Ronald P. Erickson CEO, President and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Erickson has been a director and officer of the Company since April 24, 2003. He currently serves as the Company’s Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President. He was appointed to the positions of CEO and President on November 10, 2009. Earlier, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on September 29, 2003, and resigned from this position on August 31, 2004 at which time he was appointed Chairman of the Board. A seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience in the high technology, telecommunications, micro- computer, and digital media industries, Mr. Erickson was the founder of Visualant. In addition to his Visualant responsibilities he also serves as Chairman of ivi, Inc. a streaming media company and eCharge Corporation an Internet based transaction processing company. He is formerly Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blue Frog Media, a mobile media and entertainment company; Chairman, CEO and Co-founder of GlobalTel Resources, a provider of telecommunications services; Chairman, Interim President and CEO of Egghead Software, Inc. the large software reseller where he was an original investor; Chairman and CEO of NBI, Inc.; and Co-founder of MicroRim, Inc. the database software developer. Earlier, Mr. Erickson practiced law in Seattle and worked in public policy in Washington, DC and New York, NY. Additionally, Mr. Erickson has been an angel investor and board member of a number of public and private technology companies. Mr. Erickson has a BA from Central Washington University, a MA from the University of Wyoming and a JD from the University of California, Davis. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Washington and the District of Columbia.
Mark Scott Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Scott has served as Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer since May 2010. He has significant financial, capital market and relations experience in public microcap companies. Mr. Scott continues to serve as Chief Financial Officer of IA Global, Inc., a position he has held since October 2003. Previously, he held executive financial positions with Digital Lightwave; Network Access Solutions; and Teltronics, Inc. He has also held senior financial positions at Protel, Inc., Crystals International, Inc., Ranks Hovis McDougall, LLP and Brittania Sportswear, and worked at Arthur Andersen. As a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, Mr. Scott is a certified corporate director. Mr. Scott is also a certified public accountant.
Yoshitami Arai Visualant Board of Directors
Mr. Arai has served as an independent director since October 8, 2008. Mr. Arai brings strategic experience, a broad global business network, and sophisticated business acumen to the board. He has performed in many professional and civic capacities throughout Japan and abroad, and has served as Director and Senior Executive of international organizations including 7-Eleven, Tokyu Hotels, Systems International, Catalina Marketing and Sony.
Paul Bonderson Visualant Board of Directors
Mr. Bonderson has served as an independent director since June 8, 2010. Mr. Bonderson has more than 30 years of technical experience in the computer industry, spanning both hardware and software engineering, engineering management, and product development. Prior to co-founding Brocade, Bonderson held engineering management positions at industry leading companies including Intel Corporation and Sun Microsystems, Inc. Since retiring from Brocade,
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