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 35-year industry veteran including more than 30 years in information technology. He began his career with IBM as a financial specialist in an enterprise systems group focused on IT solutions in the oil industry. 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 Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Duos Technologies Group, Inc and sits on the Board of Directors. Mr. Goldfarb BA in Business specializing in Finance from Rutgers University in Newark, NJ.
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.
Independent Director, Chairman of the Compensation Committee and Nominating Committee
Mr. Kenneth Ehrman currently serves as an independent consultant to several high-technology companies in supply chain/logistics and transportation. Mr. Ehrman advises technology companies focused on solutions for these industries and joins the Company with a strong background in technology. As an innovator in intelligent machine-to-machine (“M2M”) wireless technology and industrial applications of the Internet of Things (“IoT”), Mr. Ehrman has been awarded more than 20 patents in wireless communications, mobile data, asset tracking, power management, cargo and impact sensing, and connected car technology. Mr. Ehrman previously served as Chief Executive Officer of I.D. Systems, Inc. (“IDS”), a company he founded in 1993 as a Stanford University engineering student, pioneering the commercial use of radio frequency identification (“RFID”) technology for industrial asset management. Under Mr. Ehrman’s leadership, IDS began trading on the NASDAQ in 1999 and was named one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies by Deloitte in 2005, 2006, and 2012. During his tenure at IDS, Mr. Ehrman received multiple awards, including Deloitte Entrepreneur of the Year and Ground Support Worldwide Engineer/Innovator Leader. He also served on the Board of Financial Services, Inc. from 2012-2016 before it was successfully sold to a large financial software company.