The Gate Corporation executive was the head executive of the Gate Corporation in 2071.
The Gate Corporation put out a bounty on the hacker who stole money from the Astral Gates, however, the executive and his assistant knew that Chessmaster Hex was the real culprit. They were visited by some bounty hunters, including Jonathan and Jet Black, but he did not give them any more information. Unbeknownst to him, Jet had planted a microphone in his office and used it to overhear him and his assistant after he left.
Later, he saw Jet again who explained the whole story. He threatened to go public unless the executive decide not to take action against Hex.
The character was credited as "Man 1."