Scott R. Silverman
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Scott R. Silverman is an experienced public company technology executive and lawyer that has successfully led four public companies over the last 20 years. He was previously Chairman and CEO of Applied Digital Solutions (NASDAQ:ADSX) and Digital Angel Corporation (NASDAQ:DIGA) from 2004 to 2007. Applied Digital spun out VeriChip Corporation with Mr. Silverman serving as Executive Chairman. VeriChip Corporation completed an initial public offering on the NASDAQ in 2007 raising more than $30 million and was later sold to Stanley Black and Decker. Mr. Silverman also founded and served as Chairman and CEO of VeriTeQ Corporation, a leader in RFID technology for medical devices that went public in 2013 and was subsequently sold to a leading breast implant manufacturer. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University School of Law.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Vince Pugliese is an expert in technology development and supply chain, and was previously a senior executive at Research in Motion (now Blackberry), responsible for North America and Canada reverse logistics operations. He plays an integral role in driving performance and productivity while reducing cost and improving efficiencies. Mr. Pugliese brings to C-Bond experienced senior executive leadership with an exemplary record of leading operations globally. He is a graduate of Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Baltimore MBA program.
Scott Thomsen was the President of Global Glass Group for Guardian Industries, the largest glass manufacturer in North America, where he was responsible for the P/L for multi-billion-dollar business with facilities in 27 countries on five continents and 11,000 employees. The Guardian Glass Group offers value-added glass products and services to customers in the commercial, residential, automotive, electronics and energy market segments in 110+ countries. He is an experienced international business leader with a successful track record of generating positive, sustainable growth by creating competitive advantage through new business ventures, technologies, products and services, applications and customer segments.
Barry Edelstein is a dynamic business leader and entrepreneur with transactional, legal and capital markets expertise. He is currently a Managing Partner of Structured Growth Capital, Inc., which is part of a senior secured funding group that has transacted over 300 financings in excess of $3 billion. Previously, he was Interim President & CEO of Digital Angel Corporation, a leading international RFID and GPS company, acquired by Applied Digital Solutions. He was the President & CEO (Current Chairman) of ScentSational Technologies, LLC. He also co-founded GlobalCom Telecommunications, LLC, which was sold to Comcast Corporation where he served in an executive capacity for what is known today as Comcast Business. He received his LLM from the Delaware Law School of Widener University and his Bachelor of Business Administration from Drexel University Lebow College of Business.