PureDepth, Inc. Adds Mark Kalow to Board of Directors
As a Managing Director of Soquel Group, Mr. Kalow specializes in business and financial analysis and the commercialization of intellectual property for high technology companies.
Prior to the Soquel Group, Mr. Kalow was Managing Director for the Venture Capital division of Trans Cosmos USA, a major Japanese IT services company and a strategic investor in US rich media, CRM and e-marketing companies. While at Trans Cosmos, he negotiated and closed 15 venture capital investments of over $50 million, including investments at Snapfish, an online photo company and Placeware, a web conferencing company.
Mr. Kalow also co-founded and served as Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer of Live Picture, Inc. (LPI), where he managed multiple financings totaling over $60 million and two acquisitions. LPI’s imaging and internet products won over 30 industry awards and its technology and products were licensed to industry leaders such as Hewlett-Packard, Canon, Kodak, FujiFilm and many others.
Mr. Kalow currently serves on the Board of Directors and Audit Committees of: PhotoWorks (NASDAQ:FOTO – News); LSF Network; and Delean Imaging. He has a S.B. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an MBA with a concentration in Financial Management from the University of Chicago.
“We are very pleased to have the benefit of Mark’s expertise on our Board,” said David Hancock, Chairman of PureDepth’s Board of Directors. “Mark’s strong technology background along with his financial expertise will serve us well.”
PureDepth is an innovative technology company transforming the visual display experience by delivering award-winning MLD technology. Backed by 34 approved patents, this breakthrough in visualization is the first display technology that provides actual depth. The company has, among others, a manufacturing license agreement with DRS Technologies, and businesses in medical, financial and consumer markets. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, with an engineering center located in New Zealand.
For more information about PureDepth, please visit the company’s web site at www.puredepth.com.
About Soquel Group
Soquel Group provides strategic services to innovative technology companies. Its goal is to help clients reach the market more effectively and increase their return on their products, services and intellectual property. Soquel Group offers services in the following areas: strategic marketing, patent portfolio development and commercialization and business development. Soquel Group has successfully consulted for dozens of companies in the areas of digital media, data management and software. The Company’s principal office is in Santa Cruz, CA. Additional information about the company can be found at www.soquelgroup.com.
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PureDepth Investor Relations
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