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Board of Directors
Eric Singer | Non-Executive Chairman
Based in New York, Eric currently serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of RhythmOne plc. (LSE AIM: RTHM). Eric brings extensive business, corporate development and financial experience across various industries, and was instrumental in helping to negotiate the YuMe transaction with RhythmOne. He has several years of experience as a director on multiple boards, including as the Chairman of the Board of YuMe since May 2016. Eric currently serves on the boards of Quantum Corp., a provider of data storage solutions, and Support.com, Inc., a provider of cloud-based software and services. Since May 2014, Eric has served as the managing member of each of VIEX GP, VSO GP II, and VIEX Capital Advisors, LLC. Previously, Eric held various positions at Potomac Capital Management II and Potomac Capital Management III, and its related entities, and was a senior investment analyst at Riley Investment Management, LLC and before that, he managed private portfolios for Alpine Resources, LLC. Eric holds a B.A. in American Studies from Brandeis University.
Mark Bonney is the President, Chief Executive Officer of RhythmOne plc (LSE AIM: RTHM), responsible for corporate vision and growth, as well as all operating functions of the enterprise. He was appointed to the RhythmOne Board of Directors in 2018 as an Executive Director, bringing to the Board over 35 years of senior executive experience across operations and finance disciplines. During his career, Mark has held a variety of roles that include Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operations Officer – in both the United States and internationally, as well as several directorships of public and private businesses. He currently holds directorships at Zix Corp., SeaChange International, Inc., and eConsult Network, Inc.
Prior to joining RhythmOne, Mark served as President, Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of MRV Communications, Inc., a communications equipment and services provider. He was also an Independent Director of MRV from April 2013 until his appointment as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in August 2014. From January 2013 through August 2014, Mark served as President, Chief Executive Officer of On Board Advisors LLC, and from March 2010 to December 2012, he was Executive Vice President and CFO of Direct Brands, Inc. Mark earned his B.S. in Business Administration and Economics from Central Connecticut State University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Hartford.
John Mutch joined the Board of Directors in February of 2018 as a Non-Executive Director. John brings extensive business, corporate leadership and financial expertise across various industries, including experience serving as chief executive officer of several companies within the software and IT industries. John served on the YuMe board of directors since July 2017. From 2008 to 2017, Mr. Mutch served as the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of BeyondTrust Software, a privately held security software company focused on privilege identity management solutions sold into the Global 2000 IT infrastructure market. Currently, he is managing partner and founder of MV Advisors, LLC, a strategic block investment firm. In addition, he is a member of the board of directors of Maxwell Technologies, Inc., an energy storage and power delivery solutions company, the chairman of the board of Aviat Networks, Inc., a global supplier of microwave networking solutions and a member of the board of directors of Agilysys Networks, Inc., a provider of hospitality software and solutions. John holds a B.S. in Applied Economics from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and resides in Ranch Sante Fe, California.