Information about our Founders.
The inventor of the technology, and cofounder, Jonathan Wilder has been a programmer since the age of 8 years old. He also served as the 6th full time employee at the financial firm "The Motley Fool" in the 1990s. Wilder has sold two companies, one to United Way as a partner in 2005, and created a passive income company generating over $2 million dollars annually with himself as the only employee between 2002-2006. Wilder has also actively been involved in SIGINT and HUMINT programming, performing duties for multiple US allied countries in the Middle East, the Caribbean and West Africa. Wilder speaks Spanish, and has lived in 8 countries.
Reese Schonfeld is an active partner/strategic advisor of Datascription, and co-founder of CNN and the Food Network. He began his career with United Press Movietone News in 1956, advancing to managing editor before becoming Vice President of UPI Television News. In 1975, Schonfeld founded the Independent Television News Association, the first satellite-delivered television news service. In 1979 he helped found the Cable News Network and served as its first President and Chief Executive. At CNN he originated and developed the 24-hour news concept. Under his leadership, CNN grew from a universe of 1.5 million homes to more than 15 million homes. After leaving CNN, Schonfeld joined Cablevision Systems in New York where he developed and oversaw "News Twelve" on Long Island, the first 24-hour local all news service.