Board of Directors

William J. Caragol, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

William J. Caragol was appointed Chairman and CEO of PositiveID in 2011, and has served as the company's president since its inception. Mr. Caragol was also CFO of PositiveID from 2007 to 2011, and was previously president and CFO of VeriChip Corporation. Mr. Caragol also served as Steel Vault Corporation's CEO, president and a member of its board of directors. Prior to that, Mr. Caragol was the vice president of business development and chief financial officer of Millivision Technologies, a technology company focused on security applications. Prior to his role at Millivision Technologies, Mr. Caragol was a consulting partner with East Wind Partners LLP, a technology and telecommunications consulting company, in Washington, D.C, and spent eight years at Deloitte and Touche. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and graduated from the Washington & Lee University with a bachelor of science in Administration and Accounting.  Mr. Caragol has also served on several boards, both public and private.

Ambassador Ned L. Siegel

Ambassador Ned L. Siegel has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2011. He has served as President of the Siegel Group, Inc. since September 1997, and Managing Member of the Siegel Consulting Group, LLC since November 2009, which provide real estate development and realty management services. From October 2007 until January 2009, he served as United States Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. From September 2006 until January 2007, he served as Senior Advisor to the United States Mission for the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. From January 2003 until October 2007, Mr. Siegel was a member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. From 2003 until 2007, he served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Caswell-Massey Company, Ltd., a world-wide quality bath and body, home fragrance and gifts company. Mr. Siegel was appointed Vice Chairman of Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. in January of 2011. Mr. Siegel earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Connecticut and a juris doctorate from the Dickinson School of Law. Mr. Siegel was nominated to the Board of Directors due to his past experience with government appointments and services and his managerial experience.

Michael Krawitz

Michael E. Krawitz has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2008. He is currently General Counsel of York Risk Services Group. He was previously Chief Legal and Financial Officer of VeriTeQ Corporation from January 2014 to May 2015. From November 2010 to January 2014 he served as chief executive officer and general counsel of PEAR, LLC, a company that finances renewable energy and energy efficiency projects throughout the United States. From June 2010 until February 2011, he served as chief executive officer of Florida Sunshine Investments I, Inc. He previously served as the chief executive officer and president of Digital Angel Corporation from December 2006 to December 2007, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary from March 2003 until December 2006, and as a member of its Board of Directors from July 2007 until December 2007. Mr. Krawitz served as a member on the Board of Directors of Steel Vault from July 2008 until November 2009. Mr. Krawitz earned a bachelor of arts degree from Cornell University and a juris doctorate from Harvard Law School. Mr. Krawitz was nominated to the Board of Directors due to his past experience as a chief executive officer of Digital Angel, our former parent company, as well as his experience as an attorney.

Jeffrey S. Cobb

Jeffrey S. Cobb has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2007. Mr. Cobb is the chief operating officer of IT Resource Solutions.net, Inc. Prior to April 2004, Mr. Cobb was the executive vice president and chief operating officer of SCB Computer Technology Inc. Mr. Cobb served as a member on the Board of Directors of Steel Vault from March 2004 through July 22, 2008. Mr. Cobb earned his Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Management from Jacksonville University. Mr. Cobb was nominated to the Board of Directors because of his management and business development experience in technology companies.