Media Logic Group is led by Paul Douglas and Todd Frostad. Both men have a successful track record of turning a vision into reality, launching multiple growing companies.
Paul Douglas is a nationally recognized veteran meteorologist with 30 years in broadcasting. Away from the camera, Douglas is a serial entrepreneur. In 1989 Douglas founded a software venture called EarthWatch Communications. Several hundred television stations in the United States and 20 countries worldwide have licensed EarthWatch’s three-dimensional weather graphics technology. Steven Spielberg employed EarthWatch’s special 3-D effects in the films Jurassic Park and Twister. Douglas also founded Digital Cyclone, Inc (DCI), which is personalizing the weather forecasting experience for individuals on the web, as well as e-mail and cell phones. His goal: Create personal weather channels for every consumer on a new generation of data-enabled cell phones. The service, “My-Cast”, is available from all major cell phone carriers, enabling consumers to see location-based weather alerts and hourly weather reports. Even custom weather graphics, including Doppler radar, lightning and severe storm tracking, are available on cell phones, making the weather experience unique for every user. In January, 2007 Douglas sold DCI to Garmin, Inc, for $45 million.
Todd Frostad, a 39 year old native of Hopkins, MN, has an impressive record of being an over-achiever in his personal life and professional career. Frostad graduated with a BS from Minnesota State, Mankato at the age of 19, his studies focused on Geography and Law Enforcement. Frostad once had dreams of being a game warden in order to facilitate his passion for hunting and fishing. But he quickly learned that his earning power in sales and marketing ventures significantly exceeded what he could achieve as a government employee.
Teaming up with Joel Ronning (CEO & Founder of Digital River) in 1991, Frostad was employee number one for three subsequent companies, all of which became successful. Helping Ronning launch Digital River in 1996, Frostad went on to lead the sales and marketing efforts for the Internet pioneer. Frostad left Digital River in 2005, to diversify his skills and investments. Most recently, as sole owner of Frostad Development, founded in 2004, he profitably developed over $25 million worth of Minnesota real estate, focusing on Class A commercial space. Frostad has been married to his wife of 11 years, Patricia, and is the proud father of daughter Payton (9) and son Landon (6). They reside in Chanhassen, MN, a suburb of Minneapolis.