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Charlie Koones

Special Advisor to the Board of Directors

Charlie Koones is a media and brand innovator, who has been leading and growing world-class organizations for over two decades. Mr. Koones is currently a Managing Partner at Moon Tide, along with Mr. Klawin.

Mr. Koones was previously the President and Publisher of Variety and the President of the Reed Business Entertainment Group. In addition to running the world's leading magazine in entertainment industry information, he acquired and grew companies in marketing research, data products, and publishing.

Mr. Koones has provided strategic direction as a board member to numerous media and technology companies as well as non-profit organizations.

Mr. Koones is married to a brilliant journalist and is the proud father of two boys that he won't shut up about.