SightLogix Board of Directors
James Hahn, Chairman and Founder Jim is active in the company’s strategic pursuits on a full-time basis. He has been instrumental in founding four start-up companies, including Infotron Systems where he served as President and CEO, leading it through an IPO and worldwide growth consisting of five international divisions. He has served on a number of public and private boards.
John Romanowich, President, CEO and Founder John is the president and CEO of SightLogix, a leading intelligent camera supplier for perimeter security applications. He has two decades of success in building technology companies, having held management positions in video technologies with Intel, IBM and the Sarnoff Corporation. He also co-founded Pyramid Vision Technologies, a pioneer in intelligent video surveillance acquired by L3 Communications. John is a board member of the Security Industry Association (SIA) and serves as the Chairman of SIA’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Working Group. John is also Chairman of SIA’s Perimeter Security Standards Subcommittee. For John’s efforts within SIA, he received the “2011 Statesman Award”, the highest honor given to one member each year.
George Newcombe George, one of the country’s foremost business attorneys, retired after more than 35 years with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, consistently ranked among the world’s leading law firms, and was a founder and head of their Palo Alto office. Under George’s leadership, the Palo Alto office grew to be the firm’s largest office outside of New York, developing client relationships with the largest high tech and financial institutions in Silicon Valley, including Apple, Intel, Cisco, Adobe, Silver Lake Partners, Hellman and Friedman, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs. In 2010, George was recognized as a leading Intellectual Property lawyer in California by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
Jack Tomarchio Jack is a former Deputy Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis Operations under President George W. Bush. In this capacity, Jack was the primary senior official in charge of the intelligence director’s partnership with state and local governments to build a domestic intelligence sharing network. Prior to his presidential appointment, he practiced law with an expertise in national security issues. He currently serves as a colonel in the Army Reserve, assigned to U.S. Special Operations Command. Jack has testified before both houses of Congress on homeland security and intelligence matters and is a frequent commentator, writer and speaker on national security issues.
Mark Steele Mark led the development, negotiation and sale of NeoStrata to Johnson & Johnson. Mark’s career encompasses leadership roles at Fortune 50 companies and smaller organizations, guiding portfolios that include modest, yet distinguished product lines to the most profitable consumer brands. Among Mark’s talents is an ability to recognize a product’s inherent potential to build value for customers, shareholders, board members, and employees, while expertly navigating good and lean times to drive operational, financial, marketing and cultural excellence.
SightLogix Management Team
Danny Chin, Vice President Engineering and Founder Danny was Director of Advanced Development at DIVA Systems where he was the chief architect of three generations of video-processing-architectures. Prior to that, Danny was with Sarnoff Corporation for 19 years, where he led many hardware and software development teams engaged in sophisticated video and image processing development. Danny holds 46 patents in video processing.
Gary Singer, Vice President Finance & Administration Gary has extensive experience in the financial and operational management of both large and small companies. He has served in senior financial management positions with several large consumer media companies including the Business Week unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies. Additionally Gary has participated in two startup ventures and was extensively involved in acquisitions and divestitures while at Primedia, Inc. Gary is a CPA and CMA.
Ivan Arrieta , Director of EMEA Ivan formerly served at VP of EMEA Sales at Cedar Point Communications, where he established sales teams, support organizations and reseller relationships with major systems integrators. Ivan has held executive-level sales and operating positions with Avaya, Nortel, ADC Fibermux and Infotron Systems. Fluent in five languages, Ivan holds an MBA from Harvard University and has an undergraduate degree in engineering.
Eric Heller, Director of Marketing Eric brings over ten years of technology marketing experience with expertise in Web 2.0 marketing strategies and techniques. Prior to joining SightLogix, Eric was a senior manager for AEP Networks, responsible for product marketing and international awareness programs for sales lead generation.