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Shlomo Kramer

President and CEO, Imperva
 
In 2006, Shlomo Kramer was selected by Network World magazine as one of 20 luminaries who changed the network industry.

Prior to founding Imperva, Kramer co-founded Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. in 1993. At Check Point, he served in various executive roles through 1998 and as a member of the board of directors through 2003. While at Check Point, Kramer played a key role in defining and creating several category-defining products and solutions, including FireWall-1, VPN-1, FloodGate-1, Check Point's OPSEC alliance, and Check Point's security appliance program.

He has participated as an early investor and board member in a number of security and enterprise software companies including Palo Alto Networks, Trusteer, Confidela, and Worklight. Kramer received a Masters degree in Computer Science from Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.

Charles Giancarlo

Silver Lake Partners
 
Charles Giancarlo has served as a director since May 2013. He is a Senior Advisor to, and had been a managing director of, Silver Lake Partners from 2008 to 2013, a private investment firm that focuses on the technology, technology-enabled and related growth industries.

Prior to joining Silver Lake in 2008, he was employed by Cisco Systems, Inc., a provider of communications and networking products and services, which he joined in 1993 and where he was Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer from 2004 to 2007. Giancarlo is also on the boards of directors of Accenture plc, a management consulting business, Avaya, Inc., a provider of business collaboration and communications solutions, ServiceNow, a provider of IT services and various private companies. He served on the board of directors of Netflix, Inc., an online movie rental subscription service, from April 2007 until May 2012, and Skype, a provider of internet communications software, from 2009 to 2011.

Giancarlo holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Brown University, a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.

Theresia Gouw

Accel Partners
 
Theresia Gouw has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2002. Since February 2014, Ms. Gouw has been a Partner at Aspect Ventures, where she focuses on the new mobility space, focused primarily on consumer, social commerce, and security opportunities. From 1999 to 2014, Ms. Gouw was a Partner at Accel Partners. Ms. Gouw currently also serves as a board member of Trulia, Inc. and various private software and technology companies. Ms. Gouw holds an Sc.B. in engineering from Brown University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

Steve Krausz

USVP
 
Steven Krausz has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2003. Krausz has held various roles at the venture capital firm U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), and is currently a Managing Member. Prior to joining USVP, Krausz held various operating roles at BTI Computes, Inc., Daisy Systems Corporation, Direct Inc. and NASA Ames Research Center. Mr. Krausz also served on the board of directors of Guidewire Software, Inc. (GWRE) until December 2013. Krausz is also currently a director for a number of private companies. Mr. Krausz holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Albert A. "Rocky" Pimentel

President, Global Markets and Customers, Seagate Technology
 
Prior to joining Seagate in 2011, Pimentel served on the Company’s Board of Directors and was a member of the early Seagate management team, working with founders Al Shugart and Finis Conner. He also was part of the founding management team at Conner Peripherals. Since that time, his diverse career experience has included COO and CFO at McAfee, senior vice president and CFO at LSI Logic, and senior leadership positions at Glu Mobile, Zone Labs, WebTV Networks and Redpoint Ventures. Pimentel currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors at Xilinx, Inc., Imperva, Inc. and LifeLock, Inc.

Frank Slootman

CEO, ServiceNow
 
Frank Slootman is the CEO of ServiceNow, a leader in cloud-based IT infrastructure management. Prior, Slootman was the CEO of Data Domain, an enterprise storage company that went public on NASDAQ in 2007. After Data Domain was acquired in 2009 by EMC, Slootman went on to serve for 18 months as a division executive at EMC. Prior to joining Data Domain in 2003, Slootman was senior vice president of product operations at Borland Software where he ran the company's engineering and product management function. Slootman also spent seven years at Compuware as general manager of UNIFACE in Amsterdam and general manager of the EcoSystems division in Campbell, Calif. He started his career at Burroughs Corporation in Detroit and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Netherlands School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam in his native Holland. Currently, Slootman also serves as a venture partner with Greylock Partners and in an advisory role with the Backup Recovery Systems (BRS) division of EMC.

David Strohm

 
Dave Strohm has 30 years of experience as an early-stage venture capital investor, principally in the information technology industry. He has been a primary investor, and served in board leadership roles, in several companies which have grown to become publicly-traded. This experience has provided him with a deep understanding of the IT industry, and the drivers of structural change and high-growth opportunities in IT. He has also gained significant experience overseeing corporate strategy, assessing operating plans, and evaluating and developing business leaders.

Mr. Strohm has been a Venture Partner of Greylock Partners, a venture capital firm, since January 2001, and was a General Partner of Greylock from 1980 to 2001. Mr. Strohm is also a director of VMware, Inc. and EMC. Strohm is a former director of DoubleClick, Inc., Internet Security Systems, Inc., and Successfactors, Inc.. Mr. Strohm holds a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

James Tolonen

 
Mr. Tolonen has served as a director since July 2012. Mr. Tolonen was senior vice president of finance and administration and chief financial officer at Business Objects, S.A. from January 2003 until its acquisition by SAP AG in January 2008. In this capacity, Mr. Tolonen managed the global finance, tax, information technology and administrative organizations of Business Objects. Prior to his employment by Business Objects, Mr. Tolonen held senior executive positions at IGN Entertainment, Inc. (a subsidiary of News Corporation), CyberMedia, Inc. and Novell, Inc., and served on the boards of directors of Blue Coat Systems, Inc., CyberMedia, Inc., IGN Entertainment, Inc. and Taleo Corporation. Mr. Tolonen serves on the board of directors of The Coral Reef Alliance, a not for profit entity. Mr. Tolonen holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Michigan.
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