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WidePoint Corp (WYY)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Komar

75 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board

Jin Kang

52 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Jeffrey Nyweide

60 2017 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

James McCubbin

52 2016 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

Paul Johnson

54 2015 Director

Otto Guenther

75 2007 Independent Director

George Norwood

72 2007 Independent Director

James Ritter

72 2008 Independent Director

Morton Taubman

73 2006 Independent Director

Brett Hayden

2012 IR Contact

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Komar

Mr. Steven L. Komar Steve is has served as a director since December 1997 and became Chairman of the Board in October 2001. Mr. Komar has also served as Chief Executive Officer since December 2001. From June 2000 until December 2001, Mr. Komar served as a founding partner of C-III Holdings, a development stage financial services company. From 1991 to June 2000, Mr. Komar served as Group Executive Vice President of Fiserv, Inc., a company that provides advanced data processing services and related products to the financial industry. From 1980 to 1991, Mr. Komar served in a number of financial management positions with CitiGroup, including the role of Chief Financial Officer of Diners Club International and Citicorp Information Resources, respectively. Mr. Komar is a graduate of the City University of New York with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from Pace University.

Jin Kang

Mr. Jin Kang is President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He appointed Chief Operations Officer on June 30, 2012. Mr. Kang has also served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of WidePoint Integrated Solutions Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since our acquisition of WidePoint Integrated Solutions Corp. on January 4, 2008. Mr. Kang founded the company in 1999 and has managed WidePoint Integrated Solutions Corp. since its inception. Mr. Kang has over 26 years of professional experience in the Federal Government Information Technology Services field. Prior to founding, iSYS, LLC (now WidePoint Integrated Solutions Corp.), Mr. Kang was a Division Manager for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). His responsibilities included the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS), a marquee program for the FBI Laboratory Division. As the Engineering Manager for Northrop Grumman Corporation, Mr. Kang played a critical role in the successful management of the Defense Medical Information Systems/Systems Integration, Design Development, Operations and Maintenance Services (D/SIDDOMS) contract from its inception with zero revenues to a program of $190 million in sales. Mr. Kang received a Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Computer Science and Computer Systems Management from the University of Maryland.

Jeffrey Nyweide

Mr. Jeffrey O. Nyweide serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company, Mr. Nyweide provided strategic and business operations consulting services. From 2005 through 2013, he served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President-Corporate Development, Treasurer and Secretary of GlobalOptions Group, Inc. Prior to that time, Mr. Nyweide had been Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President-Corporate Development of privately-held GlobalOptions, Inc. since April 2003. Mr. Nyweide has been a Venture Partner with Millennium Technology Ventures, L.P., a New York-based venture capital firm, from 2001 until 2005. From 1987 to 2000, he co-founded and then grew Dataware Technologies, Inc., a software and services company, as Director, President and Chief Operating Officer, and took the company public. In 1995, he helped found Northern Light Technology LLC. Mr. Nyweide has significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, finance and operations, as well as with establishing international business in Europe and Asia from prior experience as a founder and managing director of Quantum Management in Greenwich, Connecticut and Munich, Germany.

James McCubbin

Mr. James T. McCubbin is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary of the Company. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. McCubbin previously served as a member of our board of directors from November 1998 until June 2016. From December 1997 to August 1998, Mr. McCubbin served as Vice President, Controller, Assistant Secretary and Treasurer. Prior to the commencement of his employment with WidePoint in November 1997, Mr. McCubbin held various financial management positions with several companies in the financial and government sectors. Mr. McCubbin is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and a Master’s Degree in International Management. Mr. McCubbin brings extensive financial and corporate compliance expertise as well as internal knowledge of the Company as a result of his having over 13 years of experience with the Company. Mr. McCubbin also has significant experience serving in financial managerial roles within a variety of organizations and membership on several boards of directors over the past 25 years.

Paul Johnson

Mr. Paul Johnson is Director of the Company. He managed Nicusa Investment Advisors, a firm focused on advising senior management and boards of directors on governance, strategy, capital allocation, and shareholder value creation. Mr. Johnson is also a senior advisor to Bowen Advisors, an organization focused on offering M&A and strategic advisory services to emerging and high growth technology firms. Prior to the inception of Nicusa Investment Advisors in 2012, Mr. Johnson was the general partner and investment manager of Nicusa Capital Partners, a private investment partnership that he started in 2003, which invested in virtually all sectors of the economy, with a concentration in technology. Prior to founding Nicusa, Mr. Johnson was a Managing Director in the Equity Research Department of Robertson Stephens, where he worked from 1994 through 2002. Mr. Johnson has been an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Graduate School of Business, Columbia University, since 1992, where he teaches courses on securities analysis and value investing. Mr. Johnson was appointed as a Fellow to the Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis at Fordham University in August 2015 and will teach an introductory class on value investing at the Fordham University Graduate Business School starting in January 2016. Mr. Johnson is co-author of The Gorilla Game, Picking Winners in High Technology, was a contributing annotator in 2012 to The Most Important Thing Illuminated, by Howard Marks, and wrote the history of value investing in the forthcoming book celebrating the 100-year history of the Columbia Business School. Mr. Johnson is also co-author of the forthcoming, Pitch the Perfect Investment, The Essential Guide to Winning on Wall Street. Mr. Johnson has a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA in Finance from the Executive Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Otto Guenther

Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Otto J. Guenther is Independent Director of the Company. He joined the Board after a distinguished 34-year military career, including serving as the Army’s first chief information officer, followed by nearly a decade of exceptional leadership within the federal information technology industry. His key assignments included the following: commanding general for Fort Monmouth, NJ, and the Communications Electronics Command; program executive officer for the Army’s tactical communications equipment; project manager for the Tactical Automated Data Distribution System; and commander for the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council. General Guenther recently retired from Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, where he served as the Sector Vice President and General Manager of Tactical Systems Division. While there, he oversaw battlefield digitization, command and control, and system engineering activities for the U.S. Army. Under his leadership, the division grew to approximately 1,650 employees across several locations and completed over $700 million in acquisitions. Previously General Guenther was general manager of Computer Associates International’s Federal Systems Group, a $300 million operation providing IT products and services to the federal market area. General Guenther was awarded several honors by the U.S. Army, including the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit (Oak Leaf Cluster), Defense Superior Service Medal (Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Medal, and Army Commendation Medal. Recognized for his work within the industry.

George Norwood

Maj. Gen. (Retd.) George W. Norwood is Independent Director of the Company. He serves as a member of the Audit Committee and the Compensation Committee. General Norwood also currently serves on the board of directors of Scalable Network Technologies. He is also on the boards of Peduzzi Associates, Ltd., and Airborne Tactical Advantage Company. General Norwood brings to the Board extensive knowledge of the federal marketplace as a result of a distinguished 30-year military career and more than 12-years in the commercial market with significant experience in both military and defense contracting. General Norwood is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Norwood & Associates, Inc. of Tampa, Fla., which maintains extensive international and U.S. networks of government, military and private sector contacts while providing technical and strategic planning expertise to corporations pursuing defense-related opportunities. General Norwood previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff for the United Nations Command and United States Forces in Korea from 1995 to 1997. He also served as the U.S. member of the United Nations Command’s Military Armistice Commission responsible for crucial general officer level negotiations with North Korea. General Norwood received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from San Diego State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Golden Gate University. He is also a graduate of the National War College and Defense Language Institute.

James Ritter

Mr. James M. Ritter is Independent Director of the Company. He served as a director since December 1999 and served as Assistant Secretary of the Company from December 2002 until 2008. Mr. Ritter is the Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and the Compensation Committee and is also a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Ritter is the retired Corporate Headquarters Chief Information Officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation. Prior to his retirement in February 2001, Mr. Ritter was employed at Lockheed Martin Corporation for over 32 years in various positions involving high level IT strategic planning and implementation, e-commerce development, integrated financial systems, and large-scale distributed systems. Mr. Ritter brings to the Board extensive knowledge of information systems and managerial experience as a result of a career managing and building complex information technology systems. This experience, as well as his independence from the Company, his prior performance as a Board member, led the Board to conclude that he should continue to serve as a director of the Company.

Morton Taubman

Morton S. Taubman is Independent Director of the Company. He has experience as a certified public accountant and is currently an attorney with expertise in corporate law, government contracting and international relations. Prior to forming Hunter Taubman Fischer law firm, Mr. Taubman was the senior vice president and general counsel to DIGICON Corporation, an IT and telecommunications company. Before joining DIGICON, he was a senior partner at Ginsburg, Feldman and Bress, LLP, an established Washington, D.C. firm that provided expertise in tax, telecommunications, litigation, federal regulatory issues, capital reformation, government contracting and international issues. Before that, he was a founding partner at a number of law firms, was the partner-in-charge of the Washington D.C. office of Laventhol & Harworth, in charge of the Washington, D.C. tax department at Coopers & Lybrand and a special agent with the U.S. Treasury Department. Mr. Taubman has been an adjunct law professor for more than 15 years at Georgetown University and George Washington University. He presently also serves as special corporate counsel to Interior Systems, Inc. d/b/a ISI Professional Services, a United States federal contractor. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Baltimore, a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Baltimore Law School, and a Masters of Law Degree from Georgetown University.

Brett Hayden

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