Chairman of the BoardCommittee Participation
- Nominating & Governance
Mr. Luden was elected Chairman of the Board of the Company in March, 2014. He has been a director since 2012. Earlier in his career, he served as CEO of the InfoSystems and Cellular One divisions of Pacific Telesis, and owned Crisman AudioVision, a chain of high-end stereo retail stores in the Rocky Mountain area. Mr. Luden holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Colorado-Boulder and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Director & Officer President & CEO, ARI
Mr. Olivier joined the Company in September 2006 as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, and was appointed as President and CEO in May 2008. He has been a director since 2008. Before joining ARI, Mr. Olivier was a consultant to start-up, small, and medium-sized businesses. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ProQuest Media Solutions, a business he founded in 1993 and sold to ProQuest in 2000. Before that, Mr. Olivier held various sales and marketing executive and managerial positions with several other companies in the telecommunications and computer industries, including Multicom Publishing Inc., BusinessLand, and PacTel.
Director CEO, Digital Offering LLCCommittee Participation
- Nominating & Governance
Mr. Cooper is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Digital Offering LLC, a technology-driven merchant bank. He has more than 15 years’ experience in the investment banking and capital markets industry. Prior to joining Digital Offering, Mr. Cooper was a Managing Director at Ascendiant Capital Group, Global Hunter Securities and B. Riley & Co., all investment banking firms. Cooper also served as Director of Institutional Sales and in other various capacities at Roth Capital Partners, an investment bank, from 2002 to 2011. Mr. Cooper earned a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Southern California and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University.
Director Managing Director Keystone Insights, LLCCommittee Participation
Mr. Mortimore, a director since 2004, has been on the Audit Committee since 2004 and has been the Audit Committee Chair since 2007. Mr. Mortimore has been the Managing Director of Keystone Insights, LLC, a provider of high technology solutions, since 2009. Mr. Mortimore was the founder of Merge Technologies Incorporated (“MTI”) and was its Chief Strategist from September 2000 until July 2006, Interim Chief Executive Officer from May 2006 until July 2006, Chairman of the Board from September 2000 until May 2006, President and Chief Executive Officer from November 1987 through August 2000, and a member of the Board of Directors since its inception in November 1987 until July 2006. MTI is a global healthcare software and services company that trades on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol MRGE. Mr. Mortimore has served as cofounder and a senior manager of several businesses in the fields of information communications technology, healthcare services, and real estate and has been responsible for securing public and private financing for these organizations. Mr. Mortimore is an original member of the American College of Radiology/National Association of Electrical Manufacturers committee responsible for establishing and maintaining the DICOM medical imaging standard. Mr. Mortimore has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of MRI Devices, Inc., a privately held diagnostic imaging manufacturer, from November 2002 until its sale to Intermagnetics General Corporation in mid 2004. Mr. Mortimore received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University, an M.E.E. from the University of Minnesota, and pursued doctoral studies in Electrical Engineering at the University of Minnesota.
Director Chief Financial Officer, Cardica, Inc.Committee Participation
- Nominating & Governance
Mr. Newell was appointed to the Board of Directors in November of 2012 and will serve on the Audit Committee. Mr. Newell has been the Chief Financial Officer of Cardica, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of surgical devices, since 2003. Prior to this, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Omnicell, a hospital supply and medication management company. He was a partner in the Beta Group, a business development firm from 1998-1999. From 1992 to 1997, he was Chief Financial Officer of Cardiometrics. He has held financial management positions with medical and technology companies in the Silicon Valley for over 25 years and has completed 4 initial public offerings. Prior to his business career, he was a pilot in the USAF. He received a BA in mathematics from the College of William & Mary and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Director Venture Partner, JumpStart, Inc.Committee Participation
Mr. Poseidon was appointed to the Board of Directors in June of 2008 and has been a member of the Audit Committee since 2009. Mr. Poseidon’s business experience includes his services as Venture Partner at Jumpstart, Inc., and Chief Operating Officer at Quorum Information Technologies and at the National Automobile Dealers Association. From 2001 to 2003, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of ProQuest’s Global Automotive business unit. Prior to joining ProQuest, Mr. Poseidon spent 15 years in a series of executive positions in marketing, business development, product management, and strategic planning at The Reynolds and Reynolds Company. His early career included financial analysis and management positions at NCR Corporation. Mr. Poseidon earned his MBA from Xavier University and his B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan University.