The SoloMatrix Advisory Board
Andrew Eisner is Director of Content and Community for Retrevo.com, a fast growing internet startup specializing in consumer electronics products. He also serves as President of Bayview Consulting, providing expertise in online content, communities / social networks, and marketing/ advertising for web-based companies. Mr. Eisner works with agencies and Internet companies to develop online activities, products, and markets. Mr. Eisner recently left IDG where he supervised the operation of Web Shopper, IDG’s e-commerce and computer buying advice site and was the Executive Producer for PC World, IDG’s popular magazine and web site. He helped design marketing programs that grew Web Shopper’s revenue 100% per year and increased traffic by 200%. Mr. Eisner’s career includes marketing for Silicon Valley companies including Adaptec and Mitsubishi. He was instrumental in winning awards, driving PR, and increasing market share.
Alan Chaffee is the Chief Financial Advisor, a certified professional accountant (CPA), with 12 years of public accounting experience. Mr. Chaffee is currently the Managing Partner at Chaffee Geddes Chucka, (CGC) a CFO Consulting Firm. At CGC, he has assisted $1B companies meet their SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements as well as transitioned development stage companies to public companies. Prior to CGC, Alan served as COO of a $50M composite sporting goods manufacturer and brand management company. Mr. Chaffee was the CFO of an emerging Aerospace composite manufacture of structures and assemblies.
Jeff Brein is the president and founder of Quinn/Brein Public Relations, a company he founded in 1979 after leaving an executive marketing position at the Walt Disney Company. Mr. Brein has over three decades of distinguished experience in public relations, marketing, media relations, and special events planning to a host of clients including politicians, government entities, non-profit organizations, entertainers, and publishers, as well as, numerous public and private corporations (including several Fortune 500 companies). In the 1980s, Mr. Brein served as a Special Consultant to the White House where he worked closely with the Scheduling and Press offices of the President, the First Lady, and Vice-President. He accompanied the President and Vice-President on numerous international trips and coordinated press activity for the President's participation in the 1984 Olympic Games and other events. Mr. Brein will play an active and important part in the business communications, marketing and public relations plans for SoloMatrix.
Jason McCarty is theDirector of Software Development. Mr. McCarty is responsible for developing the software and firmware for SoloMatrix’s software-driven hardware products, as well as firmware for the next generation of Datadesk keyboards. Equally strong in electronic and hardware design, Mr. McCarty worked with Mr. Solomon in the past, assisting Datadesk in developing the firmware and software for the Palm Mini-Keyboard as well as the Palm Treo built-in keyboard products. Prior to joining SoloMatrix, Mr. McCarty was driving software development for TV Works, LLC, a joint venture between Comcast and Cox Communications, located in London, Ontario, Canada.