur with extensive experience in start-up businesses. Most recently he was President and CEO of NeoWorld Communications since he founded NeoWorld in 1999. NeoWorld was sold to Nextel Communications, Inc. during January 2003. Prior to NeoWorld, Mr. McAuley co-founded Nextel Communications, Inc. and was its President from 1987 to 1995. For both NeoWorld and Nextel, Mr. McAuley was personally involved in: 1) developing the financing and business plans and strategies to be employed, 2) making acquisitions, 3) raising capital, and 4) in the day-to-day operations of these telecommunications start up companies.
From 1982 to 1986, Mr. McAuley served as Senior Vice President and Director of Millicom Incorporated, a company formed to participate in cellular telephone licensing and operations. Other career experiences include being Vice President of Robert’s Foods, Corporate Controller of Norton Simon, Inc. and a Manager at the accounting firm of Deloitte Touche. Mr. McAuley has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Adelphi University and is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of various finance and telecommunications industry organizations.