Dr. Gene Wells Ray, Ph.D. has been Managing Director of GMT Ventures, since 2005. Dr. Ray has an extensive experience in technology, defense and government relations. Prior to GMT Ventures, he founded and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of L-3 Services, Inc. (formerly L-3 Communications Titan Corporation, The Titan Corporation) since February 28, 2003 and from 1985 to July 2005 respectively. Dr. Ray co-founded Titan Systems, Inc., in 1985. He served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Titan Systems from 1981 to 1985. He served as an Executive Vice President, General Manager and a Director of Science Applications International Corporation, Inc. for 12 years. He was employed at SureBeam Corp. He served for two years as Chief, Strategic Division, US Air Force and as a Defense Industry Analyst. Dr. Ray held the position of Senior Appointee (Public Law 313) on the staff of the Chief of Staff of the US Air Force, where he led a team of military and civilian analysts and scientists. Prior to that, Dr. Ray was with the Aerospace Corporation where he contributed to weapon system analysis programs and specialized in the area of nuclear survivability. He serves as the Chairman of the Board at Decision Sciences International Corporation and Decision Sciences Corporation. He has been Chairman of Global Secure Corp. since August 2005 and Cayenta Inc. since September 1997. He has been Chairman of L-3 Communications Titan Group since May 1999. Dr. Ray served as Chairman of L-3 Communications Titan Corporation from April 1999 to July 2005 and its Director since 1981. He serves as Director of CaseRev, Inc., Decision Sciences Medical Co LLC and Decision Sciences Corporation. He has been Director of L-3 Communications Titan Group since 1981. He serves as Member of Advisory Council of Proximetry, Inc. He has been a Member of Advisory Board at Patriot Data Solutions Group Inc. since October 26, 2006. He served as a Director of AverStar, Inc. He also served as Director of Titan Systems from 1981 to 1985. Dr. Ray received a Ph.D. degree in Theoretical Physics from the University of Tennessee in 1965, a Master of Science in Physics from the University of Tennessee, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry from Murray State University in 1960.
Source: Bloomberg Businessweek
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