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.
Craig A. Barbarosh joined our Board in September 2017. Mr.Barbarosh has been a partner at the international law firm of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP since June 2012, where he also serves as a member of its Board of Directors. From 1999 until June 2012, Mr. Barbarosh was a partner of the international law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, or Pillsbury, where he began his career as an associate in 1992. He served in several leadership positions while a partner at Pillsbury, including serving on the firm's Board of Directors, as the Chair of the firm's Strategy Committee, as a co-leader of the firm's national Insolvency & Restructuring practice section and as the Managing Partner of the firm's Orange County office. Mr. Barbarosh has served as a director of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII), a leading healthcare information technology software and services company, since September 2009, where he also serves as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Special Transactions Committee. He has also served as a director of Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ:SBRA), a real estate investment trust, since November 2010, where he also serves as Chair of its Audit Committee and a member of its Compensation Committee. Mr. Barbarosh previously served as a director of BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE MKT:BPMX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, from January 2016 to October 2016. Mr. Barbarosh holds a J.D. degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and a B.A. degree in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Krista Berry joined our board of directors in April 2017. Ms. Berry served as the Chief Digital Officer of Kohl's Corporation from March 2014 until March 2016, where she developed Kohl’s world-class omni-channel strategy, and partnered cross functionally to develop a model for integrating omni-channel teams throughout the organization. Ms. Berry joined Kohl's in December 2011 as Executive Vice President, Multi-Channel Commerce, where she was responsible for developing and executing Kohl's long-term omni-channel and customer-driven digital innovation strategies, including overseeing Kohl's e-commerce business. Prior to joining Kohl’s, Ms. Berry was General Manager, North America, DTC for Nike, Inc. From 1988 until 2007, Ms. Berry held various roles at Target Corporation including GMM, Target.com. Ms. Berry also serves on the board of directors of Helen of Troy Limited, having joined on April 1, 2017. Ms. Berry is an alumna of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she was Executive in Residence in the Fall of 2016, and was the recipient of the University of Wisconsin, Madison Business School’s Distinguished Fellow Award 2015.
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.
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.
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.
Allison (Ali) M. Wing joined our board of directors in April 2017. Ms. Wing is the former chief marketing officer and EVP of digital channels at Maurices Incorporated, a North American women's clothing omnichannel retailer that is a subsidiary of the Ascena Retail Group, Inc. Ms. Wing was responsible for launching Maurices' multi-tender loyalty program, developing their first customer insights data production platform and launching their enterprise-wide eCommerce platform. Prior to joining Maurices in September 2014, Ms. Wing was the CEO & Founder of giggle, Inc., a multichannel retailer, wholesaler and licenser of baby products. Over the 10 years she served at giggle, she built it into a leading brand in juvenile products. Ms. Wing started her career with Nike, Inc. in marketing and later moved into corporate development at Nike. Ms. Wing holds a B.A. degree from Lewis and Clark College, and earned her M.B.A. from the Northwestern Kellogg School and a J.D. from the Northwestern School of Law.