Board of Directors
Tom Tullie joins the board as Executive Chairman, bringing more than 25 years of experience with technology companies to Everyone Counts. As a serial entrepreneur, he has a proven track record of successfully building leading-edge technology companies and has served as executive management to several companies that were eventually acquired or went public. As CEO his leadership includes ecoATM, acquired by Outerwall for $350M in 2013; Vativ Technologies, acquired by Entropic Communications; and Path 1 Network Technologies, acquired by IP Video Networks. Tom served as COO of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, where he was part of the executive team who took the company public and raised $1 billion in secondary offerings. In addition to being recognized with many industry awards, Tom was chosen by Ernst & Young as a 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year.
During Bill’s 26 years with Accenture, spread across the US, UK and Japan, he held several senior management positions as a Managing Director, specializing in scaling and improving operational capabilities for clients as well as working on joint ventures to design, build and launch profitable businesses.
Since retiring, Bill has focused on business driven solutions to global poverty. Bill is a part time pro bono executive and board member with MicroCredit Enterprises, where he has helped spur the growth of this microcredit startup to a lending capacity of over $70M. Bill focused on supporting the strategic growth of MCE, and held several positions including Chief Operating Officer. MicroCredit Enterprises has funded over 150,000 micro-entrepreneurs in 25 countries. In addition, Bill currently works with a portfolio of startup companies as a funder, board member and mentor in identifying and implementing business driven solutions to global poverty and health issues. He is focused on building scalable and sustainable business models.
Bill graduated from Whitman College with a Bsc in Economics and then obtained an Msc in Economics from the London School of Economics. Bill is active in the community and is a board member/trustee of Smead Capital , Whitman College, Phoenix Art Museum Board (currently Chairman), Arizona State University Gammage, Akili Dada and the School of Life Project.
James Berglund is co-founder of Enterprise Partners Venture Capital, formed to invest in early stage Southern California companies. From its origins in 1985, Enterprise became one of the largest venture capital funds in Southern California. In his years as a professional venture capitalist, he invested primarily in healthcare and information technology, in particular, software companies. His diverse experience includes roles as corporate officer in companies such as American Optical Corporation, Continuous Curve Contact Lenses, Inc. and Revlon, Inc. Jim has served on over 50 boards of directors of private and public companies during his career. He is recognized as a beneficial partner advising managements as they grow their companies.
Rafael Fogel joined Falcon at its inception. Mr. Fogel was previously a Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager of SunAmerica Investments, Inc., where he co-managed SunAmerica’s $8.0 billion high yield portfolio. Prior affiliations include Montgomery Securities and Franklin/Templeton Group. Mr. Fogel has served on the Board of Directors of numerous companies, including current portfolio companies Village Roadshow Entertainment Group, Encore Repair Services, Everyone Counts and ArcaTech Systems, LLC. He received a B.A. in Economics with honors from Haverford College.
Lori Steele Contorer
Lori Steele Contorer is the world's top expert in election modernization, pioneering the adoption of software as a service and bringing proven state of the art technologies, already proven in other mission–critical industries, to make elections more accessible, affordable, transparent and secure. The transformation has begun, and her visionary leadership in business, innovation and elections led to Ms. Steele Contorer being named in 2013 to Fortune Magazine’s 10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs List, a winner of San Diego Business Journal's Women Who Mean Business Award and her induction into the Bowling Green State University Dallas Hamilton Entrepreneur’s Hall of Fame. Since founding Everyone Counts she has led successful election administration and voting projects in countries including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Australia, serving voters located in over 165 countries, as well as for the transition from vote by mail to secure online voting for the iconic Emmy awards. Ms. Steele Contorer previously served as Vice President, Investments at Citigroup, specializing in searching out the most game-changing emerging and state-of-the-art technologies globally, and the companies that would lead industry transformation of those innovative technologies best. Steele Contorer’s election modernization expertise and insights is frequently called on by legislators from around the world, and the media, including Time, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, Politico and The New York Times.
Founder of Integrated Software Systems Corporation, President Preuss Foundation
Founder and Retired CEO, Flextronics
Co-Managing Partner, Sprout Group
Managing Director Midwest, Motorola Ventures
Founder, Chairman & CTO, Digium Creator, Asterisk open-source PBX
Founder, CEO Peek media; Principle Marcus Strategies
Founder and CEO of MicroCredit Enterprises
Founder, Fair Isaac & Company (HNC Software)
President, Serious Change; Founder, Social Venture Network
Ambassador to the OAS: Organization of American States, Deputy Administrator, US AID, Attorney
Draper, Fisher, Jurvetson