Our Executive Team
Mr. Michael Agostinelli joins Skitter from IPTV middleware company Conklin Corporation, where he ran the company’s commercial activities. Mr. Agostinelli has over 30 years of industry experience holding executive positions at SES Americom, General Electric, Scientific-Atlanta (now Cisco Systems), and Hughes Network Systems. His operational, technical, and financial management experience has provided the strategic vision and leadership that allowed these companies to realize profitable growth.
Skitter’s Chief Financial Officer, Steve Hughes, joined the company in August 2015. Prior to joining Skitter, Mr. Hughes spent 16 years at the world’s largest glass manufacturing company, Asahi Glass Company, where he held various operating and financial management positions. His most recent role there was CFO and Board Member for AGC America, Inc., where he managed accounting, tax, treasury, internal audit, and insurance and risk management for Asahi Glass Company’s $1B North American holding company.
Bill ReedVP Software Engineering
Bill brings more than 20 years of Telecommunications Business and Operations Support Systems Software Engineering experience to Skitter TV. Over his career, Bill has led strategic enterprise software implementation and integration projects for more than a dozen communications providers of all sizes, including AT&T, Cox Communications, and Dish Network. Bill has a track record of successful delivery of complex software integration projects, leading teams with more than 100 individual contributors, and managing project budgets as large as $10 million per year. Bill has also been a key contributor to multiple small technology startups.
Mark EllisonGeneral Counsel
Mr. Ellison has represented Skitter as counsel (both outside and in-house) since 2012. Mr. Ellison was previously a partner in the Washington law firm, Patton Boggs LLP (now Squire Patton Boggs), where he specialized in telecommunications matters before the FCC and Congress. Prior to joining Patton Boggs, Mr. Ellison was Senior V.P. and General Counsel for the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) in Herndon, VA. Mr. Ellison led the NRTC into the IPTV business, securing some of the nation’s first IPTV / MPEG-4 rights from cable programmers. Mr. Ellison brings over 30 years of experience in communications law and video licensing to Skitter.