Informatica prides itself on delivering award-winning data technology and continues to be a global leader under the direction of some of the most experienced technology professionals in the data industry today.
Sohaib Abbasi joined Informatica as president and chief executive officer in July 2004. Under his leadership, Informatica is now the world's number one independent provider of data integration software. Fostering a culture of continuous innovation, Abbasi has built on the company's success in data integration and led it into new software market categories. Informatica is now the fastest-growing leader in data quality and a pioneer in the emerging category of cloud data integration. In addition to growth in new product categories, Informatica is gaining significant contributions from international regions through global expansion of field operations. The company's new and strengthened relationships with several enterprise software category leaders and global systems integrators make Informatica a trusted partner of customers worldwide.
Prior to Informatica, Abbasi spent 20 years at Oracle Corporation, where he was a member of Oracle's executive committee and, as senior vice president, led two major divisions, Oracle Tools and Oracle Education. Abbasi joined Oracle in 1982, when it was a 30-person startup, and was instrumental in growing the business from $4 million to more than $9 billion in annual revenues. He envisioned and launched the Oracle Tools business, which he grew from zero to $3.75 billion in cumulative license revenues. Abbasi graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1980, where he earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Computer Science.
Mike Berry is the executive vice president and chief financial officer managing a number of areas of Informatica’s business, including finance, investor relations, legal and information technology.
Previously, Berry served as chief financial officer of IO Data Centers. Additionally, Berry was the executive vice president and chief financial officer of SolarWinds, Inc. Berry was also executive vice president, finance and accounting, and chief financial officer of i2 Technologies, Inc. Prior, Berry held various positions at The Reynolds and Reynolds Company, Inc., including as senior vice president of Solutions Management, Development and Operations and senior vice president of services.
Berry holds a Bachelor of Arts in Finance from Augsburg College and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Marge Breya is the executive vice president and chief marketing officer responsible for Informatica's corporate brand, field marketing, corporate communications, web properties, Informatica University and integrated marketing efforts. Breya leads the company's corporate positioning, branding and identity, marketing campaigns, public relations, social media, and global field marketing programs to drive engagement with customers and influencers globally.
Breya brings over 25 years of technology management experience to Informatica. Most recently, as HP's senior vice president of marketing services, Breya was responsible for optimizing marketing investment across the world's largest IT company. Prior to HP, Breya served as executive vice president and general manager at SAP. Breya has also held positions as executive vice president, general manager, and chief marketing officer at Business Objects; chief marketing officer and chief strategy officer at BEA Systems; and senior vice president of marketing at Sun Microsystems.
Currently, Breya serves on the Board of Directors of Jive Software and has previously been on the board of Document Sciences Corporation. Breya received a Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois and a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Oregon.
Anil Chakravarthy is responsible for product development, product management, and product marketing of the Informatica Platform.
For nearly a decade, Chakravarthy held leadership roles at Symantec Corporation. Most recently, Chakravarthy was the executive vice president of information security at Symantec, responsible for overseeing engineering, product management, and operations for an extensive product portfolio, including Data Loss Prevention, E-Mail and Web Security (on-premise and cloud), Managed Services, Trust Services, and Authentication. Previously at Symantec, Chakravarthy led multiple product groups, including Endpoint Protection, Mobile Security and Management, Encryption, Storage and High-Availability and India Product Operations, as well as Enterprise Global Consulting. Prior to Symantec, Chakravarthy led product management for enterprise security services at VeriSign. Chakravarthy began his career at McKinsey & Company, where he rose to become the co-leader of the E-Business Practice in the Business Technology Office.
Chakravarthy received a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from the Institute of Technology, Varanasi, India. Additionally, Chakravarthy received his Master of Science and Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Ivan Chong is Informatica's executive vice president and chief strategy officer and is responsible for leading strategic initiatives that focus on identifying and developing new options for increasing corporate enterprise value. The growth initiatives include new market entry, new business incubation, acquisitions, equity investments, technology collaboration opportunities, and strategic relationships. Chong joined Informatica in 1997 and has led product management, product marketing, product development, and corporate development. In addition, he served six years as general manager for Informatica Data Quality and MDM, growing the combined business by a factor of 10 and adding more than 30 percent to Informatica's revenue. A six-year veteran of Oracle Corporation, Chong held various product management positions and was awarded a patent in the area of data visualization. His experience also includes two years with Internet advertising startup NetGravity. Chong holds bachelor’s and master's degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Earl Fry is Informatica’s chief customer officer and executive vice president, operations strategy. In his current role, Fry leads the Informatica Global Customer Support and Professional Services organizations, in addition to holding responsibility for the company’s operations strategy.
Fry previously served as Informatica’s chief financial officer, chief administration officer, and executive vice president of support and services, where he was responsible for the finance, human resources, legal, information technology, facilities, and the global services and support organizations. Fry has won several awards, including Institutional Investor Software CFO of the Year five years in a row, two Stevie Awards for Finance Executive of the Year, and San Francisco Bay Area CFO of the Year.
Prior to joining Informatica in January 2000, Fry served for four years as vice president and chief financial officer at Omnicell, a provider of supply chain management solutions to the healthcare industry. He previously held the positions of vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer at C-ATS Software, a provider of risk-management products for global financial institutions; was chief financial officer at Weitek Corp., a semiconductor company; and began his career in public accounting with Ernst & Young. He received a master's degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Hawaii.
Charles Race brings more than 25 years of technology and leadership experience, including nine years at Informatica, where he successfully developed and led sales teams across EMEA and globally. As executive vice president, Worldwide Field Operations, Race is responsible for growing Informatica's addressable market and driving Informatica' s growth internationally. Prior to this role, as senior vice president of EMEA Field operations, Race architected the re-structuring and successful growth plan of the European operation. He also built and led Informatica's global sales strategy team, including the company's go-to-market strategy and implementation of the corporate sales methodology. Race has been responsible for helping the largest European companies architect and implement their information management strategies. Previously as vice president of Northern Europe for Informatica, Race created and successfully executed sales strategies and operations in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the Nordics and led Informatica's expansion into Eastern Europe, Russia, Middle East, Italy, Iberia, and Africa.
Race has also held a variety of leadership roles at Hummingbird, uSwitch, Phillips, and Rolls-Royce Industrial Power. He graduated from the University of York with a degree in Computer Science.
Ansa Sekharan is senior vice president of Informatica's Global Customer Support, where he is responsible for establishing Informatica as a trusted partner for customers worldwide by ensuring their success with Informatica's products. Sekharan was an early employee at Informatica starting in 1996. During his tenure, Informatica has received prestigious industry awards recognizing its support services, including being ranked number one in customer loyalty in the data integration enterprise software sector for nine years in a row. Prior to joining Informatica, Sekharan was a veteran of Sybase, where he held numerous customer services roles. He graduated with honors from the University of Tulsa, where he earned a master's degree in Computer Science. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from The National Institute of Technology, India.
Jo Stoner is the chief human resources officer and executive vice president at Informatica, reporting directly to chief executive officer, Sohaib Abbasi, where she is responsible for designing strategies designed to attract, develop, and retain world-class talent around the world. With thousands of employees in nearly 30 countries, the global HR strategies focus on higher engagement, building Informatica's reputation as a great place to work and providing a learning environment where employees can learn, grow, and have a long and successful career within the company.
A 20-year HR veteran, Stoner's experience spans industries, geographies, and company sizes. Stoner has evolved Informatica's HR functions around the world to develop and implement best practices focused on employee development, engagement, retention, and performance. Additionally, Stoner is responsible for Informatica’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts.
Stoner joined Informatica in 2001, overseeing HR operations in EMEA and later serving as HR director for Asia-Pacific, Japan, and the Americas. She previously held HR management positions with British Telecom and startup FirstMark Communications. Stoner received an Industrial Economics degree with honors from the University of Nottingham in England and holds a postgraduate HR certification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
Informatica prides itself on delivering award-winning data technology and continues to be a global leader under the direction of some of the most experienced technology professionals in the data industry today.
Sohaib Abbasi joined Informatica as president and CEO in July 2004. Under his leadership, Informatica is now the largest independent leader in the data integration software category. Fostering a culture of continuous innovation, Abbasi has built on Informatica's success in data integration and led Informatica into new software market categories. Informatica is now the fastest-growing leader in data quality and a pioneer in the emerging category of cloud data integration. In addition to growth in new product categories, Informatica is gaining significant contributions from international regions through global expansion of field operations. The company's new and strengthened relationships with several enterprise software category leaders and global systems integrators make Informatica a trusted partner of customers worldwide.
Prior to Informatica, Abbasi spent 20 years at Oracle Corp. where he was a member of Oracle's executive committee and as senior vice president, led two major divisions, Oracle Tools and Oracle Education. Abbasi joined Oracle Corp. in 1982 when it was a 30-person startup and was instrumental in growing the business from $4 million to more than $9 billion in annual revenues. He envisioned and launched the Oracle Tools business, which he grew from zero to $3.75 billion in cumulative license revenues. Abbasi graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1980, where he earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree in computer science.
Mark A. Bertelsen joined the Informatica Board of Directors in September 2002. He is a senior partner of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, the U.S.'s premier legal adviser to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. Bertelsen joined the firm in 1972 and has played a major role in its development and growth, including serving as managing partner from 1990 to 1996. Bertelsen is a business lawyer who regularly advises senior management and boards of directors on matters relating to corporate governance, corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and international transactions. For over 30 years, Bertelsen has advised and represented companies that have transformed their industries in computer hardware, software, telecommunications, semiconductors, new media, and clean energy. Bertelsen is a trustee of the University of California, Berkeley Foundation. Bertelsen is also a member of the executive committee of the U.C. Santa Barbara Foundation and served as its chair from 2001-2003. Bertelsen received his law degree from the University of California Berkeley School of Law in 1969 and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1966.
Amy Chang joined the Informatica Board of Directors in July 2012. Chang is currently the chief executive officer and founder of Accompani. Previously as an executive at Google from July 2005 to August 2012, she led a number of strategic initiatives, including responsibility for reporting on Google's advertisement monetization products. As the global head of Product, Ads Measuremen,t and Reporting at Google for six years, Chang led a portfolio of products, including Google Analytics, multi-channel conversion attribution and Website Optimizer. Chang's focus was to make Google Analytics the de facto platform for marketers on digital engagement and spend. She advanced Google Analytics to become one of the most prominent platforms for marketers to leverage search, social, and mobile data with Google Analytics serving over 10 million customers worldwide. Chang has extensive product and online advertising experience from global industry-leading organizations, including Google, eBay, and McKinsey & Company. She received both her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Hardware and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Network Systems, from Stanford University. Chang is also a member of the advisory board of several privately-held companies.
Mark Garrett joined the Informatica Board of Directors in October 2008. Since February 2007, he has served as the executive vice president and chief financial officer at Adobe and is responsible for the company's worldwide finance, operations, and information technology activities, including investor relations, purchasing, facilities, global supply chain management and order management. From 2004 to 2007, Garrett served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of EMC Software, the multi-billion dollar software group of EMC Corporation. Prior to its acquisition by EMC, Garrett was the chief financial officer of Documentum. Garrett began his career in 1979 at IBM, where he spent 12 years in senior accounting and finance management positions. Thereafter, he joined Cadence Design Systems, where he was eventually named as vice president of finance. Garrett currently serves on the board of directors for the Adobe Foundation, the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose, and Model N, Inc. He holds bachelor's degrees in Accounting and Marketing from Boston University and a Master of Business Administration from Marist College.
Gerald Held joined the Informatica Board of Directors in November 2008. He has been a successful entrepreneur, executive, and investor in Silicon Valley for over 30 years, involved in managing all growth stages of companies from conception to multi-billion dollar global enterprises. He is currently chief executive officer of Held Consulting, LLC, which provides strategic consulting to chief executive officers and senior executives of technology firms ranging from startups to large organizations, as well as major private equity firms. Dr. Held also serves on the board of NetApp, Inc. and several other privately-held companies. In 1998, Dr. Held was CEO-in-residence at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. From 1993 to 1997, he was senior vice president of Oracle Corporation's server technologies division, leading a division of 1,500 people and helping the company grow from $1.5 billion to $6 billion annually. Prior to Oracle, he spent 17 years at Tandem Computers, Inc., where he was a member of the executive team that grew Tandem from a startup to a $2 billion company. Throughout his tenure at Tandem, Held was appointed to several senior management positions, including chief technology officer, senior vice president of strategy, and vice president of new ventures. Held received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, a Master of Science in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Doctorate in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, where he led the initial development of the INGRES relational database management system. He also attended the Stanford Business School's Executive Program. Dr. Held is also a member of the board of directors of the Tech Museum of Innovation.
Hilarie Koplow-McAdams joined the Informatica Board of Directors in March 2014. Koplow-McAdams brings more than 25 years of go-to-market experience in cloud and on-premise software markets gained during high-growth years of industry leading organizations. Koplow-McAdams is currently the chief revenue officer for New Relic, responsible for global sales, customer success, support, services, and business development. Previously at salesforce.com, Koplow-McAdams held a variety of sales leadership roles in which she helped grow its cloud business from $1 billion annually to nearly $4 billion, most recently as president of global sales. Earlier at Intuit, as a member of the executive committee and vice president of sales, Koplow-McAdams was responsible for cloud and on-premise small business solutions. During her 18-year tenure at Oracle Corporation, Koplow-McAdams led the direct sales organization to drive the company's rapid growth in both the technology and applications on-premise software business. She received a Masters of Arts in Public Policy from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mills College.
Charles Robel joined the Informatica Board of Directors in November 2005. He currently serves on the board of directors of Jive Software, Inc., Model N, Inc., Palo Alto Networks, Inc., and a number of other privately-held companies. Previously, Robel served as chairman of the board of McAfee, Inc. from October 2006 until its acquisition by Intel in February 2011. From 2000 to 2005, Robel was a general partner and chief of operations for Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, a leading software industry venture capital firm. From January 1974 to May 2000, he was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, and from mid-1995 to May 2000, Robel led PricewaterhouseCoopers' High Technology Transaction Services Group in Silicon Valley, advising on strategy, valuation, and structuring for mergers and acquisitions. Robel has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Arizona State University.
A. Brooke Seawell joined the Informatica Board of Directors in December 1997.Seawell has been a venture partner with New Enterprise Associates, a venture capital firm, since January 2005. From February 2000 to December 2004, Seawell was a partner with venture capital firm Technology Crossover Ventures. From January 1997 to August 1998, Seawell was executive vice president of NetDynamics, an applications server software company, which was acquired by Sun Microsystems. From March 1991 to January 1997, Seawell was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Synopsys, an electronic design automation software company. Seawell holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Accounting from Stanford University. Seawell serves on the board of directors of NVIDIA Corporation, Glu Mobile Inc., and several other privately-held companies. Seawell also served on the Management Board of the Stanford Graduate School of Business from 2008 to 2012.
Geoffrey W. Squire joined the Informatica Board of Directors in October 2005. Squire is presently the chairman of Kognitio, a provider of business intelligence services. From May 2002 to January 2009, he was chairman of the UK-based public company, The Innovation Group, a provider of business services to the global insurance community. From April 1997 to June 2005, Squire was vice chairman of Veritas, a storage solutions software company, and from June 1995 to April 1997, he was chief executive officer of OpenVision, a systems management software company. Prior to OpenVision, Squire was responsible for the launch of Oracle UK and served as the chief executive officer of Oracle Europe and president of Oracle Worldwide Operations. A former president of the UK Computing Services & Software Association and the European Information Services Association, Squire holds an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes University and was awarded an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his contributions to the information industry. Squire also serves on the boards of directors of a number of privately-held companies.
A. Brooke Seawell 1 , 2 , Mark Garrett 1 , Charles Robel 1
Amy Chang and Gerald Held 2, Charles Robel 1
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Mark Bertelsen, Charles Robel 1, Gerald Held, Geoffrey W. Squire 2
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1 Audit Committee Financial Expert as defined under the rules for the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)
2 Committee Chair