President and Chief Executive Officer
James Pritchett was appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Costar Technologies, Inc. (formerly Sielox, Inc.) on January 20, 2009. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Pritchett served as President of Costar Video Systems, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, since June 2006. From March 2001 until June 2006, Mr. Pritchett was the President of Video Solutions Technology Center, LLC and a director of Southern Imaging, Inc. He is a former executive officer of Ultrak, Inc., a publicly-trade company that manufactured and sold products for the security and surveillance and industrial video markets, serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1988-1997 and as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1997 until March 1999.
Chief Financial Officer
Scott Switzer was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Costar Technologies, Inc.(formerly Sielox, Inc.) on June 14, 2011. Mr. Switzer, who has been with the Company since 2001, has served as the Company's controller since August 2008. Prior to that, he was the controller of Costar Video Systems, LLC and a consultant with Accenture.
Chief Technical Officer
Mathiew Bais was hired as the Chief Technical Officer of Costar Technologies, Inc. on January 7, 2008. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Visual Defence, USA, a systems integration company in CCTV and airport security from 2006 to 2007. Prior to that he was President and CEO of Visonic Technologies, an RFID and Access Control company from 1999 to 2006 and was Vice-President of Sales of Loronix from 1998 to 1999. Mr. Bais is a former executive of Ultrak, Inc., a publicly traded company in the security and surveillance market, serving as Managing Director of Product Development from 1995 to 1997. Mathiew holds degrees in Physics, Civil and Mechanical Engineering.