Board of Directors

Dr. Bill McGann
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. McGann is one of the original developers of commercial ion mobility spectrometry technology for explosives trace detection (ETD). He has authored over 70 research proposals to the U.S. Government, 20-plus scientific publications, and over 25 patents in the areas of nuclear, chemical and biological detection technologies. He played a key role in creating an industry around ETD science and technology at Ion Track Instruments, which was acquired by General Electric. After the acquisition, Dr. McGann served as Vice-President, R&D at GE Ion Track and went on to become Chief Technology Officer of GE Security. Immediately prior to joining Implant Sciences, he was VP Engineering for Global Fire Products and United Technologies.

Michael Turmelle
Michael Turmelle was confirmed as a director of the Company in December 2005. He is currently Chief Financial Officer of Premium Power Corporation, a venture capital backed large format electrical energy storage company.  Prior to Premium Power, Mr. Turmelle held several management positions with SatCon Technology Corporation, including a director, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Chief Operating Officer and President of SatCon Power Systems. Prior to SatCon he worked for HADCO Corporation in various financial and operating assignments. Mr. Turmelle graduated from the General Electric Financial Management Training program (FMP) in 1984. He holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Amherst College. Mr. Turmelle serves as the Chairman of Implant Sciences’ Compensation Committee and is a member of both the Company’s Audit and Nominating Committees.

Robert Liscouski
Mr. Liscouski is the CEO of Content Analyst, a software company that automates the analysis and categorization of large volumes unstructured text and data. He served as Assistant Secretary of Infrastructure Protection for the Department of Homeland Security, appointed by then Secretary Tom Ridge. There, he coordinated authority over the protection of all sectors of the nation's critical infrastructure, including agriculture, food, water, public health, transportation, and hazardous materials. Previously, he was the Director of Information Assurance for The Coca-Cola Company.

Howard Safir
Mr. Safir is the founder, Chairman and CEO of Safir/Rosetti, a premier security consulting company. In 1996, he was appointed the 39th Police Commissioner of the City of New York by Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, after serving as New York City’s 29th Fire Commissioner for the prior two years. Previously, he was the Assistant Director of the Drug Enforcement Agency and also served as Chief of the Witness Security Division, U.S. Marshals Service. Mr. Safir is a member of the Board of Trustees of Hofstra University and a director of the foundation of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

Jack Keating
Jack Keating is the Vice president of Global Customer Fulfillment for the Timberland Company where he has worked for 17 years. Timberland is a premium global brand with sales in excess of 1.2 Billion in 2008. As Vice President of Global Customer Fulfillment, Jack is responsible for all Transportation, Distribution, Customs, and Order management. In addition, Jack oversees North American Customer Service and Apparel Sourcing operations.  He has thirty years of progressive experience in the Shipping and Transportation Industry. He holds a B.A. from Bridgewater State College and an M.B.A. from Suffolk University.  Jack is a respected expert in the retail Distribution and Transportation world. He has spoken many times on topics ranging from automation to warehouse management.  He was the keynote speaker at Manhattan Associates annual Momentum Conference held in Atlanta. 

John Hassett
Mr. Hassett is Managing Principal and President of Little Harbor Advisors LLC and is a co-founder and managing member of Tuckerbrook Alternative Investments, LP. Mr. Hassett is a serial entrepreneur and inventor, with over 12 years’ experience in the investment management business who has built and sold several high-tech startups including Multilink, AT/Comm and Vialog. Mr. Hassett is responsible for numerous licensing agreements, M&A transactions, private and public equity and debt financing, and business restructurings, and has in-depth experience in corporate finance, business integration, and strategic planning.