bio mcauley

Brian D. McAuley

Chairman

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-found Nextel Communications, Inc. and was its’ President from 1987 to 1995. Read More


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Morgan O’Brien

Vice Chairman

Mr. O’Brien has served as Vice-Chairman of the pdvWireless board of directors since April 2012. As the co-founder and chairman of Nextel Communications, Inc., Mr. O’Brien led the creation of the first all-digital nationwide wireless network and brought push-to-talk (PTT) communication to the mass business and consumer market. Mr. O’Brien was also a co-founder of Cyren Call Communications where he served until January 2009. Read More


bio pescatore

John C. Pescatore

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Pescatore has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and member of our board of directors since August 2004. He is a seasoned telecommunications executive with particular expertise in start-up and rapidly growing companies. Before joining Pacific DataVision, Mr. Pescatore was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NeoWorld. Read More


Paul Saleh

Paul Saleh

Independent Director

Mr. Saleh joined our Board of Directors in December 2016 and currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC), a role he has held since May 2012. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Gannett Co., as well as leading brands Sprint Nextel and Walt Disney International. Read More


Peter-Schiff

Peter Schiff

Independent Director

Mr. Schiff has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2004. He also currently serves as Managing Partner of Northwood Ventures LLC and Northwood Capital Partners LLC, a venture capital firm, which he founded in 1983. Prior to founding Northwood Ventures LLC, Mr. Schiff worked in the private equity division of E.M. Warburg, Pincus & Co., and previously had been an officer in the corporate division of Chemical Bank (now JPMorgan Chase & Co.). He serves as a director of many Northwood portfolio companies. Read More


John Sites Jr

John Sites Jr.

Independent Director

Mr. Sites has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2004. He has been a partner at Wexford Capital LP since 2008, and joined Wexford Capital LP in 2006, where he focuses on private and public equity investing. Prior to joining Wexford in 2006, he was a general partner of Daystar Special Situations Fund and Rock Creek Partners II, Ltd for ten years. Read More


T. Clark Akers

T. Clark Akers

Independent Director

Mr. Akers joined our Board of Directors upon the completion of our private placement in June 2014. He has been a Managing Director at Commerce Street Capital, a Dallas investment banking firm that serves financial institutions and middle market companies, since 2009. His responsibilities at Commerce Street include raising capital for Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) funds for experienced U.S. investment managers. Read More


John Sites Jr

Mark Hennessy

Independent Director

Mr. Hennessy joined our Board of Directors in May 2017. After a successful 34-year career at IBM, Mr. Hennessy retired in 2015. During his tenure, he served in a number of executive management and leadership positions and was responsible for global integration initiatives and technology operations focused on innovation and growth. Read More