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Board of Advisors

Larry Ryckman
Chairman of The Advisory Board

Ted Field
Mr. Field is the Chairman & CEO of Radar Pictures, Inc. Radar Pictures develops, produces and finances feature-length motion pictures created for the global marketplace. Working with top talent in the motion picture industry for more than 25 years, his company is one of the most successful independent motion picture production companies in the industry and has produced more than 60 major motion pictures generating nearly $7 billion of revenues. Mr. Field also co-founded Interscope Records in 1990. Initially developed as a label focused on hip hop and urban music, the company expanded its musical range into nearly all genres. Mr. Field was also the owner of Panavision, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of high-precision camera systems used in the motion picture and television industries.

Paul Fisher
Mr. Fisher is the founder and CEO of The Network, one of the world's largest modeling agencies. Paul is among the most successful and recognized modeling agents in the industry and has represented dozens of internationally recognized models and celebrities including Naomi Campbell, Stephanie Seymour, Carol Alt, Gabriella Reece, and Nicky Hilton. Mr. Fisher is well known for negotiating trend-setting media contracts and is stars in the TV show "Remodeled" on the CW Television Network.

Jason Flom
Mr. Flom is considered to be one of the most successful executives in the music industry, having served as Chairman and CEO of Atlantic Records, Virgin Records, Capitol Music Group and Lava Records. Mr. Flom's astute ability to identify talent resulted in him signing and developing the careers of mega acts such as Twisted Sister, Stone Tempe Pilots, Tori Amos, Jewel, Hootie & The Blowfish, Collective Soul, Matchbox 20, Kid Rock, The Corrs, The Blue Man Group and many more. Additionally, while heading Capitol Music Group, Mr. Flom worked with rock superstars Lenny Kravitz, Coldplay and the Rolling Stones. He also signed Katy Perry and oversaw the recording of her debut album which has sold over 15 million albums and singles worldwide.

Sheila Jaffe
Ms. Jaffe is an Emmy Award winning casting director and partner in Walken/Jaffe Casting, one of the premier sources for identifying talent for television and motion pictures throughout Hollywood. Her career as a casting director over the past two decades has included involvement in over 120 productions. Her keen eye and understanding of casting needs has helped drive the successes of The Sopranos, Entourage, and How to Make It in America. Her big screen resume includes such features as The Italian Job, Invincible, MacGruber, Secretariat and The Fighter.

Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins
Mr. Jerkins is an eight time Grammy Award winning music producer/songwriter with a nearly unmatched discography, which includes Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Madonna, Brandy, Jennifer Lopez, Michael Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton, Keyshia Cole, Britney Spears, Cher, Janet Jackson, Destiny's Child, Gwen Stefani, The Pussycat Dolls, N'Sync, Ludacris, Jamie Foxx, Black Eyed Peas, Ciara, The Spice Girls and Vanessa Williams. Mr. Jerkins is considered to be one of the most influential producers in the music industry. He is the first music super producer to use MyStudio's AfterMaster technology to significantly enhance the audio quality and experience for his clients. His successful production of Janet Jackson's hit "Make Me" utilized AfterMaster and went on to top Billboard's Dance Club chart during 2009.

Allan Kaplan
Mr. Kaplan is a Director of Clearview Capital Partners. As a co-founder of three successful Internet infrastructure companies, he has extensive experience building and investing in companies focused on next-generation data communications and Internet infrastructure, services and software. Prior to co-founding Limelight Networks, Mr. Kaplan co-founded Entera, an innovative content distribution company acquired by CacheFlow in December 2000. He was also a founder of Primenet Services for the Internet, a nationwide ISP that merged with web hosting leader GlobalCenter in 1998. He also served as Vice President of Operations and member of the Board of Directors of Limelight Networks.

Andrew Knight
Mr. Knight is currently a Director of News Corporation, the $33 billion media conglomerate headed by Rupert Murdoch. He was appointed Chairman of J. Rothschild Capital Management Limited in September 2008. He served as a Director of Rothschild Investment Trust Capital Partners plc from 1997 to 2008. Mr. Knight was the Executive Chairman of News International plc from 1990 to 1994. He was also the Chief Executive of Daily Telegraph plc from 1986 to 1989 and the Editor of The Economist from 1974 to 1986.

Paul Oreffice
Mr. Oreffice is the former Chairman, President & CEO of The Dow Chemical Company. At the time of his retirement from Dow Chemical in 1992, the company had revenues of over $19 billion and was ranked #20 on the Fortune 500 list. Mr. Oreffice has served on the Boards of Directors of several major American institutions including The Coca-Cola Company, Morgan Stanley, CIGNA and Nortel. Additionally, he has been a Director of Spirit Finance Corporation and Chairman of the Board of Fairfield Homes of Arizona. He recently served as Chairman of the Board of the National Parkinson Foundation and remains a member of the Board.

Richard Perry
Mr. Perry is a world renowned record producer and seven time Grammy Award nominee, as well having been twice named Billboard's "Producer of the Year". He is known for producing more hit singles for more artists than anyone in music history. His illustrious 35 year career has resulted in the production of 15 platinum and 28 gold albums. The extensive list of artists he has produced include Barbra Streisand, Rod Steward, Ray Charles, Carley Simon, The Pointer Sisters, Tina Turner, Willie Nelson, Ringo Starr, Diana Ross, The Temptations, Neil Diamond, Fats Domino, Ella Fitzgerald and many others.

Diane Warren
Ms. Warren is considered to be the most prolific and successful contemporary songwriter of our time. Her songs have been nominated for five Golden Globes (one win), six Academy Awards and nine Grammy Awards (one win). Ms. Warren has the honor of being named Billboard's "Songwriter of the Year" four times and being inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame. Her songs have been written for such iconic artists as Aerosmith, Elton John, Tina Turner, Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton, Celine Dion, Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, and many more. In addition to her successful songwriting career, she is developing new acts on her label, Di-Namic, which is distributed by Atlantic Records.

Charles Weber
Mr. Weber is an accomplished entertainment executive having served as Chief Executive of George Lucas' Lucasfilm Ltd. During his tenure at Lucasfilm, he was responsible for overseeing history-making films "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark". Mr. Weber also oversaw Lucasfilm subsidiaries' Industrial Light & Magic ("ILM") and THX. ILM is considered to be the world's leading visual effects company in the film industry, creating special effects imagery that has never been seen before. THX is recognized by audiences around the globe as the premier audio technology utilized in motion pictures. Subsequent to Lucasfilm, he served as Chief Operating Officer at Embassy Communications, a company owned by television super-producers Norman Lear and Jerry Perenchio. His many accomplishments while at Embassy include serving as the executive in charge of the feature film and cult classic, "Blade Runner".

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