John Pretto, Advisor

John is a technology luminary and was part of the Internet revolution in the late 90’s contributing many john Prettoapplications and technologies. John made a living on the Internet before there was a World-Wide Web. He was the Cofounder of, Inc., a Wall Street Financed Internet Startup with over $70 million funding that produced easy-to-use streaming media applications., Inc., was “eCompany of the year,” awarded by the Governor of Nevada, and won numerous other awards. As Cofounder and Chief Technology Officer of, John was responsible for delivering world-class software and producing hundreds of streaming events like the PGA, LPG, DNC conventions, Kelsey Grammer, Joe Walsh, Kenny Loggins, the US Marines, and many others. was the first company to provide streaming applications via mobile phone in the late 90’s with Partners Sun Microsystems and Bloomberg TV. Products are centered on the use of streaming media in email, live Webinars and permission-based email campaigns. produced streaming media campaigns for Coca Cola, Prudential, BMW and several other Fortune 100 entities.

Following HelloNetwork, John was the Chief Operating Officer of comF5, Inc., a publicly traded company that provides an Internet-based, integrated communications and online marketing platform. The comF5 eMarketEngine™ simplifies online communication and marketing efforts, and provides small to medium sized businesses the tools and the know how to effectively take advantage of the public’s migration from traditional media to the Internet.

Currently, John is the former Chief Technology Officer of R66T Digital Media, LLC the premiere Wi-Fi content management provider.

John is a frequent lecturer and public speaker. He graduated cum laude with Bachelor in Science degrees in both Electronic Engineering Technology and Business Operations from DeVry University in Phoenix.

As an example of John’s wide-ranging interests and creativity, he received national acclaim by designing, building and successfully flying the first live streaming broadcast from an amateur rocket named