Charles (Chuck) Ferry
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ferry has over 35 years of military and private-sector leadership experience. Prior to joining Duos Technologies, He was the CEO for APR Energy from 2018 to 2020 and COO/President from 2016 to 2018 leading a global fast-track power company with P&L responsibility for $325 million in annual revenue, 800 employees and 17 globally dispersed power plants. Mr. Ferry was General Manager/VP at ARMA Global Corporation from 2010 to 2016, which he helped grow from 80 employees and $20 million in annual revenues to 1,200 employees and $200 million in annual revenues. Previously he was a Business Developer and Operations Manager with Lockheed-Martin. He served 26 years on active duty in the U.S. Army leading Infantry, Ranger, and Special Operations Units to include 48 months of combat in Somalia, Afghanistan, and Iraq. In 1993, while second-in-command of a Rifle Company in the battle of Blackhawk Down in Somalia, he earned a Bronze Star Medal for Valor. In 2007, while commanding a Rifle Battalion, he earned a Silver Star Medal for valorous actions in Ramadi, Iraq. Mr. Ferry has an undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in Political Science and is a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Goldfarb has over 40 years of business experience in technology companies including over 12-years as CFO of public companies. In 2012, he was appointed as President and CFO of Information Systems Associates, Inc., which merged with Duos Technologies, Inc in 2015 upon which he agreed to continue serving the merged company as CFO and Director. Mr. Goldfarb managed the company’s listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market in 2020. Prior to joining Duos, Mr. Goldfarb served as CFO for Ecosphere Technologies, overseeing growth from $0 to $24 million and profitability. Mr. Goldfarb was also Managing Director of WSI Europe, a division of the Weather Channel from 1998 until 2002. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Goldfarb served as interim-CFO for MOWIS GmbH, a Weather Technology Media start-up company which was successfully sold to a large European media group. Mr. Goldfarb has served as a Director of GelStat Corp since 2008. Mr. Goldfarb’s extensive business and financial experience includes10-years at a subsidiary of Fujitsu where he served Director of Operations for a new software venture. Mr. Goldfarb started his formal career at IBM and was given responsibility for an account team focused on Latin America and Southeast Asia. He was awarded three “100% Clubs” for his contributions.
Mr. Goldfarb did his initial accounting training in London and graduated “cum laude” with a business degree specializing in Finance from Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. Mr. Goldfarb also has more than 20 years’ experience in financial derivatives including model development for valuation of complex financial instruments and has served as a Consultant for small companies dealing with restructuring issues.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Necciai brings over 25 years of experience in designing, developing, and delivering value-driven technology solutions across a wide range of industries to Duos. Prior joining Duos, Jeff served as the Chief Technology Officer of NASCENT Technology, where he cultivated and led high-performing cross-functional product teams to develop and deliver comprehensive gate automation solutions to rail and maritime terminal customers. Jeff was responsible for the solution design and software architecture for many of the company's innovations, including an advanced OCR and imaging solution, proprietary point-to-point VoIP technology, an automated work queue management system, a line of integrated "smart" outdoor IP-based callboxes, and a comprehensive human-assisted security and surveillance platform. In 2001, Jeff co-founded and served as Lead Systems Architect for Solution Dynamics, which developed remote digital video surveillance products for institutional customers. Jeff is listed on several technology-based patents and has contributed articles for publications such as American Shipper, World Cargo News, and the Journal of Commerce. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
Chief Accounting Officer
Ms. Weeks has over 40 years of accounting experience and is responsible for overseeing and managing the day to day accounting and financial reporting, internal controls, and cash management. She has been a key member of the Duos team for 35 years, progressing from an assistant to the staff accountant and subsequently being promoted to roles with increasingly more responsibility including serving as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller. In 2015, when the Company became public, Ms. Weeks continued to serve as VP of Finance, overseeing the Audit process and interfacing with PCAOB auditors, managing the audit process. Ms. Weeks currently holds the position of Chief Accounting Officer as well Executive Vice President for Duos. As the Company’s most senior female executive, Ms. Weeks is actively engaged with management and provides guidance on diversity matters and has also taken courses in Human Resources. Ms. Weeks attended Florida State College of Jacksonville where she majored in Accounting.
VP, Finance, Planning & Analysis
Mr. Murphy has over 14 years of experience in the accounting and finance side of the business. Most recently, he was Vice President of Finance for APR Energy and wore a number of responsibilities including Commercial risk management, overseeing the financial planning and analysis group, and external investor relations. During his tenure in the Commercial team, Mr. Murphy was the financial lead for securing nearly $800mn of new contract revenue for APR Energy while supporting contract negotiations and enterprise risk management. Prior to APR Energy, Mr. Murphy came from the waste management industry and public accounting working in tax and business services group. Mr. Murphy has a degree in Accounting along with a MBA from Jacksonville University.