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Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc (HMNY.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Theodore Farnsworth

55 2017 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Stuart Benson

55 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Secretary

Parthasarathy Krishnan

52 2017 Chief Innovation Officer

Muralikrishna Gadiyaram

65 2016 Director

Gavriel Ralbag

34 2016 Independent Director

Carl Schramm

71 2016 Independent Director

Prathap Singh

52 2016 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Theodore Farnsworth

Mr. Theodore is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Theodore Farnsworth has served as the Chairman of our Board of Directors and as the Chief Executive Officer of our wholly-owned subsidiary, Zone Technologies, Inc. (“Zone”), since November 9, 2016 and as our Chief Executive Officer since January 20, 2017. An expert in strategic development, marketing and consumer relations, Mr. Farnsworth has utilized these assets and skills building companies throughout his 30-year career. He has owned and operated numerous companies with proprietary products with recognized brand names that he actively helped to develop. Currently, he is Chairman and Founder of the Highlander Companies, formed in 2013 and 2014, Millennial Hotel Group, formed in October 2014, and iCrowd Hotels, formed in April 2015. Prior to the merger of Zone Acquisition, Inc. into Zone, which was completed on November 9, 2016, Mr. Farnsworth, as President of Zone, developed the idea for the RedZone Map application while on a visit to Israel. He founded Zone in October 2015 and was its sole officer prior to the merger. His entrepreneurial expertise has been sought for many speaking engagements and feature articles in numerous publications, including Forbes, Fortune, Fox News, New York Post, Investor’s Business Daily, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Over thirteen years ago, Mr. Farnsworth founded the charitable Far West Haiti Mission, providing education, housing and work incentives, and additionally founded a school for the blind at the Mission. Mr. Farnsworth’s extensive business experience and his extensive involvement with Zone led us to conclude that he should serve as a director.

Stuart Benson

Mr. Stuart Benson is the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of the Company. Mr. Benson is a seasoned finance and accounting officer with over 25 years’ experience. From 2008 through August 2016, Mr. Benson was Senior Vice President of Finance for A+E Network’s International division (a Hearst and Disney company) where he oversaw finance, accounting, reporting, and strategic planning. From 1997 to 2006, Mr. Benson was Controller and Vice President of Finance and from 2006 to 2008, Chief Financial Officer of Sundance Channel LLC. Mr. Benson began his career in 1982 as a senior accountant with J. H. Cohn and Company in New Jersey. Mr. Benson received a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland.

Parthasarathy Krishnan

Mr. Parthasarathy Krishnan serves as Chief Innovation Officer of the Company. He was President, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial Officer, Director of the Company. He is a technology entrepreneur with a proven track record of creating value through start-up ideas and the ability to convert business problems into feasible technology road maps. Mr. Krishnan has developed solutions for clients that have contributed to the increase in revenue, while helping them reduce operational costs. Mr. Krishnan’s expertise includes Cyber Security, Continuous Authentication, Image Processing using Cellular Automata & Symbolic Computing, Big Data Analytics (Hadoop), Low Latency Computing, Cloud Computing, Product Architecture & Development, Market Analysis, Solution Delivery, team building and mentoring. From May 2013 to March 2016, Mr. Krishnan was the Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Ciberoc Corporation. Ciberoc Corp addresses Cyber Physical security needs using biometric authentication coupled with multifactor authentication for cloud infrastructure enterprises and financial vertical. Mr. Krishnan architected solutions, mentored teams and interfaced with customers during his tenure. Mr. Krishnan has co-authored and presented papers in IEEE conferences on Voice biometrics and speaker recognition. Mr. Krishnan also has six patents to his credit in Data Security. From February 2006 to April 2013, Mr. Krishnan was the Chief Technology Officer of HMIT, spearheading the establishment of the managed services practice for financial clients and providing strategic direction and positioning the Analytics practice.

Muralikrishna Gadiyaram

Mr. Muralikrishna Gadiyaram is the Director of Company. Muralikrishna Gadiyaram has been a director since November 9, 2016. Mr. Gadiyaram co-founded HMIT in 1991 and has been a member of its board of directors since that time and has been its Chief Executive Officer since March 1991. Prior to founding HMIT, he had 15 years of senior level work experience in marketing and commercial areas. Mr. Gadiyaram is primarily responsible for giving a customer oriented focus to the organization. His strengths include team building and forging lasting relationships with institutional clients. Mr. Gadiyaram is a gold-medalist graduate in science with post-graduate education in business management from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, India. On January 21, 2016, HMIT became subject to a liquidation order by an Indian Court resulting from creditors’ claims against HMIT. On February 15, 2016, the High Court of Judicature at Madras (Civil Appellate Jurisdiction) issued an order of interim stay of the liquidation order, providing HMIT with an opportunity to work out the claims of its creditors. Mr. Gadiyaram’s long experience with HMIT, the business of which is similar to ours but conducted outside of the United States, gives him an exceptional understanding of our business and led us to believe that he should serve as a director.

Gavriel Ralbag

Mr. Gavriel Ralbag is the Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gavriel Ralbag has been a director since November 9, 2016. Mr. Ralbag specializes in commercial real estate and finance brokerage. He currently works with Gold Edge Capital, where, since 2012 he has served as Managing Director. Mr. Ralbag has experience in a wide variety of commercial financing transactions throughout the United States, including transactions involving multi-family housing, shopping centers, ground-up development, rehab conversions and wholesale business loans. He served as director for International Advisers, founding and heading the U.S. branch of this global debt recovery corporation headquartered in The Netherlands, from 2009 to 2012. He served as a broker/analyst with Palladium Capital Advisors LLC from 2007 to 2009 and began his career interning with Maxim Group LLC. Mr. Ralbag volunteers his time and assists with fundraising for Child Life Society, an organization helping children and the families of children with Cystic Fibrosis. Additionally, he has been instrumental in developing, opening and managing a community center in his home town of Brooklyn, New York. We believe that Mr. Ralbag’s experience in the financial services industry will provide value to us as we determine how to meet our future capital requirements, leading us to believe that he should serve as a director.

Carl Schramm

Mr. Carl J. Schramm is the Independent Director of the Company. Carl J. Schramm has served as a director since November 9, 2016. Dr. Schramm is University Professor at Syracuse University, a position he has held since 2012, and, from April 2002 to December 2011, former president of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The Kauffman Foundation is the world’s largest philanthropy dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship. Dr. Schramm is recognized internationally as a leading authority on innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth. The Economist has referred to Dr. Schramm as the “evangelist of entrepreneurship.” In 2007 Dr. Schramm, and then British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, created Global Entrepreneurship Week, now observed in 165 countries. His 2010 essay in Foreign Affairs initiated the study of expeditionary economics. Dr. Schramm’s academic career began at Johns Hopkins, where he founded the nation’s first research center on healthcare finance. He has founded or co-founded five companies, including HCIA and Greenspring Advisors. Dr. Schramm also has served in major corporate roles including Executive Vice President of Fortis (now Assurant) and CEO of Fortis Healthcare. He has advised major corporations including Ford, Johnson & Johnson, Apple, and numerous health insurance companies. He has been a member of the Singapore Prime Minister’s Research, Innovation, and Enterprise Council. He chaired the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Measuring Innovation in the 21st Century Economy Advisory Committee during the Bush Administration and was a member of President Obama’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Schramm is a trustee of the Templeton World Charity Foundation; a founding member of the Board of the International Intellectual Property Commercialization Council, a U.N. recognized NGO, headquartered in Hong Kong; and, a Council Member of the National Academies of Sciences’ Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable.

Prathap Singh

Mr. Prathap Singh is director of the Company. Mr. Singh has served as a director of the Company since April 1, 2016. Mr. Singh is a management consultant. During his 28 years of overall professional experience, he has consulted for a number of companies in diversified sectors including, IT, real estate, fast moving consumer goods, and mergers and acquisitions. Multi-faceted and multi-linguistic, Mr. Singh possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills. In handling both Indian and U.S. operations, Mr. Singh travels extensively between the U.S. and India and has been spending 6 months in the U.S. and 6 months in India every year for the past several years. In doing so, Mr. Singh has gained broad experience in public relations, liaising and lobbying with the U.S. and Indian governments, gaining a deep understanding of the respective political systems, and building extensive connections with government agencies, the judiciary, and bureaucracy in both governments, as well as with the corporate world and capital markets such as the NYSE, NASDAQ & BSE. He has also served as General Secretary and Chairman of the Press Committee for a national political party in India. In addition, Mr. Singh has led bilateral trade delegations in his capacity as the International Business and Economic Development Coordinator for U.S. city and county governments, and also as Vice President for the Asian Indian Chamber of Commerce, USA. These delegations have served as a business and economic development catalyst between India and the U.S. Mr. Singh brings to the Board valuable insight into management issues as well as extensive experience in public relations and business development in U.S. and India, which led us to the conclusion that he should serve as a director.

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