Gary A. Bolles, CEO
Gary A. Bolles is CEO of Xigi Inc. His background is in enterprise software and strategy consulting. Bolles is a former executive in a variety of technology startups, including serving as COO for Evolve Software and VP Marketing for Network Products Corp. He has consulted on innovation strategies with organizations such as Nokia, London Business School, Silicon Valley Bank, and Intel. Through CollectiveIntelligence.net, he and several partners have performed pro bono consulting work focused on mapping and defining complex social and global problems. He has also advised organizations such as the Dalai Lama Foundation, and is currently an advisor to Good Capital, a venture fund for socially-focused, expansion-stage, for-profit businesses. He currently serves on the advisory boards of Nuconomy and Cataphora, and is a co-founder of the National Broadband Strategy Coalition
Bolles also has a background in media and events. He was the editorial director of publications such as Interactive Week, Yahoo! Internet Life, and Network Computing, as well as the on-screen host of TechTV's "Working the Web," and was the co-producer of the inaugural SocialCapitalMarkets.net
conference.Eric Barnett, CTO
Eric is responsible for the architecture and software development process for Xigi’s products. As a principal in two successful boutique turnkey software development firms, and as an independent consultant and technology advisor, Eric has more than a decade experience providing leadership and vision to large-scale enterprise technology initiatives. Notable clients have included KPMG, Pfizer, and Thompson Financial, and have spanned business sectors ranging from financial services and healthcare to non-profit small donor fundraising. Eric is especially known for bringing a business sensibility to the projects he leads, attributes not often found in deep technologists and software architects.
David Alan Boyd, VP Products
David has been an independent IT strategy consultant and application architect, and a principal in numerous startup ventures. He has worked extensively in both the business and nonprofit sectors leading application design efforts in social media, transportation logistics, business intelligence, resource management, science, engineering and education. He is one of the founders of the social capital markets commons, xigi.net
. David is a registered architect and a former senior manager at Apple Computer
Kevin Doyle Jones, Business Development
Kevin Jones builds information businesses inside of emerging market communities. He is a founder of Good Capital
, a social venture fund and of the leading conference in the space, Social Capital Markets.net
Having achieved significant success in traditional business, Kevin embarked in 2001 on his second career, in non profits and the capital market that invests in good.
He is one of the founders of xigi.net
, a non profit which is a creative commons for the social capital markets. Wearing his for profit hat, he leads market formation initiatives, portfolio engagement for Good Capital. .
A serial entrepreneur, Kevin was the CEO of Net Market Makers, an $18 million revenue online community, research and events company that he sold in early spring of 2000. In addition, he and his wife started, or bought and sold, six other enterprises, including a business journal, trade journals and weekly newspapers, all but one of which were dominant in their markets at the time of sale. He started the first web-based legislative and regulatory monitoring service in the U.S, which was profitable from its launch in the fall of 1994 He has been a columnist for Forbes, wrote frequently for the New York Times and was a columnist for and on the advisory board of Business 2.0 during the dot.com era. He has been active in social enterprise and has been on the boards of Social Enterprise Alliance (National Gathering of Social Entrepreneurs) and Social Venture Partners International.