Board of Directors

Marlon Evans

Marlon is the CEO of Nex Cubed. Prior to Nex Cubed, he was the CEO of GSVlabs, a Silicon Valley-based innovation and growth platform for startups and corporations. Under his leadership at GSVlabs, Evans was instrumental in expanding the company’s revenue streams to include co-working, technology showcases, sponsored accelerator programs, consulting services for Fortune 500 companies, and launching global efforts in Boston, Mexico, China, Brazil and India, yielding revenue growth of more than 35% during his three-year tenure. Before joining GSVlabs, Evans was the Director of Corporate Affairs at Hewlett Packard. With a passion for social impact, Evans has also held leadership roles at the KIPP Foundation, Playworks, All Stars Helping Kids, and other nonprofit organizations.

Brian Nugent

Brian is a founding General Partner at Sway Ventures. He has been backing world-class teams as a venture capitalist and previously as a private equity investor, making a meaningful impact on the trajectory of his portfolio companies. Brian’s background as an investor, entrepreneur, operator and strategic advisor in over 100 technology ventures has helped to create a multi-national venture platform at Sway. This stems from having built domain expertise and deep connections across the technology industry on five continents.

Bill Malloy

Bill is a founding General Partner at Sway Ventures, where he is focused on IT software investing, hands-on operational support, and building the strategic ecosystem between the US and EMEA. He is an innovative financier and technologist with a record of successfully investing in inefficient markets. Bill also balances a number of philanthropic positions, currently serving as trustee of the Malloy Foundation as well as Co-Founder of the PEERS Network.

Duncan Logan

Duncan is a technology entrepreneur that is the founder and CEO of RocketSpace, a technology campus, and accelerator. RocketSpace has helped more than 1,000 startups succeed, including 18 unicorns who have raised more than $21B, including Uber, Spotify and Leap Motion. Duncan started his first company at the age of 24, CITYPRO International, building it up to $8 million in revenue in just 3 short years. After he sold this company to ASAP Pic he went on to join MessageLabs, a SAAS security company. He helped innovate and advance MessageLabs until it was sold to Symantec for $700 million. Mr. Logan also sits on the US Advisory Board of British Airways and

Ken Denman

Ken is an experienced serial technology CEO and entrepreneur. He is a Venture Partner with Sway Ventures, and most recently he was President and CEO of Emotient, Inc., a software startup Apple acquired that built an artificial intelligence based platform for measuring facial expressions. Ken has also been the CEO of two Silicon Valley-based public software companies, Openwave and iPass. Mr. Denman holds an MBA in FInance and International Business from the University of Washinton, and also sits on the board of directors for Costco, Motorola Solutions, Mitek Systems and LendingClub.

Cameron Akers
Board Observer

Cameron is Director of Portfolio Management at Hollencrest Capital Management where he focuses on procurement, analysis and management of Hollencrest’s private investments with a focus on real estate, private equity and direct lending. With over 8 years of investment experience, Cameron has derived significant in-the-market experience in equity, fixed income, forex technical and fundamental analysis, and trading through periods of market and economic volatility. Since 2011, Cameron has been involved with building Hollencrest’s portfolio of client real estate investments through the identification and analysis of investment opportunities.

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