Caryn Seidman-Becker

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Caryn Seidman Becker has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 2010. Over the past 14 years, she has grown CLEAR into a global, customer-obsessed brand serving 56 airports, over 20 million members and a growing list of B2B partners across the travel, health and sports industries. From day one as Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Seidman Becker has pursued her vision of using identity to create a more frictionless world, with an obsession to deliver amazing customer experience. Today, CLEAR is a trusted brand using their platform across industries from travel to sports to health care. With over 3,000 full time employees across the United States, CLEAR is shaping the future of how we work, live and travel. Prior to CLEAR, from 2002 to 2009, she started and was the Managing Partner of Arience Capital, an over $1 billion value-oriented asset management firm focused on investing in companies across a broad spectrum of industries including consumer, technology, aerospace and defense and turnarounds. Prior to Arience Capital, she served as Managing Director at Iridian Asset Management, an investment advisor firm, and Assistant Vice President at Arnhold and S. Bleichroeder, an investment bank. Ms. Seidman Becker has served as a director of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD), a home improvement retailer, since 2022. She previously served as a director of Lemonade, Inc. (NYSE: LMND), an insurance company, from 2018 to 2022, and a director and member of the audit committee of CME Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CME), a public financial market company, from 2009 to 2012. Ms. Seidman Becker is an active member of the community and sits on the Board of Trustees for the Partnership for New York City and is a Board Member of New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and The School for Ethics and Global Leadership. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan. 

Michael Z. Barkin


Michael Z. Barkin serves as a member of our Board. Mr. Barkin previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2013 to 2022 and Vice President of Strategy and Development from 2012 to 2013 of Vail Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: MTN), an American mountain resort company (“Vail Resorts”). Prior to joining Vail Resorts, he was a Principal at KRG Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm (“KRG”), where he was a member of the investment team from 2006 to 2012. At KRG, Mr. Barkin was responsible for managing new acquisitions and had portfolio company oversight across multiple sectors. Prior to KRG, he worked at Bain Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm, and Bain & Company, a strategy and consulting firm. Mr. Barkin has served as the Board Chair of Evolve Vacation Rental Network, Inc., a vacation rental management platform, since August 2023. Mr. Barkin currently serves as a Trustee of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver. Mr. Barkin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College and a Masters in Business Administration from Stanford University. 

Jeffery H. Boyd


Jeffery H. Boyd serves as a member of our Board and is our Lead Independent Director. Mr. Boyd served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Booking Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG) (formerly known as The Priceline Group, Inc.), an online travel company (“Booking”), from 2002 to 2013, as Interim Chief Executive Officer from April 2016 to December 2016, as Chairman of the Board from 2016 to 2020 and as a Director from 2001 to 2021. Mr. Boyd also served as Booking’s President and Co-Chief Executive Officer from August 2002 to November 2002, its Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2002, and its Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary from January 2000 to October 2000. Mr. Boyd has also served as the chairman of the board of directors of Oscar Health, Inc. (NYSE: OSCR), a health insurance company, since 2021 and a member of the board of directors of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE: HD), a home improvement retailer, since 2016, among other director positions. Mr. Boyd holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Lawrence University and a Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School.

Tomago Collins


Tomago Collins serves as a member of our Board. Mr. Collins served as the Executive Vice President of Communications and Business Development at Kroenke Sports & Entertainment from 2020 to April 2024 and prior to that, served as Kroenke Sports & Entertainment’s Vice President of Communications from 2010 to 2020. Mr. Collins brings more than 30 years’ experience in the sports, entertainment, media and real estate investment industries. Mr. Collins worked in the Kroenke organization from 2003 to 2024 in various senior and advisory roles with sports teams (including the Los Angeles Rams, Arsenal Football Club and Denver Nuggets), sports and entertainment venues (including Ball Arena, SoFi Stadium and Emirates Stadium) and with print, broadcast and digital ventures (including Altitude Sports & Entertainment). Mr. Collins has served on the board of Republic Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) since 2013, where he also serves on the audit committee and the sustainability and corporate responsibility committee, as well as the board of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts since 2021, and previously served as a member of the boards of Williams Rowland Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: WRAC) from 2021 to 2023, Arctos NorthStar Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: ANAC) from 2021 to 2023, and AutoNation, Inc. from 2014 to 2019. He also serves as a board member for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation since 2013 and is a member of the Yale School of Public Health Leadership Council since 2021. Mr. Collins holds a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University.

Kenneth Cornick

President, Chief Financial Officer and Director

Kenneth Cornick has served as our President since 2010 and Chief Financial Officer since 2020 and from our inception to 2017. In addition, Mr. Cornick serves as a member of our Board. Mr. Cornick co-founded CLEAR with Ms. Seidman Becker in 2010. Prior to CLEAR, he was a Partner at Arience Capital from 2003 to 2009. Mr. Cornick holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowdoin College and serves on the Board of Trustees of LREI, a progressive independent school in New York City, and Center ID Corp., an expense management software company. 

Shawn Henry


Shawn Henry serves as a member of our Board. Mr. Henry was an early employee of, and has served as Chief Security Officer of CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWD), an American cybersecurity technology company, since 2012, and also previously served as President of CrowdStrike Services from 2012 to 2022. Mr. Henry served for 24 years as an FBI special agent, rising through the executive ranks. Prior to joining CrowdStrike, he oversaw half of the FBI’s investigative operations as Executive Assistant Director, including all FBI criminal and cyber investigations worldwide, international operations, and the FBI’s critical incident response to major investigations and disasters, from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Henry also managed computer crime investigations spanning the globe, established the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force, and received the Presidential Rank Award for Meritorious Executive for his leadership in enhancing the FBI’s cyber capabilities. Mr. Henry has served as a director of ShoulderUp Technology Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: SUAC) since 2019, and now serves as Chairman of the Board. He holds a B.B.A. from Hofstra University, an M.S. in Criminal Justice Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, and is a graduate of the Homeland Security Executive Leadership Program of the Naval Postgraduate School. 

Kathryn A. Hollister


Kathryn A. Hollister serves as a member of our Board. Ms. Hollister served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Deloitte’s global tax and legal practice of 45,000 professionals from 2015 until 2019. Ms. Hollister worked at Deloitte from 1984 until 2020 in a variety of leadership roles, including Partner and Managing Partner of the U.S. business tax service line, and served both public and private clients. Ms. Hollister has served as director of Endava PLC (NYSE: DAVA), a global provider of technology services, since 2022, serving as Chair for the Remunerations Committee since October 2023, and previously served as a director of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) from 2021 to 2022. She previously served as a member of the US board of directors of Deloitte LLP from 2008 to 2015, and a member of the global board of directors of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu from 2010 to 2015. In the community, Ms. Hollister has served multiple academic and charitable organizations, including her current service on the Board of Trustees of Duke University, and the Boards of Directors of UC Health Foundation and UC Health LLC. A licensed/inactive lawyer, and a certified public accountant (non-practicing), in Ohio, Ms. Hollister holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law. 

Adam Wiener


Adam J. Wiener serves as a member of our Board. Mr. Wiener currently serves as an advisor to Redfin Corporation (NASDAQ: RDFN), a real estate brokerage, since September 2023. Mr. Wiener joined Redfin in 2007 and served in positions of increasing responsibility, including previously serving as Chief Growth Officer from 2015 to 2021, and as President, Real Estate Operations from 2021 to September 2023. Prior to Redfin, he worked at Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), a multinational technology company, in its SQL server division. Mr. Wiener holds a degree in Symbolic Systems and a concentration in Human-Computer Interaction from Stanford University.