People: Visualant Inc (VSUL.PK)

VSUL.PK on OTC Markets Group

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Marco Hegyi

56 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Ronald Erickson

67 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Management Director

Mark Scott

60 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary

Richard Mander

53 2013 Chief Technology Officer

Todd Sames

59 2012 Vice President - Business Development

Ichiro Takesako

54 2013 Director

Jon Pepper

62 2006 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Marco Hegyi

Mr. Marco Hegyi is Independent Chairman of the Board of Visualant Inc. He has served as an independent director since February 14, 2008 and as Chairman of the Board since May 2011. Mr. Hegyi has been a principal with the Chasm Group since 2006, where he combines his experience in, and passion for helping companies expand their businesses with innovative technologies and collaborative partnership strategies using mobile and wireless platforms, service business models and Internet marketing programs. Prior to working as a strategic advisor, Mr. Hegyi served as Senior Director, Global Product Management, at Yahoo Search Marketing during 2006. Prior to Yahoo, Mr. Hegyi was at Microsoft program management for Microsoft Windows and Office beta releases aimed at software developers from 2001 to 2006. While at Microsoft, he formed new service concepts and created operating programs to extend the depth and breadth of the company’s unparalleled developer eco-system, including managing offshore, outsource teams in China and India, and US 7,904,875 patent inventor of Microsoft business process in service delivery. Mr. Hegyi has also filed eight other patents in the last two years. Mr. Hegyi earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Information and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, and has completed advanced studies in innovation marketing, advanced management, and strategy at Harvard Business School, Stanford University, UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, and MIT Sloan School of Management.

Ronald Erickson

Mr. Ronald P. Erickson is President, Chief Executive Officer, Management Director of Visualant Inc. He was appointed to the positions of CEO and President on November 10, 2009. Earlier, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on September 29, 2003, and resigned from this position on August 31, 2004 at which time he was appointed Chairman of the Board. A seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in the high technology, telecommunications, micro-computer, and digital media industries, Mr. Erickson was the founder of Visualant. In addition to his Visualant responsibilities he also serves as Chairman of Tristit Global,, Inc., a mobile application development and distribution company and eCharge Corporation an Internet based transaction processing company. He is formerly Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blue Frog Media, a mobile media and entertainment company; Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of GlobalTel Resources, a provider of telecommunications services; Chairman, Interim President and CEO of Egghead Software, Inc. the software reseller where he was an original investor; Chairman and CEO of NBI, Inc.; and Co-founder of MicroRim, Inc. the database software developer. Earlier, Mr. Erickson practiced law in Seattle and worked in public policy in Washington, DC and New York, NY. Additionally, Mr. Erickson has been an angel investor and board member of a number of public and private technology companies. In addition to his business activities Mr. Erickson serves on the Board of Trustees of Central Washington University where he received his BA degree. He also holds a MA from the University of Wyoming and a JD from the University of California, Davis. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Washington and the District of Columbia.

Mark Scott

Mr. Mark E. Scott is Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of Visualant Inc. He has financial, capital market and experience in public microcap companies. Mr. Scott serves as (i) Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of Visualant, Inc., a position he has held since May 2010 and (ii) Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of WestMountain Gold, Inc. since December 8, 2010. Mr. Scott also provides consulting financial services to other public companies. Mr. Scott previously served as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of IA Global, Inc. from October 2003 to June 2011. Previously, he held executive financial positions with Digital Lightwave; Network Access Solutions; and Teltronics, Inc. He has also held senior financial positions at Protel, Inc., Crystals International, Inc., Ranks Hovis McDougall, LLP and Brittania Sportswear, and worked at Arthur Andersen. Mr. Scott is also a certified public accountant and received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from the University of Washington.

Richard Mander

Mr. Richard Mander, Ph.D., is Chief Technology Officer of Visualant, Inc. Mander brings a long history of success in the development of products for the consumer and business-to-business marketplace. With a Ph.D. from Stanford focusing on innovative interface technologies, he worked for seven years at Apple transferring emerging technologies into successful products. Since Apple he has held a variety of senior roles in consumer electronics companies. In his most recent role he led the development of the award winning Contour action-sports camera. Over the last year, as Vice President of Product Management and Technology, Mander led the development of Visualant’s ChromaID Scanner and Software Development Kit which are designed to support developers who wish to explore and license Visualant’s ChromaID technology.

Todd Sames

Mr. Todd Martin Sames is Vice President - Business Development of Visualant, Inc. Mr. Sames is responsible for driving new licensing agreements for the company’s SPM technology with a wide-range of original device manufacturers. Mr. Sames brings over 25 years of industry experience to the expanding Visualant team. From 2010 to 2012, Mr. Sames held an executive position at INX, where he ultimately led in the creation of a new Business Unit. The project resulted in a new line of video conferencing, telecommunication, and security solutions for Cisco. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Sames held an executive position at BT Conferencing. Mr. Sames has also established partnerships with other well-known companies such as Polycom, LifeSize, and TANDBERG.

Ichiro Takesako

Mr. Ichiro Takesako has been appointed as Director of Visualant Inc., effective April 8, 2013. Mr. Takesako has held executive positions with Sumitomo Precision Products Co., Ltd (“SPP”) from 1983. Mr. Takesako graduated from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan with a Degree of Bachelor of Social Sciences. Mr. Takesako was appointed to the Board in connection with the Company entering into a Joint Research and Product Development Agreement with SPP on May 31, 2012, the investment by SPP in the Company, and the Company and SPP entering into a License Agreement.

Jon Pepper

Mr. Jon Pepper is an Independent Director of Visualant Inc., since April 19, 2006. Mr. Pepper is the co-founder of Pepcom. Prior to that Pepper started the DigitalFocus newsletter, a ground-breaking newsletter on digital imaging. Pepper has been closely involved with the high technology revolution since the beginning of the personal computer era. He was formerly a journalist and columnist; his work on technology subjects appeared in The New York Times, Fortune, PC Magazine, Men's Journal, Working Woman, PC Week, Popular Science and many other well-known publications. Pepper was educated at Union College in Schenectady, New York and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Marco Hegyi

--

Ronald Erickson

430,000

Mark Scott

270,000

Richard Mander

342,000

Todd Sames

250,000

Ichiro Takesako

--

Jon Pepper

--
As Of 29 Sep 2013

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