Mr. Smith previously served as a financial consultant serving multiple software-as-a-service, medical technology and technology device businesses, and served as interim Chief Financial Officer of TetraVue Inc., a developer of high definition 4D LIDAR technology, since February 2017. From 2012 to 2016, Mr. Smith served as Chief Financial Officer and Head of Operations for Micropower Technologies, a private equity-backed business engaged in the development and sale of platforms enabling extreme low-power wireless video surveillance systems. From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Smith ran his own consulting business and also served as President of XiTron Technologies, a development stage biotech firm that was sold to ImpediMed Ltd, a publicly-traded medical device company, in 2007. From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Smith served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, a publicly-traded semiconductor company that designs network and embedded power architecture, optical transport and storage solutions. Mr. Smith also serves as a director of Niels Brock/CIBU, a Denmark-based International Business University. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Arizona State University.
Dan Mondor was appointed CEO of Inseego Corp. in June 2017 and named Inseego’s Chairman and CEO in August 2018. Mr. Mondor has over 35 years of telecommunications and media technology experience with global Fortune 500 and privately held corporations. Mr. Mondor has received numerous industry awards for innovation and market impact and was named by ExecRank as a top Micro-Cap CEO for driving shareholder value.
Prior to joining Inseego, Mr. Mondor provided corporate strategy and M&A advisory services through his private consulting firm. Previously he was President and CEO of Spectralink Corporation, a private-equity owned global company that designs and manufactures mobile-workforce products for global enterprises, including Android powered WiFi smartphones. Mr. Mondor was President and CEO of Concurrent Corporation (Nasdaq: CCUR), a global company that designs and manufactures IP video delivery and real-time Linux software solutions for global service providers, military, aerospace, automotive and financial service industries. Previously, Mr. Mondor was President of Mitel Networks, Inc., a subsidiary of Mitel Networks Corporation (Nasdaq: MITL), a global company that designs and manufactures business communications systems and mobile communications technology to serve the enterprise and wireless carrier markets. Prior to that, he held positions of increasing responsibility in general management, marketing, and sales during his 16 year career with Nortel Networks. At Nortel, Mr. Mondor was Vice President of Global Marketing of the Optical Internet business during a period of hyper-growth to become a $10B dominant market share leader. Mr. Mondor also served as VP and General Manager of several Nortel business units that designed and manufactured products for the global enterprise and service provider markets.
Mr. Mondor holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba, and executive education from the Cornell Graduate School of Management and Duke Fuqua School of Business.
Mr. Tuder, age 45, was appointed to the Board in June 2017. Mr. Tuder is a Partner of Ambina Partners, a private investment firm that makes private equity and credit investments, and is the Founder and Managing Member of Tremson Capital Management, LLC (“Tremson”), a private investment firm focused on identifying and investing in securities of undervalued publicly-traded companies. Prior to founding Tremson, he held positions at SEC-registered investment advisors that primarily invest in undervalued securities of publicly traded companies, including serving as the Director of Research for KSA Capital Management, LLC from 2012 until 2015 and as a Senior Analyst at JHL Capital Group, LLC during 2011. From 2007 until 2010, Mr. Tuder was a Managing Director of CapitalSource Finance, LLC, a publicly-traded commercial finance company, where he analyzed and underwrote special situation credit investments in the leveraged loan and securitized bond markets. From 2005 until 2007, Mr. Tuder was a member of the investment team at Fortress Investment Group, LLC (“Fortress”), where he analyzed, underwrote and managed private equity investments for several of Fortress’s private equity investment vehicles. Mr. Tuder began his career in various investment capacities at Nassau Capital, a privately-held investment firm that managed the private portion of Princeton University’s endowment and ABS Capital Partners, a private equity firm affiliated with Alex Brown & Sons. Mr. Tuder served on the board of directors of MRV Communications, Inc. (MRVC) until August 2017, where he also served as Chairman of the audit committee prior to its sale to Adva Optical Networking. Mr. Tuder also serves as a director of a number of privately held companies. Mr. Tuder received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University. Mr. Tuder’s private equity and hedge fund investment experience, his expertise in evaluating both public and private investment opportunities across numerous industries, and his ability to think creatively in considering ways to maximize long-term shareholder value provide a valuable background for him to serve as a member of our Board, as Chair of our Audit Committee and as a member of each of our Compensation Committee and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.