Carl J. Williams has served as a director of the Company since August 2013, as our President since November 2013 and as our Chief Executive Officer since February 2014. In 2015 he was appointed as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Williams was previously an advisor to the Company from April 2010 until Mr. Williams joined our Board of Directors. Mr. Williams was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Baikal Group, LLC, a management consulting firm, from March 2002. He served as a Managing Director of Pay Anywhere, LLC, a mobile credit card processing system, from May 2012 until July 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Williams served as Advisor of Business Development and International Operations at Global Payments Inc., a payment processing company, from May 2009 until June 2013. From March 2004 until January 2009, Mr. Williams was the President of World Wide Payment Processing for Global Payments. From May 1996 to February 2002, Mr. Williams was President of Spherion Assessment Group, a business unit of Spherion Inc., a recruiting and staffing service. Prior to this, Mr. Williams served as the Divisional President of Merchant Services of National Processing Company, a payment processing company. Mr. Williams holds a B.A. from La Salle University. Mr. Williams brings his extensive experience and knowledge in the payments industry, as well as his perspective as our Chief Executive Officer, to our Board of Directors.
Shane H. Kim has served as a director since April 2011. Mr. Kim has been a managing member of Camden Partners Holdings, LLC, a private equity firm, since May 1999. He currently serves on the board of Santa Rose Consulting, Inc. and was previously a director on the board of Vantage Oncology, Inc. Mr. Kim also previously served on the MBA Advisory Council for the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. Mr. Kim holds a B.S. in Finance from University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business. Mr. Kim was an observer to our Board of Directors from February 2007 and contributed his counsel and insights during an important stage of our development. Mr. Kim provides a valuable perspective to our Board of Directors due to his sophisticated knowledge of information technology companies, including investments in payment industry companies, and experience serving as a director of several companies.
Cameron R. M. McColl has served as a director since January 2006 and as our Lead Director since July 2011 and previously served as a director and Chairman of our Board of Directors from 1999 to 2000. Mr. McColl is an owner and has served as the Executive Chairman of Nanny Cay Resort & Marina Limited since 2000. Mr. McColl co-founded and served on the board of directors of Telecom Service Centres from 1994 to 2003. Mr. McColl co-founded and served as the chief executive officer of Memory Corporation Plc from 1993 to 1996. Mr. McColl holds a B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Edinburgh University. Mr. McColl was an early investor in our company and was selected as a director because of his extensive business experience as a successful entrepreneur and his leadership of private and public companies. Mr. McColl is an experienced executive officer with the skills necessary to lead our Audit Committee. His service as chief executive officer at a publicly traded corporation, as well as serving as a director on several others, has provided him with extensive financial and accounting experience, including evaluating financial results and generally overseeing the financial reporting process at a public company.
Jonathan Kaiden has served as a director since January 2006. Mr. Kaiden has been a principal and founding member of Sopris Capital Associates, a private equity firm, since 2002. Mr. Kaiden currently sits on the board of directors for Apollidon Inc., Enhanced Capital Partners, Inc., ethology Inc., Healthcare Data Solutions Corp., International Art Galleries LLC, Mountain Temp Services LLC, SRSsoft, Inc., and Tallwave LLC, and was an advisor to the boards of iCrossing, Inc. and Valutec Card Solutions, Inc. Mr. Kaiden holds a B.A. in Government from Cornell University, an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School. As a director, Mr. Kaiden contributes to our Board of Directors his deep experience with the investment and investment banking industry, providing guidance and counsel to a variety of technology companies and service on the boards of directors of a number of companies.