Parallax Health Sciences is led by a highly experienced Management team with a proven track record in the healthcare industry and is guided by an accomplished Board of Directors.
Paul R. Arena
Chief Executive Officer
Paul has held the position of Chief Executive Officer since July 2017. Over the past 30+ years, Paul served in various executive capacities and performed various corporate finance, syndication, and distribution functions. He participated in the successful completion of over $3 billion of combined financings during his career and is a recognized leader and public speaker in technology, media and telecommunications best practices.
Mr. Arena holds the position of Chief Executive Officer of Intellectual Property Network, LLC. From April 2016 to present, Paul founded and owns ArenaLife, LLC, a line of health products to promote wellness and alleviate pain and discomfort. From March 1991 to present, Paul has held the positions of Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, President and owner of AIM Group, Inc., an investment holding company.
Previously, March 2013 through January 2014 he was a Senior Managing Director of AudioEye, Inc. and then became Executive Chairman from January 2014 through March 2015. Paul was previously Chief Executive Officer of Augme Technologies, Inc. from June 2010 to September 2012 and was Chairman from September 2011 through September 2012. Augme was publicly traded and went from less than $40 million market value to over $400 million market before acquiring Hipcricket, Inc. in 2011 for $44 million. Hipcricket, Inc. was purchased in 2015 by Upland Software, Inc., now NASDAQ traded under symbol “UPLD” and has a market value of ~$465 million as of this writing. From February 2002 to March 2010, Paul held various executive positions including Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Principal Financial Officer and founder of Geos Communications (formerly i2 Telecom International) Paul served in various executive capacities including Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, President and founder of Cereus Technology Partners, Inc. and its subsidiaries, from May 1991 to April 2000. Cereus became a NASDAQ-listed public company that achieved a market capitalization in excess of $350 million prior to Paul’s departure. During 1994, Paul was a financial advisor to and became a minority interest owner in Great Lakes Pulp & Fiber, Inc., a $228 million project financing and one of the world's largest paper recycling facilities.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Bucci has over 30 years experience in the field of finance and business management. Prior to holding the position of Chief Financial Officer for Parallax, Inc., Ms. Bucci was Controller of the Company since January 2010, and was responsible for general ledger, quarterly certified reviews, annual audits, preparation for SEC filings, customer billing and invoicing, multi-state payroll, licenses and consolidated corporate income taxes.
Before joining the Company, Ms. Bucci held the position of Chief Financial Officer at InstaSave, Inc., a promotional incentive company, from December 2007, where she was responsible for financial reporting, capital structure strategy and modeling, financial transactions with consumers, consumer product goods companies and retailers, investor relations, audits, payroll and corporate income taxes.
In addition to her public accounting background, Ms. Bucci held the position of Manager/Senior Accountant at Gelfand Rennert & Feldman, a division of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, where she was responsible for all financial transactions for high net worth clientele, was liaison for annual audits, general ledger reviews and annual tax preparation.
Ms. Bucci held the position of Director of Accounting and Contract Administration at Intercontinental Releasing Corporation (IRC), a Los Angeles based Motion Picture Distribution Company. Ms. Bucci was responsible for all functions within the company’s accounting department, from financial statements and forecasting, to annual audits and corporate taxes. During her tenure with IRC, Ms. Bucci also designed and implemented a custom computerized availabilities system for the film rights of over 35 film properties distributed to foreign territories throughout the world. She was also responsible for the administration and facilitation of all client contracts, dealing heavily in foreign currencies and international import regulations.
Ms. Bucci attended the University of California at Berkeley, majoring in Accounting.
Nathaniel T. Bradley
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Product Officer
Mr. Bradley is the CTO & Chief Product Officer of both Montecito Bioscience, Inc and Parallax Health Sciences, Inc.(Ticker PRLX) he also currently serves as interim President of Remote Patient Care (RPC) a company he co-founded and sold to Parallax in 2016, now known as Parallax Health Management. He is also the Chief Scientist and product officer of Pear Track Security Systems, Inc. ticker (PTSS). He is the CTO of Braven Technologies, Inc. and founder of Bradley Brothers, LLC an investment firm. He is also the named inventor of several Internet technology patents and patents pending with United States Patent & Trademark Office. Over the past decade, Mr. Bradley has been involved in the expansion, reduction to practice, mass commercialization and enforcement of Internet patents related to the customization of Internet content to end users.
Nathaniel Bradley is the named inventor of several phonetic and navigational patented inventions known as AudioEye. He is the inventor and founder, Edison Gold Award winner (Edison Universe) and former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Innovations Officer and Director of AudioEye, Inc. the leader in Internet Accessibility technology for individuals with disabilities. Recognized by the AFB and Ernst & Young’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year as Finalist in the Southwest Region.
Mr. Bradley has been CTO for Marathon Patent Group Nasdaq; MARA.
He has also developed VoiceAmerica, Radio Pilot, World Talk Radio & BoomBox Radio. He has been involved in the acquisition and consolidation of Internet Radio operations. Mobile marketing company Augme Mobile in 2010. Bradley was also technical leader for the acquisition of Hipcricket for more than $44.5 million and Jag Tag, inc. for $5.3m in 2011. The patent portfolio developed by Nate and his team is among the most cited in the space and was acquired by Upland Software NASDAQ; UPLD which has achieved and market cap of over $350 million USD.
Edward W. Withrow Jr.
Mr. Withrow Jr. has nearly twenty years of experience in the financial investment industry, twenty-four years of experience in the logistics field, and twenty years of experience in civic leadership. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Withrow Jr. served as a financial consultant for Wells Fargo, a provider of personal banking and investing services. From 1993 to 1997, he served as a financial consultant for Merrill Lynch, a financial management and advisory company. From 1987 to 1989, Mr. Withrow Jr. served as a sales manager for Paine Webber, a stock brokerage and asset management firm, and from 1983 to 1987, he served as a financial consultant for Drexel Burnham Lambert, an investment banking firm. As a financial consultant and sales manager for the aforementioned financial institutions, Mr. Withrow Jr. examined financial statements, evaluated investment opportunities, provided advice to clients about possible investment opportunities and provided advice to stockbrokers and other individuals attempting to sell securities.
Additionally, Mr. Withrow Jr. served twenty-four years on active duty in the U.S. Navy as a professional logistician, retiring with the rank of Captain.
Mr. Withrow Jr. has been very active in civic leadership for the past 20 years serving in a number of elected and appointed positions, including Mayor of Alameda, California. Mr. Withrow Jr. is currently serving as the regionally elected President of the Governing Board of The Peralta Colleges, an institution consisting of 2,000 faculty and staff and approximately 30,000 students.
Mr. Withrow Jr. received a Bachelor of Business in Finance and Accounting from the University of Colorado in 1959, and in 1972 received a Master in Business Administration from Harvard University.
Mr. Ogden has more than 30 years’ experience in energy corporate finance, international negotiations, corporate and asset acquisition, business development and energy company management. Since 1995 he has been a principal and managing director of Wood Roberts, LLC, an energy corporate financial advisory firm based in Houston, Texas. Between 1985 and 1995, he managed an independent corporate financial consulting business specializing in domestic and international energy issues, providing M&A advice, and strategic corporate financial consulting services. Mr. Ogden graduated from the University of Leeds, England, with a Bachelor of Laws (honors) and is qualified as a Barrister-at-Law in England.