Wednesday, August 31, 2005 5:59 PM

The primary sponsors for the Russian Chronicles -- Ten Years Later are:


I-LINX is an international consulting firm specializing in the design of satellite and fixed wireless communication systems for governments, development, and multi-national organizations. I-LINX is also a small, women-owned, SBA-certified HUBZone company, and an FCC-licensed international carrier.

MVS Group

The MVS Group is a global alliance of satellite communication companies serving the unique needs of high-tech driven organizations in three major markets: oil & gas, maritime, and telecommunications. As a leading provider of Inmarsat, Iridium, Thuraya and International Carrier services, including private lines and switched voice services, MVS offers competitive global rates. The MVS Group also manages the 0-1-5 WORLDWIDE digital network, a Class A Inmarsat global Land Earth Station (LES). 0-1-5 WORLDWIDE supports digital Inmarsat B, B-HSD, Mini-M, and M services.

Additional sponsorship was provided by:

- Kara Swisher, co-founder of the D Conference, and Megan J. Smith

- James B. Murray of Court Square Ventures

- Elizabeth Birch

- Laura Einstein and Helene Madonick

- Brooke Hammerling of Zeno Group

- Elizabeth Proudfit and Will Riordan

Thanks also to the creative forces behind the original Russian Chronicles project -- Gary Matoso, Tripp Mikich and Chuck Gathard.

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