Michael Skarzynski, CEO

Intera Group, Inc


Bio

Mr. Skarzynski serves as CEO of Intera Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries - NSC Communications, Inc., NSC Service Corporation and GoldenTel, Inc. Intera Group, Inc. is a portfolio company of the private equity firm, Patriarch Partners, L.L.C. Mr. Skarzynski is a visionary and a technology savvy leader with a proven track record in successfully restructuring and scaling global businesses through rapid transformation and lean principles. Having served as CEO of small cap, micro cap and 5 venture companies and as an executive at AT&T, Bell Labs, Lucent and Motorola, Michael Skarzynskiís business experience has spanned multiple high-growth areas including Internet infrastructure and services, telecommunications, mobile media and advertising, cloud computing, business intelligence, predictive analytics, and enterprise and public network software and systems. The consummate customer centric executive, Mr. Skarzynski enjoys a strong track record of creating and driving profitable revenue growth, expanding globally, and optimizing operating metrics. He has raised significant capital in public and private markets and has closed, integrated and managed $2B in mergers and acquisitions to deliver outstanding shareholder value. He is past CEO of Red Lion Technologies, Arbitron, Iptivia, PT, Xebeo and Predictive Networks. Mr. Skarzynski is an angel investor and advisor to early stage venture companies including Cloudtran, iPinion, Mobile2Metrics, and me2youmobile and he has raised over $100 million in venture capital for firms that he has led as CEO and also for firms that he has advised. Mr. Skarzynski has served on the board of directors of two public companies and twelve private companies. Appointed by President George H.W. Bush and confirmed by US Senate, Mr. Skarzynski served as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Development with a portfolio in export promotion, export finance and trade negotiations. During his service in government, Mr. Skarzynski served on the boards of Export Import Bank and Overseas Private Investment Corporation as well as a member of CFIUS and COG. Mr. Skarzynski earned his B.S.F.S. from the Edmund A. Walsh, S.J. School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.