Pat V. Costa - Cofounder - Chief Executive Officer - Chairman of the Board
Earlier, Pat was Publisher of Telecommunication Magazine, technical director for H.L. Livermore Company and executive vice president of GCA Corporation, a manufacturer of electronic equipment and semiconductor capital equipment. From 1986 to 1988, he served as Chairman of the Board of the Automated Vision Association (AVA), now called the Automated Imaging Association. Pat earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a MS in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a BSEE from Northeastern University.
Curtis W. Howes - Cofounder - President - Member of the Board
Curtis also served as Senior Research Scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute for the Department of Energy Pacific Northwest Laboratory in Richland, Washington. Curtis earned a MS in Information Systems from the United States Naval Postgraduate School, a MS in Systems Management from the University of Southern California and a BA in Business Administration from the University of Washington.
While a Captain in the U.S. Marine Corps in the late 1980s, Curtis was a member of the Corps’ Research, Development and Acquisition Command. Among other things, he was responsible for the planning and execution of a major research and systems engineering development effort in support of the interoperability of Marine Corps Tactical Data Systems. He was also appointed by the U.S. Military Communications Electronics Board (USMCEB) to represent the Defense Department at the NATO Tri Services Group on Communications Electronics Equipment for Data Distribution. He worked with his counterparts from other NATO member nations to find viable solutions to problems associated with the interoperability of international computer resources as they related to tactical data communications for major weapons systems, as well as wire and radio applications.
Diane E. Sarantopoulos - Cofounder - Vice President - Secretary - Treasurer - Member of the Board
Gordon K. Low - Advisor - Member of the Board
Gordon earned his BS at Brigham Young University and his MS at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where his thesis was on the commercialization of innovative technologies.
Dr. Ernest G. Henrichon, Jr. - Senior Vice President of Engineering & Technology
Earlier, Ernie was Vice President of Research, Development & Engineering for ICAD, developer and manufacturer of FDA-approved medical devices for scanning, digitizing, processing and analyzing mammogram films. He has also held executive engineering posts at Newport Technologies Inc, Imaging Technology Inc., Scientific Systems and Hendrix Technology.
Ernie earned his Ph.D and MSEE at Purdue University and his BSEE at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Eric P. Johanson — Vice President of Systems Architecture & Software Engineering
R. Thomas Swem - Advisor
Tom earned his MBA in Operations Management and Information Systems at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Graduate School. He earned his BA in History and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.