Our board of directors is comprised of leaders, entrepreneurs and visionaries from information technology, media and business. These are people who can help guide and propel Innodata forward as it seeks to create sustainable growth and maximize value for all our stakeholders.
Jack S. Abuhoff
Chairman of the Board, President and CEO
Mr. Abuhoff has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since September 15, 1997, and a director of the Company since its founding in 1988. Mr. Abuhoff has been the Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors since May 2001. From 1995 to 1997 he was Chief Operating Officer of Charles River Corporation, an international systems integration and outsourcing firm. From 1992 to 1994, Mr. Abuhoff was employed by Chadbourne & Parke, LLP, in connection with its joint venture with Goldman Sachs to develop capital projects in China. Mr. Abuhoff is a trustee on the Board of Trustees of the Harvard Law School Association of New Jersey. He practiced international corporate law at White & Case LLP from 1986 to 1992.
Mr. Abuhoff holds an A.B. degree in English from Columbia College (1983), and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School (1986).
Haig S. Bagerdjian
Mr. Bagerdjian has served as one of the Company's directors since June 2001. He has also been Chairman of the Board of Point.360 (OTCQX: PTSX), a provider of video and film asset management services to owners, producers and distributors of entertainment and advertising content, since September 2001, and its President and Chief Executive Officer since October 2002. Mr. Bagerdjian has also served as a director of Destiny Media Technologies Inc. (TSXV: DSY.V; OCTQX: DSNY), a provider of services that enable content owners to securely display and distribute their audio and video content digitally through the internet, from January 2015 to February 2017, and as a director of CarbonOne Technologies Inc. (TSXV: CX) a developer and manufacturer of advanced composite materials, from July 2015 to July 2016.. From 1991 to 2002, Mr. Bagerdjian served in various executive management positions at Syncor International Corporation (Nasdaq: SCOR), a leading provider of radiopharmaceuticals, comprehensive nuclear pharmacy services and medical imaging services, including: Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer of Syncor Overseas, Ltd., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Syncor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Chief Legal Officer, and Senior Vice President, Business Development.
Mr. Bagerdjian received a B.A. degree in International Relations and Slavic Languages and Literature, and Certificates in Russian Studies, Strategic Defense and National Security, from the University of Southern California (1983), and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School (1986). He is admitted to the State Bar of California.
Louise C. Forlenza
Chair of the Audit Committee
Ms. Forlenza has served as one of the Company's directors since October 2002. From 1994 to the present, Ms. Forlenza has been providing audit consultancy, management advisory, and tax planning services to a diverse group of corporate clients. From 1987 through 1992, she was the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Intercontinental Exchange Partners, an international foreign exchange company, and served as a director and as chair of its International Audit Committee. Prior to joining Intercontinental, Ms. Forlenza was Chief Financial Officer of Bierbaum-Martin, a foreign exchange firm.
Ms. Forlenza is a Certified Public Accountant and served on the faculty of the accounting department of Iona College from 1981 to 1982. Ms. Forlenza received a B.B.A. degree in Accounting from Iona College (1971). Ms. Forlenza attended the Harvard Executive Program for Board Governance and Audit in 2015, and the Harvard Executive Compensation Program in 2016.
Stewart R. Massey
Chair of the Compensation Committee and Lead Independent Director
Mr. Massey has served as one of the Company's directors since March 2009. Mr. Massey co-founded Massey, Quick and Co. LLC in 2004 after a 24-year career on Wall Street. Massey Quick provides investment advisory and financial planning services for endowments, foundations and wealthy families. Mr. Massey joined Morgan Stanley's Private Client Group in 1983 after four years with Dean Witter Reynolds. From 1988 through 1993, he was based in Hong Kong and led Morgan Stanley's private client businesses in Asia, Australia, and Japan. Mr. Massey was Head of Japanese Equity Sales in New York from 1993 through 1996, and returned to Tokyo as Head of Institutional Equity Sales and Global Head of Japanese Equities in 1996. Mr. Massey served as President and CEO of Robert Fleming, Inc. in 1997 and 1998. At Fleming, he had regional responsibility for equity sales and trading, research, capital markets, investment banking, and asset management in the Americas, serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the parent company in London. Mr. Massey returned to Morgan Stanley in September of 1998 as a Managing Director and Head of Institutional Sales, Marketing, and Product Development for the firm's prime brokerage business. He later served as the senior relationship manager for a number of Morgan Stanley's most prominent institutional global clients.
Mr. Massey holds a B.A. degree in History from The College of Wooster (1979), where he has served as a Trustee since 1987. As an Emeritus Trustee he serves on the Trustee and Governance, Finance and Investment committees. Mr. Massey also serves on the investment committees of Hobart and William Smith Colleges and St. Mary's Abbey Delbarton.
Mr. Massey was honored as one of the top 100 independent investment advisors in America by Barron's Magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Michael J. Opat
Anthea C. Stratigos
Ms. Stratigos has served as one of the Company's directors since March 2009. Ms. Stratigos is co-founder and CEO of Outsell, Inc. (founded in 1994), a leading research and advisory firm that focuses exclusively on the information and publishing industries, providing analysis and recommendations for high-level executives regarding markets, trends, benchmarks and best practices. She is Outsell's primary spokesperson, and chairs Outsell's Leadership Council, a member-service for CEOs and senior executives of publishing and information-provider firms.
Ms. Stratigos holds a B.S. degree in Communication from Stanford University (1983) and graduated from the Executive Marketing Program at Harvard University (1992).
Andy S. Zelleke
Chair of the Nominating Committee
Dr. Zelleke has served as one of the Company's directors since June 2012. In July 2011 Dr. Zelleke was appointed the MBA Class of 1962 Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, and presently serves in that role. From July 2007 through June 2011, he was a lecturer in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, serving for two of those years as Co-Director of the Harvard Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership. From July 2003 through June 2007, Dr. Zelleke was a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. While a member of the Wharton faculty, Dr. Zelleke was Project Director and a Steering Committee member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' Corporate Responsibility initiative, and coeditor of its 2005 book Restoring Trust in American Business (MIT Press). Dr. Zelleke has written several articles on corporate governance and op-eds on topics in leadership, corporate governance and foreign affairs. He has served as a consultant to leading law firms in relation to three major business litigations and is formerly a business lawyer who practiced law for six years at two large international law firms.
Dr. Zelleke received an A.B. in Government from Harvard College (1983) and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School (1986). He also received an A.M. in Sociology (2000) and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior (2003), both from Harvard University. Dr. Zelleke is a member of the State Bar of New York and the Council on Foreign Relations.