The Board of Directors of MassRoots, Inc. (the “Company”) sets high standards for the Company’s employees, officers and directors. To fulfill its responsibilities and fiduciary duty, the Board of Directors follows the procedures and standards set forth in the documents below. These charters, code of conduct, and provisions are subject to modification from time to time as the Board of Directors deems appropriate or as required by applicable laws and regulations.
Charles R. Blum
Charles R. Blum, 79, served as President and Chief Executive Officer of QS Energy (formerly STWA, Inc.) from July 2007 to January 2009. On June 1, 2017, Mr. Blum stepped down from the Board of QS Energy, having served the company faithfully for 10 years. Mr. Blum spent 22 years as the President/CEO of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (“SEMA”). SEMA is a trade group representing 6,500 business members who are actively engaged in the manufacture and distribution of automotive parts and accessories. SEMA produces the world’s largest automotive aftermarket Trade Show which is held annually in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Blum led the association as its members grew from a handful of small entrepreneurial companies into an industry membership that sells over 31 billion dollars of product at the retail level annually. Mr. Blum is qualified to serve as a member of the Board because he has a proven record of accomplishment as a senior executive.
Cecil Kyte, 46, has served in various capacities at Rightscorp’s, including serving as Chief Executive Officer since June 2015, Chief Financial Officer since October 2016 and Chairman of the company’s board of directors since December 2015. Rightscorp’s mission is to support copyright holders’ abilities to litigate and monetize efforts aimed at piracy and peer to peer infringement on the internet. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Kyte served as CEO and Chairman of Save The World Air, Inc., a California based publicly traded energy technology company. Under his stewardship, that company grew from roughly $10 million in market capitalization in 2007 to an excess of $350 million by 2013 and accessed roughly $40 million in equity based capital. From 2008 until 2013, Mr. Kyte served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of QS Energy (formerly STWA, Inc.). Additionally, having been a pilot for 30 years Mr. Kyte has served as an airline captain and flight instructor who is recognized and included in the prestigious FAA Airmen Certification database. This database recognizes pilots who have met or exceeded the high educational, licensing and medical standards established by the Federal Aviation Administration. Mr. Kyte is qualified to serve as a member of the Board because of his previous and current experience running a public company, as well as his educational requirements to hold such a position. Mr. Kyte received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting from California State University, Long Beach.
Nathan Shelton, 68, served as a director of QS Energy (formerly STWA, Inc.) from February 2007 until June 2017. Mr. Shelton has a long and distinguished career with a number of diverse successful companies primarily related to the automotive industry. From 1987 until 2002 he served as President and part owner of K&N Engineering and built the company into an industry leader. In 2002 he founded S&S Marketing, a company engaged in the automotive aftermarket parts representation business, which he currently operates. In 1992, SEMA invited him to join its board of directors, which included Mr. Shelton serving as Chairman of the SEMA board from 2002 to 2004. In 2007 he was elected to the SEMA “Hall of Fame”. Mr. Shelton served honorably in the United States Seabees from 1968 to 1972. Mr. Shelton is qualified to serve as a member of the Board because of his proven record of accomplishment as a senior executive.
Isaac Dietrich is the founder, largest shareholder, Chief Executive Officer of MassRoots, each since our inception, and is responsible for executing our strategic business development. He has served as Chief Executive Officer of MassRoots, Inc. from April 2013 through October 2017. Mr. Dietrich was the co-founder and majority shareholder of RoboCent.com from June 2012 until his buyout in December 2016, scaling the business to millions in revenue. He also founded Tidewater Campaign Solutions, LLC, a Virginia Beach-based political strategy firm that was retained by 30 political campaigns and political action committees from January 2010 to December 2012. From February to December 2010, Mr. Dietrich served as Field Director for former Congressman E. Scott Rigell’s campaign.
In April 2012, Mr. Dietrich was a finalist for Peter Thiel’s 20 Under 20 Fellowship and was featured in the CNBC documentary “Transforming Tomorrow.” We believe Mr. Dietrich has the business experience in both scalable technology companies and political strategy to successfully lead the development and growth of MassRoots.
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