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Board of Directors

  • James Scott Medford

    Chairman of the Board

    Mr. Medford, age 65, has over 35 years of experience in the fields of AIDC (automatic identification and data capture), encompassing early introduction to bar coding, wireless technology, speech recognition and RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification). From 1990 to 2006, Mr. Medford served as a Vice President at Intermec Technologies, where he developed various departments. During 2006, Mr. Medford was a partner at Genesta Partnership, which designs and deploys systems in manufacturing and logistics, where he also managed projects for Fortune 100 companies. From 2008 to 2015, Mr. Medford served as a Senior Vice President of Sales at Impinj, a manufacturer of RFID integrated circuits, devices and software. Most recently, Mr. Medford served as Chief Sales Officer at Invengo International Pte Ltd., a leading provider of RFID technology and solutions, focused on growing the American and European markets, mainly in the retail segments.

    Mr. Medford currently provides consulting services to numerous high tech solution companies and investment firms, and serves as Chairman of LMC, Ltd, a UK based company providing solutions to the international rail and transportation industry.

  • Bill Anderson

    Director
     

    William C. Anderson III is the founder and chief executive officer of AmpThink LLC, a wireless solutions company focused on building large, complex, wireless networks employing different technologies including low and high frequency RFID, wireless bridging, WiFi, near field communications and Bluetooth. AmpThink has led the delivery of networks for major events, including the last three Super Bowls and other major sports events.

    Prior to AmpThink, Mr. Anderson was co-founder and chief technology officer (CTO) of Genesta, a wireless systems integrator specializing in the design and deployment of warehouse automation systems. As CTO of Genesta, Mr. Anderson helped create solutions for Fortune 500 clients.

    Mr. Anderson holds a degree in Economics and Philosophy from Boston College and a Master’s degree in Management Science from The State University of New York.

  • Donna Marks

    Director

    Ms. Donna Seidenberg Marks is a Certified Public Accountant with over 37 years of experience serving wide variety of clients in various industries.

    Mrs. Seidenberg Marks serves as a director at the Fuoco Group, LLC, a certified public accounting firm that provides audit, tax and consulting services. Prior to joining OTI, Mrs. Seidenberg Marks was also the managing partner of her own firm, Donna Seidenberg, PA and served as a Managing Director at American Express Tax and Business Services (which merged into the international accounting firm of RSM McGladrey). Her practice includes performing audits, reviews and compilations of financial statements, preparing tax returns, and rendering consulting services, including forensic accounting and expert witness testimony in mediations and litigation matters in her areas of specialization. Her experience also includes consulting on Sarbanes-Oxley implementation. Ms. Seidenberg Marks has been a frequent speaker at local and national meetings of the Community Associations Institute for which she served until December 31, 2015 on its National Business Partners Council, and is a past President and Treasurer of its local chapter.

    Ms. Seidenberg Marks earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration degree in Accounting (magna cum laude) from the University of South Florida in 1978, and is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

  • Michael J. Soluri

    Director

    Mr. Soluri, age 45, is a technology sales executive with expertise in global direct IT sales within the finance, manufacturing and retail industries and the Internet of Things field. From 1993 to 1995, Mr. Soluri served as the Sales Director of Ameriquest Technologies, a company digitizing existing processes. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Soluri served as the Executive Sales Director of Siemens Data Communications, where he focused on smart switching technologies and intelligent data hub markets. From 1998 to 2015, Mr. Soluri served as the Executive Manager, Global Client Services at the Imaging, Software and Solutions Division of Lexmark International, and he currently serves as the Chief Revenue Office and Vice President of EDM Group that focuses on information management for organizations.

    Mr. Soluri was appointed to serve as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.

  • Eran Gilad

    Director

    Mr. Gilad has over 20 years of experience in senior financial and operational positions in companies operating in the high-tech field. From 1995 to 2005, Mr. Gilad held senior financial and operational positions in various public and private companies operating in the high-tech field. Mr. Gilad has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Silicom Ltd. (Nasdaq: SILC), or Silicom, since 2005 and as its Secretary from 2012. Silicom is a high-tech company providing high-performance networking and data infrastructure solutions. 

    Mr. Gilad is a Certified Public Accountant in Israel and holds an M.A. in Economics from Tel-Aviv University and a B.A. in Accounting and Economics from Tel-Aviv University.

  • Michael Shanahan

    Director

    Mr. Shanahan has been advising business owners for nearly 35 years. Since 2006, Mr. Shanahan has been owner and managing partner at Shanahan Law Firm. From 1988 to 1998, Mr. Shanahan practiced at the Seattle, Washington law firm, Bauer Moynihan & Johnson. As partner, Mr. Shanahan focused on transactions, risk management, and business strategy. From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Shanahan served as Vice President of administration and general counsel for Western Pioneer, Inc. Western Pioneer operated a fleet of ocean-going vessels and fuel transport barges that served oil, construction, and fisheries industries in the western United States and throughout Alaska. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Shanahan served as Vice President of administration and general counsel for Blue North Fisheries, Inc. Blue North Fisheries operated the largest freezer longline fleet in the United States. Mr. Shanahan handled corporate oversight, financial responsibility compliance, and federal legislative agenda.

    In addition to working with clients, Mr. Shanahan has served as adjunct law professor at Seattle University School of Law since 1997. Professor Shanahan’s course focuses on federal law aspects of traditional maritime commerce as developed in the United States.

    Mr. Shanahan obtained a Juris Doctor from the Seattle University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington. Mr. Shanahan is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts in Washington State as well as the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • Sandra Hardardottir

    Director

    Ms. Hardardottir, has over twenty years of experience as a results-driven senior executive. From 1994 to 2001, Ms. Hardardottir was the founder and Managing Director of Premier Recruitment Ltd., a recruitment company specializing in the construction industry, and co-founder of Premier Electrical Ltd., an electrical contractor in the commercial and industrial sectors. From 2003 to 2008, Ms. Hardardottir served initially as a Senior Business Analyst and then was promoted to Senior Executive of a national U.S. management consulting firm. From 2008 to 2012, Ms. Hardardottir held interim roles such as President and Director of Operations of companies that required short term relief to shareholders and leadership teams that faced immediate challenges requiring a shift in strategic focus and rebuilding of core competencies to align with company goals. From 2014 to 2017, Ms. Hardardottir acted as a Senior Business/Executive Analyst for Cogent Analytics, LLC, performing holistic business analysis and providing recommendations to improve performance through organizational structuring, operational efficiencies, and profit engineering.

    Ms. Hardardottir completed an International Finance Reporting and Controls course and holds an M.B.A. with honors from Durham University Business School in England. 

  • Leonid Berkovich

    Director

    Leonid Berkovich has nearly 30 years of experience in the smart card industry, having worked in leading technology companies in the areas including telecom, e-transactions and digital security. From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Berkovich served  as among other positions Senior Vice President Sales EMEA, Marketing & Product lines Director in the Test & Transactions Division of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: “SLB”). From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Berkovich served as a Business Unit Director for Axalto.

    From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Berkovich served as a Managing Director Emerging Businesses for Gemalto  N.V.  Mr. Berkovich joined Orange Group at the end of 2011 and served as a Vice-President Product Marketing in Viaccess-Orca (an affiliate company of Orange) until 2018.  Since 2018, he has been Director IoT, Connected Home at Orange’s Corporate Unit.