Michael Kornet - Executive Vice President of Business Development
Michael is responsible for identifying and implementing strategy that leverages the combined strength of NewTek's user-base and partner ecosystem, to build new revenue streams. Most recently, he led the marketing group as Chief Marketing Officer, overseeing all marketing efforts and executing NewTek's growth strategy. Before accepting the CMO position, he was the vice president of business development, forging partnerships with other technology leaders, like AMD, Apple, Intel, Microsoft, and others. He also created the OEM products division, and developed strategic vertical markets for NewTek product lines. Michael joined NewTek in 2002 and was previously Replay TV's vice president of business development for media, where he helped secure Series B financing, and forged Replay TV's strategic agreements and relationships. Prior to Replay TV, Michael was publishing director for the digital video properties of the Entertainment Technology Group at Miller Freeman Inc., and held positions as president of AMG Media and advertising director at Cahners. He is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles, and holds elections to Who's Who in California, and Who's Who in Advertising.