Jason Epstein was appointed to the Board in 2017 and is the Managing Partner of Columbus Nova, the U.S. investment vehicle for the Renova Group, a multi-national, Zurich-based industrial holding company. He co-leads the investment activities for Columbus Nova, which manages a variety of growth equity, private equity and fixed income assets. Prior to joining Columbus Nova in 2001, Mr. Epstein founded eLink Communications, a provider of broadband, networking and application services, and served as its Chief Executive Officer. He also co-founded Chloe’s Soft Serve Fruit, which is sold in more than 10,000 stores nationwide. Mr. Epstein received a B.A. from Tufts University. Mr. Epstein has served as a board member of Cyalume Technologies Holdings, Inc., a publicly-traded technology company, since 2008. He also served as a board member of CIFC Corp., a publicly-traded debt manager specializing in U.S. corporate debt strategies, from 2010 until its sale in 2016 where he served as chair of its nominating & corporate governance committee. Mr. Epstein brings entrepreneurial skills, investment expertise, management experience and technology insights to the Board.