Great things in business are never
done by one person,
They’re done by a team of people.
Wade is a senior professional with rich experience as entrepreneur and investor. Wade was the Co-Founder & President of Enkitec, an IT services firm specializing in the Oracle platform. Enkitec has been recognized as one of Dallas’ 100 Fastest Growing Companies, Enkitec was also ranked #1,127 on Inc Magazine’s list of Fastest Growing Companies and recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work” by Dallas Business Journal. Previously, Wade was Vice President of Sales for Oracle. He was also an early employee at the beginning of Netscape.
Stan Strifler has served as President and CEO for a number of high-growth companies, including ePartners, The Strifler Group, ThinkSpark and Revanew Partners — several of which appeared on the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies list.
Mahesh Shetty is a senior corporate executive with deep expertise in finance, strategy, technology and operations. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Information Technology Professional, a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and a Chartered Accountant (FCA). He is an active member of Finance Executives International (FEI), and has served in various officer roles within the organization over the last ten years. In 2014, he was named President of the Dallas Chapter of FEI, the largest chapter in the country, with more than 750 members. He also serves as the Vice Chair of FEI’s National Technology Committee. Mahesh serves on the board of Mothers Against Drunk Driving and is a member of the Executive Education Advisory Council of the School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas. He serves on the Dallas CPA Society’s Education Day Planning Committee and as Chairman of the US India Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the Board of Advisors for Hangar Ventures. Mahesh was named CFO of the Year/Private Company in 2011 by both the Dallas Business Journal and the DCEO Magazine.
Francoise Mattice is a global Executive who has a solid experience in Finance, Operations and International Corporate Business Development. She is known to transform public and private companies into peak performance organizations, by quickly identifying key business drivers and applying her problem-solving skills to improve results. She thrives in complex, innovative, and dynamic environments where carefully crafted strategy and managed performance execution discipline drive profitable results and value maximization. She has demonstrated her financial expertise in major international groups (LVMH, Allergan, The Walt Disney Company, Edison International), along with fast growing private companies in diverse industries, bringing them to the next mezzanine level, and start-ups in technology and entertainment. She started her career at KPMG in the Audit Division.
Francoise holds an MBA in Business from ESC Lyon (France) and has a French equivalent CPA, with a Business Law Degree. She attended an Executive Strategy session at the Haas Business School. She speaks several languages, namely English, French, German and Spanish. She has served as Director of several non- profit and for profit Boards in several start-ups.