Mr. Elliot is currently a General Partner in Voyant International, a technology incubator company focused on the intersection of users and media using the “best of breed” technology. As the President of RocketStream, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Voyant, he is in the process of developing software products to facilitate the use of the internet.
Previously, he was the Founder and Chairman of Migo Software, Inc. a mobility software company, and inventor of its flagship product, Migo. Mr. Elliot has more than 30 year’s operations’ experience with such corporate giants as IBM, Intel and Apple Computer. He served as the Executive Vice President of Apple Computer responsible for all corporate operations plus overall corporate business planning reporting directly to Steve Jobs, Chairman of the Board, CEO, and co-founder of Apple. Also as a member of the Macintosh Development team he oversaw the software development of the Macintosh software. During his tenure at Apple sales grew from $150 million to more than $3 billion.
After graduating from college, Mr. Elliot joined IBM as a programmer working on the airline reservation system and moved into management in several key projects in the Disk drive development business, development of the ATM system, the Fair Transaction System and eventually managed the company’s 16,000-employee software division as the Director of the IBM Santa Teresa software Laboratory. Elliot left IBM to join Intel and at Intel was the director of the California operations reporting to Intel’s CEO, Andy Grove.
In addition to his vast technology background, Elliot has extensive experience in both the entertainment and healthcare industries. He served as the chief executive officer of San Francisco Studios, where he produced the Academy Award nominated documentary, “Berkeley in the Sixties,” and the NBC television series, “Midnight Caller.” In 1995 Mr. Elliot moved to Los Angeles and became the President of Acclaim Entertainment and created some very successful Hispanic TV shows that eventually helped Telemundo become competitive with Univision.
In the healthcare industry, Elliot was the chief executive officer of New Health Systems, a network technology group connecting physicians and payers to patients and affiliated hospitals. As part of the New Health plan, Mr. Elliot spent one year with the UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Computer Science Department helping to develop a software system for the operation of Tele-medical centers. It was while working with UCLA that Mr. Elliot came up with the idea for Migo.
Mr. Elliot holds a BS in Mathematics from San Jose State University and a BA degree in Business from the University of California at Berkeley, California.