Chief Executive Officer
Prior to founding Verseon, Mr. Prakash was founder and CEO of Pulsent Corporation. He grew the company over five years and was instrumental in bringing Pulsent’s video compression and signal processing technology to the marketplace. He is also an inventor on 35 patents. Mr. Prakash received his B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from California Institute of Technology.
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Prior to founding Verseon, Ms. Fodor co-founded Pulsent Corporation where she was the Chief Operating Officer. She played a pivotal role in growing the company and developing highly effective operating, marketing, and intellectual property strategies. She is also an inventor on 17 patents. Ms. Fodor received her B.S. in Physics from Universitatea Bolyai in Romania.
Thomas A. Hecht
Dr. Hecht has forty years of experience in business development, strategic planning, process engineering, quality management, and environmental policy. During his more than thirty years at Chevron Corporation, he served in senior positions in the United States, Australia, and South Korea. His final positions were Executive Vice President of Strategy for NWS Australia LNG and Vice President of LNG Procurement for GS Caltex in Korea. Dr. Hecht received his Ph.D. from California Institute of Technology.
Mr. Wickersham is the Vice Chairman of S&W Seed, a US publicly traded agricultural company he founded in 2008. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the mutual funds of Fisher Investments, a US based firm which has $58 billion assets under management, and the general partner of Glenbrook Capital, a partnership that invests in emerging growth companies. He served with the US Securities & Exchange Commission as Staff Attorney in Washington, DC, and as an SEC Branch Chief in Los Angeles. He holds an AB from the Univ. of California (Berkeley), an M.B.A. from Harvard and a Jur.Dr. from the Univ. of California (Hastings) and is a practicing member of the California State Bar. He has served on several boards, currently including the Board of Trustees of Hastings Law School.
Alastair Andrew Bertram Cade
Mr. Cade co-founded Daniel Stewart Securities plc, a London-based corporate finance house and broker and served as Managing Director. Subsequently, Mr. Cade set up a private investment vehicle concentrating on agriculture and renewable energy. He co-founded Mytrah Energy (UK) Limited where he served as Executive Director and as a director of Mytrah Energy India Limited. Mr. Cade received his Masters degree in Economics from St. Andrews University.