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Management Bios

Adam Aronson: Chief Executive Officer
Lambert Wixson: Ph.D.: Chief Technology Officer
Mark W. Moshier: President, Manufacturing
John Varnau: Executive Vice President, Security & Logistics
Jean Zimmerman: Executive Vice President, Operations and Legal
Ira Sobotko: Finance Consultant and Director
Christopher Birck: Chairman

 

Adam Aronson: Chief Executive Officer
Arrowsight is led by CEO Adam Aronson. Adam founded ParentWatch in 1998 and co-invested the initial $750,000 of seed capital into that company. He is also the Managing Director and sole owner of AC Capital Management, LLC, an investment company that he founded in 1997. From 1994 through 1997, he served as managing director and co-founder of Microquant, a currency-trading fund that managed over $50 million in assets. From 1991 to 1994 he served as a currency trader, first at Credit Suisse First Boston and later, at PaineWebber. Mr. Aronson received a BA from the University of Vermont.

Lambert Wixson, Ph.D.: Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Wixson is chief architect responsible for Arrowsight's technology development. He joined Arrowsight in May 2000. From 1993 to 2000 he was a project leader of video initiatives at the Sarnoff Corporation, formerly RCA Laboratories (the birthplace of color TV and HDTV). Mr. Wixson owns multiple video-related patents and has authored several video-related white papers. He received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rochester and a BS from Carnegie Mellon University.

Mark W. Moshier: President, Manufacturing
Mr. Moshier is the President of Arrowsight's Manufacturing Division. Mr. Moshier joined Arrowsight in 2005. Mr. Moshier has 18 years of experience within the food and beverage industry, serving in senior level positions at industry leaders such as Tyson Foods, PepsiCo and Ralston Purina. From 2000 to 2005 he served as Vice President of Operations at Keystone Foods Poultry where he was responsible for manufacturing, procurement, operations, security, process design, and food safety compliance. He also managed the fish manufacturing business where he was responsible for large scale procurement. From 1996 to 2000, he was President and CEO of Technicraft International, a private consulting firm specializing in plant operations, production, design and supply chain optimization. Mr. Moshier also holds five design patents for equipment and processes in Food Manufacturing. He received a B.S.M.E. from Vanderbilt University and a B.S. in Engineering Science from David Lipscomb University.

John Varnau: Executive Vice President, Security & Logistics
Mr. Varnau joined Arrowsight in 2004. Mr. Varnau has extensive experience in the security and remote video industries. From 1996 to 2003 he served as Vice President of Operations for Westec Interactive. At Westec, John was instrumental in taking the company from concept stage to $15 million in annualized revenues with customers such as YUM Restaurants, Darden Restaurants, 7-Eleven, Albertsons, Wendy's, Waffle House, McDonald's, and Zales. From 1994 to 1996 Mr. Varnau was president & CEO of Premises One Corporation, a nation-wide network and telecommunications installation services company. Prior to Premises One Corporation, Mr. Varnau worked for Auto-Graphics, Inc., Bluebird Systems, Imagebase Technologies and Calcomp (a Lockheed company). He graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Industrial Management.

Jean Zimmerman: Executive Vice President, Operations and Legal
Ms. Zimmerman oversees Arrowsight's operations and legal matters. She joined Arrowsight in January 2001. From 1984 to 1999 she administered legal, regulatory, compliance, and corporate governance matters for IBJ Whitehall Financial Group. Prior to that, she served as senior associate at Sage Gray Todd & Sims, a Wall Street law firm representing major financial service clients. Ms. Zimmerman received a JD from Emory University School of Law and a BS in Finance and a BA in Marketing from the University of Maryland.

Ira Sobotko: Finance Consultant and Director
Mr. Sobotko joined Arrowsight in August 2000 and was appointed a director in November 2001. Mr. Sobotko resigned from his operations role at Arrowsight in 2004 and resumed his role as Finance Consultant in February 2006. From January 2004 through May 2005 he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of CampusFoods.com. From September 1985 to July 2000, Mr. Sobotko was Corporate Director of Finance at GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX), which provides performance and operations consulting and training to Fortune 500 companies. From March 1999 to April 2000, he served as Chief Financial Officer of General Physics Corporation, a subsidiary of GP Strategies, where he was responsible for all accounting, finance, information technology, and human resources functions. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Sobotko was also Chief Financial Officer of a distribution company, The Five Star Group - where he was responsible for the company’s re-engineering and continued financial and operational management. Mr. Sobotko received an MS in Accounting from Binghamton University and a BS from Oneonta State College.

Christopher Birck: Chairman
Mr. Birck has been a Director of Arrowsight since May 2000. He was appointed Chairman in September 2003. Since May 1999, Mr. Birck has served as managing general partner of Oak Street Investments, L.P., a Connecticut-based venture firm. He also serves as President of his own real estate investment group, Birck Investments, Inc. A member of the founding family of Tellabs (NASDAQ: TLAB), an electronic communications hardware company, Mr. Birck was the Director of Treasury of that company from December 1988 to April 1999. He also serves on the board of directors of several companies, including Celtic Investment Corp., opexchange and Power-Clip Co. (formerly DoubleTime Corp.). Mr. Birck received an MBA in Finance from DePaul University and a BS from Benedictine University.

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