Pangiam, a technology-based security and travel services provider, appointed two new board members, Rodney Adkins and Michael Huerta.

“We are excited to welcome Rod and Michael to our Board of Directors,” said Kevin McAleenan, CEO of Pangiam. “Their experience in innovative technology and leveraging public-private partnerships are strong additions to Pangiam. I look forward to working alongside them both and our other board members to build on Pangiam’s success.”

Formerly, Adkins was senior vice president of IBM, having served in that position from 2007 until 2014.

“I’m excited about the quality of leadership, talent and offerings that will advance Pangiam’s role in enhancing the travel and safety experience,” said Adkins.

Huerta served as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration from 2013 to 2018.

“I am pleased to join the Pangiam board and to have the opportunity to work with such a talented and experienced team,” added Huerta. “As the world returns to travel, Pangiam offers solutions that will make the travel experience more seamless and more secure.”

Pangiam is backed by AE Industrial Partners, LP, a private equity firm specializing in aerospace, defense & government services, space, power generation, and specialty industrial markets.