The Biographies of our Directors
David A. Moylan is and has been the Chairman of the Board and a Director of Dataram since 2014, and also its Chief Executive Officer ("CEO") since January 2015. Mr. Moylan was previously a Partner at Yenni Capital, Inc., a private equity firm from 2013 through 2015. Mr. Moylan was also a Managing Director with the Corporate Executive Board ("CEB"), the world’s leading member-based advisory company, from 2010 to 2012. At CEB, Mr. Moylan held several executive roles which addressed critical business challenges. As a General Manager, he led the three-way global integration of Valtera with CLC Genesee and CEB’s core businesses across all functional areas; as President and CEO of Toolbox.com, he drove the successful turnaround of the business, returning it to profitability and spearheaded its successful divestiture. From 2008 through 2010, Mr. Moylan served as Vice President and Division COO for the Global Client Development Division at LexisNexis where he led operations and customer experience efforts and managed the Consulting and Training Services business. He also built a digital agency that delivered on-line marketing solutions to more than 13,000 customers and generated more than $40 million in annual revenue. In 2007, he was CEO of BK Global Ltd where he oversaw the growth of the business and its merger with another entity. From 2003 through 2007 he was an Executive Director at America Online ("AOL") where he led numerous cross functional efforts that planned and delivered web and client-based technology products to consumers. Prior to AOL, Mr. Moylan was a consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ("PwC") and at A.T. Kearney, helping companies across multiple industries and continents grow their businesses and transform their business models. He is a former U.S. Army officer who served with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), a graduate of the University of Vermont, and holds an MSIA (MBA) from Carnegie Mellon’s business school.
Trent D. Davis is President and COO of Whitestone Investment Network, Inc., which specializes in providing executive advisory services to small entrepreneurial companies, as well as restructuring, recapitalizing, and making strategic investments in small- to mid-size companies. From November 2013 until July 2014, Mr. Davis served as the President and a director of Paulson Capital Corp. (formerly Nasdaq: PLCC) until he successfully completed the reverse merger of Paulson with VBI Vaccines (NASDAQ: VBIV). He now serves as a member of its board of directors and its audit committee. Trent was also the Chief Executive Officer of Paulson Investment Company, a subsidiary of Paulson Capital Corp, from July 2005 until October 2014, where he supervised all operations and over 200 investment representatives overseeing $1.5 billion in client assets. Prior to that, commencing in 1996, he served as Senior Vice President of Syndicate and National Sales of Paulson Investment Company, Inc. Mr. Davis has extensive experience in capital markets and brokerage operations and is credited with overseeing the syndication of approximately $600 million for over 50 client companies in both public and private transactions. He served as a board member of the National Investment Banking Association from 2001-2005, and was its Chairman in 2003. Mr. Davis holds a B.S. in Business and Economics from Linfield College and an M.B.A. from the University of Portland and has held the following FINRA Licenses: Series 7, 24, 63, 66, and 79.
Michael E. Markulec is the President of SPAR Consulting LLC and former CEO at AXON Ghost Sentinel. He previously held various executive positions at Lumeta Corporation for more than 13 years, including the past three 3 years as President and Chief Executive Officer, and the 10 years prior thereto as Chief Operating Officer. Lumeta Corporation, a manufacturer of the IPsonar product suite, is one of the most widely deployed real-time network discovery solutions for large enterprises and governments. Mr. Markulec received a Bachelor of Science-Mechanical Engineering from Norwich University and a Masters of Business Administration from Duke University-Fuqua School of Business, and served as an Engineer Officer of the United States Army prior to his business career. Mr. Markulec has received many accreditations and awards for his accomplishments at Lumeta Corporation and is a frequent speaker and presenter on a variety of networking and security topics.
Edward Karr is the founder and Managing Director of Strategic Asset Management S.A.. He is also a Director of the Board for Pershing Gold, an emerging Nevada gold producer and Majesco Entertainment Company. Mr. Karr has more than 20 years of capital markets experience as a financial analyst, money manager and investor. Prior to founding Strategic Asset Management in 2012, Mr. Karr managed a private Swiss asset management, investment banking and trading firm based in Geneva for ten years. At the firm, he was responsible for all of the capital market transactions, investment and marketing activities. In 2004, Futures Magazine named Mr. Karr as one of the world’s Top Traders. He is a frequent contributor to CNBC, Bloomberg and Reuters and has been quoted in numerous financial publications. Prior to moving to Europe, Mr. Karr worked for Prudential Securities in the United States and has been in the financial services industry for over twenty years. Before his entry into the financial services arena, Mr. Karr was affiliated with the United States Antarctic Program and spent thirteen consecutive months working in the Antarctic, receiving the Antarctic Service Medal for winter over contributions of courage, sacrifice and devotion. Mr. Karr studied at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Lansdowne College in London, England and received a B.S. in Economics/Finance with Honours (magna cum laude) from Southern New Hampshire University. Mr. Karr has lived in Geneva since 1997. He is also a current board member and past President of the American International Club of Geneva and Chairman of Republican’s Overseas Switzerland.