Founded in 2009, Webrotator Inc. is a mobile marketing and advertising technology company based in Bellevue, WA. WebRotator integrates various touch points of the mobile ecosystem, such as SMS/MMS, mobile Web, and the mobile application. It also integrates hyperlocal networks with its International Inflight Entertainment Network that allows air travelers to connect (in-flight) with brands in their destination; and allows residents to engage with local products, businesses, or personalities through their smartphones or mobile devices.
Scott B. Wilkerson
Chairman of the Board/Founding Partner/ Chief Executive Officer
Prior to forming WebRotator, Mr. Wilkerson was the CEO/co-founder of Ovallink, Inc, a hyperlocal digital advertising company specializing in rotating ad space in high traffic areas. While at Ovallink, he identified several key areas in the advertising and web search ecosystem that were underserved, as well as revenue streams that had yet to be discovered. With this vision he merged Ovallink and formed WebRotator in 2009. After graduating from Seattle University in Law and Politics, he went into banking. During his 12 years in the Banking industry, Mr. Wilkerson served as a National Sales Manager for some of the top financial institutions in the country. He was responsible for leading a staff of over 250 employees and over $2 billion in annual revenue with full P&L responsibility. Scott's ability to lead with an enthusiastic following and ever-expansive vision paved the way for multiple successes in fast-paced, performance-driven startup environments such as WebRotator.
Founding Partner /Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Hartin has been with Microsoft for the past 25 years as a senior level software engineering manager. He has overseen the development of many products and services over his tenure at Microsoft and is highly regarded as a mentor to many successful employee careers. He was also a co-founder of OvalLink, Inc. and a co-founder of WebRotator Inc. as the initial visionary enthusiast and implementer for the technology that formed these companies. He also spent many years advising internet start-up companies such as PlayerComp.com and DeeLeeBob.com on technology directions and strategy.
Chief Marketing Officer/Vice President
Mr. O'Ferrall has over 15 years of experience in sophisticated wireless technologies, network architecture and mobile brand strategy. As a veteran U.S. Army Ranger Communications Expert, he was responsible for ensuring mission-critical information was delivered on and off the battlefield via voice, data or text. He pioneered the real-time, mission-critical Tactical LAN (TACLAN), currently deployed to over 300 active special operations units worldwide. A mobile visionary, Mr. O'Ferrall is the Co-Founder/Chief Mobile Officer of urLocus, the country's first Hyperlocal SMS Network Provider™; which designs, implements and optimizes customized SMS/MMS Networks and mobile marketing strategies for small, medium and major metropolitan communities. Mr. O'Ferrall has consulted with and designed large-scale social, mobile and digital attraction strategies for enterprise clients such as Clear Channel Communications™ in South Florida, Del Oro Music, Oberto! Brands, Sierra Nevada, Toyota and more.
John Castle teaches Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, Seattle University and the Bainbridge Graduate Institute. He founded and ran many companies during his forty year business career, including several that went public or were acquired. He now advises companies on how to turn their ideas and technologies into profitable businesses and his methods help businesses focus on the elements of the venture that are essential for success. He was co-founder and CEO of Cantametrix, a music software company, CEO of Hamilton-Thorn, a medical electronics and diagnostics company; Executive VP and co-founder of Seragen, a biotechnology company, and a partner in Washington Biotechnology Funding, a seed venture capital fund specializing in medical technologies. He has been a principal, director or advisor to early-stage companies including, Cadence Biomedical, Energizing Solutions, Microgreen Polymers, Sharebuilder, Goodwell Technologies, Olympus Games, 3 Phase Energy, Savtech, YourSports, Sunriver Specialties, Biohesion, and American BioDesign, and is a member of the Keiretsu Forum which provides financing to early-stage companies.
Mr. Ploof is currently the Director of Corporate Marketing for ARM. He manages ARM's worldwide corporate partner branding program, which in two years has grown from 85 to over 300 key partners consisting of industry leading semiconductor manufacturers and electronic OEM's. He has twenty-five years of experience developing and managing corporate brands, global marketing, and co-marketing programs. He is the Editor in Chief of IQ Magazine; a quarterly publication with a global circulation of 65,000 and two localized issues annually in Japan and China as well as being Editor in Chief for Signum.com.
Mr. Martin, founder and CEO of International Communications and Equipment Inc. (ICE) has an extensive international background in the telecommunications industry spanning thirty years. Mr. Martin negotiated and initialized government level contracts for VoIP (Voice over the Internet Protocol) Russia, Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Italy, Malta, Thailand, Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, France, Cyprus, China, and former Russian States. He is the owner of a telecommunications consulting services company and the founder of an International Call-Through company since July 1992, and has negotiated multi-million dollar contracts with major telecommunications carriers for clients. Currently, Mr. Martin is CEO of Hitor Group, a public company specializing in energy saving devices.
Our directors are elected annually and hold office until their successors are duly elected and qualified. The Directors are currently paid no fees. Officers of the Company are appointed by the Board of Directors and serve at its discretion.
Brian G. Forrest
Invention Law - Patent Attorney
Brian represents clients in a wide range of intellectual property matters including strategy counseling, patentability studies, non-infringement and validity studies, due diligence, licensing and preparation and prosecution of patent and trademark applications before the USPTO. His background includes working in-house at Intel Corporation in their corporate licensing group, and has prepared and prosecuted both domestically and in foreign jurisdictions for industry leaders including Intel, Microsoft, Cisco, General Electric, InFocus, as well as for mid-sized companies, start-ups and independent inventors.
James B. Parsons, P.S. - Securities Attorney
Jim has been practicing law for more than 30 years, and concentrates in the areas of securities, both public filings and private company offerings, and general corporate law. Jim represents more than 15 public companies, and his firm prepares and files all SEC related documents. He enjoys assisting clients in the development and growth of their business, but with previous experience in securities and probate litigation, he also believes he can assist WebRotator in avoiding costly lawsuits and achieve lasting success. Jim is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound - B.A., 1976 and Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College - J.D., 1980