Dr. Gozzo is the President and CEO of Noverant. He led the acquisition of the company in 2006 and has driven consistent growth in the US and abroad. His career began at IBM Federal Systems, where he served in various leadership roles including member of the President’s Technology Advisory Board. He then held executive and board roles at Bell & Howell, where he drove the privatization, turn-around, and subsequent sale of the business.
He earned a doctorate in electrical engineering from Rensselaer as an IBM Ph.D. Resident Fellow and holds patents in signal processing and recognition systems. Dr. Gozzo was an adjunct faculty member at the State University of New York, guest lecturer at Duke University and invited strategic advisor to diverse Federal agencies and private equity firms. He is a Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), SEC-qualified audit committee financial expert and has held board positions in diverse public, private and non-profit firms.
Billy was a senior executive in the life sciences industry with Bayer Corporation of Germany and has over 25 years of experience serving on nonprofit and private company boards. Most recently, he served as an independent board advisor and non-executive board chair for PCI providing services in calibration, commissioning, and consulting and he is on the Advisory Board for First Citizens Bank in Clayton, North Carolina.
Billy has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Carolina.
Andy has held leadership positions at consulting and technical services companies including PCI, Performance Validation, GSK, and Burroughs Wellcome. He has been responsible for the ground-up development of PCI, a private company providing calibration, commissioning, and consulting services to the life sciences industry. He has comprehensive experience in establishing a Board of Directors, including the formation of Board governance and processes, selection of Board members, implementation of performance indicators, succession planning, performance reviews, and executive training and coaching.
Andy holds an MS and BS in Industrial Technology from East Carolina University. As a proactive thought leader, Andy has held Board, Advisory Board, and Executive Committee positions with companies including PCI, Performance Validation, Performance Solutions, American Heart Association Triangle Area Executive Leadership Team, East Carolina University Engineering College, East Carolina University Medical & Health Foundation, Validation Academy, ISPE CaSA, and Sports for Special Kids.
Sanjay Pal serves as Vice President of Cloud Services at IBM. He has a track record of leveraging emerging technologies and customer insights to pioneer game-changing portfolio of services and profitable business models.
Over his distinguished 25+ year career in technology, Sanjay has shared his talent and leadership in and outside of the workplace. In addition to serving in a range of leadership and engineering positions at Cisco, he also pioneered the Distinguished Engineering Program, advocates for a diverse workforce through a multitude of women’s and disability-focused initiatives, and is on the Board of Directors for the Council for Entrepreneurial Development. Sanjay was also appointed as the Executive Director of NACD- Research Triangle Chapter.
Sanjay has an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA and a BS in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, India.