Rory J. Cowan
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.
Mr. Rory J. Cowan has served as one of our directors since March 2001 and was appointed our Chairman in June 2003. Mr. Cowan is the founder of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., a provider of globalization products and services for worldwide deployment of technology and information-based products, where he has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since September 1996. From September 1996 to March 2000, Mr. Cowan also served as President of Lionbridge. Before founding Lionbridge, Mr. Cowan served on the board of Interleaf, Inc., a document management software company from 1995 until its sale in 2000. He also served as its interim Chief Executive Officer from October 1996 until January 1997. From May 1995 to June 1996, Mr. Cowan served as Chief Executive Officer of Stream International, Inc., a software and services provider and a division of R.R. Donnelley & Sons, a provider of commercial print and print-related services. Mr. Cowan joined R.R. Donnelley in 1988 and served most recently as Executive Vice President from 1991 to 1996. During his career, Mr. Cowan has served on the boards of multiple public and private companies, most recently serving as Chairman of the Board of Lojack, Inc. until its sale to CalAmp Corporation (NASDAQ: CAMP) in March 2016.
Director Since: 2001
James D. Pritchett
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
President and Chief Executive Officer of Costar Technologies, Inc.
Mr. James D. Pritchett has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as one of our directors since January 2009. Mr. Pritchett has previously served as the President of Costar Video Systems, LLC since June 2006. Prior to that, he was the President of Video Solutions Technology Center, LLC and a director of Southern Imaging, Inc. from March 2001 until June 2006. Mr. Pritchett served as an independent business consultant from 1999 until March 2001. From 1988 until March 1999, Mr. Pritchett was an executive officer of Ultrak, Inc., a then-publicly-traded company that manufactured and sold products for the security and surveillance and industrial video markets, serving as the Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer from 1988-1997 and as the President and Chief Executive Officer from 1997 until March 1999.
Director Since: 2009
Jared L. Landaw
Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Barington Capital Group, L.P.
Mr. Jared L. Landaw has served as one of our directors since June 2008. He is the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Barington Capital Group, L.P., an investment firm where he has been employed since 2004. From 1998 until 2003, Mr. Landaw worked at International Specialty Products Inc. (ISP), a manufacturer of specialty chemicals and performance enhancing products, where he was the Vice President of Law. At ISP, he was responsible for counseling its business groups and handling all M&A and strategic transactions and was a recipient of the Chairman's Award for "outstanding work and notable contribution to the affairs of the company." Prior to that, he was an attorney in the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group at the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Mr. Landaw is an officer and a director of Barington/Hilco Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: BHAC), a blank check acquisition company.
Director Since: 2008
Gregory T. Hradsky
Independent financial consultant and former Vice President of Avenue Capital Group
Mr. Gregory T. Hradsky has been an independent financial consultant since February 2006. Between May 2003 and February 2006, Mr. Hradsky was a Vice President of Avenue Capital Group, a global investment firm, where he managed a portfolio of distressed securities, post-reorganization equities and other investments. From 1999 until 2003, Mr. Hradsky was the founder and Managing Partner of Bellport Capital, an investment firm specializing in distressed securities. Prior to that, Mr. Hradsky was a Managing Director and Head of the Distressed Securities Group at UBS Securities LLC from 1993 until 1998. Mr. Hradsky joined UBS in 1991 as a research analyst focusing on distressed credits. Prior to UBS, Mr. Hradsky held positions at CS First Boston and T. Rowe Price Associates. Mr. Hradsky is a director of Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: CYCC), a biopharmaceutical company developing oral therapies for the treatment of cancer and other serious diseases where he is a member of the audit committee.
Jeffrey S. Wald
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Work Market, Inc.
Mr. Jeffrey S. Wald is the Co-Founder and President of Work Market, Inc., a web-based platform for managing variable labor resources. From May 2008 until May 2010, Mr. Wald served as a Managing Director with Barington Capital Group. From March 2007 through May 2008, Mr. Wald was the Co-Founder of Spinback, Inc., an internet commerce company, which was sold to Buddy Media Corporation. From January 2003 to March 2007, he was a Vice President at The GlenRock Group, an Israeli venture capital firm. Earlier in his career, Mr. Wald held various positions in the mergers and acquisitions department at J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. Mr. Wald is a director of ModusLink Global Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK), the global leader in outsourced supply chain logistics, and is a former director of Peerless Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: PRLS), a software licensing company and Register.com L.P., a private company which specializes in domain registration, website and business web hosting. Mr. Wald holds an MBA from Harvard University and an MS and BS from Cornell University. Mr. Wald formerly served as an officer in the Auxiliary Unit of the New York Police Department. He is also a regular writer in the Huffington Post and Forbes and speaks on television and at conferences regarding startups and labor issues.
Director Since: 2010