domain media team

Chris Kern

President and Chief Executive Officer
Chris has over twenty years of media, telecom, software, and Internet investment banking and executive management experience. He successfully financed and turned around multiple companies during his 25 year career and was previously a Deloitte & Touche FAST50 Company award recipient two years in a row for achieving average annual sales growth in excess of 300% for an Internet company. Chris has extensive technology finance and M&A background with firms such as Lehman Brothers, Fisher Francis Trees & Watts, Gunn Allen and New Century Capital Partners – facilitating over $750 million in financings, capital commitments and M&A transactions. Chris is an accomplished investor and advisor for many start-ups, early stage and growth companies that resulted in successful exits, creating 1,000’s of jobs and positively impacted entire industries. Chris graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo B.S.B.A. with a dual major in Finance and Management Information Systems.

Peter Tyrrell

Advisory Board Member
Peter has in excess of twenty years in senior technology development and management roles with companies which include Bankers Trust and MetLife. Developed high profile interactive websites for Major League Baseball and National Basketball Association teams as well as pop stars such as Shania Twain. Worked at the U.S. Department of Defense developing on-board training systems. Peter is the past President and CIO of the Enthusiast Online Network (EON) –the media assets of which were acquired by Domain Media Corp.

Richard Egan

Advisory Board Member
Over twenty years as a cutting edge media executive with major online media firms such as NewsCorp, was the Staff Editor for Ziff Davis, Inc. and was the named home-page editor for ZDNet Products. Lead Editor for Lycos, Inc. managing some of its top online brands such as Tripod and HTMLGear. Lycos was later acquired by Terra Networks for $12.5 billion. Marketing Communications Manager & Editor in Chief for Mindbranch. Mindbranch was later acquired by its leading competitor,, for an estimated $60 million. Manager of Community, Social Media, and SEO for Everyday Health – one of the leading online websites serving over 42 million unique users a month in the health & wellness industry.

David Lyons

Advisory Board Member
David is a seasoned business development and M&A executive with over 28 years of executive leadership experience, including 14 years as a C level public company executive or board member. Mr. Lyons was the vice president of acquisitions of Expanets, Inc., which acquired 28 businesses in four years, creating a company with profitable aggregate revenues in excess of $500 million. Other board member roles include GoAmerica and Kingstone Companies, Inc. Collectively, David has completed over 30 acquisitions for the respective companies he ran, and aggregated over $600 million in profitable annual revenue.

Ron Davies

Advisory Board Member
Ron has a long standing Internet professional spanning a career of over 18 years. A decorated veteran of 23 years, Ron received numerous awards for innovation from the Canadian Federal Government and the Chief of Defense. Ron retired from a senior position in Department of National Defense Technical Training Systems, having worked with Army, Navy, and Air Force elements of numerous NATO countries in roles from search and rescue to submarine hunting. Ron also founded, which at that time grew to becoming the largest traffic exchange system in the world. An Impact 100 Award recipient, Ron has built teams that have been highly sought after by internationally known influencers ranging from the Public Relations Advisor to the President of the United States and the Prince of Wales to the Canadian Chamber of Commerce. In his most recent role at Cloud Income Properties, Ron served on the Board of Directors, and was the Vice President of Acquisitions, providing seasoned direction for the company’s merger and acquisition activities.