Board of Directors

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Mark Hatten is the Chairman and CEO of Mutualink, Inc. He assumed this role after founding the company in 2006.

Mark Hatten

CEO/Chairman
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Joseph Mazzarella serves as Mutualink’s Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel.

Joseph Mazzarella

Senior V.P. & Chief Legal Counsel
Jim-Mersfelder

Jim is an executive and entrepreneur in software technology, electronics, and financial services.

Jim Mersfelder

Board Member
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For most of his business career, David has been a private equity investor.

David Kleeman

Board Member, Business Development & Investor Relations

Mark Hatten – CEO/Chairman

Mark Hatten has more than 35 years of experience in building businesses in the telecommunications, electronics and enterprise software industries. Mr. Hatten brings a track record of success, and an in-depth understanding of both service and technology companies.

Mr. Hatten founded and was Chief Executive Officer of SmartLink Radio Networks Inc., a company engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of land mobile radio (LMR) networking technology used in public safety and in critical infrastructure. SmartLink has installed more than 90 systems throughout the world. SmartLink was acquired in April 2007.

Additionally, he was a founder and is a Board Member of both Travel Sciences, Inc., a software application developer for the travel industry and IM Interactive Corp., a technology company that specializes in commercial instant messaging.

Mr. Hatten was the Chairman/CEO of KSI Inc., an E-911 location company. KSI was awarded several patents for the angle of arrival method of location by triangulation of cellular telephones.

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Mark Hatten is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mutualink, Inc. He assumed this role after founding the company in 2006.

Mark Hatten

CEO/Chairman
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Mark Hatten is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mutualink, Inc. He assumed this role after founding the company in 2006.

Mark Hatten

CEO/Chairman

Mark Hatten has more than 35 years of experience in building businesses in the telecommunications, electronics and enterprise software industries. Mr. Hatten brings a track record of success, and an in-depth understanding of both service and technology companies.

Mr. Hatten founded and was Chief Executive Officer of SmartLink Radio Networks Inc., a company engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of land mobile radio (LMR) networking technology used in public safety and in critical infrastructure. SmartLink has installed more than 90 systems throughout the world. SmartLink was acquired in April 2007.

Additionally, he was a founder and is a Board Member of both Travel Sciences, Inc., a software application developer for the travel industry and IM Interactive Corp., a technology company that specializes in commercial instant messaging.

Mr. Hatten was the Chairman/CEO of KSI Inc., an E-911 location company. KSI was awarded several patents for the angle of arrival method of location by triangulation of cellular telephones.

Prior to KSI, Mr. Hatten founded Connecticut Telephone & Communications Systems, Inc. and was its Chairman and CEO until the company was acquired in 1998.

Joseph Mazzarella – Senior V.P. & Chief Legal Counsel, Board Member

Joseph Mazzarella serves as Mutualink’s Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel. Mr. Mazzarella, in addition to being responsible for the management of Mutualink’s legal and governmental affairs, serves in key operations management and business development roles. Mr. Mazzarella has over 20 years of corporate, finance, M&A, licensing and IP law experience. Mr. Mazzarella also has in-depth knowledge and experience in the high tech sector, ranging from consumer and enterprise based software development, advanced wireless network and location technologies, and communications. He also serves as a member of Mutualink’s Board of Directors.

Prior to Mutualink, Mr. Mazzarella served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Connecticut Telephone and, thereafter, as its President. Mr. Mazzarella also served as a board member of KSI, Inc., a mobile location technology company which was subsequently acquired by TruePosition, Inc., a Liberty Media company and served as shareholder class representative. Mr. Mazzarella started his career as a corporate attorney with the regional law firm of Cummings & Lockwood (k/n/a McCarter & English) and his experience includes private equity and syndication, financing, intellectual property and licensing, M&A, and telecommunications law. His notable accomplishments include assisting with formation and financing of the NFL expansion franchise, Jacksonville Jaguars and Alltel Stadium financing, structuring the sale of Connecticut’s only zoo, forging new case law on the foreclosure of developer rights, and pioneering the first competitive local exchange carrier license in Connecticut.

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Joseph Mazzarella serves as Mutualink’s Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel.

Joseph Mazzarella

Senior V.P. & Chief Legal Counsel
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Joseph Mazzarella serves as Mutualink’s Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel.

Joseph Mazzarella

Senior V.P. & Chief Legal Counsel

Joseph Mazzarella serves as Mutualink’s Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel. Mr. Mazzarella, in addition to being responsible for the management of Mutualink’s legal and governmental affairs, serves in key operations management and business development roles. Mr. Mazzarella has over 20 years of corporate, finance, M&A, licensing and IP law experience. Mr. Mazzarella also has in-depth knowledge and experience in the high tech sector, ranging from consumer and enterprise based software development, advanced wireless network and location technologies, and communications. He also serves as a member of Mutualink’s Board of Directors.

Prior to Mutualink, Mr. Mazzarella served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Connecticut Telephone and, thereafter, as its President. Mr. Mazzarella also served as a board member of KSI, Inc., a mobile location technology company which was subsequently acquired by TruePosition, Inc., a Liberty Media company and served as shareholder class representative. Mr. Mazzarella started his career as a corporate attorney with the regional law firm of Cummings & Lockwood (k/n/a McCarter & English) and his experience includes private equity and syndication, financing, intellectual property and licensing, M&A, and telecommunications law. His notable accomplishments include assisting with formation and financing of the NFL expansion franchise, Jacksonville Jaguars and Alltel Stadium financing, structuring the sale of Connecticut’s only zoo, forging new case law on the foreclosure of developer rights, and pioneering the first competitive local exchange carrier license in Connecticut.

Jim Mersfelder is the President of Le Pecq, Inc, a  strategic software business consulting practice focused on business process improvement in the financial services, health care, intelligence community and the public sector. Jim has over 45 years of experience as an executive and entrepreneur in software technology, electronics, and financial services. He has a record of accomplishment as an industry leader in conceptualizing and developing multi-million-dollar businesses while controlling costs and creating strong management teams.

Jim’s business background includes board positions on public and private companies, all focused on the software space.  He is an active adviser to several early stage software companies.  His education includes a BS in engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, an MBA from the Wharton School in Industrial Management and Finance as well as attendance at Harvard’s Executive Education program. 

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Jim Mersfelder

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Jim Mersfelder

Jim Mersfelder is the President of Le Pecq, Inc, a  strategic software business consulting practice focused on business process improvement in the financial services, health care, intelligence community and the public sector. Jim has over 45 years of experience as an executive and entrepreneur in software technology, electronics, and financial services. He has a record of accomplishment as an industry leader in conceptualizing and developing multi-million-dollar businesses while controlling costs and creating strong management teams.

Jim’s business background includes board positions on public and private companies, all focused on the software space.  He is an active adviser to several early stage software companies.  His education includes a BS in engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, an MBA from the Wharton School in Industrial Management and Finance as well as attendance at Harvard’s Executive Education program. 

David Kleeman

Mr. Kleeman is a graduate of Trinity College, Hartford, CT, and holds a Masters in Art Education from Southern Connecticut State University.  Since 1984 Mr. Kleeman has been active in investment banking, investor communications and business management. In 1984 he received a securities licence with the NASD and formed Coastal Private Placements, Inc. For most of his business career, David has been a private equity investor. During his career he has been involved in raising over $250,000,000 of private equity, and over $300,000,000 of institutional debt. He has always remained active in communications with private and institutional investors, company management and negotiations involving liquidity events.

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David Kleeman

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David Kleeman

Mr. Kleeman is a graduate of Trinity College, Hartford, CT, and holds a Masters in Art Education from Southern Connecticut State University.  Since 1984 Mr. Kleeman has been active in investment banking, investor communications and business management. In 1984 he received a securities licence with the NASD and formed Coastal Private Placements, Inc. For most of his business career, David has been a private equity investor. During his career he has been involved in raising over $250,000,000 of private equity, and over $300,000,000 of institutional debt. He has always remained active in communications with private and institutional investors, company management and negotiations involving liquidity events.