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Eikov - International Executive - Stroudsburg, PA, USA

L Joshua Eikov

Stroudsburg, PA, USA


International Executive


Josh Eikov is a charismatic executive and business leader with an outstanding record of growing, diversifying and expanding businesses, enhancing gross and operating margins, improving capital utilization and achieving higher than industry average returns on capital.

Over twenty years of innovative strategic leadership implementing turnarounds, improving performance, creating and implementing media and investor relations programs, integrating acquisitions, developing sales forces, expanding geographic coverage, and diversifying product and service offerings in technology, consulting and investment relations business.

Board Member, CEO, COO, CFO, VP Marketing, Consultant, Investment Banker
Investor Relations, International Marketing, Finance, IT, Product Development, Operations

Start-ups, private placement, M&A, IPO, venture financing, International Banking
Sarbanes-Oxley, SEC Reporting, corporate governance experience
Wall Street communication and presentation experience

Some examples:

• Implemented international VAR program to resell data systems and services. Clients included British Telecom, France Telecom, Hong Kong Telephone, Hutchinson and others.
• Developed consulting practice generating $8 million in annual revenue.
• Created strategic plan for Homeland Defense subsidiary of prime government contractor to operate a major e-commerce program with governmental agencies and Department of Homeland Defense.
• Initiated and completed 3 Alternative Market IPO’s total $50M in monies raised.

• Developed strategic joint venture with $80 million Communications Company in India and negotiated five-year, 50% ownership venture agreement.
• Negotiated United Nations bid and received contract in Ivory Coast, West Africa, generating $845,000 in revenue.
• Initiated agreement with Chinese Government that generated initial order of $6.5 million and forecasted sales of over $50 million.
• Written business and strategic plans that have risen over $125 million

Work History

Tranzistor Systems LLC

November 2010 - July 2013

Tranzistor Systems (Tranzistor) was a technology-driven media company dedicated to pioneering mobile and internet methods for discovering and developing unsigned artists, monetizing their content through multiple, diverse revenue streams, and reigniting the music business through the use of online; interactive, real-time Internet television broadcasting; Internet radio networks; participatory mobile applications; proprietary search capabilities; and intuitive advertising platforms.

Chief Executive Officer

Baron General Capital LLC

April 2005 - November 2010

Baron General Capital provides individuals and companies with specialized business consulting advice, business plan development, and financial services including merger & acquisition advice.
Baron General Capital provides financial, operational and strategic advisory services including investor relations and media placement, business plan / private placement drafting, financial modeling, and virtual CEO/CFO and back office services.

My areas of industry expertise include software development, new media, telecommunications, oil and gas, electronics and the entertainment industry. In addition to providing advisory services for clients I function as an intermediary between our clients and an extensive network of individual, institutional and corporate investors.

Managing Partner, GLOBAL STRATEGY
As the Managing Partner, GLOBAL STRATEGY my responsibilities include:
• Formulate and implement global strategy(M+A, strategic analysis of key geographic/product areas, strategic planning and special projects)
• Completed/in-process 3 IPO's on Frankfurt Exchange for $50 M raised
• Over 10 reverse merger transactions
• Over 10+ debt based transactions (Convertible and Straight)
• Created annual and quarterly reports
• Created press releases and media campaigns
• Placed client companies in media interviews and magazines (web and print)
• Developed in-take and client process flow system
• Defined market and investment strategy
• Led meetings with senior management of clients regarding valuation, process strategies, deal structuring, drafting of offering memoranda, fairness opinions, engagement letters, opinion committee memoranda and business development with prospects.

IT management

NetWorth Technologies Inc

November 2002 - February 2005

and audit practice specializing in compliance and IT policy issues and BPO systems such as accounting, document management and database management.
Chief Executive Officer
• Consulting client turned into full-time opportunity
• Developed and wrote business plan and raised $10.6M in debt and equity
• Created network management software product and oversaw entire process of development and wrote the to market strategies
• Took company public via reverse merger
• Developed SOX compliance program for company and worked with auditors to ensure
• Managed the Investor Relations and media programs
• Managed mergers and acquisitions and product acquisition lifecycles
• Managed due diligence process
• Oversaw 50 employees

Managing Director and Senior Consultant


September 2002 - April 2005

September 2002 - April 2005
Consultancy providing management consulting, technology planning, turn-around/M&A and strategic planning services
Managing Director and Senior Consultant
• Consulting CEO to entertainment client to re-organize and finance business.
• Merged two small systems integrators in the networking and accounting areas; Wrote business plan; as Interim CEO increased sales 240%.
• Consulting CTO to wireless Infrastructure Company. Created product roadmap and wrote several white papers and analyst reports.
• Strategic consultant to a public satellite broadband company. Wrote technical services and customer services plan. Contributed to an article to be published in the Journal of Business Continuance in September of 2003.

• Consulted to investment banking client on business and product viability of magnesium based Battery Company.
• Developed strategic plan for Homeland Defense subsidiary of Prime Government contractor to operate a major e-commerce program with various governmental agencies and the Department of Homeland Defense.


Major Clients

December 2001 - September 2002


Interim CTO
• Supervised 10 in technology and media. Technical representative for the company.
• Created product roadmap for email marketing systems and creative control systems.
• Developed in-house database and proprietary software.

Interim CEO
• Wrote strategic plan and successful loan proposal on $500,000 bridge financing.
• Worked with legal and finance to assemble due diligence packages.
• Managed and negotiated M&A activity on the sell side.

Chief Strategist


February 2001 - November 2001

• Developed solutions for e-commerce, Internet, thin-client, wireless, dataset and data mining applications.
• Authored and published white papers on e-commerce, knowledge management and executive information systems.
• Developed business, technology and strategic partnership strategies for interactive television and set-top-box network.
• Created strategy for B2B creative services portal site that offers tools for content management and intellectual property collaboration.
• Created handheld 802.11b based mobile device using WindowsCE for client collaboration project.
• Presented company and products to prospective investors and clients.

Founder/President/Chief Executive Officer


Boca Raton, FL 1998-2001
Global wireless communications and Device Company
Founder/President/Chief Executive Officer
Managed operational and developmental functions. Interfaced with venture capital firms to raise seed money and successive rounds of funding. Oversaw administration, sales and product development and customer service.
• Researched and evaluated e-commerce, Internet applications, thin-client and wireless technologies to develop strategies and business plan.
• Wrote the business plan and raised $3.0M in venture capital
• Negotiated domestic and international joint ventures and manufacturing contracts.
• Developed strategic joint venture with $80 million Communications Company in India and negotiated favorable 5-year, 50% ownership venture agreement.
• Contracted with healthcare provider to offer WLAN equipment and services to 7.5 million square feet of medical office space.
• Initiated, negotiated and closed three-year $10.5 million dollar contract for professional services with domestic ISP.
• Led development team for wireless appliances (STB, WebPad) and handheld devices. Worked with National Semiconductor FEs and sales personnel

SVP Sales and Marketing


Directed business management, strategy and information technology. Developed DigiMail Text to Speech email reader system. Established strategic partnerships with international telecommunications companies. Instituted software and systems for healthcare industry.
• Oversaw worldwide marketing, product development and technical enhancements for Telluris Global Data Management.
• Developed technology and business strategy for DigiMail and Telluris. Led business development team for sales of over 50 systems to Australia's premier telecomm company, Telstra, Inc.



• Implemented international VAR program to resell text-to-speech email and dial-up data systems and services. Clients included British Telecom, France Telecom, Hong Kong Telephone, Hutchinson and others.
• Oversaw successful sale of company for $14 million.

FACETED INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Stroudsburg, PA 1990 - 1995
Information Technology Services firm
Managed consulting and systems integration initiatives for financial and institutional companies. Oversaw staff functions associated with administration, sales, product development and customer service.
• Designed and implemented local and wide area network Systems.
• Built and enhanced custom FIS-Tech Computers and data management tools for data warehousing.
• Developed consulting practice with exceptional customer satisfaction, generating $8 million in annual revenue.
• Negotiated United Nations bid and received contract in the Ivory Coast, West Africa, generating $845,000 in revenue.

I also owned and operated ComputerWurx Technologies which was a chain of computer stores in the Northeast PA and NJ areas for 3 years from 1989 to 1991.

Qualifications & Certifications


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Corporate Governance

Tulane Law School

Windsor Law School

Management Program

Harvard Business School

International Business

East Stroudsburg University

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