John McAfeeChief Cybersecurity Visionary
John McAfee is a technology innovator and industry leader that is best known for starting the first software anti-virus company, McAfee Associates, and sparking the growth of a new multi-billion dollar industry. His experience at the cutting edge of computing and software started while working with the pioneer giants of modern computers and technology, including UNIVAC, Xerox, NASA, Booz Allen Hamilton and Lockheed-Martin.
After selling McAfee Associates, McAfee pressed on to found several more companies, including Tribal Voice, developer of one of the first instant messaging platforms; QuorumEx, a biotech research startup; and Future Tense Central, technology incubator and MGT strategic partner. McAfee also served on the Board of Directors of Zone Labs, a network security company, and as technology evangelist for Everykey, makers of the Everykey personal security device.
In addition to his life long, real-world experience in business and technology, McAfee also comes to MGT with a strong personal brand that is already proving attractive to the best and the brightest innovators. He has been a vocal advocate for cybersecurity and user privacy, achieved through private industry and disruptive technology. The board believes that John McAfee has the necessary experience, qualities, talents and skill set to serve as Chief Cybersecurity Visionary of MGT during this important time. This belief is based on his demonstrated record of success combined with the many synergies he has with the needs of MGT, as we pivot to rapidly become a disruptive force in the technology sector.
Robert LaddChief Executive Officer
Mr. Ladd joined the Company in December 2010 as a Director. He was appointed Interim President and CEO in February 2011, appointed President and CEO in January 2012 and appointed Interim Treasurer and Interim Chief Financial Officer in December 2015. Mr. Ladd is the Managing Member of Laddcap Value Advisors, LLC, which serves as the investment manager for various private partnerships, including Laddcap Value Partners LP. Prior to forming his investment partnership in 2003.
Mr. Ladd was a Managing Director at Neuberger Berman, a large international money management firm catering to individuals and institutions. From 1992 through November 2002, Mr. Ladd was a portfolio manager for various high net worth clients of Neuberger Berman. Prior to this experience, Mr. Ladd was a securities analyst at Neuberger from 1988 through 1992. Mr. Ladd is a former Director of InFocus Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq – INFS, 2007 to 2009), and served on the board of Delcath Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq – DCTH, 2006-2012). Mr. Ladd has earned his designation as a Chartered Financial Analyst (1986)
Mr. Ladd currently lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and works out of the company's Durham headquarters.
Lara CorrenteSenior Vice President of Corporate Governance
Ms. Lara Corrente is Senior Vice President and General Counsel for MGT Capital Investments, Inc. Ms. Corrente manages governance and compliance for the Board of Directors and is responsible for human resources. She was appointed to her current position of the corporation in December 2015 and has been an executive of MGT since joining the team in December 2011. Corrente also oversees legal affairs of the corporation, including intellectual property and SEC compliance.
Prior to joining MGT, Ms. Corrente was the Director of Regulatory Affairs at Delcath, Inc. Ms. Corrente earned her juris doctorate from Roger Williams University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Connecticut.
Ms. Corrente currently lives in Darien, Connecticut.
Dmitry MolotkovSenior Vice President of Finance
Mr. Molotkov joined MGT in 2010 and since then played a pivotal role in the Company’s financial and corporate development. Mr. Molotkov started his career in financial management, working for such companies as Capita and Kroll, the world’s leading risk-management firm, as well as serving as Controller for Medicsight, the London Stock Exchange listed life-science company. Mr. Molotkov oversees the Company’s financial control, corporate development, and financial reporting. Mr. Molotkov is a member of the Advisory Board of Atlas Corporate Finance, the London-based Mergers and Acquisitions firm, which provides expert advice to companies on strategy, corporate transactions and equity and debt financings.
Mr. Molotkov lives in London, United Kingdom.