CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Mr. Roback is a pioneer in the digital music arena, joining with longtime partner Dave Goldberg in 1994 to found LAUNCH Media, one of the world’s first digital music enterprises. After a highly successful run, the company was acquired by Yahoo! Inc. in 2001. As part of the sale, Mr. Roback became Head of Music at Yahoo!, overseeing its global music operations until 2007. Most recently, Mr. Roback was President of Fender Musical Instruments Corporation where he remains a member of its board of directors. Prior to that, he served as Co-Founder and CEO of Dashbox, a workflow management system and marketplace for music licensing. Dashbox was acquired by FilmTrack in 2014. Mr. Roback also served as Co-Founder/Managing Director of The Media Farm, a company which owns and manages entertainment intellectual property.
Mr. Roback holds a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School.
CO-FOUNDER & GENERAL COUNSEL
Matt was a Co-Founder of Isolation Network, Inc., and is currently the Company’s General Counsel. He oversees the Legal & Business Affairs, Corporate Development and Human Resources groups, as well as mergers & acquisitions and equity & debt financing. He previously also served as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and was instrumental in the closing of several private equity rounds, including investments by Shamrock Capital and Universal Music Group, and the acquisition of Fontana Distribution LLC.
Before working as an executive, Matt worked as a corporate lawyer from 1995 until 2002. He has worked on dozens of mergers, acquisitions, private equity financings and IPOs as both company and underwriters’ counsel during his career. Matt received his law degree, magna cum laude, from Stetson University in 1995 and his B.A. in Finance, summa cum laude, from the University of South Florida in 1992.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Ben serves as Chief Financial Officer for Isolation Network, Inc. Prior to joining Isolation Network, he was a Managing Director with Broadway Advisors, LLC, a boutique management consulting firm focused solely on advising and assisting financially and operationally troubled companies. Before this role, Ben was a director with Prometheus Partners, a private equity fund established to invest in growth companies within fragmented industry sectors undergoing consolidation.
Ben has over 20 years of experience in financial management, including roles with Trinity Capital, Broadview International, Goldman Sachs, Metromedia International and Coopers & Lybrand. He earned an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and a BS in Accounting from the University of Southern California. He is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and held Series 7 & 63 certifications.
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
Jay Blomquist has been inventing and writing software since he was 10 years old. For about 6 years he lead teams developing websites, taught corporate software classes, and consulted for companies like Northrup Grumman, Nercon, and others. Then in 2005, Jay founded MediaRecall. In the early years, he personally developed the software, systems, and infrastructure to digitize tens of thousands of hours of archive video content. He also hired, trained, and managed over 4,000 work-from-home contractors to create contextual metadata and human transcriptions for companies like “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson”, WGBH Boston, and National Geographic.
In 2010, Jay and his partners sold MediaRecall to Deluxe Entertainment Services Group. Jay continued on with Deluxe as CTO of the MediaRecall by Deluxe business unit for 3 years and worked on projects for companies such as Harpo Studios, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Polo Ralph Lauren, Warner Bros, NBCUniversal, Getty Images, Disney/ABC, Austin City Limits, and others. In 2012, Deluxe went through a strategic restructuring and Jay moved from the MediaRecall business into the role of Vice President of Development and Architecture for the main Deluxe Media business unit. There he was in charge of a large team of development and support staff architecting, building, and maintaining Deluxe’s proprietary supply chain management system DL3.
DL3 supports the servicing of the libraries of all major Hollywood studios, managing over 50,000+ digital deliveries per month to over 1,000 portals and broadcasters like iTunes, Netflix, Google, and XBox. It also manages the authoring of many of Hollywood’s DVDs and BluRays, and provides the tools and workflow management for one of the largest providers of scripting, subtitling, voice overdubbing, and other localization services in 50+ languages worldwide. Most recently he was promoted to VP Innovation & Architecture, in charge of future platform and architecture innovation, reporting to the CTO. Jay is a current member of Mensa International.