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LightBridge

LightBridge has developed proprietary technology enabling data storage to be securely distributed across multiple sites, while saving 64%.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Other
  • Location Lees Summit, MO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website LightBridgeData.com

Company Summary

Data is growing rapidly. In 2012, the data storage market was $32.4B. The problem is storing it all, at a reasonable cost. The current market offering of Centralized Data Storage, for 200TB, costs $84K a month, wholesale. The LightBridge Distributed Storage solution reduces monthly wholesale costs to ~$30K a month. LightBridge customers are centralized storage providers, data centers and direct companies needing a minimum of 200 TB of storage.

Team

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    DJ Good
    Founder & CEO

    Mr. DJ Good comes to LightBridge with over 15 years of telecommunication and network hardware industry experience. DJ worked for Birch and Teligent, both CLECs, and for MCI/Worldcom in B2B national sales selling both connectivity and hardware solutions. DJ worked for a regional Value Added Reseller furnishing a multitude of IT Solutions. He has worked with Gov/Ed and SMB to Fortune 500 companies.

    DJ also founded LK Communications, an Interna

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    Greg Hansen
    CTO

    Mr. Greg Hansen comes to LightBridge with over 15 years of experience in software development. He spent a decade at Sprint building enterprise Internet based systems during which he was promoted to the Chief Architect position of both the Long Distance ecommerce website and the Sprint PCS ecommerce website. Realizing the need to effect more change, he decided to leave the corporate world and start exercising his talents in privately held compan

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    Ryan Snyder
    CFO

    Mr. Ryan Snyder joins LightBridge with over 15 years of experience in the financial industry. After graduating with honors from the University of Missouri, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Ryan served clients with Arthur Andersen and KPMG. From there he held various financial positions such as CFO for Concorde Career Colleges, a $200mm company, and Vice President of Finance for Hostess Brands. Ryan continues to serve as CFO

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    Kristina Marcum-Kempin
    CMO

    Ms. Kristina Marcum-Kempin comes to LightBridge with 15+ years’ experience in the marketing industry. Before opening her marketing consulting company, Kristina held leadership roles at various companies including Wal-Mart, Harte-Hanks, VFW National Headquarters, Mail Print and PVI Tech Company. Through her company, Faithful Marketing, LLC, she has partnered with numerous industries including IT, telecommunication, nonprofits, photographers, eve

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    David Swanson
    Vice President - Sales

    Mr. David Swanson comes to LightBridge with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry. He has extensive expertise in creating, selling, running and consulting for various SMB to fortune 500 technology companies. Additionally, David regularly consults on strategies for gaining technology adoption throughout all levels of corporate environments.
    The roles that David has held have provided him unique insight into the inner workings

Advisors

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    Ricardo Fontg
    Lawyer
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    Scott Slabotsky
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Self-funded seed money, $26,000.
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    Executive team working for equity in company, in lieu of salary.
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