Board of Directors
J. Michael Gullard
J. Michael Gullard has been the General Partner of Cornerstone Management, a venture capital and consulting firm specializing in software and data communications companies since 1984. From 1992 to 2004, he served as Chairman of NetSolve, Incorporated, a publicly-held corporation that provides IT infrastructure management services on an outsourced basis. From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Gullard also served as Chairman of Merant PLC (formerly Micro Focus Group Ltd.), a publicly-held corporation that specializes in change management software tools.
Previously, Mr. Gullard held a variety of senior financial and operational management positions at Intel Corporation from 1972 to 1979. During that period, Intel grew from approximately $20 million to over $700 million in annual revenue. Mr. Gullard holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
Alan B. Howe
Director of DynTek
Alan B. Howe has extensive operational expertise combined with corporate finance and business development experience. He is currently a Vice President of Strategic and Wireless Business Development for Covad Communications, Inc, focused on wireless “last mile” alternative access and strategic partnerships for the Company. Prior to joining Covad, Mr. Howe was a principal at Broadband Initiatives, LLC, a boutique consulting and advisory firm. Mr. Howe was also previously Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Corporate Development of Teletrac, Inc. for six years, raising approximately $200 million in public high yield debt, private equity and bank financing.
Mr. Howe joined Teletrac from Sprint, where he was Director of Corporate Development and one of the initial team members that helped start Sprint PCS. Before joining Sprint, he was an Assistant Vice President at Manufacturers Hanover Trust (now JP Morgan Chase & Co) in New York where he cross-sold a wide range of corporate finance products, including syndicated bank credits, interest rate swaps, M&A advisory services, mortgage financings, private placements, subordinated debt financing, structured finance products, cash management and trust services.
Mr. Howe holds a B.A. in business administration from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. from the Indiana University Kelley Graduate School of Business with a specialty in finance.
Director of DynTek
Ron Ben-Yishay, DynTek’s Chief Executive Officer & Director, has over twenty years of experience in information technology sales and management. In his role as CEO, Ben-Yishay lead a successfully financial and operational realignment of the organization resulting in record-setting growth at the bottom line and consistent EBITDA positive results.
Previously, Ben-Yishay held several regional sales leadership positions within the company with a focus on cultivating top performers and manufacturer partnerships. The teams he has developed during his tenure at DynTek consistently excel in sales and technical performance and overall customer satisfaction.
Ben-Yishay received his B.A. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Brockport in 1985. After a successful career in direct sales at The Computer Factory and Memorex-Telex, Ben-Yishay joined DynTek in 1996 as a District Sales Manager.