Anthony J. Scamurra, President and CEO
Mr. Scamurra has over 30 years of software experience. Prior to founding Kid
Innovation, Mr. Scamurra most recently served as Vice President of Engineering
of Omtool, Ltd., a leading provider of e-mail and fax-based messaging software
that enables secure, confirmed document exchange between businesses. Mr.
Scamurra was responsible for all aspects of Omtool's product development,
quality assurance and documentation. Prior to joining Omtool in 1998, Mr.
Scamurra was the founder, President and Chief Technical Officer of Desktop
Paging Software, Inc ("DPSI"). DPSI became the leader in wireless messaging
software and was acquired by Omtool in February 1998. Previously, Mr. Scamurra
was employed in various software engineering positions by Apple Computer, Inc.,
served as Director of Technical Support with Amherst Computer Exchange, Inc.,
and was founder of the software company, Sar-An Computer Products.
Kira Nelson, Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Nelson brings more than 12 years of experience to the Company's management
team. Prior to joining Kid Innovation, Ms. Nelson most recently served as the
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of Omtool, Ltd., a software
company publicly traded on the NASDAQ. Ms. Nelson joined Omtool in 1996, where
she served as Corporate Controller, Director of Finance, and Vice President of
Finance. She was responsible for overseeing the finance and order
administration, information technology, and human resources functions,
establishing and coordinating monthly financial closing cycles, and managing
all aspects of financial and management reporting. Prior to Omtool, Ms. Nelson
was a senior financial analyst at Discrete Logic in Cambridge , Massachusetts
and Montreal. Prior to that, she worked at Arthur Andersen LLP. Ms. Nelson is a
CPA and holds a B. A. in Economics and Accounting from the College of Holy
Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Joanne E. Scamurra, Vice President of Sales
Ms. Scamurra brings over 15 years of sales experience to Kid Innovation. Prior
to founding Kid Innovation, Ms. Scamurra most recently served as Director of
Sales for Omtool, Ltd. where she was responsible for over $2 million in monthly
sales revenue. Prior to joining Omtool in 1998, Ms. Scamurra was the founder,
President and Chief Executive Officer of DPSI. At DPSI, Ms. Scamurra was
responsible for all aspects of sales, marketing and operations, was
instrumental in attracting an angel investor in the early stages of the
company, and successfully negotiated the sale of DPSI to Omtool in February
1998. Previously, Ms. Scamurra held various sales positions with Microamerica
Corporation (now Merisel).