Board of Directors
As Boingo’s CEO since 2004, David Hagan has been instrumental in setting the company’s strategic course and growing it from a small startup to a public company with global impact. He is responsible for the company’s vision and strategic direction. He joined Boingo as President in 2001. Before joining Boingo, Dave served as Chief Executive Officer for FirstSource Corp. and as President and Chief Operating Officer of Ticketmaster Online CitySearch. Dave has over 20 years experience in senior management roles in the Internet and telecommunications industries in the United States and Canada. He holds an MBA from Baker University as well as a BS from the University of Kansas. He is vice chair of the Consumer Electronics Association’s 2015 Executive Board.
Chuck Davis was appointed to our Board of Directors in August 2011. Since May 2014, Mr. Davis has served as Chairman, CEO and Director of Prodege LLC, a digital rewards platform whose leading property is Swagbucks.com. Previously, since January 2013, Mr. Davis served as Executive Chairman and Director of Prodege LLC. Mr. Davis served variously as Executive Chairman and Director of The Teaching Company, a provider of educational materials. From January 2006 to June 2011, Mr. Davis served variously as Executive Chairman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fandango, an online retailer of movie tickets. In addition, following Fandango’s acquisition by Comcast in May 2007, Mr. Davis also served as an Executive Vice President of Comcast Interactive Media until June 2011. Mr. Davis is currently a Venture Partner with Technology Crossover Ventures. Mr. Davis holds an A.B. in Urban Studies from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. The Board of Directors determined that Mr. Davis should serve as a director based on his executive management experience with direct-to-consumer and e-commerce companies.
Terry Jones was elected to Boingo’s board of directors in June 2013. Mr. Jones is currently the managing principal of Essential Ideas, which helps companies transition to the digital economy. He serves on the boards of Rearden Commerce, Smart Destinations, Inc. and Luxury Link. Mr. Jones founded Travelocity.com in 1996 and served as the company’s president and CEO from its founding until May 2002. Prior to founding Travelocity, Mr. Jones spent 24 years with Sabre, Inc., ascending to the role of Chief Information Officer. Mr. Jones has more than 40 years of travel experience, serving as a division president for American Airlines prior to joining Sabre. Mr. Jones recently retired as founding Chairman of Kayak.com. He graduated from Denison University and is a special venture partner with General Catalyst Partners of Boston.
Michael Finley brings more than 30 years of experience in wireless telecommunications to the board, and is currently the Senior Vice President of Global Carrier and Distributor Business Development for Qualcomm. He was previously the Vice President of Worldwide Carrier Relations. Finley joined Nextel in 2002 as Area Vice President of Southern California and became Senior Vice President of General Business for the U.S. following the Sprint Nextel Merger. He served as President of the West Region and a Senior Vice President of Sprint Nextel before departing in 2008. He was president of Verizon Wireless in Southern California, Vice President and General Manager in Sacramento, and was Vice President of Sales in Ohio for Airtouch Cellular. He previously held positions with Cellular One and McCaw Cellular. Finley is a graduate of Creighton University and the General Manager Program in Executive Education at Harvard Business School. He currently serves on the board of the Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission, and is a member of the Creighton University Hall of Fame.
Lance Rosenzweig was elected to Boingo’s board of directors in July 2014. Mr. Rosenzweig is the Chief Executive of Aegis USA, a leading business process outsourcing company. Mr. Rosenzweig was a pioneer of the highly profitable business process outsourcing (BPO) industry as founder and CEO of PeopleSupport, which was acquired by Aegis USA in 2008. Prior to founding PeopleSupport, Mr. Rosenzweig founded other wireless, manufacturing and finance companies including UniSite, which was acquired by American Tower; Newcastle Group, which was acquired by Tyco; and 24/7 Card. Mr. Rosenzweig serves on the boards of technology and mobile companies Quality Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII) and Apptera Inc., and serves on the national advisory council of Northwestern’s School of Communication. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School, and also received his BS in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.
Maury Austin was named to the Boingo Wireless Board of Directors in June 2016. From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Austin served on the Board of Directors for Extreme Networks (NASDAQ: EXTR), a leading networking solutions company, where he served as a member on the Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Austin also served on the Board of Directors at Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM) where he was the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of both the Nominating and Governance Committee, and the Compensation Committee. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Austin served as the Chief Financial Officer of MIPS Technologies (NASDAQ: MIPS), a leading provider of processor architectures and cores for digital home, networking and mobile applications. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Austin was the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Portal Software until its sale to the Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL). He also was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Southwall Technologies from 2004 to 2005. Additional CFO roles include Vincinity Corporation (acquired by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT)) from 2000 to 2003, Symmetricom from 1999 to 2000, and Flashpoint Technologies from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Austin worked at Apple Computer (NASDAQ: APPL) from 1988 to 1997 and began his career at General Electric (NYSE: GE) in 1980. Mr. Austin graduated from the University of Berkeley, with a B.A. in Business Administration and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University. The Boingo Board of Directors determined that Mr. Austin should serve on the Board based on his experience with public boards as well as his financial expertise.
Kathy Misunas was appointed to the Boingo Wireless Board of Directors in June 2016. Since 2001, Ms. Misunas has been a Principal of Essential Ideas, an advisory firm specializing in business strategy and innovation leadership, as well as technology solutions. From 1999-2001, she held CEO positions in ecommerce start up businesses and from 1996 to 1998, Ms. Misunas held roles in strategy development and as CEO of the Reed Travel Group, a division of Reed Elsevier PLC (NYSE: RENX). From 1973 to 1995, she served in a variety of increasing positions with American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) and SABRE (NASDAQ: SBAR), rising to President and CEO of The SABRE Group and SVP/Chief Information Officer of AMR Corporation.
Since 2001, Ms. Misunas has served as a Director for TechData Corporation (NASDAQ: TECD), one of the world’s largest distributors of technology products, services and solutions, where she currently serves as chair of the Cybersecurity Committee and is a member of the Compensation and Governance & Nominating Committees. Prior Director roles in both public and private companies include Travelocity.com, Canadian Tire Corporation, American Airlines Credit Union and others. She is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and has participated in programs organized by the Women Corporate Directors organization. She is also a NACD Fellow, the highest standard of credentialing for corporate directors and has served on its Compensation Advisory panel, as well as the research panel of the NYSE. Ms. Misunas attended Moravian College and American University and has attended Director Education programs at Harvard University and the University of Georgia. The Board of Directors determined that Ms. Misunas should serve as a Director based on her expertise in general business practices, technology, and broad experience in serving on global public and private boards.