David J. P. Meachin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Founded Cross Border Enterprises in 1991.

Prior to this, Mr. Meachin was: Managing Director, Investment Banking Division, Merrill Lynch & Company in New York from 1981 to 1991; Vice President and General Manager of International Corporate Finance in New York and London, Salomon Brothers; Second Vice President in New York and Tokyo, Smith Barney and Co. From 1966 to 1969, he was employed as a Project Engineer for Humphreys and Glasgow Ltd., a London-based international chemical plant contracting company.

Affiliations and interests: David Meachin has served on public SEC-reporting company boards for 16 years, during which time he has been a Member of the Executive Committee of the Board, Chairman of the Audit Committee, and Member of the Compensation and Governance Committees. Lyondell Chemical Company, the NYSE listed Fortune 100 Company of which he served as a board member, was sold in a going private transaction. Mr. Meachin has also served as a Director of Millennium Chemicals Inc. (NYSE), The Ground Round Inc. (NASDAQ), Metha Energy Solutions Inc. (OTC), and The Spartek Emerging Opportunities of India Fund, and is currently a Director of FOCoS Innovations Corp., a Florida based enterprise IT-Healthcare focused company.

He is a Director and former Vice Chairman of the University of Cape Town Fund in New York and a Director and past Chairman of the British American Educational Foundation. He is an Advisory Board Member of Structured Credit International Corp. (SCIC). He is a Member of The Economic Club of New York, The National Association of Corporate Directors, the American College of Corporate Directors (Masters Professional Director), and the Florida Venture Forum.

David Meachin is a frequent speaker and forum participant on issues of corporate governance, private equity and investment banking. He has lived and worked in New York, Tokyo, London, Paris, South Africa, and Zimbabwe and traveled extensively on business in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, India, the Middle East, Latin America, Southern Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.

Education: MBA with Distinction, Harvard Business School; graduate qualifications from Cambridge University and the French Petroleum Institute, Paris (Total Oil Company Postgraduate Scholar); BS Chemical Engineering, University of Cape Town; and BS Physical Science (First Class) University of Natal in South Africa.

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Nancy L. Brenner, Managing Director

Prior to joining Cross Border Enterprises in 2001, Ms. Brenner was a consultant to companies in the financial and IT-related sectors, including a healthcare-related Internet company, a boutique investment banking firm, and the financial services practice of a major accounting firm. Prior to that, she was Senior Vice President at Financial Market Research (a firm conducting consulting/market research for the financial sector), First Vice President at Bond Investors Guaranty (a leading insurer of municipal bonds), and Assistant Vice President/Director of Advertising & Sales Promotion, Chemical Bank Trust & Investment Division (including dealing with pension funds and institutional investors). She has also built businesses in the new media and consumer sectors at The Art Institute of Chicago, Grey Advertising, Doyle Dane Bernbach, Lever Brothers, General Foods, and Columbia Pictures.

Education: MBA, Harvard Business School; BA, Wellesley College, (Pendleton Scholar).

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Frank A. Bonsal, Jr.

Frank Bonsal is a founding partner of Red Abbey Venture Partners, LLC. He was a founding partner of New Enterprise Associates ("NEA"). His investment activities focus on a broad range of technically oriented and service-oriented companies. He serves as a director of several private companies. Before co-founding NEA, he was a general partner of Alex. Brown & Sons.

Mr. Bonsal received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Princeton University.

Dr. Uffe Bundgaard-Joergensen

Uffe Bundgaard-Joergensen is an owner and Chairman of Brabo Ventures, which operates the Gate2Growth Initiative and manages the Gate2Growth Business Matching Service (InvestorNet). Through the service center Investors and Entrepreneurs can access a complete range of services, resources, industry foresight and networking opportunities via a Europe-wide platform that allows the user to rapidly identify qualified partners and evaluate their offerings.

Dr. Bundgaard-Joergensen was a Founder of Mermaid Venture Consulting (2000), which focuses on private company projects in Denmark and internationally. From 1988 to 1999, he served as the Managing Director of Danish Venture Finance, one of Denmark's oldest venture capital firms, and served and on the Boards of a number of the firm's investee companies in Denmark and in the United States. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the European Venture Capital Association (ECVA) from 1993 to 1997, and chaired its Early-Stage (now High-Tech) Committee.

Dr. Bundgaard-Joergensen received his PhD in economics and operations research from the University of Copenhagen and Danish Technical University.

W "H" Clark

"H" Clark is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nalco Chemical, a NYSE-listed global corporation. He subsequently served as Chairman of the Board of Millennium Chemicals, Inc., another NYSE-listed global corporation. He is currently on the Board of Directors of Lyondell Chemical Company (LYO - NYSE), a Fortune 500 company. He was Chairman of the Chemical Manufacturers Association of OCITA (Office of Chemical Industry Trade Advisor). Mr. Clark has served on the boards of Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Chicago Northwestern Railroad, Fort James Corporation, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., Millennium Chemicals, Inc., Nalco Chemical Company, Nicor Inc. & Northern Illinois Gas, Northern Trust Company, Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corp., USG Corp. and U.S. Gypsum Corp., Valero Energy Corporation. Formerly he was Chairman of the Society of the Chemical Industry, and a member of the Governing Board of the Illinois Council on Economic Education, the Illinois Economic Development Board, the Business Roundtable, and The Conference Board. He is a Life Trustee of the Field Museum of Natural History, a Life Trustee and a member of the Board of Advisors of the Brookfield Zoo, and a Life Member of the Northwestern University Advisory Board of Kellogg Business School.

He holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina State University, and he is a graduate of the Stanford University Executive Program. His honors include Honorary Doctor of Business Administration, North Central College; Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award from North Carolina State University; SCI Chemical Industry Gold Medal; and American Institute of Chemists Award.

Robert E. La Blanc

Bob La Blanc is President of Robert E. La Blanc Associates, Inc., information technologies consulting and investment banking firm. Before that, he was Vice Chairman of Continental Telecom, Inc., a diversified telecommunications company, and a General Partner at Salomon Brothers, where he founded the Telecommunications Team and was voted leading Wall Street telecommunications industry analyst in Institutional Investor's annual surveys from 1973-1978.

Mr. La Blanc is a director of Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd., Computer Associates International, Inc., FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc., Storage Technology Corp., Titan Corp., and over ninety Prudential Mutual Funds. He is Chairman of the Advisory Board of Edelson Technology Partners and a director of Norwood Venture Corp. Previously, Mr. La Blanc was a director of Contel Cellular, Inc., European American Bank, M/A-COM, Inc., Salient Three Communications Inc., Storage Technology Corp., TIE/communications, Inc., American Satellite Corporation, Network Analysis Corporation, and Tribune Co. He was a founding Director of the Catholic Telecommunications Network of America, Inc.

Mr. La Blanc holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Manhattan College and an MBA from New York University, and is a graduate of an extensive technical training program at the Bell Telephone Laboratories. He is a four term Trustee and former Vice-Chair of Manhattan College, which awarded him a Doctorate of Humane Letters, honoris causa, in 1997.

Jennifer A. McFarlane

Jennifer McFarlane is CEO of The Women's Technology Cluster. She has expertise across diverse fields of technology, including high technology, biotech, and clean technology. She has raised over $300 million for technology-based companies, both as an investment banker and as a corporate executive. Previously, Jennifer was Deputy Chair of Trans Pacific Petroleum, an Australian holding company. Before that, she was an Executive Director of Southern Pacific Petroleum NL, a public Australian energy technology company, where she was part of a leadership team that took the company through a major growth phase, with responsibility for strategy and financing. Prior to SPP, she was a Principal of CROSS BORDER ENTERPRISES, L.L.C., a Director of Barents Group LLC, a subsidiary of KPMG, leading teams advising numerous Governments on privatization, and a Vice President in Investment Banking at Salomon Brothers Inc. in New York.

Ms. McFarlane is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and was a member of the Young Presidents Organization of Australia from 2000-2004. In 2003, she was awarded the Centenary Medal by the Prime Minister of Australia for her contribution to business. Ms. McFarlane received her MBA from Stanford University and both an LLB and a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

Ambassador Vernon R. W. (Jim) Steward

Ambassador Steward represented South Africa as Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations during the transition to democracy under President Mandela. He was Ambassador to Italy and also served in the Middle East. He was also Chief Director: East and West Europe and International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Steward is a Member of the Board, (US) National Child Labor Committee. He is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and holds a B.Comm. degree from University of Witwatersrand.

Washington SyCip

Washington SyCip is the Founder of The SGV Group, an auditing and management consulting company with operations throughout East Asia.

Mr. SyCip is Chairman, Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, Asian Institute of Management, Philippines; Honorary Chairman, Euro-Asia Centre, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France; member of the Board of Governors, Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies, University of Pennsylvania; Member, Board of Overseers, Columbia University Graduate School of Business; Board Member, The Conference Board, New York; Member, International Advisory Board, Council on Foreign Relations, New York; Chairman, Asia Pacific Advisory Committee, New York Stock Exchange. He is also an Honorary Life Trustee of the Asia Society. Mr. SyCip is a member of the International Advisory Boards of American International Group, New York; Cambrex Corporation, USA; VIAG Aktiengesellschaft, Germany.

Mr. SyCip was previously a member of the International Boards of AT&T Corp., United Technologies Corp., Caterpillar, Inc., Owens-Illinois, Australia & New Zealand Banking Group, Pacific Dunlop Limited, Australia, and LucasVarity Corporation, USA. He was a member of the International Advisory Board of Chase Manhattan Bank and an Advisor to Arthur Andersen.