Executive Team

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 an Operations Manager and Business Developer with Lockheed-Martin. He served 26 years on active duty in the U.S. Army serving in Infantry, Ranger, and Special Operations Units to include 48 months of combat in Somalia, Afghanistan, and Iraq. In 1993, while leading a Rifle Company in Mogadishu Somalia, he earned a Bronze Star for Valor and in 2006, while commanding a Rifle Battalion in Iraq he earned the 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.

Adrian Goldfarb

EVP, Chief Financial Officer, Director

Mr. Goldfarb is an industry veteran including more than 35 years in information technology beginning at IBM. For the last 20 years, Mr. Goldfarb has specialized in new venture and early stage organizations where he has assumed roles of increasing responsibility and leadership including CFO, President, and Board Member. Mr. Goldfarb currently serves as our CFO and member of the Board of Directors and oversees the Company’s IT Asset Management business unit. He studied Accounting in the UK and holds a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.

Connie Weeks

EVP, Chief Accounting Officer

Ms. Weeks has over thirty-five years of accounting experience and is responsible for all aspects of financial reporting, internal controls, and cash management. She has been a key member of the Duos team for over 17 years. She also oversees the Company’s Human Resources function.

Wm. Scott Carns

EVP, Chief Operating Officer | Duos Technologies Operating Subsidiary

Mr. Carns is responsible for all aspects of Operations and Engineering within the Intelligent Technologies Division. He has extensive experience in the information technology industry with an emphasis on intelligent video analytics and centralized command and control applications. Prior to joining Duos, Mr. Carns worked as the Information Technologies Coordinator for Environmental Capital Holdings, Inc. and was President of Software Solutions Group, Inc. He also served in the US Army and attended Kansas State University.

David Ponevac

SVP, Chief Technology Officer | Operating Subsidiary

Mr. Ponevac has over fifteen years of software engineering experience concentrating on web and mobile environments. He has considerable expertise in Objective-C, Java, C#, PHP and many other scripting languages. He is also driving the Company’s Artificial Intelligence efforts including platform development. Previously, he was CTO of Luceon LLC and worked with a range of domestic and international clients operating in the public and private sectors. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Computer Science, both from University of Texas, El Paso.

Jeremy Grata

VP, Engineering

Mr. Grata is responsible for leading our engineering team and the development and success of current and future intelligent technology solutions. Jeremy comes to Duos from Magic Leap in Plantation, FL where he was the Sr. Manager of Optical Test and Metrology. He has over 27 years of engineering experience to include physics, spectrometry, optics, research and development, and augmented reality. Jeremy has a Master of Science degree in Physics/Optics with a specialty in Electro-Optics from Bowling Green State University; and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Natural Science from the University of Pittsburgh.

Jim Neddo

VP, Operations

Mr. Neddo is responsible for leading our operation team. He oversees all installations and servicing of Duos’ products in the Rail, Infrastructure, and Securities verticals. Before joining Duos, he oversaw the Reliability Engineering department at the Mosaic Company’s New Wales facility and consulted the Long Island Rail Road on their Asset Management project. Prior, he spent over 19 years with CSX Transportation. He supported both Car and Locomotive Engineering and overseeing operations in locomotive repair facilities. He oversaw the locomotive rebuild programs and developed the multi-year strategies for the Mechanical Department. He also represented CSX on multiple AAR committees. Mr. Neddo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt and holds an Engineer In Training (EIT) certification.