See the original pages on Kos' website at: http://web.archive.org/web/20030609004439/i-ops.com/promotion/bio.html
Here's the i-ops.com management team:
Bryan Kos, President and CEO
Kos President of Internet Promos, LLC has been involved in sales and marketing
since 1984. He has built three multimillion-dollar sales organizations through
utilizing his extreme talents and understanding of consumer buying behavior to
close on mass sales opportunities. In early 1991 he targeted the new industry of
Pay Per Call and 976 / 900 number dating services. Bryan put together Joint
Venture partnerships with some of the largest newspapers in North America
including Lescher Communications Group in California, Torstar, Inc. (owners of
"The Toronto Star" the largest newspaper in Canada), Southam, Inc.
(owners of "The Ottawa Citizen" and many others) and Quebecor
Printing. In total, between 1992 and 1994, these contracts commanded over 15
million dollars in sales in an industry that did not exist prior to these
Bryan's next accomplishment came
in starting a North American based seminar company to sell Business
Opportunities through direct and telemarketing sales. This company marketed
directly to the public home based business opportunities. From 1995 - 1997 Bryan
spoke to hundreds of thousands of opportunity seekers as a Professional speaker
for both his 900 # service bureau and also for some of the largest Home Based
& Investment Opportunity companies in North America, including The Charles
Givens Organization (previously mentioned above) and The Vision Group of
America. It was not uncommon that in one night to sell between $28,000.00 to
over $50,000.00 in sales.
due to Bryan's extensive understanding of opportunity and opportunity seekers,
he began Internet Opportunities "IOPS" and it's spin-offs Internet
Promos, LLC, Investment Opportunities, LLC, TheLeadSystem.com & XTR Capital.
All of the Internet Properties of IOPS serve one major goal. Promote the
Financial interests of IOPS clients through building a solid cross-promotional
marketing system of awareness for its clients.
Heysek, Research Analyst
Thomas M. Heysek earned his BA
from Washington & Jefferson College, economics and mathematics majors and an
MBA from New York University (1971) with a concentration in international
economics and accounting. MBA Thesis: Cash Management, A Synthesis of Solutions
(graded: A w/Distinction). Mr. Heysek has accumulated over twenty-five years of
experience in the financial services industry and international markets (fifteen
years overseas). Mr. Heysek is a frequent contributor to numerous business
publications on topics that include Investment Management, International Markets
and the Political Economy. Mr. Heysek is the author of 7(published by
McGraw-Hill, 269 pages…www.bn.com) and contributes original material to
financial publications and online media.
SECURITIES RESEARCH & ANALYSIS: (From 1990-Present): Director of
Research (equities)/ Credit Analysis (Fixed Income). Investment and Loan
Portfolio Focus: Financial Services, Telecommunications and Media. Occasionally,
step-in to assume financial director's function for investee-debtor companies.
Mr. Heysek also published original research and analysis, and edits quarterly
letters to shareholders for a selected following of mutual fund managers,
investment partnerships and various publications (conventional and online). From
1996-1997, this material was also published online (on AOL's Investor's Almanac:
Perspectives on Money). Though that online program is no longer a daily
publication, that audience eventually represented in excess of 300,000 unique
members, and was a rich vein to mine regarding people-connections and
THE CONSULTING SHOPPE (1985 - 1989): Managing Director and Principal
Shareholder. Based in the Republic of Singapore, with offices in Hong Kong,
Kuala Lumpur and Thailand, The Consulting Shoppe's principal business was
executive recruiting, management consulting and investment research for European
and American Multinationals, Middle East Banks (National Bank of Kuwait, Arab
Bank Ltd., Arab Banking Corp., Gulf Bank), and indigenous organizations in both
the Public and Private Sectors of Southeast Asia. Assignments for several
foreign banks included portfolio management consulting. Clientele also included
indigenous entities in the Region establishing business units in other
countries. Government clients included GSIC, the Government of Singapore
Investment Corp., which in 1985 began to invest public trust funds in overseas
equity markets and the Xinhua News Agency (the fourth largest news organization
in the world). Total Number of Employees: 16 (five professionals…all fluent in
the three most prevalent Chinese dialects). Consulting and Investment Advisory
Fees were in excess of US$3 million per annum from 1987 onward.
KORN/FERRY INTERNATIONAL (1983-1984): Managing Director-Financial
Services, Southeast Asia. Based in Singapore, primarily specialized in
recruitment assignments for the financial services sector. Clients included
American and European headquartered financial institutions (banks and trust
companies) as well as indigenous financial services businesses expanding outside
of the Asia/Pacific Region.
CROCKER NATIONAL BANK (1976 - 1983): Based in Hong Kong, 1979-1983, Mr.
Heysek was Managing Director of Crocker's Asia/Pacific Merchant Bank and from
1976-1979, based in San Francisco, as Vice President in the Corporate Banking
Division. Merchant Banking duties included transaction engineering and
syndicated lending. In the Corporate Bank, Mr. Heysek was VP and Group Head for
the commercial banking unit focused on corporations based in the Midwest-USA
(Ohio and Michigan). From an initial loan portfolio of $10 million in 1976,
total lending for the Group surpassed $100 million by 1979 (with no diminution
of credit quality).
J.P. MORGAN & Co. (1969 - 1976): Mr. Heysek began his career in June
1969 as an analyst in the Bank's Credit Department. Upon completion of his MBA,
Mr. Heysek was promoted to the Trust & Investment Division, initially as a
Securities Analyst, then Research Officer (1972), and then Assistant Treasurer
in the Corporate Finance Division (1974). While in Corporate Finance, Mr. Heysek
contributed to JP Morgan's corporate fee-income objectives with six new banking
relationships added to its client roster (>$1,000,000).
Ross, Project Manager
Warren Ross is the newest addition to the I-Ops
team. As Project Manager, Warren's role is to coordinate all aspects of our
investor/product awareness campaigns.
Warren is a graduate of Concordia University in
Montreal, with a degree in Political Science. Warren's work experience
consists of 5 years in banking, 4 years in brokerage industry
with Nesbitt Burns including extensive work in Investor Relations.
Warren's knowledge of the investment industry, his keen interest in the
opportunities in online marketing, and his entrepreneurial flare, make him an
invaluable member of our team. With Warren on the job, you will have piece of
mind, allowing you to focus on your business.
Archambault, Production and Art Director
started with IOPS in 1998. Her background in Visual Arts and advertising
combined with her passion for the internet made her a leading web designer and a
strong production manager. Her experience in many different fields such as
public relations, event production, advertising, magazine publishing and video
production as well as her great organization skills has helped the company in
its fast and ever lasting growth.
has contributed in building and managing major websites for the company as well
as developing effective promotional campaigns. She also manages our team of
designers and being an accomplished Visual Artist, she makes sure that
everything "looks good".