Tony Sklar

Lead Anchor, Managing Editor, & Program Director

 

A founding member of the bnetTV team, Tony Sklar is the lead anchor and managing editor for the award winning network. Tony is the director of Programming at the network and is a leading reason of the massive growth the network has experienced in the past 10 years. Tony was one of the pioneers in online video broadcasting with such shows as "UpTic", "The Morning financial report" & the award wining "Technolopolis" Tony has interviewed many heads of state,  government officials, and organizational leaders from around the globe. He has also sat down with some of the worlds top corporate leaders including Allan Mulally, Ted Turner, and Anne Bouverot. With over 10 years of  broadcasting experience, Tony Sklar has been the creator of bnetTV's programming. Hosting live and taped shows from across the globe, Mr. Sklar has been the front-runner in creating bnetTVs global audience. Mr. Sklar has over 10 years experience in the financial sector, from “on the ground reporting” at the NYSE, the NASDAQ and the NYMEX.   Prior to starting with bnetTV, Tony worked in the financial services industry where he studied to become a stock broker, financial planer and studied for his CFA. Tony has an education background in Biology, Life Sciences, Biotechnology and anthropology. email:  tony@bnettv.com

 

Nelson Pereyra

Anchor & Co-Host

Nelson Pereyra has been sharing his expertise as one of bnetTV's top Anchorman and Co-Hosts since August 2009. Nelson is  bnetTVs most experienced engineers and throughout his career he has developed his knowledge in wireless communications specifically in Wireless Back-haul, Wireless standards, 3G and 4G research Solutions, Market Service Provider, Smart phone application designers, Security, Statistics Service provider application and solutions and Management Applications. Nelson has over 15 years of hands on experience in Network design, TCP/IP Router Engineer, ATM and Frame Relay Engineer, DWDM and SONET Support as well as in Fiber Optic Cable installation. Nelson Pereyra was born in the Dominican Republic and is fluent in both English and Spanish. For the last 30 years he has lived New York and is a graduate of Computer Science from New York City University.Nelson has worked for such companies as Marconi/Ericsson, Nortel Networks, Xerox, and the New York City Transit Communication and Rail division. email: nelson@bnetTV.com

 

 

Shirley Yang

Anchor & Co-Host

 

Shirley has a passion for digital media, technology, and for people. She’s worked at many media and tech companies including Fox, Sony, Amazon and NBC to strategize and launch products across multiple platforms: web, mobile, TV, and game consoles. Ever since she moved to New York in 2011, she's been actively involved in the startup world of Silicon Alley. Her love for social aspects of the industry and communicating new technologies to the masses have led to her broadcasting career where she does on-camera reporting and hosting at tech conferences and industry events such as CES, NAB, E3, Comic-Con, MMA’s Mobile Marketing Forum, etc. Follow her on Twitter @ScyShirley. email: shirley@bnetTV.com

 

Peggy Ann Salz

Anchor & Senior Correspondent

  peggy anne salzPeggy Anne Salz is a Senior Correspondent for bnetTV and one of the networks most experienced Anchors.  Peggy is a founding reporter on mobile search and has helped shape the industry. Peggy is known internationally and her long form interview coverage  is some of the most well respected in the industry. Peggy Anne Salz is the chief analyst and founder of MobileGroove. Her report, Mobile Search & Content Discovery, was regarded as the first in-depth study of its kind, establishing Peggy as an authority on mobile search and content discovery technologies. Her most recent series of practical how-to white papers covers the basics of mobile advertising and mobile analytics, earning her a reputation as a leading mobile advertising expert. She is currently working on a mobile marketing thought leadership resource commissioned by the Mobile Marketing Association (scheduled for publication in 2012). Peggy has established a successful career based on vision, insight, versatility, and more than 15 years of industry experience. Her work, which includes more than 300 articles on mobile industry news and developments, has appeared in magazines and online destinations such as The International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, Mobile Entertainment, Mobile Media, New Media Age, and in the Agile Minds column in EContent magazine, among many more. Peggy is also the author of the Netsize Guide, an annual mobile industry almanac published by Netsize, a Gemalto company. The reference work, which Peggy has written for four consecutive years, features analysis and exclusive interviews with dozens of industry influencers and executives. Graduating with honors from the University of Pittsburgh, Peggy earned a B.A. in Philosophy of Science, Political Science, and Economics. She is a Fulbright fellow and a member of the International Who’s Who of Professionals. email: peggy@bnetTV.com follow: @peggyanne & @msearchgroove

 

Michelle Surya

Guest reporter & Co-Host

 

Michelle is extremely passionate about technology, entrepreneurship and building relationships. She is a marketing, sales and business development executive with hands on experience in the high-tech startup environment. She specializes in evaluating and structuring new strategic business opportunities and partnerships. Michelle's adoration of the start-up tech industry fuels her career in broadcast and on-camera hosting where she gets to speak face-to-face with the most innovative and cutting edge companies in the industry. email: michelle.surya@bnetTV.com Follow: @MichelleSurya

 

 

 

Brian Dolby

Guest & Co-Host

Brian is the Founder and CEO of Proactive PR and has been in public relations for more than 30 years, after beginning his career in newspaper journalism. He has worked for operators, like BT, and major vendors such as GEC, Siemens and Marconi, where he was the global head of PR. He has now been working in consultancy for over a decade and has won six awards during this time, before building Proactive PR into an international operation.  http://www.proactive-pr.com/