DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Mar 05, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- VeriTeQ Corporation ("VeriTeQ" the "Company"), a leader in implantable, radio frequency identification ("RFID") for humans and animals, announced today that the Company and its Chairman and CEO Scott R. Silverman are featured in a taped interview on FoxNews.com. Silverman and FoxNews.com's Dr. Manny Alvarez discuss the Company's RFID implantable microchip and its application for medical device identification, including for breast implants. - source

 

Key Speaker - Scott R. Silverman.

Mr. Scott R. Silverman served as the Chief Executive Officer of PositiveID Corporation from August 27, 2009 to August 2011. Mr. Silverman served as the Chief Executive Officer of Digital Angel Corporation (also known as Applied Digital Solutions Inc.) from March 2003 to December 6, 2006 and served as its Acting President since April 2005. Mr. Silverman served as Chief Executive Officer of VeriChip Corporation, a subsidiary of Applied Digital Solutions Inc. and holding of Xmark Corporation from December 5, 2006 to July 18, 2008 and from April 2003 to June 2004. He served as Acting President of VeriChip Corporation March 2007 to May 4, 2007. From March 2002 to March 2003, Mr. Silverman served as President of Applied Digital. He served as Vice President of Digital Angel Corp. since December 1, 2003 and its Special Advisor to the Board of Directors from August 2001 to March 2002. From September 1999 to March 2002, he operated his own private investment-banking firm and from October 1996 to September 1999, Mr. Silverman served in various capacities for Applied Digital including positions related to business development, corporate development and legal affairs. From July 1995 to September 1996, he served as President of ATI Communications Inc., one of Applied Digital's subsidiaries. He began his career and served as Attorney specializing in commercial litigation and communications law at Cooper Perskie in Atlantic City, New Jersey and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has been Chairman of Steel Vault Corporation (Formerly IFTH Acquisition Corp.) since January 3, 2006. Mr. Silverman served as an Executive Chairman of VeriChip Corporation from March 2003 to July 18, 2008 and Chairman since November 12, 2008. He served as Chairman of Medical Advisory Systems, Inc. Mr. Silverman served as Chairman of Digital Angel Corp. from March 2003 to July 2007. He served as Chairman of the Board of Applied Digital Solutions Inc. from March 2003 to July 3, 2007. He served as an Executive Chairman of PositiveID Corporation since November 12, 2008. He served as Vice Chairman of Gulfstream International Group Inc. from September 8, 2010 to October 26, 2010. He served as Vice Chairman of Digital Angel Corp. since December 1, 2003. He serves as a Director of PositiveID Corporation since November 12, 2008. He has been Director of Steel Vault Corporation since January 3, 2006 and previously served as its Director since January 2001. He served as a Director of Medical Advisory Systems, Inc. since July 2003. He served as Director of Digital Angel Corporation from February 2002 to July 2007 and VeriChip-Holding co. until July 2008. He served as an Executive Member of Board of Directors of VeriChip Corporation from February 2002 to July 2008. He is an Attorney licensed to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Mr. Silverman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of arts degree and received his Law degree from Villanova University School of Law. - source