Board of Directors
Gene has served as Chief Executive Officer since February 2014, president since April 2013 and as a member of our board of directors since November 2013.
Gene has more than 30 years of experience delivering results in high-growth technology companies, with a particular emphasis on SaaS applications. He most recently served as president and chief executive officer of Convio, Inc., where he was the driving force behind the company's success that led to an IPO and eventual sale to Blackbaud, Inc. in May 2012. Prior to Convio, Gene was BMC Software's vice president and general manager of Enterprise Data Management and previously worked at Dell as vice president and general manager of Internet Servers. He also served as senior vice president of sales and marketing at Careerbuilder.com, where he contributed significantly to growth leading to a 1999 public offering. Gene currently serves on the board of directors of Abila, Inc. and OutboundEngine.
Gene holds an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis and BS in Engineering Management from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He is active in the Austin, Texas, community and has served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Austin Chamber of Commerce, as well as on the Board of Directors for KIPP Austin Public Schools and JDRF Austin.
Steven H. Berkowitz joined our Board in October 2015. Mr Berkowitz has serves as the chief executive officer of Lumos Labs, Inc., a provider of online cognitive exercise tools, since November 2015. He served as the chief executive officer of Move, Inc. from January 2009 until it was acquired by News Corp in November 2014. Mr. Berkowitz served on the Board of Move, Inc.from June 2008 until November 2014. Mr. Berkowitz served as senior vice president of the Online Services Group at Microsoft Corporation, from May 2006 to August 2008. Prior to joining Microsoft in May 2006, Mr. Berkowitz served as chief executive officer and a director of Ask Jeeves, an online search engine, from January 2004 until August 2005, when the business was sold to IAC/InterActiveCorp. After acquisition by IAC/InterActiveCorp., Ask Jeeves was renamed IAC Search and Media, and Mr. Berkowitz served as its chief executive officer until May 2006. Mr. Berkowitz was president of the Web Properties Division of Ask Jeeves from May 2001 until December 2003. Mr. Berkowitz received a Bachelor of Arts degree from State University of New York at Albany.
Sydney L. Carey has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2012. Ms. Carey has served as chief financial officers of Apttus Corporation, a provider of software solutions, since June 2016. Previously, Ms. Carey was the chief financial officer of Zscaler from February 2015 until May 2016. She served as the chief financial officer of MongoDB, Inc. from April 2014 to February 2015. From January 2009 to April 2013, Ms. Carey served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of TIBCO Software, Inc. Ms. Carey served in various capacities with TIBCO from January 2004 to January 2009. She holds a B.A. in economics from Stanford University and was the winner of the Bay Area CFO of the Year in 2012 and the 2010 Stevie Award for Women in Business, Best Executive.
Jeffrey Hawn has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2015. Mr. Hawn has served as chief executive officer of Quest Software, Inc. since November 2016. Mr. Hawn was previously chairman and chief executive officer of Vertafore, a provider of software and solutions to the insurance industry from April 2015 to October 2016. Prior to joining Vertafore, Mr. Hawn served as Chairman and CEO of The Attachmate Group, a software holding company, from May 2005 to November 2014. Prior to that, he was an Operating Partner of JMI-Inc., a private equity firm, a role he assumed in April 2004. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President of Operations for BMC Software, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise management solutions, from July 2000 to March 2004 and as a partner with McKinsey & Company, a leading management consulting firm, from July 1990 to July 2000. Mr. Hawn received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Hawn served on the board of Pervasive Software Inc. from February 2003 until April 2013, the board of Vignette Corporation from November 2001 until July 2009 and numerous private company boards.
Jared Kopf has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2015 and has been a private investor in technology companies since 2009. Previously he was the Vice President in Product Innovation and Corporate Strategy for Rearden Commerce, Inc., a provider of online consumer and business-oriented commerce services, from September 2011 to May 2012 and the Founder and CEO of HomeRun.com, a members-only online social buying club, from November 2009 through August 2011. Prior to founding HomeRun.com, Mr. Kopf co-founded AdRoll, Inc., an advertising technology company, in 2006, where he served as CEO from March 2006 to March 2009 and President from March 2009 to January 2010. Mr. Kopf also served as a co-founder of Slide, Inc., a social media application developer, from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Kopf received a B.A. from Stanford University. He currently serves on the board and is Chairman of AdRoll.
Thomas J. Meredith has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2010. Since 2004, Mr. Meredith has served as a general partner of Meritage Capital, L.P., an investment management firm he co-founded that specializes in multi-manager hedge funds. Mr. Meredith is also the Chief Executive Officer of private investment firm MFI Capital LLC, a position he has held since 2002. From March 2007 to April 2008, Mr. Meredith served as Acting Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Motorola, Inc., a provider of mobile communications products. Mr. Meredith served in a variety of senior executive positions at Dell Inc. between 1992 and 2001, including Chief Financial Officer, Managing Director of Dell Ventures and Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. Prior to joining Dell, Mr. Meredith served as Vice President and Treasurer at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Mr. Meredith currently serves on the boards of directors of Rallyhood and IPX, Inc. In the past five years, Mr. Meredith has also served on the boards of directors of Macheen, Inc., Motorola, Inc. and Motive, Inc. Mr. Meredith holds a B.A. in political science from St. Francis University, a J.D. from Duquesne University and an L.L.M. in taxation from Georgetown University.