Mr. Bingham has served as our Chairman of the Board since January 2008 and as a member of our Board of Directors since October 2005. He is an Advisory Director of General Atlantic LLC, a global private equity firm, and from 2006 to 2010 was a Managing Director of General Atlantic. Previously, Mr. Bingham served in various positions with Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a supplier of electronic designautomation software and services, from 1997 through 2005, most recently as its Executive Chairman from May 2004 to July 2005, director from November 1997 to April 2004, President and Chief Executive Officer from April 1999 to May 2004, and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from April 1993 to April 1999.
Mike McNamara is chief executive officer of Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX), a $26B, industry-leading, Fortune Global 500 electronics manufacturing services provider with more than 200,000 employees and operations in 30 countries.
Prior to his current role, Mr. McNamara served as Flex's chief operating officer and president of Americas operations. Mr. McNamara joined Flex through the Company's acquisition of Relevant Industries, Inc. While there, he served as president and chief executive officer. Other leadership roles Mr. McNamara has held include vice president, Manufacturing Operations at Anthem Electronics and principal and interim vice president of operations at Pittiglio, Rabin, Todd & McGrath. In his early career, Mr. McNamara held a variety of leadership positions at Intel and worked as a production foreman at Ford Motor Company.
Mr. Capellas has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2014. He has served as Principal at Capellas Strategic Partners since June 2013. He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of VCE Company, LLC (“VCE”) from May 2010 until July 2012. He remained VCE Chairman until November 2012. VCE is a joint venture between EMC Corporation and Cisco with investments in VMware, Inc., and Intel Corporation. Mr. Capellas was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Data Corporation from September 2007 to March 2010. From November 2002 to January 2006, he served as Chief Executive Officer of MCI, Inc. ("MCI"), which had filed for bankruptcy in July 2002 and which was known as WorldCom, Inc. MCI was later acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. Mr. Capellas was President of Hewlett-Packard Company from May 2002 to November 2002 after Compaq merged with HP. Prior to that, he served as Chairman and CEO of Compaq from July 1999 to May 2002. Mr. Capellas held earlier positions as Chief Information Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Compaq.
Mr. Onetto has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2014. Since 2013, Mr. Onetto has provided executive leadership consulting through his company “Leadership from the Mind and the Heart LLC.” From 2006 to 2013, Mr. Onetto was the Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations and Customer Service at Amazon.com. In this role, he led the supply chain, warehousing, transportation and customer support operations of the largest e-retailer in the world. From 2003 to 2006, he was Executive Vice President of Worldwide Operations for Solectron, which was acquired by Flextronics in 2007. Prior to Solectron, he had a successful 15 year career with GE where his last assignment was Vice President of GE European operations. Before that, Mr. Onetto held several senior leadership positions at GE Medical Systems as Europe Service Vice President, Global CIO, and Head of Global Quality and Officer in charge of Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain. Mr. Onetto was also one of GE’s Six Sigma pioneers and spearheaded the globalization and quality transformation of GE Medical Systems.
Mr. Schulman has served as a member of our Board of Directors since June 2009. Since September 2014, Mr. Schulman has been the President and CEO Designee of PayPal, Inc., a subsidiary of eBay, Inc. Previously, Mr. Schulman served as group president of the Enterprise Growth Group at American Express. Prior to that, Mr. Schulman served as the President of Sprint's Prepaid Group from November 2009 and, from 2001, was Chief Executive Officer and Director for Virgin Mobile USA, a wireless service provider. Mr. Schulman also served as the President, and then the Chief Executive Officer of Priceline.com from June 1999 to May 2001. Prior to joining Priceline, Mr. Schulman served more than 18 years at AT&T.
Dr. Shih has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2008. Dr. Shih is currently a Professor of Management Practice at the Harvard Business School, a role he has held since January 2007. Dr. Shih's broad industry career experience includes significant accomplishments for globally-recognized organizations such as Kodak, IBM, Silicon Graphics and Thomson. From August 2005 to September 2006, Dr. Shih served as Executive Vice President of Thomson, a provider of digital video technologies. He was an intellectual property consultant from February to August 2005, and from 1997 to 2005 served as Senior Vice President of Eastman Kodak Company.
Mr. Tan has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2012. He has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of STATS ChipPAC Ltd. since August 2004 and of its predecessor, ST Assembly Test Services Ltd., since June 2002. Mr. Tan joined ST Assembly Test Services Ltd. in May 2000 as its Chief Financial Officer, and in August 2004, he led the formation of STATS ChipPAC Ltd. with the acquisition of ChipPAC, Inc., becoming the combined company's founding President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining ST Assembly Test Services Ltd., he was an investment banker with Salomon Smith Barney, the global investment banking unit of Citigroup, Inc. Before that, he held various senior positions in government and financial institutions in Singapore.
Mr. Watkins has served as a member of our Board of Directors since April 2009. Mr. Watkins was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Imergy Power Systems, Inc., a leading innovator in cost-effectiveenergy storage products in September 2013 and appointed Chairman of the Board in January 2015. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Bridgelux, Inc. from February 2013 to December 2013 and as its Chief Executive Officer from January 2010 to February 2013. He previously served as Seagate Technology's Chief Executive Officer from 2004 through January 2009, and previously served as Seagate's President and Chief Operating Officer from 2000 until 2004. During that time, he was responsible for the company's hard disc drive operations, including recording heads, media and other components, and related R&D and product development organizations. Mr. Watkins joined Seagate in 1996 with the company's merger with Conner Peripherals.
Mr. Zimmerman has served as a member of our Board of Directors since October 2012. Mr. Zimmerman has extensive experience in corporate finance and accounting, having previously served as Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer from 2009 to 2011 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2002 to 2009, at Xerox Corporation. Prior to that, he spent 32 years with IBM, holding various senior finance positions, including corporate controller.
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