Prior to joining 1105 Media, James Causey has been in the BtoB and BtoC media business for over 30 years. He has consulted on strategy, new media, turnarounds, acquisitions and start-ups for a variety of media companies. He was previously Vice President & General Manager at Dominion Enterprises, a division of Landmark Communications for seven years, where he oversaw various marine and parenting media brands, and was President & CEO at Sabot Publishing for six years and built the company to over $28 million in sales before it was acquired by Active Interest Media in 2003. Causey has a bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from the University of Leeds in the UK and an MBA from the University of Maryland.
Mike Eason joined 1105 Media Inc. in 2007 with the acquisition of FETC where he was Executive Director. From 1988 to 1996 he served with the Florida Department of Education in various roles including Chief of Education Technology. Previous experience included teacher and administrator. Eason earned an M.A. and B.A. from Florida State University in Mathematics Education and Theoretical Mathematics.
Richard Zbylut, immediately prior to joining 1105, was Chief Information Officer and Vice President, Business Development, at Thunderbird, the Garvin School of International Management. In addition, he has held an array of strategic positions for American Communication Services, Motorola, and US West. Zbylut is a graduate of the University of Illinois, with an MS from the National College of Education and an MBA from the University of Denver.
Henry Allain has nearly two decades of experience in the technology industry, serving in a variety of sales, marketing, and management roles. He began his career at Xerox Corporation and Gartner Group, before joining 101 in 1999. Allain received his BA from Arizona State University. He is active on ABM's Publishers Committee.
Kevin O'Grady has more than 15 years experience in business to business publishing, digital media and events most recently as Vice President of Publishing at Canon Communications. He has held various strategic positions during his career with a focus on product development and sales management. He has been active with many industry groups including the American Business Media and the Western Publishing association. He holds a BA in Business Administration from the School of Management at the State University of New York, at Buffalo.