Stuart E. Rudolph, President and CEO, Chairman of the Board
Mr. Rudolph is a serial entrepreneur and inventor. As president and CEO of VirtualAgility Inc, he works with government agencies and private enterprises in the U.S. and abroad on issues involving public safety, crisis management and business resiliency and continuity.
Stuart holds several patents and has other patents pending on net-centric and rapid application development (RAD) software methodologies for structuring "user optimized" collaborative environments. VirtualAgility's RAD solutions enable agile information sharing, data integration and visualization that fosters organizational interoperability, informed decision-making and IT productivity.
Mr. Rudolph's career has revolved around leading teams in the creation and marketing of out-ahead of the curve solutions to enterprise-wide challenges. In his career Stuart has helped launch the first Commercial Digital Cameras and CCD technology for color imaging that we use every day in our desktop printers. And now he's leading VirtualAgility to enable a browser-based interoperability that delivers on the promise that will soon become a standard computing mode. Mr. Rudolph has received many awards and distinctions for practical innovation, product excellence and entrepreneurship.General
Michael P. C. Carns (USAF, Ret.) Director
General Carns was formerly Vice Chief of Staff of the US Air Force. A thought leader, he has written extensively on the role of military force, the need to improve military acquisition processes and the benefits of privatizing military logistics and support functions. As a frequent consultant on military, technical and financial issues, he maintains extensive contracts throughout the U.S. government and with foreign business, academic and governmental leaders in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. General Carns will advise VirtualAgility on the military's rapidly evolving use of information technology, strategic systems procurement.
Ronald V. Coughlin, Director
Mr. Coughlin, formerly a partner at Booz Allen Hamilton, and Diamond Technology Partners, lends VirtualAgility his extensive expertise in business management, executive and organizational development, and corporate expansion strategies and implementation. Ron serves a key role in guiding VirtualAgility's growth and expansion pathways.
John H. Morton, Director
Mr. Morton retired as a senior partner at Hale and Dorr, LLC, where he worked with high-ranking government officials in the US, China, and Eastern European countries to design and implement legal, business and economic structures necessary to achieve democratization, privatization and economic stabilization. He has founded and held leadership roles in multiple high tech encryption, optical, plastics and chemical enterprises, and lends his broad business perspective to VirtualAgility's expansion in government and commercial markets.
Jeffrey J. Ronaldi, Director
Mr. Ronaldi has 25 years of experience in driving revenues, market growth, and profitability for start-up and high-growth companies. He currently serves as CEO of DSS (NYSE listed company), and is responsible for defining overall strategy for the company and managing the company's various patent portfolios. In prior positions he has guided patent investment funds; been responsible for identifying, purchasing, and managing technology companies around the world; and developing industry-leading products through successful IPO’s. Mr. Ronaldi lends VirtualAgility his considerable expertise in growing and managing small companies and defending patent portfolios.
Charles O. Staples, Director
Mr. Staples retired as President of Mettler-Toledo Thornton, Inc., a business unit of Mettler-Toledo Inc., a major instrumentation company. Prior to growing Thornton Inc. by a factor of five and working with an M&A firm to sell the company to Mettler, Mr. Staples was involved in a number of successful start up companies in the computer software and services area in positions from CFO to President and General Manager. He contributes his expertise in nurturing small companies, building successful teams and developing financing strategies that have supported a number of early-stage, software/technology-based companies on whose Boards he has served.