The Transit Wireless Members Committee is responsible for the strategic direction and operations of the Transit Wireless business. Transit Wireless is a majority-owned BAI Communications company.
Gary has more than 30 years’ experience as an entrepreneur and executive in real estate, construction and venture capital markets, and has invested extensively in hedge funds and private partnerships. He has managed construction work worth in excess of a billion dollars, including the restoration of Ellis Island and construction of the Brooklyn Navy Yard cogeneration plant.
Gary has a B.S. degree in Biology from the University of Vermont and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Council on the Environment of New York City, the Center Against Domestic Violence and the Metro New York Chapter of the Young Presidents’ Organization.
Prior to Flexential, Chris was the Chief Executive Officer of Telx Holdings, a leading interconnection and data center solutions provider based in New York City. Chris also has more than 25 years’ combined executive leadership experience in finance and operations, working for Daniels & Associates, BroadStreet Communications and Motient Corporation.
Chris holds a B.A. degree in History from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. in International Business from New York University.
Joan currently serves as an independent director of InterDigital, Inc., Cumulus Media, Inc. and Airgain Inc., and as a non-executive director of Centrica PLC.
From 2006-2016, Joan served as Executive Vice President of Time Warner Cable and Chief Operating Officer of Time Warner Cable Media. She was responsible for running a $1 billion operating system with more than 1,500 employees delivering cutting edge data, analytics and advanced advertising products supporting 30,000 clients across 100 cable networks, 14 local news channels and several regional sports networks.
Joan also led a global operating division with application development, sales, business development and finance teams in London, Paris and Mountainview as the president of a subsidiary of Open TV, Inc. until it was acquired by Liberty Media Corporation. Her global experience developed during her time as head of Business Development for British Interactive Broadcasting. Early in her career, Joan worked in the Office of Senator Chris Dodd, before achieving her first executive role in 1995 at Physicians Online.
She has a B.A. from College of the Holy Cross and an M.A. from George Washington University. Joan has also studied in the Executive Education program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Prior to Jay’s role at Motivate, he was CEO at Hong Kong transit company MTR Corporation (MTRC) for X years until 2014. Before joining MTRC, Jay held the position of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in New York, the largest transit agency in the United States, for X years.
Rounding out Jay’s transport industry credentials, is his role as Managing Director for Finance and Planning at Transport for London from ? until 2007. Jay is credited with introducing the Oyster card and drafting London’s successful bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Prior to joining BAI Communications in 2013 and NBN Co. in 2010, Jim worked for BAI Communications as Broadcast Australia’s Chief Operating Officer in 2009-2010. He has also held senior executive roles at Sun Microsystems: VP Australasia 2000-2008 and Channels Director in the UK 1998-2000. Also in the UK, Jim spent three years in sales at IBM.
Prior to joining BAI, Stephen’s role as Deputy Chief Financial Officer at NBN Co. Limited had responsibility for financial control, commercial finance, finance systems and capitalisation, planning and reporting, and tax. Prior to working at NBN, Stephen spent nearly seven years with Carlton & United Breweries as Group Finance Director, Finance Director Australia, Asia and Pacific, Finance Director CUB, then Chief Financial Officer. Stephen also spent seven years with multinational alcoholic beverage producer, Diageo, in the Australia Pacific roles of Finance Director and Commercial Strategy Director.