Since founding InfoSonics in 1994, Mr. Ram has served as CEO and built the Company to be one of the premier providers of wireless handset solutions. His foresight in responding to the ever-changing competitive wireless market has enabled him to lead the Company in capitalizing on many different opportunities in the marketplace. Prior to founding the company, between 1989 and 1993, Mr. Ram served as sales director for ProCom Supply, where he was in charge of worldwide purchasing and oversaw all international sales. Prior to that, Mr. Ram attended Tel Aviv University where he studied economics and business management.
Randall P. Marx
Mr. Marx has served as a Director of InfoSonics since December 2003. Mr. Marx served as a Director of ARC Wireless Solutions, Inc., a publicly traded company, a division of which is engaged in antenna and cable design and manufacturing, from February 1990 until November 2008, as Chief Executive Officer from December 1994 until June 2000, as Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer from December 1994 until June 2000, as Director of Acquisitions from July 2000 until February 2001 and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from February 2001 until November 2008. From 1983 until 1989, Mr. Marx served as President of THT Lloyd’s Inc., Lloyd’s Electronics Corp. and Lloyd’s Electronics Hong Kong Ltd., international consumer electronics companies. Currently, Mr. Marx is Director and Chief Executive Officer of International Development Group Ltd., a privately held holding company with current holdings of Asia Pacific Materials, Hong Kong Ltd., which is engaged in the design and contract manufacturing of various electronic products, and Group Mobile, an eCommerce distributor of ruggedized computer equipment.
Robert S. Picow
Mr. Picow has served as a Director of InfoSonics since December 2003. Since March 2001, Mr. Picow has served as a Director of SMF Energy Corporation (formerly known as Streicher Mobile Fueling, Inc.), a public company that provides petroleum product distribution services, transportation logistics and emergency response services to the trucking, manufacturing, construction, shipping, utility, energy, chemical, telecommunications and government services industries. From March 2008 through March 2011, Mr. Picow served as Vice Chairman of the Eezinet Corporation, a community aware internet service and communications provider. From May 2005 through September 2007, Mr. Picow served as a Director of Ascendia Brands, Inc., a public company that manufactured, marketed and distributed a portfolio of branded products in the health and beauty care categories. Ascendia Brands was previously known as Cenuco, Inc. prior to a name change in May 2006. From April 2004 to May 2005, Mr. Picow served as Chairman of Cenuco, Inc., a public company engaged in wireless application development and software solutions. From July 2003 to May 2005, Mr. Picow served as a Director of Cenuco. From May 2006 to September 2008, Mr. Picow served as a Director and Audit Committee Member of American Telecom Services, Inc., a public telecommunications services company. From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Picow served as Vice Chairman and a Director of BrightPoint, Inc., a public company that distributes wireless devices and accessories and provides customized logistic services to the wireless industry. From its formation in 1986 until its merger with BrightPoint in 1996, Mr. Picow was Chief Executive Officer of Allied Communications, Inc., a cellular telephone and accessory distribution company.
Kirk A. Waldron
Mr. Waldron has served as a Director of InfoSonics since January 2005. Since May 2005, Mr. Waldron has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Event Rentals, Inc. (doing business as Classic Party Rentals), the largest full-service event rental provider in the United States. From July 2005 to May 2006, Mr. Waldron served as a Director of Reptron Electronics Inc., a public company that provided engineering services, display and systems integration services and electronic manufacturing services. From September 2004 to January 2005, Mr. Waldron served as Interim President of SMTEK International Inc., a public company that provided electronics manufacturing services to original equipment manufacturers in the medical, industrial instrumentation, telecommunications, security, financial services automation and aerospace and defense industries. From April 2001 to January 2005, Mr. Waldron also served as SMTEK’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, and from May 2002 to January 2005 as SMTEK’s Senior Vice President. From February 1999 to February 2001, Mr. Waldron was a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of AML Communications, Inc., a public company that designs, manufactures, and markets radio frequency and microwave, low noise, medium and high power amplifiers and subsystems serving primarily the defense electronic warfare market. From 1996 to February 1999, Mr. Waldron served as AML’s Chief Financial Officer. From 1994 to 1996, Mr. Waldron was Chief Financial Officer at Dynamotion/ATI Corp., a public company that developed, manufactured, and marketed computer numerical control drilling and routing machines used in the production of high-density, multi-layered printed circuit boards and semiconductor packages. Mr. Waldron is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.