Scott Woodard, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, is an active leader in the Chicago technology community. His previous company, ZyLAB, developed the first PC search engine, which was then sold to a publicly held company. Scott has expertise in voicemail technology, having developed one of the first automated voice delivery and notification systems. He is a founding board member of the Information Technology Association of Illinois and mentor to several emerging technology companies. Scott is actively involved in real estate and serves on the board of directors with Woodard Development Corporation, a real estate development firm. Scott has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois.