Bernard C. Bailey, Ph.D.
Dr. Bailey is highly qualified to serve on the Board of the Company based on his successful leadership of multiple public and private companies in the roles of Chief Executive, Chairman and Director, and his significant experience in finance and corporate governance.
Dr. Bernard Bailey’s career spans over three decades of business and management experience. Since September 2018, he has served as President of the Committee for Economic Development (“CED”), a business-led, nonpartisan economic think tank. Prior to CED, he served as Chairman and CEO of Authentix, a private equity-backed global enterprise. Since its sale by the Carlyle Group to Blue Water Energy, he has continued to serve as Chairman of the Board of Authentix. Prior to that, he ran his own consulting company, Paraquis Solutions, LLC. Dr. Bailey also served as President and CEO of Viisage Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: VISG), where under his four years of leadership, Viisage’s market capitalization grew from $60 million to over $1 billion. During that period, the company executed nine acquisitions, eventually culminating in the formation of L1 Identity Solutions (NYSE: ID). Dr. Bailey’s additional experience includes various executive roles, including COO at Art Technology Group, and a variety of finance, sales, marketing and operations positions at IBM.
Since 2006, Dr. Bailey has served on the Board of Telos Corporation, where he chairs the Audit and Strategy committees. Dr. Bailey recently served as Director on the Board of Analogic Corp (Nasdaq: ALOG) from October 2010 to June 2016 and as the Chairman from June 2016 until Analogic was sold to Altaris Capital Partners in June 2018 for $1.1 billion. He also serves as a Director of Mission Critical Partners; as an Advisory Board Member for Egis Capital Partners, a private equity investment fund focused on the security industry; on the Board of Advisors for the US Naval Academy Athletic and Scholarship Foundation; as a Trustee for Trout Unlimited; and as an adjunct faculty member in the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, where he teaches general management and strategy classes to graduate students.
Dr. Bailey has written and spoken extensively on corporate governance issues, and has served as a financial expert witness in Delaware’s Court of Chancery. Dr. Bailey earned his Ph.D. in Management from Case Western Reserve University where his dissertation focused on corporate governance, and also earned an MBA from The George Washington University School of Business as well as degrees in engineering and systems management from the University of California, Berkeley, University of Southern California, and the United States Naval Academy.