NXT-ID provides a comprehensive platform of technology products services that enables the Internet of Things (IOT).
NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD) provides a comprehensive platform of technology products and services that enable the Internet of Things (IoT). With extensive experience in access control, biometric and behavior-metric identity verification, security and privacy, encryption and data protection, payments, miniaturization and sensor technologies, NXT-ID develops and markets groundbreaking solutions for payment and IoT applications. Its industry-leading technology products and solutions include MobileBio®, a suite of biometric solutions that secure consumers' mobile platforms, the Wocket™, a next-generation smart wallet and the Flye, a digital credit card developed in collaboration with WorldVentures.
NXT-ID includes three mobile and IoT-related subsidiaries: LogicMark, LLC, a manufacturer and distributor of non-monitored and monitored personal emergency response systems ("PERS") sold through dealers/distributors and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
Mr. Miceli, age 56, has extensive hands on experience in financial and operational management and business leadership in both substantial private and public companies. He is also experienced with working with public company Boards of Directors, as well as financial institutions. Mr. Miceli was the Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer of Panolam Industries International, Inc., a company which primarily designs, manufactures and distributes decorative and industrial laminates, from May 2006 to mid-December 2013.
Prior to that, Mr. Miceli was the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Controller of Opticare Health Systems, Inc., a public company which provides integrated eye care services, from 2004 to 2006. Prior to 2004, Mr. Miceli held senior accounting positions at Amphenol Corporation and United Technologies, Inc. Mr. Miceli holds a BS in accounting from Quinnipiac College, an MBA, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Hartfordand he is an affiliate member of both the AICPA and the CT Society of Certified Public Accountants.
From the date of inception of the Company, Mr. Pereira, one of our co-founders, has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr. Pereira has over 30 years of executive, operational and financial experience with technology companies in the United States, Europe and the Far East. He has also helped to develop several technology start-ups as well as served in an executive capacity in a large multinational public company.
Mr. Pereira was Chief Financial Officer and later Chief Executive Officer of Technest Holdings Inc., a publicly quoted defense contracting company, from 2004 to 2011. Technest Holdings operated subsidiaries EOIR Technologies, Inc. and Genex Technologies, Inc. Mr. Pereira is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK) and has an MBA, with a specialty in finance, from the Manchester Business School in England.
Mr. Pereira brings to the Board significant expertise in the biometric and software recognition industries, as well as experience in international business technology and extensive management and operating experience. Having founded and/or operated companies in similar or related industries during the past 15 years, provides the board with unparalleled knowledge of the Company and its operations and an understanding of the markets the Company plans to operate in.
Mr. O’Connor is President Of LogicMark and has served in that capacity since January 2012.Prior to joining LogicMark, Kevin was with EZWatch as Vice President of sales for 1 year following the acquisition of the company by Generation3 Capital. Kevin spent eighteen years with Honeywell International in regional sales and management positions including President of the First Alert Professional dealer program within the Honeywell Security business from 2002‐2004 and Vice‐President of global sales for Honeywell Security from 2004‐2010. His career has been dedicated to industries and technology tailored to safety and security with an emphasis on detection and communication of emergency situations to first responders and professionally staffed call centers.
David Tunnell is an expert in biometrics, secure communications, and wearable technologies. Mr. Tunnell’s experience spans computer security (COMSEC), signal intelligence (SIGINT), communications intelligence (COMINT), and image intelligence (IMINT), with over 29 years of experience in building technologies and companies.
Mr. Tunnell’s accomplishments include the Technology of the Year award from Frost & Sullivan for biometrics in 2006 and inventor of a Top Ten Invention for the US Army in 2004. Mr. Tunnell has pioneered a number of technologies including remote distributed sensing and processing, 3D facial recognition and imaging, 3D fingerprint, voice recognition, dynamic biometric-enabled authentication and encryption key generation, and miniature, low-power wearable technologies.
Mr. Tunnell brings a wealth of product development and marketing experience to NXT-ID, Inc. He was the divisional director of 3D identification products at Technest Holdings Inc. from 2003 to 2012. Prior to Technest, he served as an adjunct faculty teaching various advanced technology courses at the National Cryptologic School while working with various intelligence agencies and later at L3 Communications where he served as Director of Engineering for a subsidiary. He has also served as the Principle Investigator for numerous research programs with the United States Department of Defense (DoD). Mr. Tunnell holds a Masters in Technical Management (MSTM) from Johns Hopkins University and a BSEE from the University of Tennessee.
General Gust presently does consulting work for his own company, David R. Gust & Associates, LLC. Between April 2007 and May 2009, General Gust was the President of USfalcon, a privately-held company working with the U.S. Defense sector, primarily in information technology. Previously, General Gust had served as the Manager for Federal Telecommunications for Bechtel National, Inc. from November 2004 to March 2007. Prior to that, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Technical and Management Services Corporation from 2000 to 2004.
General Gust retired from the United States Army in 2000 after completing a career of 34 years of service. General Officer assignments included the Program Executive Officer, Communications Systems (PEO-Comm Systems), Program Executive Officer, Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (PEO-IEW&S) and at Army Materiel Command, as Deputy Chief of Staff for Research, Development and Acquisition (DCSRDA).
Dr. Remedios is Chief Technology Officer of WorldVentures Holdings. Between January 2011 and September 2013 Dr. Remedios was Chief Information Officer for Arbonne International, a billion dollar global cosmetics company. From February 2009 to December 2010 he was a Vice-President at Expedia, Inc. and was responsible for all technologies, product development and technical operations for hotels.com.
Prior to February 2009 Dr. Remedios was Chief Technology Officer for Realtor.com and Shopping.com, a subsidiary of eBay, Inc. At eBay he was a member of the eBay Inc. Technology Board for eBay, PayPal and Skype.
Dr. Remedios was also CTO at software company, Swarm-Mobile. He has a PhD. In Computer Control and Fluid Dynamics from the University of Nottingham in England and a B.Sc. In Physics and Computer Science from Kings College, University of London in England.
Dan Sharkey was Executive Vice President of Business Development of ATMI, a publicly traded semi conductor company from 2007 to 2014, and was responsible for expanding ATMI markets and long-term growth potential by identifying and delivering new strategic and product opportunities. Mr. Sharkey joined ATMI as Chief Financial Officer in April 1990 and continued in that position with the additional responsibilities as Treasurer and Secretary until 2007. ATMI was sold to Entegris in 2014 for $1.15 billion.
Before joining ATMI, Mr. Sharkey was Vice President of Finance for Adage, Inc., a publicly traded computer graphics manufacturer, from 1987-1990. From 1983-1987, he was Corporate Controller for CGX Corporation a venture capital-backed, privately held computer graphics manufacturer that merged with Adage, Inc. in 1987. From 1978 to 1983, Mr. Sharkey worked as a Certified Public Accountant in the Boston office of KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Sharkey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Accounting from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Robert A. Curtis is 35-year veteran in the biosciences industry. Dr. Curtis currently serves as a consultant to emerging technology companies. He recently served as the Executive Chairman and Director of the Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake, NY, and prior to this he was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Regional Technology Development Corporation, a non-profit organization in Woods Hole, MA, where he was responsible for identifying and commercializing technology from the Marine Biological Laboratory and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Dr. Curtis has been a founder and CEO of several companies, including HistoRx, Inc, a tissue proteomics company, Cape Aquaculture Technologies, Inc. which developed enhanced non-genetically modified fish, Lion Pharmaceuticals/Phoenix Drug Discovery LLC, a novel business model to develop and commercialize university-based technology from some of the leading biomedical institutions in the world.
He assisted in the founding of Environmental Operating Solutions, Inc, which applied denitrification technology to wastewater with the company being sold in 2017. He was co-founder of and CEO of CombiChem, Inc which was purchased by Dupont Pharmaceuticals and served as founding President and CEO of MetaMorphix, Inc., a joint venture between Genetics Institute, Inc. and The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Prior to these entrepreneurial endeavors, Dr. Curtis held senior management positions at Pharmacopeia, Inc., Cambridge Neuroscience, Inc., and Pfizer, Inc., He also served as Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago. He currently serves on the board or as an advisor to a number of private entrepreneurial companies and has served as judge for the annual MIT $100K Business Plan Entrepreneurial Award. He is Chairman of Fundraising for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Dr. Curtis holds a BS in Pharmacy from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, a Pharm.D. from the University of Missouri, and an MBA from Columbia University.