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Executive Team

The seasoned Thinkstream management team brings a wealth of technical and business skills into the web services marketplace with significant management experience in innovative technology organizations including such leading companies as Fifth Generation Systems, Symantec, WebTrends, Hewlett-Packard, Silicon Graphics, Apple, Intersolv and Tektronix.

BARRY L. BELLUE, SR.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Prior to founding Thinkstream in 1996, Mr. Bellue had accumulated fourteen years of software and technology experience on top of a decade in financial services, banking and public accounting. Mr. Bellue was President and CEO of Fifth Generation Systems from 1985 to 1993. Under his leadership, Fifth Generation evolved into a major international software publisher developing 34 titles and marketing them worldwide. The company's backup utility, Fastback®, was for a decade one of the microcomputer product industry's top ten best selling software packages. Symantec Corporation, a world leader in internet security technology, acquired the company in October 1993. Mr. Bellue served as a member of Symantec's executive team until March 1995.

Mr. Bellue is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for 1992.

MICHAEL S. SMITH

Board Member

A principal investor in Thinkstream, Mr. Smith has served as Chairman of the company's Board of Directors since 1994. For 19 years he was Chairman, CEO and President of Basin Exploration, Inc., a publicly traded oil and gas company that he merged with Stone Energy in a $440M stock-for-stock transaction in February 2001. He is currently Chairman and CEO of Freeport LNG Development, LP, a private concern engaged in LNG terminalling and regasification.

Mr. Smith also serves on the Boards of Directors of the National Jewish Medical Research Center, Colorado Ocean Journey, and the Development Council of Colorado State University. He has previously been a member of the Governor's Minerals, Energy & Geology Policy Advisory Board for the State of Colorado. In 1992 he served as Chairman of the finance committee of Ben Nighthorse Campbell's campaign for United States Senate.

MICHAEL K. MALONE

Chief Technical Officer

Since joining Thinkstream in 1997, Mr. Malone has overseen the development of the company's distributed architecture technology and associated information and commerce enablement applications. From 1993-1996 he worked for Symantec Corporation as a Development Manager for the Security Business Unit, where he was responsible for the development of utilities in the enterprise networking market for backup. Prior to joining Symantec, Mr. Malone served as Vice President of Development for Fifth Generation Systems, overseeing its consumer and enterprise applications for worldwide markets in desktop management, anti-virus, backup and general utilities. Previously at Fifth Generation, Mr. Malone held positions as Director of Quality Assurance and Director of Technical Support. Mr. Malone holds a patent for the development of Thinkstream's global distributed information system.

JON LOUCKS

Vice President, Development

Mr. Loucks totals more than 25 years delivering high-value solutions in the software industry at such companies as Gold Hill Computers, Graphael, PerSeptive BioSystems, Fifth Generation Systems, Symantec Corporation, Intersolv, and Antares. An honors graduate of Northeastern University, Mr. Loucks began at Thinkstream in 1998 as Chief Architect. He has lead Engineering teams for products such as Direct Access Desktop, Norton Enterprise Backup, and Canon Photo Org. Mr. Loucks played the primary creative role in the invention of Thinkstream's distributed search technology.

MORRIS M. ALEXANDER

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Alexander brings nearly twenty years of experience in finance and accounting expertise. Mr. Alexander brings prior experience as a controller with Waste Management, Inc. where he was responsible for several multi-million dollar facilities. Most recently, he was Director of Finance for Noranda Alumina LLC where he was in charge of the finance and purchasing for the alumina refinery located in Gramercy, Louisiana as well as their mining operation located in Jamaica. Mr. Alexander has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southeastern University and a CPA license in the state of Louisiana.

PAUL SAN SOUCIE

Vice President,
Customer Relations

Bringing nearly a decade of Quality Assurance expertise to Thinkstream, Mr. San Soucie manages the company's Customer Support Team. Before joining Thinkstream, Paul worked for WebTrends Corporation as a Quality Assurance Manager where he was responsible for building a QA team, implementing programs and testing scripts for new products. Prior to WebTrends, he served as a Senior Quality Assurance Manager for Symantec Corporation. In which capacity he managed several QA teams on anti-virus and security products on Windows and Macintosh operating systems.

KIM B. BERGERON

Vice President, Marketing

Ms. Bergeron has over two decades of experience in the technology industry with specific emphasis on software marketing, product management and business development. Kim brings to Thinkstream prior experience at IBM, Novell and Fifth Generation Systems where she held worldwide marketing, product management and alliance roles for each company. Kim's most recent employer was Dell, where she managed the alliance relationship between the manufacturer and Microsoft Corporation for the systems management and messaging product lines.

BARRY L. BELLUE, JR.

Vice President, Operations

Mr. Bellue began his technology career at Fifth Generation Systems as a technical support manager with specific emphasis on systems management and consulting. Deciding to explore entrepreneurship, he left Fifth Generation to found BLB Construction, where he led huge teams in project management for many of the major oil companies. These projects included the image upgrading or reimaging of retail gas outlets nationwide for Shell Oil Co., Exxon/Mobil and Texaco, and involved total management - from material procurement to manufacturing and installation. During his tenure at BLB, Lee also consulted for Thinkstream in the areas of product strategy and project management. Since joining the company's management staff, he has overseen all project development schedules and deployments. Mr. Bellue has been a reserve officer for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office for the past 10 years.

CAMERON COTRILL

Vice President,
Engineering Support

Mr. Cameron Cotrill brings to Thinkstream nearly 20 years of experience in programming and project management experience. An expert in C++ and Java, Mr. Cotrill also has significant experience in other languages as well as extensive experience in all aspects of modern software design and implementation. In addition to his extensive programming expertise, Mr. Cotrill has considerable experience in managing large, multi-site software projects from inception to customer delivery. During his over 8 years of experience working as a programmer and manager at Symantec Corp, Mr. Cotrill led teams that developed and supported such products as Norton Utilities and Norton Antivirus. At Thinkstream, Mr. Cotrill has led the development of all the distributed search technologies and the Louisiana Integrated Criminal Justice Information System, ICJIS.


 

 


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