Chairman of the
John Cavalier has been a member of Bridgeline Digital's Board of Directors since 2007, and is a member of the Company’s Nominating & Governance Committee and Compensation Committee.
From 2001 to 2007 Mr. Cavalier was the Chairman of the Board of MapInfo Corporation (NASDAQ:MAPS), a publicly held developer of location intelligence software. From 1996 to 2001 Mr. Cavalier was the president, CEO and director of MapInfo Corporation. During Mr. Cavalier’s tenure at MapInfo he successfully helped led the growth of MapInfo from approximately $40M in annual sales to over $160M in annual sales. MapInfo was recently acquired by Pitney Bows (NYSE: PBI) for $480M.
Prior to joining MapInfo, Mr. Cavalier held executive management positions with Antares Alliance Group (a joint venture between Amdahl and EDS), Amdahl, Atari, and Apple Computer. From 1991 to 2000 Mr. Cavalier served as a Director of Focus Enhancements, a publicly held developer of proprietary video conversion ASIC chip technology. From 1986 to 1991 Mr. Cavalier served as a Director of Mass Microsystems, a publicly held developer of multimedia products.
Mr. Cavalier is an active Board Member of various privately held technology companies and is the Vice Chairman of Economic Growth for New York State Tech Valley. In 2006 Mr. Cavalier was inducted into New York States Tech Valley Hall of Fame recognizing him for outstanding businesses leadership. In 2007 Mr. Cavalier was given the Explore, Discover, & Imagine award by New York’s Children’s Museum of Science & Technology recognizing his leadership of promoting technology to children. Mr. Cavalier earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his MBA from Michigan State University.
Since 2009, Ms. Kahn has served as the Senior Vice President of Global Services and Support for ArcSight, a Hewlett Packard Company. She is responsible for global professional services, technical support organizations and the customer success organization. Prior to joining ArcSight, Ms. Kahn was the Executive Vice President at BearingPoint where she managed a team of over 3,000 professionals and was responsible for North American delivery of enterprise applications, systems integration and managed services solutions. Additionally, Ms. Kahn served as the Senior Group Vice President of Worldwide Professional Services for Business Objects from 2002 to 2005. She was responsible for leading the applications and services groups that supported the Company’s transformation from a products company to an enterprise solutions company before being acquired by SAP.
Ms. Kahn was also a member of MapInfo’s Board of Directors and served on the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. MapInfo was a global leader in location intelligence solutions and was acquired by Pitney Bowes in 2007. Prior to that, she was a member of the KPMG Consulting Executive Committee during the 1990s.
Ms. Kahn holds a B.B.A. in accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Chairman of the Audit Committee
Ken Galaznik has been a member of Bridgeline Digitals Board of Directors since 2007, and is the Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee.
From February 2005 Mr. Galaznik has been the Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer for American Science & Engineering, a publicly held company with a public market cap of approximately $600 Million.
Mr. Galaznik is responsible for the American Science & Engineering’s day-to-day financial management, treasury, and SEC compliance, and information technology functions.In addition, Mr. Galaznik is responsible for all Investor Relations within the financial community.
American Science and Engineering, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASEI) is the leading worldwide supplier of innovative X-ray inspection and screening systems. With more than 45 years of experience in developing advanced X-ray security systems, the Company's product line utilizes a variety of patented technologies. These technologies offer superior detection of threats including plastic explosives, plastic weapons, illegal drugs, other contraband, dirty bombs and nuclear devices. American Science and Engineering offers a complete range of X-ray inspection products including Z Backscatter screening systems, CargoSearch and ParcelSearch inspection systems, used for critical detection and security applications to combat terrorism, drug and weapon smuggling, trade fraud, and illegal immigration. American Science and Engineering customers include leading governmental agencies, border authorities, military bases, airports and corporations worldwide, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Royal Thai Police, HM Customs & Excise (U.K.) and Hong Kong Customs.
Mr. Galaznik has been with American Science and Engineering since August 2002, serving as Vice President of Finance and subsequently appointed as Acting Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining AS&E American Science and Engineering, he was Vice President of Finance at Spectro Analytical Instruments, Inc. and has 27 years of experience in accounting and finance positions in manufacturing and real estate development entities.
Mr. Galaznik holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from The University of Houston.
Chairman of the Nominating and Governance Committee
Rob Hegarty has been a member of Bridgeline Digital’s Board of Directors since 2008, and he is the Chairman of the Company’s Nominating & Governance Committee and Compensation Committee.
Mr. Hegarty is Managing Director, Strategy and Marketing at the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation. In this role, Rob is responsible for all strategy and marketing functions across the firm. He is also specifically spearheading DTCC’s efforts to identify new market and growth opportunities focused on the buy-side, front-office, and trading communities. DTCC, through its subsidiaries, provides clearance, settlement and information services for equity, fixed income, mutual fund, money market, insurance, and derivative instruments. DTCC has operating facilities in multiple locations in the United States and overseas.
Mr. Hegarty has over 25 years of experience in the financial services technology industry. Prior to joining DTCC in April 2009, Rob was a Managing Director at TowerGroup, a leading provider of research and advisory services to the global financial services and technology industries. There he led two of TowerGroup’s practice areas: Securities & Investments and Insurance. Before joining TowerGroup in 1999, Rob was vice president of trading systems at Putnam Investments in Boston. Prior to Putnam, he was with Fidelity Investments in Boston for eight years, primarily responsible for technology for the institutional broker-dealer arm of Fidelity Investments, Fidelity Capital Markets. Previously, he was division vice president at Drexel Burnham Lambert in New York and was with the IT management consulting division of Coopers & Lybrand's Boston office.
Quoted frequently by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Business Week, Forbes, Institutional Investor, Wall Street & Technology, Securities Industry News, and Global Investment Technology, Rob has been a featured speaker at dozens of industry conferences and appears regularly on CNBC-TV (U.S. and Europe), Bloomberg-TV, ABC-TV, and National Public Radio.
Mr. Hegarty holds an M.B.A. with a finance/marketing concentration from Babson College and a B.S. in computer science from North Adams State College.
Scott Landers has been a member of Bridgeline Digital’s Board of Directors since 2009 and serves on the Companies Audit Committee and Nominating & Governance Committee.
Since 2008 Mr. Landers has been the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Monotype Imaging, a global developer of text imaging solutions. Monotype is a publicly held company (Nasdaq:TYPE) with a public market cap over $250 million. Prior to joining Monotype, Mr. Landers was the Vice President of Global Finance at Pitney Bowes Software, a $450 million division of Pitney Bowes and a leading global provider of location intelligence solutions.
Mr. Landers was also Vice President of Finance at publicly held MapInfo (Nasdaq:MAPS), which was acquired by Pitney Bowes in April, 2007. At MapInfo, Landers held several positions since joining the company in 1997, including a post as Director of Finance at MapInfo Canada. Earlier in his career, Landers was a Business Assurance Manager with Coopers & Lybrand.
The Capital District Business Review recently recognized Mr. Landers as one of the top 40 executives under 40 years of age in New York's Capital Region. Mr. Landers is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, N.Y. and a Masters of Business Administration from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y.
Since its inception in 2000, Thomas Massie has been Bridgeline Digital's Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Massie has led Bridgeline Digital to record revenues each year since inception and the Company has amassed over 75 industry related awards over the past decade, including the esteemed CODiE Award. In 2011, Deloitte recognized Bridgeline Digital as one of the fastest 500 growing Companies in North America and the International Business Times recognized Bridgeline Digital as one of the fastest growing 1,000 Technology Companies globally. For the past 3 consecutive years, BtoB Magazine recognizes Bridgeline as one of the top interactive technology companies in the United States. KM World Magazine recently named Bridgeline as one of the "100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management" and their Editors selected iAPPS as a "Trend Setting Product” of 2011.
From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Massie was a member of the Board of Directors of MapInfo Corp, a publicly developer of location intelligence software solutions. Mr. Massie was Chairman of MapInfo's Corporate Governance Committee and a member of their audit and compensation committees. In 2007, MapInfo was acquired by Pitney Bowes for $480 million dollars.
From 1991 to 2000, Mr. Massie was the founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Focus Enhancements. Focus is a publicly held developer of proprietary video conversion ASIC chip technology that had global technology alliances with companies such as Intel, Microsoft, Apple Computer, Thompson, Philips, SONY, Nokia, and Zenith. Mr. Massie led Focus from its original business plan to a public market cap of over $230 million dollars.
From 1986 to 1991, Mr. Massie was the founder, and Chairman of the Board of Mass Microsystems. Mr. Massie led this publicly held developer of proprietary multimedia products from business plan to over $75 million dollars in public market cap in just a few short years. In addition, Mr. Massie is a member of the National Associations of Corporate Directors and he was a non-commissioned Officer in the United States Army, 101st Airborne Division.