COLT MELBY, CEO
Mr. Melby (58) was appointed Chairman and CEO of the company after the ORHub Asset Purchase. He was an initial Member of ORHub, LLC in November 2015 and served as its CEO. He has had a 30+ year career as a senior level executive in both public and private companies. Mr. Melby is an active entrepreneur and investor, taking officer positions when needed. His focus is on high-growth companies, recently in digital health and regenerative medicine.
Since December 2015, Mr. Melby has been an independent Director on the Board of News Beat Social (NBS), a company that is in the process of a Reg A plus IPO. Prior to ORHub and the Company, between 2008 and 2014, Mr. Melby served as Chairman of the Board at CUI Global, Inc. a publicly traded holding company that develops and commercializes Innovative Industrial and Power Technologies (Nasdaq:CUI). Between 2012 and 2014, Mr. Melby also served as Vice Chairman of the Board at Quest Resource Holding Corp (Nasdaq:QRHC) and was the CEO of Earth911 (the predecessor company to QRHC). Previously, Mr. Melby financed the acquisition of Smith & Wesson by a public company. He subsequently served as President and Chief Operating Officer of publicly held Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:SWHC) from September 2002 to December 2003 and served on the Board of SWHC between 2001-2008. Mr. Melby has also served in a number of positions within the aerospace industry, most recently with Metal Form, Inc., a privately held aerospace manufacturing company, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1987 to September of 1999.
DR. CYRUS OLSEN, COO
Cyrus Olsen, Ph.D., is an expert in linking strategy to execution and brings over 25 years of experience in IT, operations, organizational infrastructure, marketing and finance to ORHub. A 1991 graduate of Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management’s Ph.D. program, Dr. Olsen has helped Fortune 500 and smaller companies link strategic thinking and planning to execution at both a conceptual and implementation level. A veteran of building software as a service organizational infrastructure, Dr. Olsen’s background includes vast experience in health care, process engineering, time-driven, activity-based cost modeling, analytics, and organizational infrastructure implementation. Dr. Olsen has worked across a diverse line of industries that includes health care, software, aerospace, telecommunications and manufacturing. He began his business career in industrial engineering, and completed a doctorate in organizational behavior. He also taught strategy and information systems at the university level for both graduates and undergraduates before starting his own IT services company that was acquired and resold in the late 1990s. Since that time, Dr. Olsen has led global business and IT projects, consulted on cloud service infrastructures, built analytics platforms and linked strategy to execution as a technical business focus for decision making.
WESLEY MITCHELL, CTO
Wesley Mitchell brings with him a wealth of technology experience gathered over 20 years in the industry. He's spent time working cybersecurity with the FBI, product work with Microsoft, and has had a significant career in the consulting world for a number of top firms. In 2012 Mr. Mitchell founded his first technology startup, Atomorbit. His company would go on to sell over 50,000 seats in the cloud to companies like Microsoft, SD Micron and Juniper Networks, as well as to win two major awards from Geekwire and Venturebeat magazine for innovation.
He served as a technical advisor to ORHub from March 2015 until his transition to full-time CTO in February of 2016.
LANNY LANG, CFO
Lanny R. Lang (58) has been the Chief Financial Officer of the company since 2005. Mr. Lang continued on as CFO of the company after the ORHub acquisition. Mr. Lang has over 30 years of CFO-related restructuring, financial consulting, reverse merger, capital structuring, financial process and SEC financial reporting experience. Since 2004, Mr. Lang has also been the Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of Aztoré Capital Corp. (“ACC”) and prior to that its predecessor, Aztoré Holdings, Inc. (1995-2012). ACC acquired its predecessor in a merger in 2012. Aztoré is a closed-end management investment company that provides a broad range of activities to companies in complex financial situations, including high-growth companies and financially distressed companies. Mr. Lang serves on the board of all of Aztoré’s portfolio companies. Mr. Lang was a CPA with Price Waterhouse (now PWC) in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 1980 to 1986.