An experienced business leader and entrepreneur, Mr. Wilkins currently serves as Chief Executive Office of Facilities Management Express, an expansion stage software company and serves on a number of advisory boards in the fields of drug development, telecommunications, and financial services.
During his career Mr. Wilkins founded and led two publicly traded companies, CompuServe Inc. and Metatec International. As CompuServe’s leader, he initiated the global emergence of online information services to personal computer owners and other businesses, including a nationwide telecommunications network for data transmission, the first full-service electronic mail system for business, and custom computer application services to organizations in a variety of markets and industries. Metatec built the first independently owned optical disc manufacturing facility in the United States.
Mr. Wilkins holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Arizona. He previously served on the boards of Bank One of Columbus, N.A.; H&R Block, Inc.; Liebert Corporation; Cardinal Health, Inc.; Accuray Corporation; Midland Mutual Life Insurance; and The Holophane Corporation. During his tenure as a director of these companies, he participated and advised on numerous acquisition and sale transactions.