Jmar Elects Retired Vice Admiral to Board
Jmar Technologies Inc. of San Diego, a developer of advanced laser, photonics and detection technologies for nanoscale imaging, chemical and biological analysis, and fabrication, announced today that retired US Navy Vice Adm. Richard Naughton has been elected to its board of directors. Naughton retired from active military duty in January 2004 with more than 15 years of top-level executive management experience. His last assignment was as superintendent of the US Naval Academy. From 2000 to 2002, he served as commander, Naval Strike & Air Warfare Center. Prior to that, he served as commander, Carrier Group Four/Carrier Striking Force where he trained deploying battle groups consisting of more than 100,000 sailors and marines. From 1996 to 1998, he was director for plans and policy (J-5) US Transportation Command, where he developed a strategy for worldwide transportation needs. He also served as the commanding officer of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. More recently, Naughton has provided consulting services to major defense and transportation companies including Lockheed Martin and Northrup Grumman, and was CEO for Xenonics Holdings, Inc., a maker of high-intensity illumination and low-light vision systems for defense and security applications. He is currently president of International Data Security, which provides data center and managed services to marine vessels in metropolitan areas.