Board of Directors

Harry Carr
Chief Executive Officer

Harry is a transformational leader with extensive experience as CEO and COO in both divisions of Fortune 100 companies as well as entrepreneurial-driven private/public technology startup companies. He has raised more than $500M for startup companies and led successful M&A deals and corporate integrations.

Prior to joining Bay, Harry served as COO of Compass Networks, CEO and then Chairman of Simpler Networks, Chairman and CEO of Tellium, Divisional COO at Lucent Technologies, COO of Yurie Systems, and Defense Markets VP for AT&T. Harry has also been an owner of some private businesses and an advisor to several early-stage startup companies. Harry holds a B.S. in Finance from Fairfield University and a J.D. from The University of Connecticut School of Law.

Dr. Paul G. Kaminski
Former Under Secretary of Defense

Paul G. Kaminski is Chairman and CEO of Technovation, Inc., a small consulting company dedicated to fostering innovation and the development of business and investment strategies related to the application of advanced technology in the aerospace and defense sectors.

Dr. Kaminski has had a continuing career involving large program management, and the development and application of advanced technology in both the private and public sectors. He has also served as a consultant and advisor to a wide variety of government agencies and as chairman, director or trustee of several defense and technology oriented companies.

From October 3, 1994 to May 16, 1997, Dr. Kaminski served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Technology, where he was responsible for all Department of Defense (DOD) research, development, and acquisition programs in addition to DOD logistics, environmental security, international programs, the defense industrial base, and military construction. His previous government experience includes a 20-year career as an officer in the U.S. Air Force with roles that included Director for Low Observables Technology, with responsibility for overseeing the development, production and fielding of major “stealth” systems (e.g., F-117, B-2).

Dr. Kaminski currently serves on the Defense Science Board (which he has chaired twice), and has served on the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, the FBI Director’s Advisory Board, the Director of National Intelligence Senior Advisory Group, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Technical Advisory Board, and the National Academies Air Force Studies Board. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and a Fellow and an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics. He has chaired the board of the RAND Corporation, served as a Director of General Dynamics, and currently chairs the boards of Exostar, HRL (formerly the Hughes Research Labs), and Seagate Government Solutions. He is a Director of RAND, Bay Microsystems, CoVant Technologies, LGS Innovations, the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab and the USAF Academy Endowment.

Dr. Kaminski’s work has been recognized with a significant number of awards throughout the years, including The National Medal of Technology.

He received a Bachelor of Science from the Air Force Academy, Master of Science degrees in both Aeronautics and Astronautics and in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University.

Al Mazloom
Vice President and General Counsel, Trenton Technology

Al Mazloom is the General Counsel of Trenton Technology, Inc. of Utica, New York, a manufacturer of industrial computing products and printed circuit board assemblies. He previously served as CFO and General Counsel of Franklin Park Consulting of McLean, Virginia where he directed all legal and financial matters relating to the group’s strategic consulting and venture capital activities. He also serves as an advisor to the founders of several early-stage companies in the technology and energy industries.

Mr. Mazloom holds a B.B.A. in Accountancy and Finance from the University of Notre Dame, and an M.B.A., J.D. (Cum Laude), and LL.M (with Distinction) in Taxation from Georgetown University.

James Hunt
Managing Partner and Founder, NextFED, Inc.

James Hunt is a seasoned technology and investment professional with a principle focus on companies with technologies that can have a positive impact on the national security sector markets. He is co-founder and managing partner of NextFED, a strategy consultancy with investment banking and corporate clients. Hunt also currently sits on five corporate boards.

Originally a scientist for the U.S. government, James has founded two successful tech companies, BDS Incorporated and Ernst & Young Technologies. He also helped found The MITA Group, a Washington-based consultancy focused on public affairs and business strategy.

An active member in four angel groups and managing partner of Lavrock Ventures, a recently-formed early stage venture capital firm, James spends a significant amount of his time scouting for world-class, game changing technology. He has investments in the areas of cyber and physical security, Internet of Things, data center management, social media, analytics and mobile applications.

In addition to his investing activities, James serves as a consultant to both government and corporate organizations in the area of overall strategy, product commercialization, channel strategies and M&A strategies.

James is an Adjunct Professor at the McDonough School at Georgetown and at Notre Dame, and teaches cornerstone courses in business planning and start-up business management and investing. He has also created and taught courses to international angels and entrepreneurs and has successfully launched four overseas ventures in the past ten years, with particular emphasis on technology incubation in developing countries.

James is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Rochester Institute of Technology and sits on the Notre Dame Engineering College Advisory Council.

Scott Macomber
Director, Maverick Brands and Clairvoyante

Scott is an experienced entrepreneur and private investor who has held leadership positions in a number of public and private Silicon Valley technology companies. Scott was CEO of Zeevo, a privately held venture-back company, which was acquired by Broadcom in March of 2005. Prior to Zeevo, he was an initial employee and President of Silicon Image, which held its initial public offering in October 1999.

Earlier in his career, Scott held management positions at LSI Logic and Silicon Solutions. Scott began his career at Bell Labs. In addition to Silicon Image and Zeevo, Scott has served on the boards of a number of private venture-backed companies including Kiptronic (acquired by Limelight Networks) and Clairvoyant (acquired by Samsung Electronics) and is currently a board member of Maverick Brands, LLC and Bay Microsystems, Inc.

He received an MBA and MSEE from Stanford University and a BSEE from the University of Michigan. Scott is married, with two adult sons.