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“Peter Kay is commonly recognized as the voice behind Your Computer Minute on the radio. He is the President of CyberCom, Inc., a high-tech management consulting firm. His personal mission is to lead technology-leveraged transformation in corporations, governments, and individuals and has been doing so in Hawaii since 1984 by founding 6 different tech-related companies. Peter built the first commercial Web site in Hawaii as well as the initial site for most of the local blue-chip firms. His most recent liquidity event sold an IP portfolio including patents on email privacy technology licensed in 4 countries and two languages. Peter was named Entrepreneur of Year by Ernst & Young and has won numerous awards in Pacific Business News. He has appeared on the cover of Midweek and twice on Hawaii Business Magazine. Peter’s unique understanding of how business, technology, and the human factor overlap brings a fresh perspective that takes on today’s challenges.”

Principal in following Startups

• TitanKey Software, Inc: 1999-2007
• CyberCom, Inc: 1994-present
• XenTec Software Engineering: 1986-1992
• Insurance Prospecting Systems: 1984-1986
• Computerized Business Systems: 1984-1986

Awards

• Ernst & Young: Entrepreneur of the Year: 1998
• Pacific Business News 40 under 40: 1999
• Pacific Business News “Fastest Fifty”: 1998, 1999, 2000
• Hawaii Business Magazine Success by 40: 1998

US Patent filings

• ELIMINATING UNAUTHORIZED EMAIL 09/648,894 08/25/00(99) 6,868,498 03/15/05
• ELIMINATING UNAUTHORIZED EMAIL 11/080144 03/14/05(99) Pending (to be published)
• ELIMINATING UNAUTHORIZED EMAIL10/404,631 03/31/03(00)
• PRIVACY/IDENTITY MANAGEMENT ARCHITECTURE (PKAY-CIP2)
• PRIVACY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USING MULTIPLE EMAIL ADDRESS ALIASES LINKED TO SYSTEM PRIVACY POLICIES (PKAY-CIP2)
• US Prov. 60/60/674,364 Filed 04/20/05

Foreign Patent Filings

• ELIMINATING UNAUTHORIZED EMAIL PCT 00/23561 08/25/00 (99)
• ELIMINATING UNAUTHORIZED EMAIL JP-01/520583 08/25/00
• ELIMINATING UNAUTHORIZED EMAIL EP-00959492 08/25/00
• ELIMINATING UNAUTHORIZED EMAIL (PKAY-CA) Annuity 08/25 Peter Kay CA-2,383,609 08/25/00

Academic Instruction

• University of Hawaii, Adjunct Professor, “Seminar in Management”, aka, “Innovation and IP management”, Spring 2008
• Matsuda Center, Honolulu Community College
• 1991 “Unix System Administration”
• 1993 “Unix System Administration”
• 1993-1993 “Introduction to the Information Superhighway”
• 1983 Oakton Community College, Oakton, Ill “Programming the Apple ][ computer”.

Development Projects (developed the first releases of these Web sites)

• Outrigger.com
• GoHawaii.com (HVCB site)
• BOH.com
• Hawaiianair.com
• KHON.com
• KITV.com
• HiloHattie.com
• MauiDivers.com
• UHPA.org
• TitleGuaranty.com
• CbPacific.com
• Newsweek-int.com
• Hecouncil.org

Community Service

• Neighborhood Board #2 Chairman, 2012-
• BOD: Entrepreneur’s Foundation of Hawaii, 2011-
• UH PACE “VIPR” 2008-
• BOD: Hawaii Science and Technology Council: 2008-2009
• BOD: Hawaii Venture Capital Association: 2008-2009
• Co-founder, HawaiiConCon.org: 2008-
• Neighborhood Board #2 Member: 2007-2012
• Executive Board, Hawaii Angels, 2006-
• BOD: Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii 2003-2008
• BOD: Lanakila Rehab Center Foundation 2004-
• BOD: PATCH 2000-2001

Politics

• Curator, votehawaii.com: 2002-2004
• Co-founder, HawaiiConCon.org: 2008-2010
• Campaign Manager: Panos Prevedouros, “FixOahuNow.com”
• Campaign Staff: Ann Kobayashi, 2010 Mayoral Race
• Online Campaign Manager: Ben Cayetano, “VoteBen2012.com”
• Co-creator, Our Hawaiian Spring, 2012
• Chairman, Neighborhood Board #2, 2012-

Publications, Hawaii Business

• “Building Web Sites”, January, 2000
• “Good Web Design”, April, 2000
• “eBusiness Strategy and Planning”, October 2000
• “Building Online Business”, November, 2000
• “XML and Flash”, May, 2001
• “Easier Web sites to use”, July, 2001
• “CRM systems”, August, 2001
• “Security and Viruses”, September, 2001
• “Web and Email promotions”, October, 2001
• “Web site usability”, January, 2002
• “Redesigning Web site”, February, 2002
• “How to get people to embrace new technology”, March, 2002
• “Embracing Pilot Projects”, April, 2002
• “Going paperless”, May, 2002
• “Eliminating paper”, June, 2002
• “Customer Communications”, September, 2002
• “Sending large files”, September, 2002
• “Increasing customer confidence”, October, 2002
• “Excel as calculator”, November, 2002
• “Email marketing part 1”, December, 2002
• “Email marketing part 2”, January, 2003
• “Email marketing part 3”, February, 2003
• “Getting customers to change”, March, 2003
• “Web server hosting”, April, 2003
• “Handling Spam”, May 2003
• “Search engine optimization”, October, 2003
• “Getting higher ratings on Google”, December, 2003
• “Meta tags”, February, 2004
• “Cool Google Tricks”, April, 2004
• “Pleasure and Pain”, June, 2004
• “Avoiding Phishes”, August, 2004
• “Using Skype”, October, 2004

Other Publications

AroundHawaii.com
YCM.com
FlatEarthVentures.com
HomeScape Magazine

Presentations

• Microsoft Technet “Intranets and eCommerce” January, 1998
• MegaComm, “Make the Web your branding laser”, April, 1998
• Honolulu Board of Realtors, “How might the Internet affect your future” May, 1998
• AT&T, “This is your Internet Business Future”, May, 1998
• Hawaii Society of Corporate Planners, “Creating a HyperGrowth Business in Hawaii”, May 1998
• Hawaii Association of Realtors, “Toolkit for the New Millenium”, September, 1998
• Hawaii Association of Realtors, ““How Will The New Paradigm Affect You?”, September, 1998
• Chief organizer, Success 2000: Day-long workshop involving a collection of business leaders from across the state to share their success stories, September, 1998
• APO Conference, “How Internet Technology is Changing our World”, September, 1998
• AIA Hawaii, “The Net is a New Tool
for Architects”, September, 1998
• Telecom Cook Islands, “Internet Business Tools”, September, 1998
• Telecom Cook Islands, “Internet = Branding Iron”, September, 1998
• Telecom Cook Islands, “Internet = Branding Iron”, September, 1998
• Telecom Cook Islands, “Future Business Strategies”, September, 1998
• Oceanic Internet Computer Expo, “More than just a
Computer Minute”, October 1998
• ISSA Hawaii, “Internet Security Basics”, November 1998
• Hawaii Credit Union League, Internet Primer for
Credit Unions”, February, 1999
• HHSMA Education Conference, “Are you ready for ‘e’?”, August, 1999
• HTCA, “E-Commerce in Hawaii”, September, 1999
• Retail Merchants of Hawaii, “Beginning the future, Now!”, September, 1999
• CyberPizza & Techie’s Day, “Are you ready for serious ecommerce?”, October 1999
• Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, “Zen Rules of Technology”, October 1999
• HTCA Keynote, “Doing business in an ‘e’ World”, October, 1999
• HVCB, “eCommerce Changes”, December 1999
• Hawaii Employer’s Council, “Basics of B2B”, January 2000
• Radford High School Career Day, “Getting jobs in Hi Tech”, January 2000
• Hawaii Association of Realtors, “Digital Warrior Roadmap”, February 2000
• Hawaii Credit Union League, “Are you ready to do eBusiness?”, August, 2000
• BOMA, “The CyberCom Story”, September 2000
• Pono Tech Awards, Emcee and organizer, December 2000
• HVCB, “Growth of Internet Technology in Travel, May 2001
• AIIM, “Paperless operations”, July 2002
• HTCA, “To be or not to be?”, October 2002
• HVCB, “Online Marketing, its finally real”, December 2002
• Phoenix University, “Technology Entrepreneuring: The Ultimate Reality Show.”, April 2004
• Hawaii Employer’s Council, “Technology and HR”, December 2004
• JAIMS, “Technology Entrepreneuring: The Ultimate Reality Show.”, April 2005
• International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) – Hawaii Chapter, “Podcasting and Blogging”, June, 2005
• High Tech Hawaii, “Podcasting”, August, 2005
• Hawaii Employer’s Council, “Emergence of the Digital Organization”, August, 2005
• HTCA, “Podcasting Panel”, October 2005
• Phoenix University, “How geeks can make millions”, October, 2005
• Hawaii Venture Capital Association, “Ip Licensing as a model for Hawaii”, October, 2005
• HTDC, “Technology Entrepreneuring: The Ultimate Reality Show.”, Marcy 2006
• Hawaii Business Travel Association, “Zen Rules of Technology”, September 2006
• Hawaii Credit Union League, “Zen Rules of Technology”, September 2006
• Windward Community College, “The World is Flat”, October 2006
• IP Licensing Conference, panelist, October, 2006
• Hawaii Pacific Export Conference, Panelist, November, 2006
• Hawaii Criminal Justice, “Wisdom of Crowds”, September, 2007
• HTCA, Panelist, October, 2007
• Kailua Chamber of Commerce, “Wisdom of Crowds”, January, 2008
• HECO executive management presentation, “Wisdom of Crowds”, April, 2008
• HTCA luncheon speaker, “Wisdom of Crowds”, April, 2008
• Guest Lecturer, UH Law School, “IP Studies for Tech Startups”, July 2008
• Moderator, “Professional eCommerce”, Pacific New Media, March 2008
• Moderator, “Act 221 Tax Camp”, Fall 2008
• Speaker, “Digital Surthrival Kit 2009”, Small Business Hawaii, Jan 2009
• Speaker, “Social Media Marketing”, Kahala Mall, Feb 2009
• Speaker, “Zen-Tested Tech Time Machine”, HMAUS, May 2009
• Speaker, “Cloud Computing and SAAS”, AIIM, Sept 2009
• Speaker, “Making Sense of Social Network Marketing”, Hawaii Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association, Nov 2009
• Speaker, “How to get your Web site to the top of the List”, Smart Business Hawaii, Nov 2009
• Speaker, “Zen-Tested Tech Time Machine”, Hawaii State Primary Care Association, February 2010
• Speaker, “How to deliver winning pitches to investors”, PACE, March 2010
• Speaker, “Understanding the Human Side of Technology”, Oracle Corporation, April 2011
• Speaker, “Powering Reptilian Brains and Butterflies to effect great change on your next project”, ISSA Hawaii, September 2011
• Speaker, “Secrets of the Universe Revealed!”, UH Entreprenuer’s Club, September 2011
• Speaker, “Educating the Facebook Generation”, UH CTE Conference, October 2011
• Co-Speaker, “Hi-Tech Revolution, Evolve or De-volve”, Hawaii Employers Council, November 2011
• Speaker, “Small Business Social Media Secrets”, Smart Business Hawaii, January 2012, April 2012

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