Kristi L. Stathis, Chief Marketing Officer, oversees communication for Ocean Tomo, LLC, the Intellectual Capital Merchant Banc™ firm providing industry leading financial products and services related to intellectual property including financial expert testimony, valuation, strategy consulting, investment services, risk management products, innovation management services and transaction brokerage.

Ms. Stathis, a senior marketing consultant to Ocean Tomo and Principal of KLS Edition, LLC, is experienced at the development and implementation of corporate brand management, advertising and promotional programs successfully driving near term revenue consistent with overall corporate strategy and business development objectives. For more than twenty years, Ms. Stathis has been responsible for creating and executing messaging, protocols and procedures both as a principal as well as on behalf of her client interests.

Earlier in her career, in response to a discovered need to address measurement for outdoor advertising, Ms. Stathis created a novel means to engage clients through abbreviated dial reverse charge telephony services. Originally formed as Cellular Linking, Inc., Ms. Stathis assisted in development of overall marketing strategy leading to sale of the company to a consortium of private equity sponsors investing a total of more than $40 million. Ms. Stathis’ inventions led to a portfolio of ten issued United States patents.