MaxID is very fortunate to have such excellent individuals joint our Board and to assist the company through a very meaningful growth curve in the Identity market.
Pleasanton, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2010
MaxID Corp, a leading global provider of identity has expanded its Board of Directors and added to its leadership team at the company.
Michael McCloskey will be joining the Board of MaxID Corp and assuming the role of Chairman. Michael McCloskey is currently the Chief Executive Officer at FrontRange Solutions. He has served in key upper management roles including CEO/Chairman Kana Communications, President and Director of Genesys Telecom, CFO and VP of Operations for Network Appliance, CFO and VP of Operations for Digital Microwave Corp., CFO for Wavefront Technologies, and Controller for Everex Systems Inc. Michael has helped several technology firms launch initial public stock offerings, including Kana Communications, Genesys Telecom and Network Appliance. Genesys later was sold to Alcatel, a French telecommunications company, for $1.2 billion.
Dr. Anthony J. Tether will also be joining the Board of MaxID Corp. He boasts more than 40 years of industrial and government experience in science and technology policy and in the creation of new technology that has enhanced the nation's economic development. Dr. Tether was the director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) where he served from 2001 - 2009. As director of DARPA, Dr. Tether oversaw over $20 billion in investments for new technology to enhance economic security and the U.S. military's mission. Dr. Tether currently serves as CEO and President of the Sequoia Group which provides program management and strategy development services to government and industry. In addition he is a Distinguished Fellow at the Council on Competitiveness, a Washington DC think-tank whose objectives are to analyze and determine what National policies best maintain the US and its Industries competitiveness equal to none in the Global marketplace.
Brian Skiba, former Chairman of MaxID Corp, will remain on the board but will be assuming operational responsibilities at the company as the Vice President of Product Development and Corporate Strategy.
Brian Skiba noted “MaxID is very fortunate to have such excellent individuals joint our Board and to assist the company through a very meaningful growth curve in the Identity market. Michael brings an incredible enterprise-focused business perspective to the board, while Dr. Tether balances that with a wealth of insight into future technologies and their application in markets such as identity and security.”
About MaxID Corporation
MaxID Corp is a leading provider of identity and security solutions. It designs, manufactures and sells identity management solutions for a mobile environment. The company is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, and has offices in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the United Kingdom and South Africa. MaxID Corp maintains a global research and development team that has more than 20 years experience introducing new technologies. The company's most advanced biometric handheld devices are manufactured in the United States and are distributed worldwide. More than 25,000 identity devices are being deployed worldwide by customers such as the US Department of Defense, the US Department of Homeland Security, border and law enforcement agencies, and power generation and maritime facilities. For more information about MaxID Corp, please refer to the website http://www.maxidcorp.com.