Executives & Bios
- Randy S. Selman - Chairman, President and CEO
- Alan M. Saperstein - Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
- Clifford Friedland - Senior Vice President, Business Development
- David Glassman - Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
- Robert Tomlinson - Chief Financial Officer
Randy S. Selman
Mr. Selman is a Co-founder and has served as our Chief Executive Officer, President, and a director and from September 1996 through June 1999 and from August 1 through December 15, 2004, as our Chief Financial Officer. From March 1985 through May 1993, Mr. Selman was Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of SK Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: SKTC), a publicly-traded software development company. SKTC developed and marketed software for point-of-sale with complete back office functions such as inventory, sales analysis and communications. Mr. Selman founded SKTC in 1985 and was involved in their initial public offering in 1989. Mr. Selman's responsibilities included management of SKTC, public and investor relations, finance, high level sales and general overall administration.
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Alan M. Saperstein
Mr. Saperstein is a Co-founder and has served as our Executive Vice President, Treasurer and a director since our inception in May 1993, and has been our Chief Operating Officer since December 2004. From March 1989 until May 1993, Mr. Saperstein was a free-lance producer of video film projects. Mr. Saperstein has provided consulting services for corporations that have set up their own sales and training video departments. From 1983 through 1989, Mr. Saperstein was the Executive Director/Entertainment Division of NFL Films where he was responsible for supervision of all projects, budgets, screenings and staffing. Learn how Alan revolutionized webcasting on Wikipedia.
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Mr. Friedland was re-appointed as a member of our Board of Directors in April 2011. His initial appointment was in December 2004 and he continued as a board member until his resignation from the board in June 2010, although he continued as Senior Vice President, Business Development. Mr. Friedland’s voluntary resignation was to restore our board to the required majority of independent members, following the death of another board member. He served as Chairman, CEO and co-founder of Acquired Onstream from June 2001 until joining our company. Mr. Friedland was Vice President of Business Development and co-founder of TelePlace, Inc., a developer and owner of Internet data centers and central offices from December 1999 to May 2001. Mr. Friedland was co-founder, Chairman and co-CEO of Long Distance International, Inc., one of the first competitive European telephone operators from May 1993 to December 1999. Mr. Friedland was President of Clifford Friedland Inc., a technology consulting firm, from January 1991 to April 1993. Mr. Friedland was a Director and co-founder of Action Pay-Per-View, a pay per view cable channel from January 1988 to December 1990. Mr. Friedland was President and co-founder of Long Distance America, one of the first competitive long distance operators after the breakup of AT&T from June 1984 to December 1987. Mr. Friedland was Vice President and co-founder of United States Satellite Systems, Inc., an FCC licensed builder and operator of geosynchronous communications satellites from April 1981 until December 1983. Mr. Friedland was Director and co-founder of United Satellite Communications, Inc., the world’s first direct-to-home satellite network from April 1981 until May 1984.
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As CMO, Mr. Glassman is responsible for leading Onstream Media’s global marketing efforts including branding, product marketing, corporate communications, public relations, online marketing and customer relationship marketing. Prior to Onstream Media, he was an officer and cofounder of the following companies: TelePlace, Inc., a developer and owner of Internet data centers and central offices; Long Distance International, Inc., one of the first competitive European telephone operators; Long Distance America, one of the first competitive long distance operators after the breakup of AT&T; United States Satellite Systems, Inc., an FCC licensed builder and operator of geosynchronous communications satellites; United Satellite Communications, the world's first direct-to-home satellite network and All American Hero, Inc., the 15th largest growing company ranked by Inc. 500 in 1985.
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Mr. Tomlinson became the Chief Financial Officer of Onstream Media in December 2004, after joining the company as Vice President of Finance in September 2004. Mr. Tomlinson started his financial and accounting career in 1977 with the international accounting firm of Price Waterhouse. In 1982, he left that firm to join international aircraft manufacturing and support firm Embraer at their U.S. subsidiary in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. While at Embraer, Mr. Tomlinson managed all financial functions and eventually was named Senior Vice President of Finance and a member of the U.S. firm’s Board of Directors. Mr. Tomlinson left Embraer in 1994 and joined staffing and human resource firm OutSource International as their Chief Financial Officer, helping to take the company public in 1997. Mr. Tomlinson has held an active Certified Public Accountant license since 1978.
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