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Jim Caccavo

Jim Caccavo is Chairman of the Board at BrightScope. He is the Founder and Managing General Partner of Steelpoint Capital Partners. Jim is a proven entrepreneur with deep operating and financial experience. Prior to forming Steelpoint, Jim was the Managing Director of Moore Capital Management's Private Equity Group. Before joining Moore in 1999, he was president and CEO of Tickets.com. From 1988 to 1996, Jim was a founder and senior executive of Sullivan Communications, helping to build it into a leading graphic arts company. He operated several business units for Sullivan, including: software packaging and distribution; digital imaging; and a special effects business he founded. Jim began his career in finance at Merrill Lynch and GTE Corporation. Jim holds a B.S. in Economics and Finance from the University of Scranton.

John Sarkisian

John Sarkisian is the Founding Investor of BrightScope. John also chaired the Board of Directors from inception through the company’s 3rd round of funding in September 2012. John is the Vice Chairman of Pro Performance Sports, LLC. The company is the industry leader in delivering innovative athletic training products, instructional content and programming to athletes worldwide under the brand name SKLZ. John formerly lead Pat and Oscar's restaurants as well as Semtek Innovative Solutions, a company providing credit card security technologies. John received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan.

Brandon Nixon

Brandon Nixon is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman at Lytx, Inc. Mr. Nixon is an entrepreneur and leader with a track record of building successful, high-growth communications and technology-oriented businesses. Brandon joined Lytx (then called DriveCam) in 2008 from ViaSat, where he served as Senior Vice President responsible for the company’s commercial businesses. Prior to ViaSat, Brandon was CEO of Enerdyne Technologies, Inc., before it was acquired by ViaSat. Mr. Nixon holds a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from University of California, San Diego and an M.B.A. degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Mike Alfred

Co-Founder and CEO of BrightScope (see Management bios)

Ryan Alfred

Co-Founder, President and COO of BrightScope (see Management bios)