Michael J. Cody was, from 2009 until his retirement in 2017, Vice President of Corporate Development at Raytheon Company, a technology company specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. At Raytheon, Mr. Cody was responsible for overseeing all merger and acquisition activity, where he executed 18 transactions aggregating in excess of $4.3 billion in transaction value. From 2007-2009, Mr. Cody was a founding partner of Meadowood Capital LLC, a private equity firm focused on technology companies. From 1997 to 2007, Mr. Cody was Vice President of Corporate Development at EMC Corporation, a developer and provider of information infrastructure technology. Mr. Cody has previously served on the boards of Safeguard Scientific, Inc., a NYSE listed private equity and venture capital firm; and MTI Ltd., a private company in the UK specializing in cloud, security, and infrastructure. Mr. Cody brings to the Board extensive knowledge and experience with mergers and acquisitions as well as experience with technology and defense businesses. Additionally, Mr. Cody's experience as a director of publicly traded and private companies allows him to bring an important perspective to the Board.