Board of Directors 2018-05-21T13:48:26+00:00

Board of Directors

Randy J. Tomlin

Chairman of the Board

Randy was named Chairman at MobileSmith in January 2017.  Prior to MobileSmith, Randy served as Senior Vice President – U-verse Field Operations at AT&T. Randy was responsible for all field operations for AT&T U-verse, including service, installation at customer homes, repair and maintenance.

Mr. Tomlin began his career with Southwestern Bell in 1982, and has held various managerial positions in Customer Service, Network, and External Affairs throughout his career.  During his career with AT&T he also served as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Operations Support, responsible for leading the Network Services Staff organization as well as the network standardization effort to move to common centers, best practices and a single suite of systems.

Mr. Tomlin has led many of SBC’s acquisitions integration activities including AT&T, BellSouth, and Cingular.
Randy received his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.

Amir Elbaz


Amir joined the Board of Directors in January 2010 and served as chairman and CEO from 2012 to January 2017.  Amir has extensive experience in managing technology companies through their critical growth stages and utilizes his background to bring innovative ideas and products into the companies he manages. Amir has been advising companies on business strategy, restructuring and business development since 2005. During his career he held CFO, marketing and business development positions.

Prior to turning to managerial roles Amir had several positions with investment funds in the US and Europe, focusing on high-tech investments. Amir holds a BA and MBA in Finance and Investments. In spite of his many duties, Amir likes to run and exercise, travel with his family to exotic places and initiate bridges between business people around the world.

Ronen Shviki


Ronen has joined the board of in mid February 2013. He is currently the VP for Business Development at Mendelssohn LTD in Israel. The company exclusively represents world leading manufacturers in Israel and EMEA and distributes over 35,000 different items. Until late 2012 Ronen served as a Colonel in the Israeli Army and served in many leadership roles of combat and command units. Ronen’s academic background includes leadership, strategy and management seminars and courses. He holds a BA in Finance and LLB.

Ray Hemmig


Ray was appointed to MobileSmith’s Board of Directors in August 2017. With more than 40 years of executive and governance experience in the retail and restaurant industries, he has been an active investor and manager in multiple successful transactions and brings a deep understanding of the consumer model and mindset. He also founded and manages Retail and Restaurant Growth Capital (RRGC), based in Dallas, TX. Ray received his business education from the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, and is also a frequent speaker at various business, trade and industry associations.

Robert L. Smith


Mr. Robert L. Smith joined the MobileSmith board October 2017. Bob is a health care executive with a varied background in complex teaching, urban and rural health care settings. During his 40-year career in the industry he has held Chief Executive Officer and other executive positions of various for profit and non-profit hospitals and health care organizations, where he demonstrated ability to turnaround, create and grow business units in complex and competitive environments. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri and a graduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

Jerry Lepore


Jerry Lepore joined the MobileSmith board in March 2018. He is an experienced business and technology executive with a strong background in a range of industries, including health care, insurance, financial services, education, and software. In his 40-year career he has held CEO, COO and CTO positions in public and private companies and has provided transitional leadership in turnaround and/or growth situations. Jerry has also founded and operated several companies in the software and strategic services industries. He has experience in capital raises, public offerings, strategic sales, corporate acquisitions, and mergers.

Mr. Lepore has served on boards of healthcare and software organizations, and is currently President of Lepore Associates LLC, a technology and operations consulting firm. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT.