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Intellicheck Mobilisa appoints William H. Roof to chief operating officer
Port Townsend, WA-based Intellicheck Mobilisa, a provider of identity solutions and wireless security systems, has appointed William H. Roof, Ph.D. to chief operating officer, a newly created position, effective August 11. Roof previously served as the company’s senior vice president and chief scientist from May 2009 to April 2011.
In his new role as chief operating officer, Roof will be responsible for the sales, customer service, information technology, and enterprise wireless departments of the Company and will report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer Nelson Ludlow, Ph.D.
Roof has more than 30 years of engineering experience in the civilian and military sectors. Since leaving the company in 2011, he served as chief technology officer at TechFlow, where he managed a new division of the company providing a broad range of engineering services to Fort Huachuca in Arizona and a variety of other government agencies. Prior to his earlier tenure at the Company, from 2004 to 2009 he was vice president of Research and Development at IntelliDOT Corporation, a healthcare information technology/patient safety product development company. He also served as a captain in the U.S. Navy (Naval Intelligence), specializing in force protection and counterterrorism as a credentialed federal agent of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). Roof is a veteran of Operations Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom, and Iraqi Freedom.
Roof’s earlier civilian employment positions include vice president, Research and Development at Cardinal Health, program manager at Lear Siegler, and senior systems engineer at Litton Industries. He holds a B.S. degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy, an M.B.A. from Loyola Marymount University, and a Ph.D. in software engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School.
“Having previously been involved with Intellicheck Mobilisa, and then observing the company as an outsider, I have been impressed with its progress, and believe I am returning to the Company at a pivotal time,” commented Roof. “With its strong position in the security and wireless technology sectors, its new business model and recently strengthened balance sheet, I am looking forward to working with the management team to help guide its future initiatives.”
Intellicheck Mobilisa is a provider of wireless technology and identity systems for various applications, including mobile and handheld access control and security systems for the government, military and commercial markets.