Board of Directors

Meet USAT’s Board of Directors, the team helping to oversee the business on behalf of our shareholders. .

Douglas G. Bergeron

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Douglas G. Bergeron joined the board in April 2020. Mr. Bergeron is a Managing Partner of Hudson Executive, an investment firm that seeks to identify value-oriented opportunities in the small/mid-cap U.S. public markets. Mr. Bergeron is also the CEO of Hudson Executive Investment Corp., a special purpose acquisition company formed to acquire a business in the financial services or healthcare sectors. Mr. Bergeron has served as the founder and sole shareholder of DGB Investment, Inc., a diversified holding company of technology investments, since 2002. In 2001, he led the acquisition of VeriFone Systems, Inc. (Verifone), a company that provides technology for electronic payment transactions at the point-of-sale, from Hewlett-Packard. In 2002, Mr. Bergeron, as Chief Executive Officer of Verifone, partnered with GTCR, a private equity firm, and grew VeriFone into a multi-national company with an enterprise value exceeding $4 billion by 2013, when he left the company. In 2016, Mr. Bergeron joined the Board of Directors of United Language Group, a translation, localization and interpreting providers. Mr. Bergeron is a member of the Board of Directors of Pipeworks Studios, a consumer and commercial games studio, since 2018, and of Renters Warehouse, an online exchange for occupied and performing single family rentals, since 2015. Mr. Bergeron serves as an investor and advisor to Blend, Inc., a consumer finance automation company.

Mr. Bergeron holds an Honours B.A. in Computer Science from York University in Toronto and a Masters of Science in Systems Management from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. In 2013, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) from York University.

Member of the Finance Committee

Chair of the CEO Search Committee