Mr. Howe was appointed to the Board on April 19, 2017. Mr. Howe is co-founder and Managing Partner of Broadband Initiatives, LLC, a boutique corporate advisory and consulting firm. His specialty is in providing board and C-level leadership working with small-cap and micro-cap companies (both public and private) particularly in turnaround situations. Mr. Howe has served as a director and as board chairman for multiple companies in a variety of industries including telecom and wireless equipment, software, and IT services. In addition, Mr. Howe has also held executive positions at Covad Communications, Teletrac, Inc., Sprint, and Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company (now JP Morgan). He currently serves as Chairman of Data IO (Nasdaq: DAIO) and is Vice Chairman of Determine (Nasdaq: DTRM) and a board member of Urban Communications (TSX. V: UBN). Mr. Howe has a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the Kelley Graduate School of Business at Indiana University and a Bachelors of Science – Business Administration and Marketing from University of Illinois.