Aida Alvarez has had a successful career as a journalist, investment banker and public servant. She was the first Latino woman to hold a U.S. cabinet-level position as the administrator of the Small Business Administration during Bill Clinton's presidency. Alvarez entered the Clinton administration as the first director of the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight. She also has more than a decade of experience in corporate finance, working as a vice president of Public Finance for both Bear Stearns and First Boston. Prior to this, she served as vice president Public Affairs of the New York City Health and Hospitals. Alvarez began her career as a reporter for the New York Post. She currently serves on the board at Walmart and previously served on boards including PacifiCare (United Health), MUFG Union Bank and the Diversity Advisory Board for Deloitte & Touche. She chairs the Latino Community Foundation of San Francisco, serves on the board of the San Francisco Symphony and is a commissioner for the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College, and honorary doctorates from Bethany College, Iona College, Mercy College and the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico.
Director since 2011
Mr. Banerji is a co-founder and partner of Condorcet, LP, an advisory and investment firm, which specializes in developing early stage companies. Previously, Mr. Banerji served as a senior partner of Booz & Company, a consulting company, from May 2012 until his retirement in March 2013. From July 2008 to May 2012, Mr. Banerji also served as Chief Executive Officer of Booz & Company. Prior to that, Mr. Banerji served in multiple roles at Booz Allen Hamilton, a consulting company and predecessor to Booz & Company, while based in offices in North America, Asia, and Europe, including President of the Worldwide Commercial Business from February 2008 to July 2008, Managing Director, Europe from 2007 to 2008, and Managing Director, United Kingdom from 2003 to 2007. Earlier in his career, Mr. Banerji was a member of the faculty at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Mr. Banerji is also a director of Innocoll AG and several private companies.
Carl Bass has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Autodesk Inc., a software company, since May 2006. From August 2014 to November 2014, Mr. Bass also served as Interim Chief Financial Officer for Autodesk. From 2001 to 2006, Mr. Bass held various positions at Autodesk, including Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operations Officer. Previously, Mr. Bass served as Chief Executive Officer for technology companies Ithaca Software, a software company, and Buzzsaw.com, Inc., an online collaboration company. Mr. Bass currently serves as a director of Autodesk and of E2open, Inc., a software company. Mr. Bass was previously a director for McAfee, Inc., a software company.
Robert R. Bennett
Director since 2013
Mr. Bennett has served as Managing Director of Hilltop Investments, LLC, a private investment company, since 2005. Previously, Mr. Bennett served as President of Discovery Holding Company, a media and entertainment company, from 2005 to September 2008. Mr. Bennett also previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Media Corporation (now Liberty Interactive Corporation), a video and on‑line commerce company. Prior to his tenure at Liberty Media, Mr. Bennett worked with Tele‑Communications, Inc. and The Bank of New York. Mr. Bennett currently serves as a director of Discovery Communications, Inc., Liberty Media Corporation, and Sprint Corporation. Mr. Bennett has previously served as a director of Demand Media, Inc., Discovery Holding Company, Liberty Interactive Corporation, and Sprint Nextel Corporation.
Charles V. Bergh
Director since 2015
Charles V. Bergh has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Levi Strauss & Co., a clothing company, since September 2011. Previously, Mr. Bergh served as Group President of Special Assignment at The Procter & Gamble Co., a consumer goods company, from 2009 to September 2011. From 2009 to September 2011, Mr. Bergh served as Group President, Global Male Grooming, for Procter & Gamble, which he joined in 1983. In 28 years at Procter and Gamble, Mr. Bergh served in a variety of executive roles, including managing business in multiple regions worldwide. Mr. Bergh previously served as a director of VF Corporation, a clothing company.
Director since 2015
Stacy Brown-Philpot has served as the Chief Operating Officer for Taskrabbit, an online labor interface company, since January 2013. From May 2012 to December 2012, Ms. Brown-Philpot served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Google Ventures, the venture capital investment arm of Google, Inc., the technology company. From 2010 to May 2012, Ms. Brown-Philpot served as senior director of global consumer operations at Google. Previously, Ms. Brown-Philpot served in a variety of directorial positions at Google. Prior to joining Google in 2003, she served as a senior analyst and senior associate at the financial firms Goldman Sachs and Price Waterhouse Coopers.
Stephanie A. Burns
Director since 2015
Stephanie A. Burns served as Chief Executive Officer of Dow Corning, a silicone manufacturing company, from 2004 to May 2011, and also served as its Chairman from 2006 to May 2011 and President from 2003 to November 2010. Previously, from 2000 to 2003, Ms. Burns oversaw global operations for Dow Corning as Executive Vice President. Ms. Burns currently serves on the boards of Corning, Inc., a materials science company, GlaxoSmithKline plc, a pharmaceutical company, and Kellogg Company, a food manufacturing company.
Mary Anne Citrino
Director since 2015
Mary Anne Citrino has served as a Senior Managing Director at The Blackstone Group, an investment firm, since 2004. Previously, Ms. Citrino served as Managing Director, global head of consumer products investment banking group, and co-head of health care services investment banking at Morgan Stanley, an investment firm she joined in 1982 and where she served in a variety of roles. Ms. Citrino currently serves as a director on the boards of Dollar Tree, Inc., a discount retail company, and Health Net, Inc., a health care company.
Mr. Gupta has served as Lead Independent Director of the Board since November 2015 and previously served as Lead Independent Director of the Board from November 2011 to April 2013. Mr. Gupta has served as Chairman of Avantor Performance Materials, a manufacturer of chemistries and materials, since August 2011, and as Senior Advisor to New Mountain Capital, LLC, a private equity firm, since July 2009. Previously, Mr. Gupta served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rohm and Haas Company, a worldwide producer of specialty materials, from 1999 to April 2009. Mr. Gupta had previously held various other positions at Rohm and Haas, which he joined in 1971, including serving as Vice Chairman from 1998 to 1999, Director of the Electronic Materials business from 1996 to 1999, and Vice President and Regional Director of the Asia Pacific Region from 1993 to 1998. Mr. Gupta is also a director of Delphi Automotive PLC, Tyco International Ltd., The Vanguard Group, and several private companies.
Stacey Mobley has served as Senior Counsel and advisor at Dickstein Shapiro, LLP, a law firm, since 2008. Previously, Mr. Mobley spent 35 years at E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (“DuPont”), a chemical company, where he served in a variety of leadership roles including as Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, and General Counsel.
Subra Suresh has served as the President of Carnegie Mellon University since July 2013. Prior to that, from October 2010 to March 2013, Mr. Suresh served as Director of the National Science Foundation, a federal agency charged with advancing science and engineering research and education. Previously, from 2007 to 2010, Mr. Suresh served as the dean of the School of Engineering and the Vannevar Bush Professor of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Mr. Suresh serves as a director of the Battelle Memorial Institute, a nonprofit applied science and technology development company, and as a member of the Innovation & Technology Council Advisory Board of Siemens, AG, an engineering company. Mr. Suresh previously served on the board of LORD Corporation, a technology and manufacturing company.
Dion J. Weisler
Director since 2015
Mr. Weisler has been appointed President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of HP, Inc., effective as of November 1, 2015. Previously, he served at HP as Executive Vice President of the Printing and Personal Systems Group from June 2013 to November 2015 and as Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Printing and Personal Systems, Asia Pacific and Japan from January 2012 to June 2013. Prior to joining HP, he was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Product and Mobile Internet Digital Home Groups at Lenovo Group Ltd., a technology company, from January 2008 to December 2011.
Margaret C. Whitman
Director since 2011; Chairman since 2014
Ms. Whitman has served as Chairman of HP Co. since July 2014, President and Chief Executive Officer of HP Co. since September 2011 and as a member of HP Co.’s board of directors since January 2011. From March 2011 to September 2011, Ms. Whitman served as a part-time strategic advisor to Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a private equity firm. Previously, Ms. Whitman served as President and Chief Executive Officer of eBay Inc., from 1998 to 2008. Prior to joining eBay, Ms. Whitman held executive-level positions at Hasbro Inc., FTD, Inc., The Stride Rite Corporation, The Walt Disney Company, and Bain & Company. Ms. Whitman also serves as a director of The Procter & Gamble Company and is a former director of Zipcar, Inc.
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