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NXT-ID Inc (NXTD.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gino Pereira

59 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Orlando

49 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Director, President - Fit Pay

David Tunnell

52 Chief Technology Officer

Vincent Miceli

59 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

John Bendheim

63 2017 Independent Director

Michael D'Almada-Remedios

54 2013 Independent Director

David Gust

74 2012 Independent Director

Robin Richards

60 2017 Independent Director

Daniel Sharkey

60 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gino Pereira

Mr. Gino M. Pereira is the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Pereira, one of our co-founders, has served as the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and director, from the date of inception of the Company. Mr. Pereira has over 30 years of executive, operational and financial experience with technology companies in the United States, Europe and the Far East. He has also helped to develop several technology start-ups as well as served in an executive capacity in a large multinational public company. Mr. Pereira was Chief Financial Officer and later Chief Executive Officer of Technest Holdings Inc., a publicly quoted defense contracting company, from 2004 to 2011. Technest Holdings operated subsidiaries EOIR Technologies, Inc. and Genex Technologies, Inc. Mr. Pereira is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (U.K.) and has an MBA, with a specialty in finance, from the Manchester Business School in England. Mr. Pereira brings to the Board significant expertise in the biometric and software recognition industries, as well as experience in international business technology and extensive management and operating experience. Having founded and/or operated companies in similar or related industries during the past 15 years, provides the board with unparalleled knowledge of the Company and its operations and an understanding of the markets the Company plans to operate in.

Michael Orlando

Mr. Michael Orlando is the Chief Operating Officer, Director of the company and President - Fit Pay, a subsidiary of the Company. Mr. Orlando founded Fit Pay in September of 2014. Prior to founding Fit Pay, Mr. Orlando served in numerous roles at payment, authentication, and software-as-a-service companies. In 2012, Mr. Orlando served as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at EZ Prints, Inc., an online merchandise printing and fulfillment services company. From September 2000 to February 2012, Mr. Orlando served as Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Services at CyberSource Inc., a leading e-commerce and credit card systems management company, where he oversaw all enterprise sales and professional services functions worldwide.

David Tunnell

Mr. David Tunnell is the Chief Technology Officer of Company. Mr. Tunnell, one of our co-founders, has served as the Chief Technology Officer, from the date of inception of the Company. Mr. Tunnell is an expert in biometrics and is the inventor of a variety of miniature technologies for remote distributed sensors. Mr. Tunnell has over 23 years of experience in developing high-technology solutions for the US Government. He was the divisional director of 3D identification products at Technest Holdings Inc., from 2003 to 2011. Prior to that he was at the National Security Agency (NSA) serving in operations, support, and development and later at L3 Communications where he served as Director of Engineering, overseeing the development of SIGINT solutions and served as the primary interface with customers, bridging the gap between customer requirements and system design and engineering. He also managed technical personnel, budgets, schedules, and technical direction. Mr. Tunnell earned a Masters in Technical Management (MSTM) from Johns Hopkins University and a BSEE from the University of Tennessee.

Vincent Miceli

Mr. Vincent S. Miceli is the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of the Company, Mr. Miceli, has served as a Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company since September 29, 2014. Mr. Miceli has over 30 years of experience in executive, financial and operational management for companies based primarily in the United States. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Miceli was Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer of Panolam Industries International, Inc., a privately held company which primarily designs, manufactures, and distributes decorative and industrial laminates from May 2006 to mid-December 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Miceli was the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Controller of Opticare Health Systems, Inc., a company that provides integrated eye care services from 2004 to 2006. Prior to 2004, Mr. Miceli held senior accounting positions at Amphenol Corporation and United Technologies, Inc. Mr. Miceli holds a BS degree in accounting from Quinnipiac College, an MBA, with a concentration in Finance, from the University of Hartford and he is an affiliate member of both the AICPA and Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants.

John Bendheim

Mr. John M. Bendheim is Independent Director of the Company. He known as a savvy philanthropist, entrepreneur and investor. Mr. Bendheim serves as the President of Bendheim Enterprises Inc. In addition, Mr. Bendheim serves as a Vice President at Leon Lowenstein Foundation, Inc. He founded Inland Homes in 1994 and has specialized in providing equity funding for real estate transactions. He served as the President of Benditel Incorporated from 1988 to 1994. Mr. Bendheim's current board affiliations are as follows: Cedars Sinai Medical Center,USCMarshall Board of Leaders, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission,Beverly HillsChamber of Commerce, American Fidelity Corporation, Evergreen Community School and the Beverly Hills Convention and Visitors Bureau. Mr. Bendheim was awarded the 2008 Cedars Sinai Board of Governors Philanthropic Leadership Award for his endless contributions to the Community ofLos Angelesand beyond. Mr. Bendheim has a long history of community service and leadership. His outstanding contributions have improved the health and well-being of thousands of people in theLos Angeles Community. Mr. Bendheim received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration in 1975 and an MBA in 1976 from the University of Southern California.

Michael D'Almada-Remedios

Dr. Michael J. D'Almada-Remedios Ph.D. is the Independent Director of the Company. He served as a director of the Company since September 26, 2013. Dr. Remedios’ background includes a successful track record for product innovation and development, outsourcing, global platform integration, massive-scale/hyper-growth operations, and building/developing teams from 50 to over 500 people. His key accomplishments at each company consistently show impressive gains in sales, profitability and global expansion into new markets. Dr. Remedios is the Chief Technology Officer of WorldVentures, Holdings LLC, an international travel company. In 2014, Dr. Remedios was the Chief Technology Officer of Swarm-Mobile., a software company. Between January 2011 and September 2013 Dr. Remedios was the Chief Information Officer for Arbonne International, a billion dollar global cosmetics company. From February 2009 to December 2010, he was a Vice-President at Expedia, Inc. and was responsible for all technologies, product development and technical operations for hotels.com. Prior to February 2009 Dr. Remedios was the Chief Technology Officer for Realtor.com and Shopping.com, a subsidiary of eBay, Inc. At eBay he was a member of the eBay Inc. Technology Board for eBay, PayPal and Skype.

David Gust

Maj. Gen. (Retd.) David R. Gust is Independent Director of the Company. Major General David R. Gust, USA, Ret. has served as a director of the Company from the date of inception of the Company. General Gust presently does consulting work for his own company, David R. Gust & Associates, LLC. Between April 2007 and May 2009, General Gust was the President of USfalcon, a privately-held company working with the U.S. Defense sector, primarily in information technology. Previously, General Gust had served as the Manager for Federal Telecommunications for Bechtel National, Inc. from November 2004 to March 2007. Prior to that, he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Technical and Management Services Corporation from 2000 to 2004. General Gust retired from the United States Army in 2000 aftercompleting a career of 34 years of service. His General Officer assignments included the Program Executive Officer, Communications Systems (PEO-Comm Systems), Program Executive Officer, Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (PEO-IEW&S) and at Army Materiel Command, as Deputy Chief of Staff for Research, Development and Acquisition(DCSRDA).His final assignment at the Army Materiel Command included serving as the Chairman of the Source Selection Advisory Council for the Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle procurement and supervising preparation of the acquisition procurement package for the Stryker combat vehicle. General Gust received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Denver and Master’s Degrees in Systems Management and National Security and Strategy from the University of Southern California and the United States Naval War College, respectively.

Robin Richards

Mr. Robin D. Richards is Independent Director of the Company. He currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CareerArc. He is a proven successful entrepreneur, visionary strategist and a co-founder of the company. Previously, his leadership has led Blackboard Connect (formerly The NTI Group) to be the number one provider of hosted, time-sensitive mass notification services focused on assisting government and civil leaders, to communicate quickly and efficiently with their constituents using multi-modal technologies. Honored as a Readers' Favorite in Inc. Magazine's 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Mr. Richards has also received Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine's Lifetime Achievement Award and the LAVA (Los Angeles Venture Association) Award for Best M&A. He is a member of several boards, including LASEC (Los Angeles Sports and Entertainment Commission),Morehouse College Boardof Trustees, and theUniversity of Southern CaliforniaMarshall School of Business - Board of Leaders. Prior to forming The NTI Group Inc., he served as the CEO of Vivendi Universal NetUSA, an entity created to oversee the U.S. Internet-related companies owned by Vivendi Universal. Mr. Richards was also the founding president and chief operating officer as well as a director of MP3.com, Inc., the Internet's first and preeminent digital music provider that had the largest IPO for an independent Internet company at that time. He was the lead negotiator in the sale of MP3.com to Vivendi Universal. Previous to MP3.com, Mr. Richards served as managing director of Tickets.com, Inc., an Internet ticketing service company that was sold to Advantix. He was the founder, president, and CEO of Lexi International, the largest tele-services and database management company inthe United Statesby mid-1991 and appeared twice on the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies list. Mr. Richards holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University and attended Whittier College School of Law.

Daniel Sharkey

Mr. Daniel P. Sharkey is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Sharkey has served as a director of the Company since June 23, 2014. Mr. Sharkey’s background includes 36 years of broad experience with finance and business development for technology companies. His key accomplishments in his prior engagements focused on expanding technology companies into new marketplaces and plotting and implementing successful, long-term growth strategies. Between 2007 and 2014, Mr. Sharkey was Executive Vice President of Business Development for ATMI, a publicly traded semi-conductor company. Mr. Sharkey originally joined ATMI as Chief Financial Officer in 1990. ATMI was sold to Entegris in 2014 for $1.15 billion. From 1987 to 1990, before joining ATMI, Mr. Sharkey was Vice President of Finance for Adage, a publicly traded computer graphics manufacturer. From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Sharkey served as Corporate Controller for CGX Corporation, a venture capital backed, privately held, computer graphics manufacturer that merged with Adage in 1987. Mr. Sharkey was a Certified Public Accountant for KPMG from 1978 to 1983. Mr. Sharkey earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Accounting from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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