PhillyTech People News 9/3/2016: Scott A. Snyder, Ph.D., joins Safeguard Scientifics as Senior Vice President, Managing Director, and Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

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 Scott A. Snyder, Ph.D.

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) on Tuesday announced that Scott A. Snyder, Ph.D. has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Managing Director, and Chief Technology and Innovation Officer. Dr. Snyder is a recognized thought leader and has more than 25 years of experience in business leadership, strategic planning and technology management.

Company quote: "New position signals refined focus on technology-enabled businesses as the company leads the next wave of investment opportunities in an era of digital disruption."

Dr. Snyder comes to Safeguard from Mobiquity Inc., a leader in delivering innovative mobile and digital solutions for enterprises, where he was President and Chief Strategy Officer. He will continue to be Chairman of Mobiquity's Advisory Board. Dr. Snyder held executive positions with several Fortune 500 companies including GE, Martin Marietta, and Lockheed Martin, has been the CEO of a leading strategic planning firm, Decision Strategies International, and has also started several software business ventures.

Dr. Snyder earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Snyder has served on Safeguard's advisory board since 2006. He has authored a book entitled, "The New World of Wireless: How to Compete in the 4G Revolution".

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