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Vik Grover, CFA

President & CEO
FOMO CORP.

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Vik Grover has a 25+ year track record as a leading thought provider and research analyst in the financial markets covering the emerging communications and technology sectors. Grover received a B.A. degree in marketing from the University of California at San Diego in 1992 and graduated with a M.S. degree in management from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1995.

Grover transitioned to investment banking in 2006 to leverage numerous C-level relationships across public and private companies in the emerging communications and technology sectors, with a focus on emerging growth and micro-cap companies. He then moved to management and financial consulting to assist clients in building their businesses. 

Charles Szoradi, LEED AP

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Founder & CEO, Purge Virus, LLC
Advisory Board, FOMO CORP.

Charles Szoradi is an architect and building intelligence executive with more than 28 years of experience in sustainability and cost-savings for retrofits and new construction. His two most recent pending patents for Purge Virus focus on advanced in-duct disinfection and tabletop disinfection to help reduce the spread of Covid-19 and future viruses. Szoradi focuses on high performance architecture, and he is a LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – Accredited Professional), a Certified Building Performance Institute (BPI) Energy Auditor, a member of the Energy and Sustainability Committee for the Society of American Military Engineers, and the Leadership Council Chairman of the American LED Alliance.

In 2009, Szoradi was elected to the Board of the Sustainable Business Network and selected as a member of the Green Economy Task Force, with direct participation on the Capitol Hill Delegation. Szoradi earned his Bachelor of Science in architecture from the University of Virginia, and he earned his Masters from the University of Pennsylvania, where he wrote his Master’s Thesis on Energy Intelligence – “Eco-Humanism” in the early 1990s.

He has multiple patents granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office and is the author of “Learn from Looking”, which includes over two decades of his travel drawings and insight on energy-efficiency and sustainability from his travels and work around the world. Charlie Szoradi is a sought-after speaker on cost-effective sustainable design, and he lives in Greater Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

John Kelly, CLMC

Founder and CEO, PPE Source International
South Central Regional Sales Director, Purge Virus, LLC
Advisory Board, FOMO CORP.

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In addition to his Regional Sales Director role with Purge Virus, John Kelly is the founder and CEO of PPE Source International, which is Purge Virus’s partner for Personal Protective Equipment. Kelly is based in Baton Rouge, LA and has a multi-decade history of running successful companies. With his skills, capabilities and foresight, he has created solutions that have gone beyond what others provide by addressing clients’ needs.

Driven to find the best manufactured PPE products, HVAC solutions, & specialized energy control system for every application, he has become one of the industry leaders in the energy and sustainability space. Just prior to founding his first LED lighting manufacturing company in 2011, Kelly was the founder and CEO of The Maverick Group, LLC and Maverick Real Estate Investments, LLC. As a real estate developer from 1998 until 2012, his companies purchased the land, developed over 2 million square feet of commercial and retail facilities, along with developing, building and selling more than 2400 residential/ multifamily units during the same period. Under Kelly’s leadership, his two privately held companies successfully grew the real estate holdings to more than $1 billion in 10 years.

Kelly attended Louisiana State University where he studied finance and marketing and has been issued a Certified Lighting Management Consultant (CLMC) Certification from the National Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO) He is also recognized as a Certified Lighting Consultant from the American Lighting Association (ALA).

William F. Butler

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CEO, SmartGuard Energy, LLC
Advisory Board, FOMO CORP.

Bill Butler has enjoyed a diverse and successful career on Wall Street for over 30 years.
He has held leadership positions in sales with some of Wall Street’s most prestigious
firms. Bill started his career at Bankers Trust as an executive in the structured products
group specializing in mortgage-backed securities.

Bill joined Source Capital Group as the co-head of Investment Banking. It was at Source
Capital that Bill became dedicated to financing energy efficient technologies. It was this
passion that led him to co-found LED Funding, LLC in 2014, pioneering the shared
savings Lighting as-a-Service model.

Bill is a graduate of the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree in
Economics and Business Administration.

Roderick Martin

Founder and Managing Partner, Agile Technologies Group

Advisory Board, FOMO CORP.

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Rod Martin is the founder of Agile Technologies (https://www.4agiletech.com/) and

humbly serves as the leader of the growing enterprise.  Rod has 20 years of

experience in systems delivery for information technology (IT), portfolio/budget

management, global infrastructure, cybersecurity systems, executive management,

management consulting, manufacturing process management, solutions architecture

and strategic partner development. Most recently, Rod has served as Global

Infrastructure and Cyber Security Project & Program Manager at McKesson Medical

Surgical, Vyaire Medical, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and AbbVie. In those capacities, Rod

worked with scientists and researchers for the development of oncology drugs,

breathing apparatus, diagnostic testing, medical devices and medical applications. Rod

provided guidance and governance to subject matter experts and consultative

companies including KPMG, Deloitte, Wipro, Cognizant, Orange Business Services and

InfoSys, He deployed artificial intelligence tools and enterprise systems applications and

products and led divestitures and merger acquisitions and reconfigured global data

centers for pharmaceutical companies.

Rod has been a strategic leader at Daimler Trucks North America, Kellogg’s and the

Danaher Global Research companies.  Most recently prior to founding Agile

Technologies, Rod led the implementation of cybersecurity-related artificial intelligence

programs for Abbvie Pharmaceutical in a $67 billion merger with Allergen.

He also led management consulting services delivery to businesses with revenues from

$1 to 50 million in annual revenues. Rod was the driving force for a Federal

Communications Commission systems integrations company for 12 years, providing

educational IT and wireless systems and developed training programs for 40,000

educators and administrators. Rod has led technical, construction, engineering

implementation teams comprised of up to 80 engineers, administrative and business

unit resources, security operational resources and network operations on the 620 site

WAN installation for the City of Chicago and global projects with up to 340 sites in 102

countries. He was a key member of the leadership team for the $200 million

implementation of the Affordable Healthcare Act as Georgia’s Lead Infrastructure

Project Manager and consolidated enrollment and administrative services for 2.5 million

participants.

Rod holds a BS degree in IT Sciences and a BS degree in Journalism-Communications

from Illinois State University.

Paul Benis

CEO PVBJ Inc.

Advisory Board FOMO CORP.

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Paul Benis graduated from the Technical Career Institute of New England in 1992, specializing in HVAC management.  He established his mechanical contracting business (PVBJ) in theNortheast, providing expert service for a diverse clientele from retail to Fortune 500 companies. Paul’s hands-on approach to customer service has been instrumental in expanding his business throughout the U.S. Paul likes to keep his customers informed about new technology and how he can save them money.

Wayman Baker, PhD

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Executive VP Corporate
Development and Investor Relations
Advisory Board, FOMO CO
RP.

Wayman Baker has worked in the environmental sciences for more than 40 years. He graduated with a PhD in atmospheric science from the University of Missouri in 1978 and held a variety of positions at the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and the NOAA/National Weather Service. Dr. Baker retired in 2009 and subsequently has provided consulting services for several companies in the environmental sciences.

He received several awards during his 30 years of Federal service and was elected Fellow of the American Meteorological Society in 1990. Dr. Baker co-chaired a symposium for the USRA Earth from Space Institute (EfSI—see: https://www.usra.edu/efsi-our-mission) in 2019 on “Making Communities More Resilient to Extreme Flooding”.  In 2020, Dr. Baker accepted a position with FOMO CORP as Executive VP for Corporate Development and Investor Relations and is excited to support FOMO in its role as business accelerator for start-up companies whose goal is to provide investors exposure to high growth and technology investment opportunities.

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