digitalsignage.com LeadershipNathan Nead, Principal As the principal founder of signage.biz, Nate works with partners and customers in expanding the scope and reach of digital sign deployments globally. Prior to starting signage.biz, Nate worked for Hughes Networks' digital signage subsidiary, where he helped deploy digital signage for NASA and Raytheon. Since founding signage.biz, Nate has worked directly with partners and resellers to expand signage.biz's presence to over 20+ countries. Nate is a graduate of Brigham Young University and holds a MBA from the University of Washington. Troy Jenkins, VP Partner Strategy As a Principal and Senior Sales Director of signage.biz, Troy is the driving force in digital signage sales. His Knowledge of the industry has enabled him to educate and inform digital signage inquirers on the right technology to facilitate their needs. Troy’s interest in technology, his hearty entrepreneurial spirit and customer-zeal are among the leadership attributes he exemplifies. Troy is a graduate of Brigham Young University-Idaho. Where he earned his Commutations degree in Advertising, and a minor in Business Management. While attending school Troy was employed as an Account Manager at Alloy an advertising agency. There Troy created successful advertising campaigns for businesses in Eastern Idaho. Troy works to further sales and market expansion of digital signage technologies through building partner channels and forging meaningful longterm relationships with partners and suppliers. Troy’s passion for advertising causes him in educating himself on consumes both industry specific literature and business novels regularly. His other hobbies include high adventure backpacking, jogging, wrestling, weightlifting, water skiing, and snowboarding. Troy is a native of Reno, Nevada. Ben Beck, VP of Operations Holding various computer certifications and graduating with a bachelors degree in business information systems has given Ben the knowledge and experience to lead technological developments for signage.biz. In addition to being highly qualified in systems development, he is also a serial entrepreneur and is able to connect well with small businesses looking to deploy their own digital signage. Ben's core competencies are in developing business information systems, developing and testing technologies, database design, web development and other higher level computing tasks... but don't let his lofty credentials intimidate you. Ben, would rather be working with a client than being bottled up in a server room, or worse, a board room. Ben has been involved in a number of other successful start-up companies. Ben understands what it takes to grow a business and believes technology plays a role in every business, no matter the type or size. He applies this axiom to signage.biz both in developing new signage solutions as well as in helping small businesses deploy their own digital signage networks. Kaylene Shillig, Content Management As signage.biz's content support manager, Kay works with some of the company's larger customers for content upload, maintenance and scheduling. Kay works to ensure content is delivered via the server farm to each individual signage display. Stein Chu, Support/Sales Stein is the support engine for signage.biz. He has held technical support positions with both Activant Solutions and Dell, aiding them in software and hardware support and maintenance. Stein is an IT graduate with a real passion for technology. The combination of his interest in the field and orientation in customer service puts him in a perfect position to assist end users with their support needs.