Business Advisory Board


Admiral Eric T. Olson (U.S. Navy, ret) joined Clear Path’s Advisory Board in April 2012. Admiral Olson last served as the 8th Commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Admiral Olson as the first Navy SEAL ever to be appointed to three-star and four-star flag rank, as well as the first naval officer to head USSOCOM.

His numerous awards include but are not limited to the Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, the Navy Distinguished Service Medal and the Kuwait Liberation Medal. Admiral Olson retired with over 38 years of dedicated service to his country and those of its allies. His experience especially in tactical operations and concepts of operation, which have great relevance to our user community, will undoubtedly prove invaluable as Clear Path expands its activities in offering valuable solutions, equipment and services to its customers, including domestic and foreign militaries and special forces.

Admiral Olson graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1973 and qualified as a Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) officer in 1974. He graduated in BUD/S Class 76. He has served operationally in an Underwater Demolition Team, SEAL Team, SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team, Special Boat Squadron, and at the Naval Special Warfare Development Group. He has commanded at every level.

Admiral Olson has participated in several conflicts and contingency operations, and has served as a SEAL instructor, strategy and tactics development officer and joint special operations staff officer. His overseas assignments include service as a United Nations military observer in Israel and Egypt, and as Navy Programs officer in Tunisia. He served on the Navy staff as assistant deputy chief of Naval Operations (Plans, Policy, and Operations). In 1993, Olson participated in the Battle of Mogadishu. In 1994, Olson became commander of the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, an American counter-terrorism unit. Olson was promoted again in 1999 when he assumed command of Naval Special Warfare Command in Coronado, California.

Olson earned a Master of Arts degree in National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School and studied at the Defense Language Institute. He is a Joint Specialty officer and Political-Military Affairs sub-specialist with emphasis on Africa and the Middle East.


In June 2012, Lt. General Guy Swan III (USA, ret.) joined our Board of Directors. Lt. Gen Swan currently serves as Vice President for Education and Executive Director of the Institute of Land Warfare at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA). He also is a Member of the Chief Security Office Roundtable sponsored ASIS International, a professional society for security professionals.

Last year, Guy retired after more than 35 years of dedicated service to the United States - the final two years as the Commanding General of U.S. Northern Command. Under his leadership at U.S. Northern Command, Lt. Gen. Swan was able to build up the Nation’s chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and consequence management response force, which is tasked with preparing for catastrophic events, such as terrorist attacks or natural disasters. He also established broader and stronger partnerships with Mexico and Canada to protect the U.S. homeland from border threats posed by terrorist groups and criminal organizations.

Prior to U.S. Northern Command, Lt. Gen. Swan’s notable military career included commanding the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 7th Army Training Command, and Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region and U.S. Army Military District of Washington D.C. Prior posts, include Chief Congressional Affairs Officer for the U.S. Army, Asst. Deputy Director for strategy and policy for the U.S. Joints Chief of Staff, and Chief of Staff and Director of Operations for the Multi-National Force during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Lt. General Swan was commissioned as an Armor Officer from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in June 1976. He earned a Masters of Arts Degree from Georgetown University and Masters Degree from the School of Advanced Military Studies, Ft. Leavenworth. Lt. Gen. Swan is also a National Security Fellow with the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Lt. Gen. Swan’s extensive knowledge of security matters and counter-terrorism, his experience in operations, government affairs, and emergency management, as well as his excellent reputation will be invaluable to Clear Path’s mission.


David Baker is one of the founders of Clear Path Technologies, Inc. and provides legal advisory services and counsel to the Company as a member of its Advisory Board.

Mr. Baker has been an attorney for over 50 years and has been Of Counsel to the firm Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC, of Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama and New York City, since February 2003. Since October 1993, Mr. Baker has been a Retired Partner of the law firm of Jones Day from its New York City office. Prior to joining Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker, LLC, Mr. Baker was a partner in Baker, Johnston & Wilson LLP, Birmingham and New York City, from October 1998 to February 2003.

Mr. Baker received a Bachelor of Philosophy from the University of Chicago, a Bachelor of Arts from Birmingham-Southern College, and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the Alabama and New York State Bar Associations and the American and Alabama Law Institutes, serves on the Liaison Committee of the American Bar Association to the Financial Accounting Standards Board and is the International Bar Association’s principal representative to the United Nations in New York. In addition, he serves as Chairman of the New York Legislative Service and is a Life Trustee of Birmingham-Southern College.


Peter L. Corsell is a founding investor and advisor to Clear Path. He currently serves as Chairman and is a founder of GridPoint, an established leader in the clean tech industry. M.I.T.’s Technology Review has recognized Mr. Corsell as one of the world’s top innovators under age 35. Mr. Corsell founded GridPoint to fuel the widespread adoption of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. GridPoint raised over $120 million in invested capital, including a large investment by the Goldman Sachs Group, and is working with electric utilities nationwide.

Mr. Corsell served as Gridpoint’s company’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 2003 until 2010 where he was responsible for the strategic vision and leadership of the company. The World Economic Forum selected GridPoint as a Technology Pioneer in 2008. The company has been featured in several books including Hot, Flat and Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman. Mr. Corsell was Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Energy (2008-2009) and is a founding member of the Electrification Coalition.

Mr. Corsell’s commitment to protect the environment and serve society is also evident in his background and work outside of GridPoint. Mr. Corsell serves on Newsweek’s Global Environment and Leadership Advisory Committee and the corporate board of the Environmental Media Association. Previously, he served with the U.S. State Department in Cuba and worked as a political analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency. Mr. Corsell holds a B.S.F.S. from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.


Mr. Bay has over 19 years’ experience as a senior executive in corporate development, sales and operations for both traditional and startup companies. While a consultant, he specialized in the turnaround and reorganization of companies and has provided guidance in bringing foreign companies into China, Singapore and other Asian countries and executing direct and channel sales strategies.

Mr. Freddie Bay currently serves as President of Path Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd., a Singapore company. previously, Mr. Bay served as President and CEO of CETC-China Networks Security Company Limited (CETC-CNS), a subsidiary of the China Electronics Technology Group of Companies. Prior to assuming his role at CETC-CNS, Freddie Bay has served as Executive Vice-President of Singapore Technology Computer Systems Limited (STCS), a subsidiary company of the Singapore Technologies Group, a Government Linked Company.
In his role with STCS, Mr. Bay reported directly to the President and CEO and handled special projects within the Singapore Government. He was also responsible for world-wide Professional Services Sales, Managed Information Outsourcing & Disaster Recovery Services, M&A, Asia Pacific Solution Sales, Customer Support and Investor Relations. Mr. Bay further served on the board of directors with various subsidiary companies within STCS. During his tenure, Mr. Bay exceeded his sales target and significantly increased shareholder value.

Before joining STCS, Mr. Bay served as Regional Managing Partner of AT&T GIS and Regional Managing Director of Software AG, one of Europe’s largest software companies in charge of 13 countries in Asia-Pacific region. He also served as the Administrator, Chairman and Chief Information Officer of Gleneagles Hospital Group, the largest Healthcare Provider in South East Asia. Prior to that, Mr. Bay served as Consulting Manager with Andersen Consulting (now known as Accenture) both in Singapore and Japan offices.

Mr. Freddie Bay received his Masters degree in Business and Computing Science degree from City University London, United Kingdom and currently resides in Singapore.