Chairman and Chief Executive OfficerRead Bio ... Mr. Farazad has over 17 years of Business Management, Marketing and Technology experience in the areas of Domestic and International Security, Managed Security Operations, Professional Security Services, Security Training, VPN, Intrusion Detection, co-locations, Building Data Centers, Biometrics, Armored Vehicles, Identity Theft and ISX (Internet Service Exchange). Mr. Farazad is considered an expert in these market sectors Middle East, South America and Africa. His expertise and the knowledge of the Geopolitical arena have made him well known among some of the leading businesses in the region. By managing some of the major global telecommunication and Internet Company's have won him high accolades in the global market of IP Optical Network Infrastructure, Internet Super Highway Information Technologies. He has managed many multi million dollar businesses, and has proven track records in his capabilities to meet budgets in a creative fashion. In recognition of his technological achievements in this field, Mr. Farazad has received several awards. Mr. Farazad 15 years of experience in Business Development, Technical Business Development, Sales Management and utilization of CCNP, MCSE is an outstanding asset to any business. Mr. Farazad's capabilities have significantly contributed to the development of Comdex Enterprises, i.e., Comdex, Inc, Comdex Oil & Gas Exploration, Comdex Global Integrations Security, Dolphin USA and Comdex Food International, in its efficiency, organization, growth and profitability. Mr. Farazad has developed strong working alliances with fortune 500 companies such as Swisscom, AT&T (SBC), Bell Canada, Conference Plus, Deutsche Telecom, France Telecom, Glowpoint, InterCall, Singtel, Telstra, TeliaSonera, Telus, V-SPAN/WireOne and China Unicom and other large organizations in the field of Energy. Mr. Farazad is presently a member of the Board of Directors of Georgetown Hospital Department of Pediatrics, which is co-chaired by Mrs. Tipper Gore wife of former Vice President Al Gore, and the Presidential Nominee in 2000 for Democrats. In addition, Mr. Farazad is also a assist in the Arab American Chamber of Commerce to help American Industries to accomplish there goals in the Middle East and he was a member of the government committee roundtable for internet and telecom security act. This committee was chaired by Congressman Tom Davis, of District of Reston, Virginia and Congressman Billy Toesan of Louisiana with honorary chairman Bill Gates, of Microsoft.
President & Vice ChairmanRead Bio ... Mr. Stien, a graduate of George Washington University, brings over 30 years of experience practicing law to our company. He currently is an active partner in a local Washington, D.C. law firm and has an extensive background in various aspects of business law. Mr. Stien was a member of the Justice Department of the United States for 6 years. This extensive background has helped him to become a leader in Corporate Counseling and the implementation of Privacy Acts in the United States regarding Internet, Telecom and Food Industry law is his expertise.
Jason D. Smolen
Executive Vice President and General CounselRead Bio ... Jason D. Smolen has gained recognition over the past 25 years for his knowledge of business, trusts and estates. Mr. Smolen is a court appointed mediator to the United States Bankruptcy Court and has been appointed by the Fairfax Circuit Court, Virginia, to serve as a trustee. Born Brooklyn, New York, November 8, 1952; admitted to bar, 1977, Virginia and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; 1978, District of Columbia, U.S. Tax Court; 1981, U.S. Supreme Court; 1991. Mr. Smolen also attended Maryland City College, of the City University of New York (B.A., 1974); George Mason University, School of Law (J.D., 1977). Adjunct Professor, George Mason University School of Law; Moot Court Judge, Catholic University School of Law; Moot Court Judge, George Mason University School of Law; Mediator, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia; Member; Fairfax Bar Association (Member and Chairman, Membership Committee, Member, Legislative Committee, Circuit Court Committee, Judicial Screening Committee, Mentor Program); Virginia State Bar (Member, Business Law Section); Member, Washington, D.C. Estate Planning Council.
Dr. Gary W. Caille
Chief Scientist & CEO of Comdex ArmorRead Bio ... Dr. Caille has over 25 years experience in Department of Defense research and development. This experience covers basic science to applied systems including development of pre-production prototype systems. Dr. Caille has served as the deputy program manager and technical director for two submarine related programs while on active duty. He has extensive at-sea measurement experience including serving as the program manager for the first People's Republic of China - United States shallow water experiment in the Yellow Sea. Since joining the faculty at Georgia Tech, Dr. Caille has managed underwater acoustics programs, served as the director of a 250 person research laboratory, and produced a concept armored patrol vehicle that focused on survivability as a primary objective using commercial off the shelf technology. Dr. Caille also conducts biomedical research and has co-developed a new treatment for cystic fibrosis. Presently he is investigating new methods of exercise to mitigate the effect of multiple sclerosis. Over his career, Dr. Caille has specialized in building highly diverse and innovative technical teams focused on real world problems.
Senior Vice President and Chief Information OfficerRead Bio ... Mr. Al Parvar is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Company's engineering operations in R&D, GIS and RFID's. With more than 17 years experience in the industry, Mr. Parvar has accomplished many difficult tasks including re-engineering Comdex and CSI's IP network resulting in an 80% reduction in operating expenses while upgrading capabilities to absorb a 60% increase in traffic volume. Prior to joining Comdex Enterprises, Mr. Parvar achieved many accomplishments and awards in technology such as: ITIL, MCSE, MCP + Internet, CCNA and more. His knowledge of operating systems and servers makes him an expert in the field of Operating Systems, Application Development, Service Oriented Architecture and Enterprise Architecture. Security comes second nature to Mr. Parvar in all Biometrics, SSL, HTTPS, PKI and much more. Mr. Parvar also holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from KNTU University of Engineering and is a member of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society.
William E. Jay
Exe. VP of Operation and US Division COO (Renewable Energy)Read Bio ... with degrees in Economics. He has spent 14 years in telecommunications including Nortel, Inc. He has been responsible for creating multi-million dollar sales directly or through the distribution channels to commercial and federal agencies domestically and internationally for systems up to 20,000 lines. Bill has led the efforts in putting together solutions which help win multi year awards such as DOSTEC. Bill has skills in developing opportunities, accounts, and marketing and distribution channels to bring proposals and solutions to the end users. Throughout his early years in communication Bill has been very successful in introducing new product lines. He has received numerous awards including a Top Producer for the federal systems division while at Nortel. In 1995, Bill ventured out of communication and successfully owned and operated a full service marina (Shell Point Marina) in Tampa Bay area for 10 years prior to selling the marina and joining Comdex, Inc. Bill also holds a license in Real Estate and Mortgage Brokerage. Bill is the managing director of Coquina Beach Resort and actively serves on several "board of directors."