Martin O’Malley served as the 61st Governor of Maryland from 2007 to 2015. Previously, he served as Mayor of Baltimore from 1999 to 2007 and was a Councilman from the Third Council District on the Balitmore City Council from 1991 to 1999. In his first years as Mayor, he adopted a statistics-based tracking system (CitiStat) modeled after ComStat, a crime management program first employed in the mid-1990s in New York City. In 2014, the CitiStat accountability tool won Harvard University’s “Innovations in American Government” award. As Governor, O’Malley implemented CitiStat as StateStat collecting data on a wide range of initiatives statewide; the EPA based its ChesapeakeStat program on O’Malley’s innovative BayStat program. He received a JD from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and a BA in political science from Catholic University.
Jay Cohen is a retired Rear Admiral of the U.S. Navy and former Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Science and Technology. He also served as chief of naval research as chief technology officer for the U.S. Navy. He is currently CEO of JayMCohen LLC, an independent consulting practice for science and technology in domestic and international defense, homeland security, cybersecurity and energy solutions. He holds a MS in marine engineering and naval architecture from MIT and a joint ocean engineering degree from MIT and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.
Andrea Bonime-Blanc, JD, PhD, is CEO and founder of GEC Risk Advisory. She is a NACD Board Leadership Fellow and governance faculty member and is certified by Carnegie Mellon in cyber-risk oversight. She is governance mentor at Plug & Play Tech Centre and Independent Ethics Advisory to the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico. Andrea spent two decades as a senior global corporate executive in startups and Fortune 250 organizations. She serves on several advisory boards including Spain’s leading think tank, Corporate Excellence: Centre for Reputation Leadership and NYU Stern Business School’s Ethical Systems. Andrea received a PhD in Political Science from Columbia University and a JD from Columbia Law School.
Hugh Davis is co-founder of Dynata with over 20 years’ experience developing internet-based businesses. Hugh helped create Greenfield online in 1994, playing a significant role transforming the business from a startup to a global, publicly-traded company, sold to Microsoft in 2008. Hugh received a BS from Fairfield University.
Thomas Siegert, CPA, joined IEEE as CFO after 17 years with Wyeth, a global pharmaceutical/healthcare company. Tom is a member of the IEEE Management Council and participates in the company’s Finance, Audit and Investment Committees. He has been an adjunct professor at Villanova University and Farleigh Dickinson University. He earned an MBA in finance from Pace University and a BA in economics from Boston College. He is a CPA.