Robert J. Rudelius.
Mr. Rudelius is the CEO and Managing Director of Noble Ventures, LLC, a company he founded in 2001 that provides advisory and consulting services to early and mid-stage companies in the information technology, communications, medical technology and social e-commerce industries. From April 1999 through May 2001, when it was acquired by StarNet L.P., Mr. Rudelius was the founder, Chairman and CEO of Media DVX, Inc., a start-up business that provided a satellite-based, IP-multicasting alternative to transmitting television commercials via analog videotapes to television stations, networks and cable television operators throughout North America.
From April 1998 to April 1999, Mr. Rudelius was the President and COO of Control Data Systems, Inc., during which time Mr. Rudelius reorganized and re-positioned the software company as a professional technology services company, resulting in the successful sale of the company to British Telecom. From October 1995 through April 1998, Mr. Rudelius was the founding Managing Partner of AT&T; Solution’s Media, Entertainment &; Communications industry group.
From January 1990 through September 1995, Mr. Rudelius was a partner in McKinsey &; Company’s Information, Technology and Systems practice, during which time he headed the practice in Japan and the United Kingdom. Mr. Rudelius began his career at Arthur Andersen &; Co. where he was a leader in the firm’s financial accounting systems consulting practice. Mr. Rudelius has served as a member of the Axogen, Inc. (AXGN) Board of Directors since September 2010, where he is chairman of the audit committee and a member of the compensation committee.