Board of Directors
Director since June 2017
Richard Todd Bradley, 60, was the Chief Executive Officer and a board member of Mozido, LLC, a Texas-based provider of white-label mobile-payment systems, from October 2015 to June 2017. From June 2014 to December 2014, Mr. Bradley served as President of TIBCO Software, Inc. (TIBCO), a leading integration and process management software company, where he held global responsibility for customer-facing functions, such as sales, marketing and professional services. Prior to TIBCO, Mr. Bradley was an Executive Vice President for Hewlett-Packard Company, a leading global provider of products, technologies and software, from July 2005 to June 2014. In May 2018, Mr. Bradley joined the directors of Mattel, Inc., a global learning, development and play company. Mr. Bradley served on the board of directors of TrueCar, Inc., an automotive pricing and information website for new and used car buyers and dealerships, from September 2013 through October 2016.
James V. Continenza, 56, is our Executive Chairman, having been appointed to that position by the Board of Directors on February 20, 2019. He joined the Board of Directors in April 2013 and became Chairman of the Board in September 2013.
Mr. Continenza brings robust experience and a proven track record guiding several leading, innovative technology companies through transformations. Since September 2012, Mr. Continenza has served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Vivial Inc., a privately held marketing technology and communications company that provides a wide range of digital and legacy leads-generating products to local and national advertisers. He served as the President of STi Prepaid, LLC, a telecommunications company, from June 2010 to February 2011. Mr. Continenza served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Anchor Glass Container Corp., a leading manufacturer of glass containers, from September 2006 to December 2006. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Teligent, Inc., which provides communications services including voice, data, and internet access, from September 2002 to June 2004, served as its Chief Operating Officer from May 2001 to September 2002, and served as its Senior Vice President of Strategic Operations from September 2000 to May 2001. From April 1999 to September 2000, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Lucent Technologies Product Finance, a global leader in telecom equipment, and served as its Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing from September 1997 to April 1999. Mr. Continenza served at AT&T from 1991 until September 1997.
In addition to his management experience, Mr. Continenza currently serves on the board of Cenveo Corporation (since September 2018), an industry leader in transformative publishing solutions, and NII Holdings, Inc. (since August 2015), a provider of wireless communication services under the Nextel brandTM in Brazil. Mr. Continenza served on the board of Tembec, Inc., a manufacturer of specialty products, acetates and ethers, from February 2008 to November 2017 and on the board of Neff Corporation and its predecessor, a regional equipment rental company in the United States, from October 2010 to October 2017. He also serves or has served on the boards of a number of private companies.
Director since May 2017
Jeffrey D. Engelberg, 42, is a co-founder and managing member since May 2016 of Additive Advisory and Capital, LLC, a CFTC registered commodity pool operator and SEC registered investment advisor to C2W Partners Master Fund, a $230 million global hedge fund. From July 2007 until April 2016, Mr. Engelberg was a principal and senior trader for Southeastern Asset Management, Inc., a registered investment advisor. He was head trader at Fir Tree Partners from 2005 to 2007, a convertible bond trader at KBC Financial Products from 2001 to 2005, director of business development in 2000 for TLX Trading Network, Inc., and a listed equity trader in the Institutional Equity Division for Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. from 1999 to 2000.
Mr. Engelberg was the co-founder of financial-tech startup Plia, that merged with SJ Levinson and Sons in June 2014 to create Plia/Trade Informatics. He served as an expert witness to the Joint CFTC-SEC Advisory Committee on Emerging Regulatory Issues after the 2010 “flash crash.”
Director since September 2013
George Karfunkel, 70, has been the Chairman of Sabr Group, a consulting company, since 2010. Mr. Karfunkel was a director, Senior Vice President and co-owner of American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, a stock transfer company, which he co-founded in 1971. Mr. Karfunkel is a co-owner of Worldwide TechServices, LLC, a computer maintenance and services company.
Mr. Karfunkel serves as vice chairman of Upstate Bank, a nationally-chartered community bank, and a director of public companies Berkshire Bank and AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
Director since February 2019
Philippe D. Katz, 57, has been a partner of the private investment firm United Equities Commodities Company (United Equities) since February 1995. Mr. Katz has been a director and officer of Momar Corp., a private investment firm, since May 2010, a partner of Marneu Holding Company, a privately held investment company, since February 2007, and a director and officer of 111 John Realty Corp., a property management company, since December 1995. In addition, Mr. Katz is a managing member of KF Investors LLC, a privately held investment company, a position he has held since March 2007. Mr. Katz has served on the Board of Berkshire Bancorp, Inc. since June 2013. Mr. Katz served as an observer to our Board from September 2013 to February 2019.
Director since September 2013
Jason New, 50, has been Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group L.P., a global investment and advisory firm, and Head of Special Situation Investing for GSO Capital Partners LP (GSO), a credit-oriented alternative asset manager, since 2005. Mr. New focuses on managing GSO's public investment portfolio with a specific emphasis on stressed and distressed companies and on sourcing direct special situation investment opportunities. He is a member of the GSO Investment Committee. Mr. New joined The Blackstone Group L.P. in 2008 in connection with its acquisition of GSO. Before joining GSO in 2005, Mr. New was a senior member of Credit Suisse's distressed finance group. Mr. New joined Credit Suisse in 2000 when it acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), where he was a member of DLJ's restructuring group. Prior to joining DLJ in 1999, he was an associate with the law firm Sidley Austin LLP, where he practiced in the firm's corporate reorganization group.
Mr. New served as a director of MPM Holdings Inc. from October 2014 to August 2016. Mr. New also served as a director of Cheniere Energy, Inc. from August 2008 to December 2010 and as a director of Global Aviation Holdings Inc. from September 2009 to January 2012.
Director since November 2007
William G. Parrett, 73, served as the Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (Deloitte) from 2003 until May 2007. Mr. Parrett co-founded the Global Financial Services industry practice of Deloitte and served as its first Chairman. Mr. Parrett joined Deloitte in 1967 and served in a series of roles of increasing responsibility until his retirement in 2007, including Managing Partner of Deloitte & Touche USA.
Mr. Parrett currently serves as a director of The Blackstone Group L.P. (since 2007), Conduent Incorporated (since January 2017) and Oracle Corporation (since May 2018). He also served as a director of iGATE Corporation from April 2013 until July 2015, UBS AG from 2008 to May 2018, and Thermo Fisher Scientific from 2008 to May 2018.
Mr. Parrett is a member of the Board of Directors of New York Foundation for Senior Citizens. Mr. Parrett is a Certified Public Accountant with an active license.