Chairman and CEO Patrick Bertagna founded GTX Corp and co-invented the companyâ€™s patented GPS Footwear technology (US Patent No. 6,788,200). He has nearly three decades of experience building companies in both technology and consumer branded products. Mr. Bertagna is fluent in French and Spanish; has formed alliances with Fortune 500 companies; and has been a keynote speaker at numerous industry trade shows and conferences.
Chief Operating Officer Christopher M. Walsh is recognized as one of the premier production, sourcing and operations executives within the footwear and apparel industry. He began his career with Nike in 1974 and was responsible for establishing and implementing Nike’s first manufacturing operation in the Far East. He also served in leadership roles at Reebok International and LA Gear, and founded CW Resources, a Los Angeles based firm providing design, development, manufacturing and licensing consulting services to an extensive client base.
Chief Financial Officer Murray Williams spent over twenty years as a CPA in KPMGâ€™s assurance practice. His specialty was financing of public offerings, mergers and acquisitions. Williams left KPMG to become a founding member of Buy.com where he developed the finance, legal, business development and Human Resource departments. He spearheaded Buy.comâ€™s IPO and managed its overseas expansion. Williams left Buy.com in 2001 to become an active entrepreneur and joined GTX Corp a few years later.
Executive Vice President and General Counsel Mark Abdou has been practicing law more 10 years and brings extensive experience dealing with companies going through the process of building their organizations by providing access to an impressive rolodex of contacts and helping management build winning teams. His expertise includes: IPO and APO financings, reverse mergers with PIPE investments, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings, registered offerings, SEC compliance (10â€Q, 10â€K, etc.), corporate compliance and governance, employment, IP agreements, stock transfer and trading issues, and exchange listing requirements.
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