Board of Directors

Pat Byrne is Senior Vice President of Operational Transformation at General Electric. In this role, Mr. Byrne is responsible for driving GE’s priorities around safety, quality, delivery and cost. In addition, he partners closely with the businesses to ensure these priorities become the foundation of GE’s new three public companies. Mr. Byrne previously served as CEO of GE Renewable Energy’s Onshore Wind business, leading the innovation, manufacturing and servicing of an installed base of more than 50,000 onshore wind turbines, and as CEO of GE Digital, where he led the company’s software business focused on digital transformation in grid operations, power generation, oil and gas, manufacturing and aviation markets.

Prior to joining GE, Mr. Byrne served as Senior Vice President of Fortive’s Product Realization business. Prior to Fortive, Mr. Byrne was the Vice President of Strategy and Chief Technology Officer for Danaher’s test and measurement segment, where he drove strategic market development, business development and M&A. Mr. Byrne also served as President of Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, and President and CEO of Intermec Technologies and Agilent’s electronic measurement group. Mr. Byrne began his career at Hewlett-Packard, holding various leadership roles in R&D, technology development, marketing, quality and general management.

Mr. Byrne has served as a member of the board of directors for multiple publicly traded companies, including Micron Technology, the global leader in memory solutions, and as Chairman at Diebold Nixdorf, a leader in secure banking and retail technology solutions.

Mr. Byrne holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
David Roberts is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Verra Mobility. In such capacity, Mr. Roberts has established a high performing company that embraces consistent financial performance, market leadership and culture as the driver of performance. Prior to Verra Mobility, from April 2012 to August 2014, Mr. Roberts was the President and Chief Executive Officer of BillingTree, a multi-channel electronic payment platform company. Prior to joining BillingTree, from August 2008 to March 2012, Mr. Roberts was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, leading the Equity Plan Services business. Mr. Roberts joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch via sale of Equity Methods, where he served as Chief Executive Officer.
Douglas Davis currently serves as an independent director of Digital Aerolus and was previously a director of Blue Pillar, Inc. and HERE Technologies. Mr. Davis held various positions of increasing responsibility at Intel Corporation from 1984 to 2019, most recently as Senior Vice President of the Automated Driving Group and Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Internet of Things Solutions Group. Mr. Davis holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from New Mexico State University and an MBA from W.P. Carey Graduate School of Business at Arizona State University.
Michael Huerta served as Administrator for the United States Federal Aviation Administration from 2013 to 2018. Before being named as Administrator, Mr. Huerta served as Acting Administrator of the FAA from 2011 to 2013 and FAA Deputy Administrator from 2010 to 2011. Mr. Huerta also served as Executive Vice President and Group President, Government Transportation, for Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., now Conduent, Inc. Mr. Huerta has served as an independent director of Delta Air Lines, Inc. since 2018, and is a member of Delta Air Lines’ Audit Committee and Safety, Security and Health Committee. Mr. Huerta holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Riverside and a Master’s in Public Affairs with a concentration in international relations from Princeton University.
Mr. Ratnakar served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of DuPont Corporation (NYSE: DD), a global multi-industrial, material science company, from 2019 to 2023. Prior to joining DuPont, Mr. Ratnakar served as Chief Strategy Officer for Fortive Corporation (NYSE: FTV), an industrial technology company and a publicly traded spin-off of Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR), from 2015 to 2019. Mr. Ratnakar’s previous experience also includes senior corporate leadership roles at Danaher and TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) and a consulting leadership role for McKinsey & Company. Mr. Ratnakar spent the first 10 years of his career as an entrepreneur, building and growing software companies in the telecommunications and eCommerce markets. Mr. Ratnakar is currently an independent private equity advisor, partnering with investing teams to pursue M&A targets and oversee portfolio company operating performance. He holds an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland.
John Rexford is the Managing Director of Ramona Park Consulting LLC, which he founded in 2016. Mr. Rexford has over 36 years of finance experience that includes serving as Global M&A Head from 2010 to 2015 at the Xerox Corporation and serving in various positions at Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (which was acquired by the Xerox Corporation), including Chief Financial Officer from 2006 to 2007, Executive Vice President from 2001 to 2009 and Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions from 1996 to 2001. Mr. Rexford has also served as a director of Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. from 2006 to 2007. Mr. Rexford received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in 1979 and a MBA from SMU Cox School of Business in 1980.
Cynthia Russo currently serves as a director of PAR Technology Corporation, UserTesting, Inc. and Verifone, Inc. Ms. Russo also serves as the audit committee chair and a member of the compensation and nominating and governance committees for PAR Technology Corporation. She also serves as the chair of the audit committee for UserTesting, Inc. and Verifone, Inc. Ms. Russo previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cvent, Inc., a cloud-based enterprise event management platform, from September 2015 to September 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Russo served in a variety of senior financial roles of increasing responsibility at MICROS Systems, Inc., including as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from April 2010 until MICROS Systems’ acquisition by Oracle in September 2014. Ms. Russo holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from James Madison University and is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor.