Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Deep Rock Ventures, Inc. (DRV), Frank is the visionary behind the proprietary technology driving the mobile marketing platforms, applications and Patents to be delivered by DRV.
Frank brings over 30 years of business entrepreneurial experience and leadership skills, as well as a visionary in both internet and web based technologies. Frank is a founding pioneer in the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) industry, leading his team from 1997 through 2000 to build and launch one of the first nationwide private VoIP infrastructures in the United States. VoIP is a highly innovative and disruptive technology that became instrumental in eviscerating long distance charges, which saved consumers tremendous sums of money. This technological breakthrough sparked a flurry of mergers and acquisitions, including the acquisition one of Frank’s business relationships and major equipment providers for 24 Billion dollars.
Beginning in 2000 and for several following years, Frank spent much of his time as an angel investor, entrepreneur, speaker and mentor in various other business ventures. In early 2007 until mid 2008, Frank assisted another organization in Internet Technology and the sales of Web Based Education for one of the world’s largest online ecommerce training companies. He was responsible for a 300% growth in his region within the first year.
Recognizing an insatiable demand in the exploding area of mobile commerce and other web-based properties, Frank embraced his entrepreneurial spirit once again moving forward in 2011 with the design, development and implementation of a new business model. Searchable.com presents an easy and affordable solution for the small and medium business (SMBs) owner community to advertise and market to the growing number of mobile consumers.
Over the last several years, Frank's vision is to deliver a highly affordable, socially interactive, mobile marketing platform to the world of SMBs. The Searchable.com platform empowers businesses with the ability to promote and compete for mobile consumers in this growing marketplace seamlessly. Searchable.com delivers a socially interactive mobile commerce platform directly connecting mobile consumers and local businesses in real time without the use of third party aggregators and others alike, thus creating economic sustainability on a global scale unlike any other platform currently available.
Sean M. Casey is an Intellectual Property attorney specializing in several distinct areas of Intellectual Property law with a strong background in mechanical and electro-mechanical design engineering, as well as software engineering. Mr. Casey presently serves as de facto in-house counsel for a number of Fortune 50 companies and was previously a member and managing director of prominent law firms. Working earlier in his career as a computer consultant and contract software engineer, he managed a software development and hardware integration consulting business where he designed, deployed, and maintained customized software applications, networks, and hardware for large and small businesses.
He later served as a design engineer for the McDonnell Douglas Aerospace Space and Defense Systems Division (now Boeing) where he was responsible for the design, analysis, integration, and testing of a variety of components and mechanisms for national and defense engineering projects including the International Space Station, where several of his components are now on orbit. There he expanded his expertise in additional engineering disciplines including the analyses of strength, thermal, and electrical properties of materials, components, and mechanisms. Subsequently, he also worked as a patent agent while in law school and then as a patent attorney for a top California firm, where he prepared and prosecuted applications, drafted legal opinions, and litigated patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret actions to a wide variety of clients.
Mr. Casey received a Bachelor of Science degree cum laude in aerospace engineering from the Boston University College of Engineering, where he was elected to Tau Beta Pi. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles.
Mr. Casey has concentrated exclusively in intellectual property law and specializes in the prosecution and litigation of domestic and foreign patents, trademarks, copyrights, and in the resolution of unfair competition and trade secret matters in the mechanical, electrical, computer (hardware and software), and biomedical technology areas. His intellectual property experience has included preparation, prosecution, and litigation of technologies that include advanced intra- and extracorporeal medical devices including minimally invasive surgical instruments, biotechnological systems and processes, compositions, and devices; computer hardware and software systems and components; Internet and e-commerce-related inventions; and a wide array of circuits, electronics, machines, systems, and devices, related to the steel, automotive, petroleum, agriculture, food preparation and processing, medical device, cell culture, material handling, and consumer products industries.
Brian Ebersole comes to Searchable with over 20 years of entrepreneurial business experience in the fields of data, technology, marketing, sales and leadership, having achieved great success in a variety of different enterprises. Well known as a data guru with tremendous business acumen, Brian possesses an innovative spirit and steadfast determination staying ahead of prevailing data needs both on the domestic and international horizons.
Prior to joining the business world, Brian had a distinguished 4-year enlistment in the United States Marine Corps, allowing him to personally recognize a greater understanding and high level value of importance to both data and communications globally as he participated on the front lines in Operation Desert Storm, Desert Shield and Operation Continued Hope in Somalia.
Following such valor, Brian began his professional business career as a Senior Executive in the Communications arena, where he achieved a 200% growth within the first year. Recognizing the promise of new and exciting technologies, Brian acquired an insatiable appetite to explore these challenges as an entrepreneur. Over the years to follow, Brian founded, partnered and ran many companies in the B2B marketing, data, communications, technology and automated platforms in the Small and Medium Business (SMBs) and Enterprise space with great success.
Brian first aligned a business relationship in 2014 with Searchable.com, (a Deep Rock Ventures, Inc. property). Then in early 2015, he led a team of inbound and outbound marketing specialists through innovative beta testing strategies with SMBs to gather the necessary data that would soon lead to the implementation of the company’s future service called Searchable.com. Over the years, Brian has been a fundamental asset and an integral part of the company’s business development in this new and innovative marketing platform for SMBs.
With Brian’s experience and relationships he provides the company’s needs to reach all SMBs throughout the United States as well as the rest of the world. With his proven track record in creating and implementing high return direct marketing systems and extensive knowledge in inbound, outbound, online, mobile, direct and traditional proactive marketing skills along with the data relationships, Brian is a vital asset to Searchable.com.
Joe Testa provides technical oversight and system administration for Searchable, working with the MEAN stack. He helps the team plan and develop services to provide a new mobile shopping experience that connects SMBs with their local customers. He has installed and configured MongoDB & ElasticSearch clusters and snapshots, configured Node, NGINX and Apache HTTP servers, migrated, backed up and restored Wordpress sites. Joe also has over fifteen years working on the web with significant experience in software development in BrightScript, PHP, Perl, HTML, XML, MySQLWebsite and database planning and development. He has worked with system, server and network architecture and construction; project planning and documentation of business requirements; online business development, domain administration and SEO operations. He has considerable experience with Ubuntu Server, Postfix, PFSense, BigBrother, Template Toolkit, VMWare ESXi, LSI 3ware RAID Controllers, Open-e DSS, AWS and more.