Mr. Baird assists Tailwind in sourcing, evaluating and performing due diligence on business services opportunities with a particular focus on technology services. Mr. Baird serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Stratix and serves on the Board of Directors of Diversified, AST, and Core BTS.
Mr. Baird is a high tech veteran with experience leading businesses in the mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and communications sectors. Most recently, Mr. Baird served as President of the Product & Technology Group at AGT International, an innovator in the IoT, having started with AGT as CEO of 3i-MIND, a data science company. Prior to his time at AGT, Mr. Baird worked at Avaya, serving as Vice President and General Manager of the Small Medium Business Unit and the Communications Appliances Business Unit, responsible for $1 billion in revenues and 600 global employees. Previously, Mr. Baird has served as CEO of mobile technology firms Commtag and Xtempus and as COO of Psion Computing, a pioneer in the personal mobile computing space, in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Baird currently serves as a director of iJET International. He began his career in the mid-market technology space in the United Kingdom, before moving to the United States in 2004. Mr. Baird received his MBA with distinction from the London Business School and a BSc in Cybernetics and Mathematics from the University of Reading, UK.