ZOMM Leadership Team
Henry Penix
CEO & Co-founder

Henry Penix

Mr. Penix leads our strategic planning, management and execution. He brings over 20 years of senior management experience and international business consulting to ZOMM, with a focus on developing strategic sales and marketing strength, increasing operating efficiency and increasing revenues and profitability. As a world-renowned speaker and author, Mr. Penix also brings a diverse worldwide following to ZOMM that supports the strategic goals of the organization. Through his ability to engage others in our mission to “Enhance Live Through Technology” Mr. Penix has quickly led ZOMM into a global enterprise, attracting and securing a world-class team. Previously, Mr. Penix served as Chief Executive Officer of Learning Centers of America, where he led the company to explosive growth and ultimately a very successful sale.
Laurie Penix
President & Co-founder

Laurie Penix

Mrs. Penix is responsible for increasing customer and market awareness. She brings a wealth of knowledge of marketing and innovation assessment experience to ZOMM. By uncovering an obvious problem that all mobile phone users have— losing one’s phone—Mrs. Penix provided a unique solution and appropriately named the device after the first letters in her children’s names. Mrs. Penix’s compelling story of the creation of ZOMM exemplifies her strategic business aptitude. Today, Mrs. Penix shares her story, now known as “Laurie’s Story”, worldwide through marketing initiatives and public speaking engagements. Prior to ZOMM, Laurie founded Learning Centers of America, DBA, Koala Care, the regional leader in early childhood care and education. Mrs. Penix was recently a finalist for Inspire’s Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Nathan Gooden
CFO

Nathan Gooden

Mr. Gooden oversees both the financial and operational functions of ZOMM. For the past decade, he has held senior executive positions in both start-up and public enterprise environments, and now brings his knowledge and experience to ZOMM. Through Mr. Gooden’s strategic organizational and financial structuring, he has helped substantiate the positioning of ZOMM in the technology marketplace and positioned ZOMM as a leading employer. Previously, Mr. Gooden co-founded Motricity (Nasdaq: MOTR), and was instrumental in growing the business from a start-up to an industry leader with more than $100 million in revenue. He also led the process for multiple M&A transactions and played a key role in raising over $400 million in VC funding and the company’s IPO in 2010. Prior to Motricity, Nathan served as a lead auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Boston market.
Mark Lanphear
VP of Global Sales

Mark Lanphear

Mr. Lanphear brings more than 22 years of successful Sales, Business Development and Product Development experience in the wireless telecommunications industry . Mr. Lanphear has held key executive roles for many technology companies leading their existing OEM, Sales, Business Development and Channel efforts, as well as successfully penetrating emerging markets. Before coming to ZOMM, Mr. Lanphear served as Director-Global Business Development for zvelo, where he led their efforts into China, India and new vertical markets including mobile, advertising and analytics. Previously, Mr. Lanphear served in executive leadership positions with companies like Verizon/GTE, Openwave, Wavemarket/LocationLabs and Autodesk. Mr. Lanphear holds a B.S. in Marketing from California State University, Northridge where he graduated with honors.
Zac Penix
Director of
Software & Services

Zac Penix

Mr. Penix leads technical development and strategic planning at ZOMM. As a natural innovator, he has been very instrumental for the concept and creation of ZOMM's upcoming products and services, as well as current and ongoing Web, Software and Systems projects. With an extensive background in Development and Operational Management, he bridges the gap between inception, engineering and delivery. Before ZOMM, Mr. Penix served as a Web & Software Developer for multiple start-up companies over 8 years, and then went on to direct Operations and IT Development for another 5 years. No matter what position or level of management, he consistently improves every project and method around him. He is intensely committed to the constant improvement of ZOMM Software & Services.
Lyle Tamarra
Director of
Product Development

Lyle Tamarra

Mr. Tamarra oversees all aspects of hardware product development at ZOMM. Drawing on 25 years of experience and having taken over 200 ideas from concept to product, he leads the electrical, mechanical and industrial design process, as well as coordinates efforts with global manufacturing. Prior to joining ZOMM, he held hardware management positions at Sierra Wireless, Junxion, and Monsoon Solutions, Inc. Responsible for the release of devices such as a 3G mobile hotspot platform, network adapter cards, routers, networked hard drives and Microsoft devices, he is a specialist in delivering quality products to market.
Sam Kuhns
Senior Bluetooth Engineer

Sam Kuhns

Mr. Kuhns is responsible for all aspects of ZOMM Bluetooth® wireless technology. He brings a passion for wireless innovation and a wealth of Bluetooth expertise. He oversees Bluetooth qualification and works tirelessly to ensure the highest quality in all ZOMM products. He was instrumental in the development and release of the Wireless Leash®, Wireless Leash Plus and myZOMM™ mobile apps. Mr. Kuhns began his work in the wireless industry at Research In Motion during the height of RIM’s Blackberry success, before moving on to join The Bluetooth SIG, Inc., the body that oversees and governs Bluetooth wireless technology. While at the SIG he developed multiple Bluetooth profiles for the PTS and actively participated in the Medical Working Group. He is dedicated to maintaining ZOMM’s position as a leader of wireless and low power technologies.
Joe Sines
Senior Software Engineer

Joe Sines

Mr. Sines works extensively on ZOMM desktop and mobile applications, bringing a high level of excellence and leadership to all ZOMM software. With 23 years of programming experience and knowledge in a host of operating systems and programming languages, he is responsible for software development and certification on Windows, Mac, Android and iOS platforms. Mr. Sines worked as a Software and Hardware Engineer for Microsoft Xbox Accessories, and was integral in launching the highly successful Xbox Kinect gaming system. He has completed engineering projects for large corporations like Boeing, Intel, and T-Mobile. As a civilian in the Department of Defense, he worked on the electronics systems for Trident nuclear submarines, including data processing, autonomous underwater vehicles, and guidance and control systems for torpedo targeting.
Jim Gillispie
Senior Systems Engineer

Jim Gillispie

Mr. Gillispie comes to ZOMM a hardened veteran with over 25 years of experience in relational database management and enterprise systems integration. As a Marine Corps Sergeant, he led programming teams building the operational systems used by commanders in the field during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Mr. Gillispie took his military experience to Sprint, architecting the consolidation and integration of eight separate companies under the corporate umbrella. A master of synergy, he oversees ZOMM servers and manages cloud communication, the Trusted Network, and the synchronization of ZOMM software and mobile apps. He is working to bring the next generation of ZOMM technologies to fruition and has been instrumental in the management of network operations.
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