Management Team

 

W. Kip Speyer

Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of the Board

W. Kip Speyer has been our CEO, President and Chairman of the Board since May 2010. From 2005 to 2009 Mr. Speyer served as a director, the president and chief executive officer of Speyer Door and Window, LLC, which was sold to Haddon Windows, LLC (SecuraSeal, LLC, AccuWeld Corporation) in December 2009. From October 2002 to May 2005 Mr. Speyer had been a private investor. Mr. Speyer was president and chief executive officer of Intelligent Systems Software, Inc. (ISSI) from October 2000 through June 2002, whereby Mr. Speyer became chief executive officer of ICAD, Inc. (ICAD: Nasdaq) which was a combination of ISSI and Howtek, Inc. (HOWT:Nasdaq). Mr. Speyer was the president and chief executive officer of Galileo Corporation (GAEO: Nasdaq) from 1998 to 1999. Galileo Corporation changed its name to NetOptix (OPTX: Nasdaq) and was merged with Corning Corporation (GLW: NYSE) in a stock purchase in May 2000. From 1996 to 1998 Mr. Speyer was the president of Leisegang Medical Group, three medical device companies owned by Galileo Corporation. Prior to joining Galileo Corporation, Mr. Speyer founded Leisegang Medical, Inc. and served as its president and chief executive officer from 1986 to 1996. Leisegang Medical, Inc. was a company specializing in medical devices for women’s health. From 1982 to 1985 Mr. Speyer served as president of Hays Medical Companies, a six-company multi-national and part of the Hays Group. Mr. Speyer is a graduate of Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration in 1972. Mr. W. Kip Speyer is the father of Mr. Todd F. Speyer.

Dennis W. Healey

Chief Financial Officer, Director

Dennis Healey has provided accounting and financial reporting services to various private and public companies since August 2014.  Prior thereto, from October 2011 until August 2014 he served as Chief Financial Officer of As Seen On TV, Inc. (OTCPink: ASTV), a direct response marketing company.  Mr. Healey also served as a member of the Board of Directors of As Seen On TV, Inc. from April 2014 until August 2014.  From November 2007 through October 2011, Mr. Healey provided accounting and financial reporting services to various private and public companies, including As Seen On TV, Inc.  From 1980 until October 2007, Mr. Healey served as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Viragen, Inc., a public company then listed on the American Stock Exchange which specialized in the research and development of biotechnology products. Viragen, Inc. filed for an assignment for the benefit of creditors in October 2007. Prior to joining Viragen, from 1973 until 1976 he was a Senior Accountant with Ernst & Young LLP Mr. Healey received a B.B.A. degree in accounting from the University of Florida and is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Todd F. Speyer

Digital Vice President, Director

Todd F. Speyer has been a member of the board of directors and an employee of our company since January 2011, currently serving as our Digital Director. Prior to joining our company, Mr. Speyer was the marketing and product manager for Speyer Door and Window from 2005 to 2009. He was responsible for developing all the company’s websites, from product conception in 2005 through the sale of the company in 2009, including writing copy and initiating animations on the website to illustrate product concept prior to prototype completion. Additionally, he was responsible for market research, pricing, design, feature and studying distribution characteristics of other companies in the door and window space. His input was felt in product design areas including, pricing, colors, appearance, features, performance and overall perceived salability. Mr. Speyer created the Speyer Seven product features as the most important customer buying attributes based on customer feedback. Mr. Speyer graduated from Florida State University in 2004 with a BA in English Literature. Mr. Todd F. Speyer is the son of Mr. W. Kip Speyer.

Ben Goldberg

Director of Sales and Marketing

Ben Goldberg joined Bright Mountain Media in January 2016 as the Director of Sales and Marketing.  He brings a wealth of skill and experience in developing and executing best practices in sales strategies for high growth firms.

Ben began his career in business development and marketing roles in the Fortune 500 world, working for Air Products and Chemicals (APD) and Qualcomm (QCOM).   Highlights included the funding and startup of a new joint venture, Skychain, LLC and the entry into the Smart Grid metering space.  He was a frequent speaker at thought leadership conferences around the country discussing value based and ROI selling.  Following this large corporation tenure, he founded and grew a trading services firm that offered software and direct connectivity to market traders around the globe.

Ben has an MBA specializing in Marketing and a BS in Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University.  In his free time he enjoys distance running, having completed multiple marathons and triathlons.