Person Details

Christopher J. Oates, Director

Christopher J. Oates has served as our director since July 2014. Since 2003, Mr. Oates has been the Founder and Managing Director of RimLight, LLC, a privately-held, actively managed investment and strategic advisory firm. Prior to the formation of RimLight, LLC, Mr. Oates held senior level strategic planning, finance and business development positions in both public and private companies where he specialized in the design and implementation of entry strategies for markets throughout Europe, South America and the Middle East, with a primary focus on China, Southeast Asia and the balance of the Asia-Pacific region. Mr. Oates is also Founder and Managing Partner of Nio Advisors, LLC, an international investment and strategic advisory firm servicing growth-based companies and select financial institutions.

Member of the Audit Committee

Chair of the Compensation Committee

Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee