KARL-MAGNUS S. KARLSSONMr. Karlsson is a co-founder and has been a director of CIV, Ltd. since 1999.Mr. Karlsson has been an executive, active investor and entrepreneur in the technology sector for more than 15 years.Mr. Karlsson was a co-founder and director of the UK based investment group European Technology Network, Ltd.He
has led entrepreneurial communications and technology ventures through all phases of initial product conceptualization, strategic alliance development, and financing from seed funding through the public listing process.Mr. Karlsson
was the key entrepreneur behind Karlsson-Del Rey Communications, Inc.
founded in 1989, NewsMakers Information Services, Inc.
founded in 1991 and Scoop, Inc.
founded in 1993.Mr. Karlsson was also chairman of the NASDAQ listed company Scoop, Inc.Mr. Karlsson has been an investor and active board member of the Stockholm exchange listed, Swedish-based search technology company Optosof AB, a director and investor in the Swedish-based ergonomic technology solutions company Ullmangruppen AB, and Chairman of the Stockholm exchange listed, diversified public internet holding company InfiniCom AB.From 1998 through year 2000, he was Chairman of the UK-based electronic commerce company, 24STORE.com, Ltd., one of Europe's leading e-retailers.Prior to 1989 he also held various executive positions at McCann-Ericsson Worldwide.Mr. Karlsson received a BA in Communications from California State University at Fullerton, and as a Marcus Wallenberg Scholar, received an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management.Mr. Karlsson
is a Swedish national.He
has lived most of his
adult life in the U.S. and has been a resident of Monaco since 1997.