Craig Bandes has over 25 years of experience as a CEO, entrepreneur, and investor building companies in the technology, defense and professional services industries. Craig has been President & CEO of Pixelligent Technologies since 2009, a company that is leveraging next generation nanomaterial development and manufacturing technology to disrupt the chemicals industry. Pixelligent was recognized as the Manufacturer of the Year in 2017 by the Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Council. Prior to rebuilding Pixelligent, Craig was the President & CEO of Global Secure Corp, a high tech company focused on providing homeland security software, training, and equipment solutions. He grew Global Secure from a start-up to over 175 people, with operations in 5 states, and completed four acquisitions. Craig has negotiated over $300 million in financial transactions, has completed acquisitions and strategic partnerships in the United States, Asia and Europe, and has built sales and distribution channels on a global basis. He sits on the Board of Directors of Pixelligent and is a member of the NanoBusiness Allliance Advisory Board. Craig received degrees in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Babson College.