PureHD has assembled a team of experienced hospitality and technology professionals with a diverse set of backgrounds that complement each other to enable a holistic view of the marketplace and the technology platform.
Thomas Pullen is the Founder and President of PureHD LLC, a corporation that provides 100% HDTV solutions to the hospitality, university, military, and health care industry. Leveraging state-of-the-art tools, PureHD provides a differentiated service with active 24/7 remote monitoring of all HDTV channels. PureHD is a licensed provider in the United States and Canada. Tom is responsible for day to day strategic, operational, and financial items at PureHD.
Tom formerly was the Vice-President of North American Sales at Guest-Tek. He managed a team of staff of 19 sales executives, engineers and support staff and participates in the video technology development strategy, Hollywood studio relationships, as well as, Internet product strategy. Under Tom’s direction, Guest-Tek exceeded sales targets consistently and took a global technology and mind-share lead in the converged solutions of video, voice, and data for the hospitality market.
Tom joined Guest-Tek in January 2005 after three years with General Dynamics Interactive (GDI) as its Director of Strategic Alliances. At GDI, Tom was the top sales and business development executive. He facilitated the development of the first high-definition IP-VOD solution in the hotel marketplace which was deployed in November 2003 at the Mandarin Oriental New York City and subsequently in the Wynn Las Vegas Resort. Prior to GDI, Tom was the Vice-President of Sales and Corporate Development at NXTV where he led the sales team and established long-term deals with the Four Seasons and St. Regis hotel brands.
Tom holds an M.B.A. in Strategy & Marketing from the Anderson School at U.C.L.A. and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with honors from Tufts University.
Wes Dedrick is the Vice President of Sales for PureHD . He has over 20 years of C-Level sales experience with 10+ years in the hospitality marketplace. In his role, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of sales, sales strategy, and sales training for the organization. Wes Dedrick is a master at adding a flair of creative thinking to complex business challenges. He is an industry leading executive level sales person that creates opportunity where others fail.
Michael Goldstein spent nine years as Founder & CEO of Hotelevision. Acquired by Liberty Media, Hotelevision sold advertising time on cable television networks (e.g., CNBC and Weather) that the company delivered to upscale and luxury hotels across the country (e.g., Omni, Hyatt, Loews) via satellite. Through exclusive agreements with both participating networks and hotels. Prominent advertisers, such as United Airlines, AVIS, BMW, Orbitz, Ambien, and IBM participated in Hotelevision during Michael’s tenure.
Michael has also consulted to leading telecommunications and media companies. Most notably, Michael worked with senior management at Hughes Electronics, including then CEO Michael Armstrong, on Galaxy Latin America (GLA); GLA was a direct broadcast satellite service for Latin America. On behalf of Gemini Management Consulting, Michael led a team of consultants who conducted an independent assessment of the GLA business case. Mr. Armstrong presented the assessment to the General Motors’ board leading to a $750 million ($USD 2022) investment.
Michael earned a B.A. from U.C. Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.