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Management

Larry Ryckman Larry Ryckman, President & CEO, MyStudio, Inc. and AfterMaster Audio Labs, Inc.

Mr. Ryckman is the founder, President & CEO of MyStudio, Inc. and MyStudio Audio Labs, Inc., both of which are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Studio One Media, Inc. He is an award-winning entrepreneur and executive with notable achievements in the entertainment, high technology and sports industries. He previously served as President and CEO of American Artists, Inc., a diversified film, video and music production and distribution company; as owner and President of the Calgary Stampeder Football Club of the CFL; and was co-founder, President and CEO of QSound, Ltd. which develops proprietary sound technologies for the entertainment industry. During Mr. Ryckman's tenure, QSound grew from a start-up to a NASDAQ-listed, internationally recognized entertainment technology company with leading music artists such as Madonna, Sting and Michael Jackson utilizing its patented audio technologies. As QSound's CEO, he completed licensing and joint venture agreements with multi-national corporations such as Polygram, Nintendo, JVC, Coca Cola, and NEC.

Ken Pinckard Ken Pinckard, General Counsel
KPinckard@StudioOneMedia.com

Mr. Pinckard is a member of the State Bar of Arizona with extensive experience in corporate finance, startup ventures, investments, entertainment, corporate acquisitions, tax and reorganizations. He previously practiced law at Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Johnson & Williams of Houston, Texas and also served as a tax specialist at Coopers & Lybrand in both Houston and Philadelphia. He also served as in-house legal counsel for Congressman Barry Goldwater and Hormel Foods heir and music composer, Geordie Hormel. Mr. Pinckard holds a B.B.A., Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Houston.

Shelly Yakus Shelly Yakus, Senior Vice President - Audio Engineering
SYakus@StudioOneMedia.com

Mr. Yakus is a renowned music producer, audio engineer/mixer, and recording studio designer and is considered one of the best engineers and mixers in the music industry. He has engineered and mixed recordings for some of the world's best known artists including John Lennon, Stevie Nicks, Alice Cooper, Van Morrison, Tom Petty, Dire Straits, Blue Oyster Cult, Bob Seger, Amy Grant, Don Henley, U2 and Madonna. Known as "Golden Ears," he is also widely respected for his expertise in recording studio design and acoustics. Mr. Yakus co-designed, equipped, and supervised construction of the industry leading A&M Records music recording studios in Los Angeles and served as vice-president of A&M Studios from 1985-1995. He was previously Vice President of the Record Plant recording studios in New York and a partner at Tongue and Groove Studios in Philadelphia. The music that Mr. Yakus has engineered, produced, or mixed has grossed over a billion dollars in sales, and in 1999 he was nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Mr. Yakus' career and accomplishments are widely covered in publications such as Rolling Stone, Mix Magazine, Audio Engineer, and Spin.

Tim A. Grubb Tim Grubb, Chief Technology Officer

Mr. Grubb has spent much of his career working with remote and distributed computing services and technology companies along with wide ranging multimedia development. Prior to joining Studio One, he was a founding member and CTO of OnDigital Media and led the development of its award winning KnowledgeBox product. Mr. Grubb held positions with Pearson Education including Vice President of Pearson Digital Learning, Senior Director of Architecture and Senior Director of Special Projects. In 2005, his team developed the first ever digital textbook to be formally adopted through the textbook adoption process. Currently millions of students in the US, UK and Singapore use educational and edutainment products created by Mr. Grubb's teams.

Matt Long Matt Long, Vice President - Video Production and Engineering
MLong@StudioOneMedia.com

Emmy Award winner Mr. Long has enjoyed an extensive career as a producer, director, editor, director of photography and writer for television, feature film and video productions. Mr. Long is responsible for developing, producing and managing the video technology and content for Studio One Media's interactive studios and related television production. He is also responsible for all print and on-line graphics for MyStudio.net and the creation of Mystudio's custom virtual backgrounds.

Tony Vicich Tony Vicich, Director of Comedy

Tony Vicich comes to Studio One with over twenty five years experience in the standup comedy industry. From 1986 through 2000, he toured full time as a professional standup comic, playing major clubs throughout the world and appeared on top television shows. During that time he also owned comedy clubs, produced television shows, major live events, and wrote for some of the top comics in the country. Since 2000, Mr. Vicich has ran one of the most successful comedy development programs in the nation. He has seen many of his protégés go from initial workshops to performances on The Jimmy Kimmel Show, Craig Ferguson, and Last Comic Standing. As a personal manager, he works with top comedy artists.

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