Mopti, Mali: Photography by C4ADS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

RICHARD WIRT, PHD: CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Dr. Richard Wirt is an Intel Senior Fellow, former Vice President and General Manager of Intel Corporation's Software and Solutions Group, and former Chief Technology Officer  for In-Q-Tel.

 

HON. APRIL FOLEY: MEMBER OF THE BOARD

The Hon. April H. Foley is a former US Ambassador to Hungary and former First Vice President of the Export Import Bank of the United States. 

 

NEWTON HOWARD, PHD, HDR: MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Dr. Newton Howard is founder and was the first chairman of the Center for Advanced Defense Studies, now known as C4ADS. Currently he is the director of the Mind Machine Project and a resident scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

 

SHARON BROWN: MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Mrs. Sharon Brown is an active philanthropist, with experience in the management of non-profit organizations. She is an Executive Board Member and Donor to the Aiken Center for the Arts, the Aiken Civic Ballet, the Aiken Opera Society, the Aiken Symphony Guild, the Julliard in Aiken Program, and the Historic Aiken Foundation. 

 

LTC (RET.) CHRIS KAMMERMANN: Member of the Board

Colonel Chris Kammermann is CEO and President of CLK Executive Decisions, a consulting firm specializing in defense and security contracting. A graduate of the US Military Academy, he holds a Master of Public Administration Degree from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

 

JOHN CALLERY, SSA: MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Special Agent John Callery is a Supervisory Special Agent with the Department of Justice, with over 26 years of law enforcement field experience. SSA Callery’s tours of duty have included Los Angeles, Bangkok, Malaysia, and Washington, DC. He has led various high-level international investigations and coordinated joint US and foreign cooperation in these complex investigations. 

 

LTC (RET.) STEPHEN HOMOKI: MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Colonel Stephen Homoki served 22 years in the United States Air Force, earning a Silver Star, two Distinguished Flying Crosses, and 13 Air Medals. A retired executive with experience in data services and start-ups,  he received a BS in Electrical Engineering and a BA in Liberal Arts from Rutgers University, as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Arkansas.

 

HON. SUE KELLY: MEMBER OF THE BOARD

The Hon. Sue Kelly is a former member of Congress who represented the 19th District of New York from 1995 to 2006. She was a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, House Committee on Small Business, and House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 

 

SERGEY KANAREYKIN: MEMBER OF THE BOARD

Sergey Kanareykin received a bachelor's degree in International Relations from the St. Petersburg State University (Russia), where he conducted research on the influence of the Internet on world economics and international affairs.

 

JOHN PEARCE: MEMBER OF THE BOARD

John Pearce is the director of business development at SOC-USA, and has over 30 years experience within the Defense and Intelligence Communities. His primary expertise includes image processing, data processing, communications systems, collection systems, post processing systems, and tasking systems.  

 

LESTER S. HYMAN, JD: MEMBER OF THE BOARD, LEGAL ADVISOR

Lester S. Hyman, Esq. is the US Legal Consul to the British Virgin Islands. He served as an attorney with the Corporate Finance Division of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party, member of the International Election Observer Team in Haiti in 1990, and as a Trustee of the University of the District of Columbia.