Mr. Ajdler is a Managing Director of Crescendo Partners, a value-oriented activist investment firm based in New York. He is also a director and the secretary of Rhapsody Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) that went public in October 2006. In addition, he is a director of The Topps Company, a Nasdaq-listed marketer of entertainment products, and Hill International, a Nasdaq-listed construction management firm. Hill International recently went public by merging with Arpeggio Acquisition Corporation, a SPAC of which Mr. Ajdler was the CFO and a director. Since October 2005, Mr. Ajdler has also been assistant to the Chairman of the Board and a Board observer to Computer Horizons Corp., a Nasdaq-listed company. Mr. Ajdler previously worked as a management consultant for Mercer Management Consulting and Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Ajdler received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, an S.M. in Aeronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.