David Hagan President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
David Hagan has served as Boingo's Chief Executive Officer and a member of the company's board of directors since November 2004. He has also served as President since 2001. Prior to joining Boingo, Mr. Hagan served as Chief Executive Officer of FirstSource Corp., an e- commerce solutions provider, and as President and Chief Operating Officer of Ticketmaster Online CitySearch, an online ticket retailer and city website manager. Mr. Hagan has over 20 years experience in senior management roles in the telecommunications industry with Sprint in the United States and Canada. Mr. Hagan is Chairman of the Wireless Division of Consumer Electronics Association and a member of the CEA Board of Industry Leaders. He received a B.S. from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. from Baker University. The board of directors determined that Mr. Hagan should serve as a director based on his position as the company's Chief Executive Officer and his understanding of the wireless industry.
Sky Dayton Chairman of the Board
Sky Dayton founded Boingo in 2001. He has served as chairman of Boingo's board of directors since its inception and as Chief Executive Officer from its inception until 2004. Prior to founding Boingo, Mr. Dayton founded EarthLink, an Internet service provider. He co-founded eCompanies, a start-up incubator; Business.com, a business-focused search engine; JAMDAT Mobile, a mobile games company; and Helio, a wireless carrier. Mr. Dayton also helped finance and build LowerMyBills, a consumer finance lead generation company; and Neopets, an online games company. Mr. Dayton is a member of the Warren Bennis Leadership Circle of the Center for Public Leadership at the Kennedy School at Harvard University. The board of directors determined that Mr. Dayton should serve as a director based on his long history with the company and experience with other growth companies.
Charles Boesenberg has served as a member of Boingo's board of directors since March 2011. From 2002 to June 2006, Mr. Boesenberg served as the President and Chief Executive Officer at NetIQ Corporation and he also served as the Chairman of the board of directors at NetIQ Corporation from 2002 to June 2006. Mr. Boesenberg served as a director of Interwoven, Inc. from July 2006 to March 2009, as lead independent director of Maxtor Corporation from 2002 until May 2006, and as a director of Onyx Software Corporation from 2004 to 2005. Mr. Boesenberg serves on the board of directors of Silicon Graphics International Corp., Keynote Systems, Inc., Callidus Software Inc. and Ancestry.com Inc. Mr. Boesenberg holds an M.S. in Business Administration from Boston University and a B.S. from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. The board of directors determined that Mr. Boesenberg should serve as a director based on his extensive experience serving on the boards of directors of other public companies, including experience dealing with corporate governance matters, and his executive management experience in other technology companies.
Chuck Davis has served as a member of Boingo's board of directors since August 2011. Mr. Davis was most recently Executive Vice President of Comcast Interactive Media and Chief Executive Officer of Fandango, a role he held since 2006. He served as Chairman of Fandango from 2006 until Fandango's acquisition by Comcast in 2007. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Davis served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Shopzilla through its $525 million 2005 sale to E.W. Scripps Company. Mr. Davis serves on the board of directors of Shop.org, The Teaching Company, the Young Presidents' Organization and is also a trustee of the Brown University Corporation where he serves as vice chair of the Advancement Committee. Mr. Davis holds a B.A. in urban studies from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.
Marc Geller has served as a member of Boingo's board of directors since 2003. Mr. Geller is Managing Director of Sternhill Partners, and he serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies. Prior to co- founding Sternhill Partners, he was a general partner with GC Technology Fund, L.P. He began his career at Coopers & Lybrand, before starting his own consulting practice that focused on investment and tax planning. He has been managing venture capital funds since 1995. He holds a B.A. from American University, J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and Master of Law degree from Boston University Law School. The board of directors determined that Mr. Geller should serve as a director based on his extensive experience in venture capital as well as his relationship with Sternhill Partners, one of our largest stockholders.
Paul Hsiao has served as a member of Boingo's board of directors since 2006. Mr. Hsiao joined New Enterprise Associates, Inc., or NEA, in 2003 and is a partner in NEA's Menlo Park office. As a partner with NEA, Mr. Hsiao serves on the board of directors of a number of private companies. Prior to joining NEA, Mr. Hsiao co- founded Mazu Networks, a provider of network optimization solutions, which was acquired by Riverbed Technology. He began his career at Medtronic, Inc., a medical technology company, and McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm. He received a B.S. in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. The board of directors determined that Mr. Hsiao should serve as a director based on his extensive experience in venture capital as well as his relationship with NEA, one of our largest stockholders.