Murphy has over 20 years of product distribution experience. He led two companies to successful exits. He founded R.K.W., which was acquired in 2003 by Overstock. In 2008, Murphy and his partners founded and then sold LiquidationConnect and all affiliated properties to the largest recycling company in the U.S.
Jim served as CEO of BioPharmX, Inc. He has held executive positions at a number of companies over the past 20 years including Bio Rad, Mentor Graphics, MoSys and Virage Logic. Jim's background includes 10 years as Chief Financial Officer for publicly listed companies, 5 years as GM for large U.S.-based companies and 10+ years at startup companies, leading a number of capital financings, acquisitions and IPOs.
Dwayne has 30 years of experience building sales organizations on a global scale. He was the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for IlluminOss Medical, and most recently served as the President and CEO of Osiris Therapeutics, Inc.
Sean has over a decade of experience guiding the development and design of large-scale marketplaces like Etsy and Wanelo.
John has spent over 15 years dedicated to user-centric design. He started as an engineer at McAfee, Flextronics and Inter-Tel, where he learned the technical side of product development before shifting his focus to design and user experience. He’s guided mobile UI and application UX design for multiple Silicon Valley startups as well as global brands through Qualcomm’s innovation division.
Prior to joining Distribute, Ram was Vice President of Commercial Accounts at Liquidity Services, Inc., where he successfully grew and managed the commercial division from startup and was a key member of the executive leadership team that drove the company to IPO on Nasdaq. He won and managed hundreds of commercial accounts and large-scale programs which included the majority of the top U.S. retailers and numerous Fortune 500 brands and manufacturers.
Rick has 20+ years of finance and accounting experience. He has held roles with Ghirardelli Chocolate, Neopost, SyBase (SAP), SKYY Vodka (Diageo) and Bank of America. In addition, 12 years of executive recruiting at InTune Search, InTune Partners and Robert Half International as Division Director of Recruiting. Board of Director for Ascend and Asian Business League of San Francisco.