Byron is an international business developer with nearly 20 years of experience working in sales and operations for large public corporations to small startups in the financial, telecom, manufacturing, transportation, logistics, environmental, entertainment and legal sectors.
Byron began his career in IP as a Business Developer for patent market exchange Tynax and helped launch the Silicon Valley Business School (SVBS Co), which focuses heavily on Intellectual Property curriculum.
Prior to his career in IP, Byron was Wholesale Account Executive with Rushstar Wireless, a Master Distributor of T-Mobile and Simple Mobile (acquired by América Móvil NASDAQ: AMOV). Byron is a member of the founding team and was instrumental in the launch of Simple Mobile, the company who pioneered the “Bring Your Own Phone (BYOP)” program. He and his team at Rushstar helped create new markets for “unlocked” smartphone sales and distribution throughout North America. Byron has also worked with Platinum Wireless, a Master Distributor for Sprint (NYSE: S). As Wholesale Account Executive, he helped launch the Boost Mobile unlimited prepaid product and led negotiations with strategic partners to develop nationwide sales channels. Byron studied computer science at Trident Technical College.