Robert M. Pons

Former Executive Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at HC2 Holdings, Inc.

Robert M. Pons

Robert M. Pons

Former Executive Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at HC2 Holdings, Inc.

Career Highlights

Lifesafety Solutions, Inc.
Uphonia, Inc.
HC2 Holdings, Inc.

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Harbinger Capital Partners LLC

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Executive Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Evolving Systems, Inc.

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Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Inseego Corp.

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Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer at CCUR Holdings, Inc.

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Former Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Internap Corp.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at YuMe, Inc.

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Managing Member at Tremson Capital Management LLC

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Former Executive Chairman at Intellinet Corp.

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Day Runner, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at SRTI Blockchain Generation, Inc.

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Robert M. Pons
Former Executive Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at HC2 Holdings, Inc.
Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude

Rowan University is a public university in Glassboro, New Jersey, USA with a satellite campus in Camden, New Jersey. The school was founded in 1923 as Glassboro Normal School on a twenty-five acre site donated by the town.[3] The school became New Jersey State Teachers College at Glassboro in the 1930s, and Glassboro State College in 1958. Starting in the 1970s, it grew into a multi-purpose institution, adding programs in business, communications, and engineering.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2002 - Prior

Uphonia, Inc. develops and distributes software services and deliver wireless devices. The company was founded on August 20, 1993 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI.

Director & Executive Vice President-Business Development
2016 - 2017
Executive Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
2011 - 2017

Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) provides advanced communication services to residential, business and carrier customers around the globe. From traditional voice services to VOIP, and broadband to data center services, we bring sophisticated solutions to residential, small and medium business, enterprise, and multinational business customers all with a focus on integrity, innovation, and the highest level of customer commitment.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2013 - 2015

3517667 Canada Inc. engages in development and provision of packet microwave solutions. It offers mobile backhaul, small cell networks, intelligence networks, infrastructure monitoring, last-mile fiber extension, and rural cellular backhaul services. Its products include hybrid microwave, small cell solutions, network management, and packet microwave. The company was founded by Erik Boch and David Russell Farrar on February 24, 2000 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.

2009 - 2011

Arbinet-thexchange, Inc. provides international voice, data and managed communications services for fixed, mobile and wholesale carriers. The company offers these communication services through three primary voice product offerings, including a spot exchange, a wholesale product called “Carrier Services” and a Private Exchange product, which allows customers to create virtual connections with other customers. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquaretred in Herndon, VA. /n/ The company has over 89 employees and over 250 world carriers transacting billions of minutes every year.

Independent Director
2003 - 2012

Network-1 Technologies, Inc. engages in the development and licensing of intellectual property assets. The firm supports customers such as investors and patent owners by assisting the development and monetization of their patented technologies which include telecommunications and data networking technologies as well as technologies relating to document stream operating systems and the identification of media content. The company was founded in July 1990 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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FreedomPay, Inc. operates a commerce platform that helps merchants in solving complex payment environments. It offers various transaction solutions, including mobile payments, cashless solutions, virtual and remote terminals, payment processing, intelligent analysis, routing of promotions, incentives, and customer relationship management services. The firm also offers incentive management, product mapping, POS integration, analytic tools, and customer segmentation tools, payment Switch solution that streamlines processes and transactions, connects to POS systems and captures detailed data; integrating solutions, security solutions for electronic payments, mobile applications for payments, and PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) solution that includes EMV and NFC compliance. The company was founded by Thomas Durovsik in 2000 and is headquartered in Radnor, PA.

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