William E. Beifuss, Jr.
Director, President, Secretary and Acting Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Beifuss has been the President, acting Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and a director of the Company since May 10, 2013. Mr. Beifuss also served as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Company from May 1, 2017 to July 1, 2017 and as Chief Executive Officer of the Company from May 10, 2013 to March 7, 2016. Mr. Beifuss is a business executive and has served since February 2006 as the Chief Executive Officer of Cumorah Capital, Inc., a private investment company. Mr. Beifuss served as Chairman of the Board of Warp 9, Inc. from December 2008 to January 2013. From June 2010 to April 2012, Mr. Beifuss was the President of Warp 9. He served as the interim Chief Financial Officer of Warp 9, Inc. from June 2011 to April 2012. From April 1992 to January 2006, Mr. Beifuss was Chief Executive Officer of Coeur D'Alene French Baking Company. He served as a unit committee chairman of Boy Scouts of America.
Chairman of the Board. Mr. Elton has been a director of the Company since March 16, 2009. He served as the President, Chief Operating Officer, acting Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary of the Company from January 5, 2009 to May 10, 2013. Mr. Elton is an experienced media and marketing professional with experience in crafting new business development strategies and building top-flight marketing organizations. From January 2014 to the present, he has served on the Board of Directors of OriginClear, Inc. From January 2014 to the present, he has served as Executive Vice President of 451 Marketing, a fully integrated marketing and communications agency with offices in Boston, New York and Los Angeles. From June 2013 to the present, he has served as a principal at PointClear Search, an executive search firm. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Sales for Univision Online from 2007 to 2008. Mr. Elton also served for eight years as an executive at AOL Media Networks from 2000 to 2007, where his assignments included Regional Vice President of Sales for AOL and Senior Vice President of E-Commerce for AOL Canada. His broadcast media experience includes leading the ABC affiliate in Santa Barbara, California from 1995 to 2000 and the CBS affiliate in Monterrey, California, from 1998 to 1999, in addition to serving as President of the Alaskan Television Network from 1995 to 1999.
Member of the board of directors of the Company and the Chief Executive Officer of EllisLab Corp., the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary that merged with EllisLab, Inc. in 2018. Mr. Ellis was the Founder of EllisLab, Inc. and served as Chief Executive Officer from September 2001 through June 2011, Lead Product Developer from September 2001 through June of 2007, and Chief Financial Officer from June 2011 through October 2018. Mr. Ellis has a deep background in web and media technology, both as designer and developer. He was the primary architect and lead developer of EllisLab's first three products, a Content Management System called pMachine, its current flagship CMS ExpressionEngine, and an Open Source web application framework called CodeIgniter (which was transferred to the British Columbia Institute of Technology). Prior to founding EllisLab, Mr. Ellis was a Recording Engineer and Sound Designer in Los Angeles. In that capacity he worked on hundreds of projects for film and television, from feature films for Disney such as Toy Story and Lion King, to hit TV shows such as The Highlander and Family Guy. Mr. Ellis won an Emmy for his work on the Oliver Stone film The Final Days of Kennedy and King. He holds an Audio Engineering degree from Full Sail University, where he graduated Valedictorian.