About the CitizenGlobal Platform

CitizenGlobal’s cloud-based content management system empowers organizations to consolidate under a single, collaborative platform the collection, storage, management, analysis and distribution of multimedia data from virtually any source. In doing so, the CG solution enables organizations to work more efficiently, collaborate in the management of content and scale infrastructure on-demand, thus saving time and money.

Schedule a demo to see why CitizenGlobal's revolutionary platform was chosen by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department to power the LEEDIR program (www.LEEDIR.com) - a nationwide initiative for collecting and managing eyewitness photos and videos at great scale during large terrorist and criminal emergency events.

The Leadership Team

CitizenGlobal has created a team of the brightest, most innovative minds in technology supported by dynamic, highly experienced entrepreneurs.

Nick Namikas - Co-CEO, Co-Founder

Nick oversees the CitizenGlobal strategic direction and product execution. The basis of the CitizenGlobal platform was driven from his development in bridging the gap between online and broadcast media through his unique experience in broadcast media production and digital media platform engineering. Previously, he developed media management, transcribing and editing tools to streamline the production of non-fiction television series and feature films for media companies like National Geographic and the Discovery Channel. Nick has pioneered the company's IP protection and patent strategy in the US and abroad.

George D. Crowley, Jr. - Co-CEO, Executive Chairman

George D. Crowley, Jr., Founder/CEO of The Crowley Group is an American entrepreneur with 29 years experience as a principal investor and developer of 35 start-up wireless/infrastructure, technology and social media businesses (www.crowleytech.com). For these activities in the US, Latin American and Central Europe, Mr. Crowley has arranged approximately $4.5 billion in financing. His partners have included The Blackstone Group, Lucent Technologies and Cingular (AT&T) Wireless. Mr. Crowley is an attorney with degrees from Georgetown University and Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC.

Mario Wanderley - COO/CFO

Mario brings extensive corporate finance and start-up/growth experience to CitizenGlobal. For the past thirteen years he has been the CFO of The Crowley Group, where he co-founded and helped build Telecom and Technology businesses in the U.S. and overseas. Those businesses include a joint venture with AT&T Wireless in 45 U.S. markets and Central Europe's largest fixed wireless broadband operator. Both ventures were backed by The Blackstone Group. Mario has also led corporate finance transactions with a total value exceeding $11 billion - both as a CFO and as an investment banker with J.P. Morgan & Co. He received his MBA from the University of Virginia and his B.S. in Business Administration from Universidade Salvador (Brazil).

Steve Shindler - Vice-Chairman

Steven Shindler is the Chief Executive Officer of NII Holdings, Inc., a provider of differentiated mobile communication services in Latin America. With operations in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Chile, NII is a Fortune 500 company and trades on the NASDAQ market under the symbol NIHD. Mr. Shindler has successfully transformed NII from a start-up operation into a leading wireless provider with nearly 11.5 million subscribers.

Ro Crowley - VP, Business Development

Ro joins the team with over twenty five years of sales, marketing and business development experience. Prior to joining CitizenGlobal, Ro was the Vice President of Sales for a leading brand in the digital imaging sector. Her consistent ability to drive sustainable results, along with exceptional leadership and a clear priority of customer centricity, Ro successfully led sales in this start up through a very competitive market landscape to becoming a leading, multi-million dollar award winning brand. Maintaining solid strategic business planning and developing outstanding customer relationships has led to her continued success throughout her career. Ro is centrally located in the beautiful “windy city” and when she is not working she is enjoys the lakefront, concerts, theatre, great literature and playtime with her very spoiled dog, Charlie.

Dmitry Buslaev - VP of Engineering

Dmitry directs the technical and architectural engineering of the patented CitizenGlobal photo and video collaboration platform. Prior to CitizenGlobal, Dmitry worked on web development and scaling technologies for companies like the Fox Interactive Media and shows like American Idol. He has also developed interactive consumer applications for TV shows/personalities like Suze Orman. Dmitry started coding before he could walk and now is an avid salsa dancer.

John B. Powell - Senior Consultant/Public Safety Liaison

John brings 33 years of law enforcement experience, with a focus on investigative technology, audio/video and digital forensics, and digital evidence management. John is involved in writing and developing best practices for these disciplines through membership in the Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence (SWGDE), the Video Quality in Public Safety Working Group (VQIPS), The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) - Interview Room Special Technical Committee, and other standards development bodies. Before retiring, John spent the last 15 years of his carrier as the officer-in-charge of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Technical Operations Detail supporting the Department and local jurisdictions with technical investigative equipment, deployment and operational tactics. For five of those years John served as the Pacific Chapter President of the National Technical Investigators Association and is a Certified Technical Investigator (CTI).