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North Oaks, MN, United States, 2011/06/10 - Three new members have been added to the Ayrstone Productivity Board of Advisors. Ayrstone Productivity celebrates the introduction of the AyrMesh Wi-Fi system. Ayrstone was also recognized by Amazon for top sales and excellent customer satisfaction.
Ayrstone Productivity, LLC today announced the members of the company’s Board of Advisors (BOA). The five members of the Ayrstone Productivity BOA will advise the Ayrstone principals and staff about managing the finance, sales, marketing and other facets involved with operating the new company.
“We are extremely excited and humbled at the level of talent and expertise each member of the Ayrstone Productivity Board of Advisors brings to the company,” says Bill Moffitt, president and inventor of the Ayrstone AyrMesh Wi-Fi system. “The staff and I are looking forward to tapping into the knowledge and vast experience of the new members of the Ayrstone BOA.”
Ayrstone Productivity also celebrates the first anniversary of the introduction of the unique Ayrstone AyrMesh Wi-Fi system. In the first year selling the Ayrstone AyrMesh™ system, nearly 4,000 AyrMesh hubs have been sold to 1,600 customers. Recently Ayrstone Productivity was recognized by Amazon Services for sales among the top 25% of all Amazon.com sellers during the 2010 holiday season. The web retail giant also congratulated Ayrstone Productivity for maintaining excellent customer satisfaction metrics. On amazon.com, Ayrstone AyrMesh consistently earns four- and five-star ratings for customer satisfaction. “Our customers have rewarded the Ayrstone AyrMesh system with the highest compliments. The new Ayrstone BOA will help us continue to meet the high expectations of our customers,” Moffitt says.
The Ayrstone Productivity BOA members include:
Matthew Hughes, farm owner/operator, Progressive Prairie, Inc., Shirley, IL has extensive connections in the agriculture industry helping to provide intimate knowledge of the Ayrstone Productivity primary customer segment. Hughes brings real-world experience with the Ayrstone product line to the BOA serving as a beta tester for Wi-Fi and networking products in development.
Kyle Krug brings a background in technical sales to the Ayrstone BOA having worked for several wireless-focused businesses including IPWireless, NextNet Wireless and a rural ISP called Prairie INet. He has also played key roles in business development and with initiating startup businesses.
Clay Mitchell manages a family farm just south of Waterloo, Iowa. Mitchell is a Harvard graduate and was a Saltonstall Fellow in Agronomy at Cornell University. He was featured in the 2011 World Economic Forum’s New Vision for Agriculture and was a contributor to the National Academy of Science’s report on 21st Century Agriculture. Mitchell has helped test Ayrstone products on his farm since the spring of 2009.
Phil Neff, general manager of Critereon Company, LLC, near Indianapolis, oversees daily operations for that company, finance and product strategic planning. In addition to his experience at an entrepreneurial company, Neff spent many years at DuPont working in supply chain and business management.
Prakash Ramachandran, chief financial officer at Polyera Corporation, is a finance professional with more than 25 years experience. Ramchandran has held several high level financial positions at Silicon Valley technology companies and brings key experience with venture equity investors to the Ayrstone BOA. A professional accountant in India and the United Kingdom, he also has a master’s degree in management from Stanford University.
The easily installed Ayrstone AyrMesh Wi-Fi system supplies Internet connections up to a half-mile radius or more for multiple computers, smartphones, and Internet-capable devices like an iPod Touch or iPad. Providing a wireless hotspot many times more powerful than standard Wi-Fi, the Ayrstone AyrMesh system is ideal for farms, ranches, rural homesteads and outdoor recreational businesses. Purchase the AyrMesh long-range Wi-Fi system at ayrstone.com. Cost of the AyrMesh Hub is $324.95.
The Ayrstone AyrMesh long-range Wi-Fi system is first in a line of open-space products from Ayrstone Productivity LLC, based in Minneapolis, MN. Purchase the Ayrstone AyrMesh Wi-Fi system on the Internet at ayrstone.com and amazon.com/.