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Company Overview of Tallwave, LLC

Company Overview

Tallwave, LLC validates and manages early-stage/startups and growth ventures. It offers venture acceleration and management services in the areas, such as business model development, brand messaging and ID, concept definition, financial forecasting, go-to-market planning, market positioning, market research, marketing planning, pricing, product development, product requirements documentation, product road-mapping, revenue modeling, sales strategy and methodology, sales structure, user testing, product management, technology and infrastructure, strategic marketing, business design and development, and financing and accounting. The company also provides services that include executive formatio...

6263 North Scottsdale Road

Suite 180

Scottsdale, AZ 85250

United States

Founded in 2009



Key Executives for Tallwave, LLC

Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Operations and Delivery
Managing Director of Marketing and Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Tallwave, LLC Key Developments

Tallwave Announces Executive Appointments

Tallwave announced that Vickie Wittie has been appointed as the company's chief financial officer effective immediately. In addition, Ed Borromeo, Deric Frost and Jesus Ramirez were named as company vice presidents to complement Tallwave's existing executive team. In concert with the addition of Wittie as CFO, Borromeo, Frost and Ramirez were all internally promoted after serving as stellar directors on the Tallwave team. Ed Borromeo has been named as vice president, Operations and Delivery, after successfully serving in the capacity of director of Venture Management. Borromeo, a former captain in the U.S. Air Force, brings a broad background of strategic planning, program management, organizational and leadership development in diverse industries ranging from startups to utilities to high tech. In his new role, Borromeo will ensure continuity and efficiency as Tallwave executes on client objectives. Deric Frost is promoted to vice president, Client Management. Frost joined Tallwave in February 2013 and most recently served as director, Venture Management. He brings a wealth of experience in operating startups in the music and technology marketing industries. Frost is known for his innovative thinking and ability to mesh the talents of those around him to produce outstanding results for clients. Jesus Ramirez is promoted to vice president, Product, after serving as Tallwave's Product Design director since July of 2013. Ramirez has a passion for building fast results and traction-oriented offerings that provide tangible benefits to Tallwave's clients as they move from idea through go-to-market.

Tallwave Appoints Board of Advisors for its High Tide for Healthcare it Startup Competition

Tallwave announced the appointment of a board of advisors for its 'High Tide' for Healthcare IT lean business plan startup competition. The advisory board is tasked with assisting Tallwave in selecting healthcare developments that solve immediate problems for the healthcare industry. In addition, the board will advise these entrepreneurs on best practices for building healthcare businesses from the ground up with the knowledge and culture essential to drive results in this ever changing and highly regulated sector. The company reported that the members of the board of advisors include: Susan Cordts, Senior Vice President, Traditional Care, Curo Healthcare Solutions. Cordts has over 25 years of experience in healthcare management including ten years as CEO of Adaptive Technologies. In her current role at Curo Healthcare Solutions, she assists in directing a significant amount of resources towards geriatric services and end-of-life care. David Higginson, CIO, Phoenix Children's Hospital - In addition to directing information technology at large children's hospitals for over 15 years. Robert Hoyt - Healthcare Solutions Executive for North America IBM Software Group - Hoyt is in his third decade of healthcare industry experience. Hoyt currently works with IBM customers across North America, defining the technology enablement required to leverage business opportunities generated by the healthcare transformation. Heidi Jannenga, COO, WebPT - Jannenga is the co-founder of WebPT, a electronic medical records solution for rehab therapists. She brings with her more than 15 years of experience as a physical therapist and clinic director, and a passion for healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship. John Julian, President & CEO, NextCare - Julian has over 20 years of experience successfully operating a wide range of health care services companies including medical equipment, respiratory services, pharmaceuticals, infusion therapy and urgent care. Travis Leach, Ballard Spahr - As a practicing attorney, Leach focuses on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on public offerings, private placements, corporate governance matters, Sarbanes-Oxley and SEC compliance, and mergers and acquisitions. Dr. Keith Lindor, Executive Vice Provost and Dean College of Health Solutions, ASU - Dr. Lindor served as the Dean of the Mayo Medical School from 2005-2011 where he was also a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. David Schwartz, Office of Business Development, Mayo Clinic - Schwartz's position within Mayo Clinic offers him a unique vantage point. Dr. Ed Staren, President and CEO of Medicine and Science at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) & President and CEO, Western Regional Medical Center - An experienced, renowned surgical oncologist, Dr. Staren previously served as senior vice president for Clinical Affairs and chief medical officer for CTCA. Marilyn Teplitz, Founder, CEO, MGT Associates - Teplitz leads an international management consultancy, providing product and strategic business consulting to help B2B technology companies enter new markets, extend life of existing products, and define next release product roadmaps. John Mascarenas, Director, Intel Capital - Mascarenas joined Intel in 1980 and Intel Capital in 1998 where his focus has included mobility/wireless, embedded, networking and communications.

Tallwave Announces Board Appointments

Tallwave announced retired Intel Chairman of the Board and CEO Craig Barrett, Ph.D. and retired Avnet Chairman of the Board and CEO Roy Vallee, were elected to Tallwave's board of directors at their meeting held April 17. Both senior executives previously held positions on Tallwave's advisory board. Among numerous appointments in education and commerce several are particularly relevant to Tallwave's global vision for lean business entrepreneurship. Chief among these are Dr. Barrett's appointments by the President of the Russian Federation as International co-chairman of the Skolkovo Foundation Council; the Council for Foreign Relations Task Force on U.S. Education Reform and National Security, and the faculty of Thunderbird School of Global Management. Dr. Barrett is also Chair of the Irish Technology Leadership Group. In January 2013, Vallee was named deputy chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's board of directors, a position he still holds. He served on the bank's Economic Advisory Council from 2010 to 2012.

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