Board of Directors
Gianni B. Arcaini
Chairman, President, CEO | Duos Technologies Group, Inc
CEO | Duos Technologies, Inc. - Operating Subsidiary
Thirty-year industry veteran with an early career in Europe building and leading a range of companies, effecting MBO on a portion thereof. Prior to immigrating to the United States in 1984, Mr. Arcaini spent over 10 years in various executive capacities with Robex International, a joint venture of three multinational Dutch public corporations (Royal Volker Stevin N.V., Royal Bijenkorf N.V., and the Westland Utrecht Bank N.V.), ultimately acquiring the company in a management buyout. Subsequently, he expanded its operations to 10 countries, including the United States. In 1984, he sold the company's European operations to a strategic buyer and immigrated with his family to the United States. Mr. Arcaini subsequently founded and later sold Strategic Planning Group, Inc., an economic and strategic planning, research, and international permitting firm.
In 1990, Mr. Arcaini, together with a group of European investors (primarily from The Netherlands), founded Environmental Capital Holdings, Inc. (ECH) a company engaged in the technology transfer from Europe to the US. Shortly thereafter, ECH acquired a Dutch engineering company (Duos Engineering B.V.) and subsequently formed Duos Engineering (USA), Inc. (now Duos Technologies, Inc.) as a fully owned subsidiary of ECH. In 2002, Duos Technologies spun off from ECH and under the leadership of Mr. Arcaini expanded into a broad-based technology company with special focus on homeland security. Aside from his role as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Arcaini has been the chief architect of the company's substantial technology developments, and is the primary or co-inventor of most technologies included in Duos' extensive IP library. He is signatory to 14 patents or patent pending applications. Mr. Arcaini completed his early education at a Jesuit Boarding school in Austria and in Germany, and graduated from the business school in Frankfurt, Germany. He is fluent in German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and English.
Adrian G. Goldfarb
EVP, Chief Financial Officer, Director | Duos Technologies Group, Inc.
CFO | Duos Technologies, Inc. - Operating Subsidiary
Mr. Goldfarb is a 30-year industry veteran including more than 20 years in information technology. He began his career with IBM as a financial specialist in an enterprise systems group focused on the IT solutions in the oil industry. Over a more than 33-year career span he has worked in marketing, operations and finance with both large and small organizations including 10 years with a subsidiary of Fujitsu both at headquarters and European operations. For most of the past 20 years he has specialized in new venture and early stage organizations. From 1998 until 2002 Mr. Goldfarb was Managing Director of WSI Europe, a division of the Weather Channel turning long time loss making divisions to profitability. From June 2002 to December 2007, Mr. Goldfarb served on the Board of Directors of MOWIS GmbH, an Austrian-based Weather Technology Media company. He also served as their interim Chief Financial Officer and led the management team in securing seed capital to fund growth. MOWIS was acquired as a strategic new media portal in 2007 by one of Europe's largest media groups. From February 2008 through October 2012 Mr. Goldfarb served as Chief Financial Officer of Ecosphere Technologies, Inc. where he was instrumental in guiding the Company through its growth from $0.3 million in annual revenues in 2008 to more than $21 million in annual revenues in 2011. Currently, Mr. Goldfarb serves as President and Chief Financial Officer of ISA. Mr. Goldfarb became a director ISA in April 2010 and in 2012 was appointed as an executive officer charged with rebuilding the company. Mr. Goldfarb also currently serves as a director of Gelstat Corporation, a small public company engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of homeopathic and natural supplements. Mr. Goldfarb has a degree in Finance from Rutgers University in Newark, NJ.
John E. Giles
Independent Director, Chair Governance, Compensation & Nominating Committees, Member Audit Committee
John Giles, President and CEO, of Central Maine & Quebec Railway, is a 46-year veteran of the railroad industry where John held leadership positions such as chief marketing officer and chief strategy officer at CSX (one of North American’s Class-1 freight rails), CEO at Florida East Coast Railroad, CEO at RailAmerica, and at several large and medium size short line rail roads, including his most recent acquisition, Central Main & Quebec Railway. John’s significant experience in leading acquisition teams as part of the Fortress Investment Group will be of particular benefit to our company as we execute on our growth plan.
Alfred J. (Fred) Mulder
Independent Director, Member Governance, Compensation & Nominating and Audit Committees
Independent consultant (M&A / Corporate Finance) and private investor in various companies in the USA and Europe Mr. Mulder has held Board positions at LBI International N.V., W.P. Stewart, New York, Stahomij B.V., Amsterdam, Aleri/MPCT Solutions, Chicago/London, Debitel N.V., Hoofddorp, Environmental Capital Holdings, Jacksonville, the Investment Committee of Nethave N.V., Berghave N.V., the Pension Fund of Radio Holland N.V., Greenfield Capital Partners N.V., Pon Holdings B.V., HAL Investments N.V. (the holding company of Holland America Line), Transmark Holding B.V., Meulenhoff &Co N.V., SAIT Radio Holland SA, Lacis Communication N.V., Meijn Processing Industrie B.V., and CapCorp Investments N.V.
Independent Director, Member Governance, Compensation & Nominating Committees, Chair Audit Committee
Blair is a CPA with a 30-year career span, holding various positions such as CFO, Controller and financial consultant spanning multiple industries. His experience includes positions as controller of Enterprise Rent a Car, Controller of Gate Petroleum hospitality division, and CFO of Mountainstar Capital.