Brian Altounian is the CEO & President of WOWIO, Inc., a publicly-traded company where he has transformed an eBook distribution company into a broader digital media technology company dubbed "Studio W," an emerging pioneer employing a "Brand-Strategy approach" to develop, produce, distribute and promote entertainment properties across multiple product lines and distribution channels. His background includes business development, finance, operations and administration, and he has applied his skills to a variety of start-ups, Fortune 100 companies, and public and private organizations. Mr. Altounian also acts as CEO of Alliance Acquisitions, where he is responsible for providing consulting and advisory support to a number of early-stage start-up companies across a variety of industries and specialties. Mr. Altounian’s expertise is in the area of developing corporate infrastructure, and preparing early-stage companies to access capital through the public equity markets and via private equity. He has held management positions including Director, Vice President, President, and CEO, and has served on the Boards of Directors of Cereplast, Inc. (OTCBB:CERP) and Machine Talker (OTCBB:MACH) and was Chairman of the Board of Directors of XsunX, Inc. (OTCBB:XSNX). He has played an active role in a number of early-stage technology companies that have successfully progressed to the public markets, including OriginOil , Inc. (OTCBB:OOIL), BioSolar, Inc. (OTCBB:BSRC), Warp9, Inc. (OTCBB:WNYN), and Carbon Sciences, Inc. (OTCBB:CABN). In addition to his experience with startup technology and intellectual property companies, Mr. Altounian has worked extensively in the entertainment industry with a successful consulting practice, advising companies in the areas of finance, administration, operations and business development. Mr. Altounian has served as Executive Producer of a number of films, including the documentary, LOST IN WOONSOCKET and the independent feature, AUDREY. He has worked on numerous television series including The National Geographic Television Specials for NBC, a number of children’s series for Nickelodeon and Disney Channel and countless other national documentary series for PBS Affiliate, WQED in Pittsburgh. Mr. Altounian also serves as Producer on a number of WOWIO-owned properties currently in development. In 2007, Mr. Altounian founded the non-profit organization, Lost and Found in America; he also sits on the Board of Managers of the Hollywood YMCA. Mr. Altounian holds an MBA from Pepperdine University and an undergraduate degree from UCLA. He lives with his wife and three children in Los Angeles.