People: Altera Corp (ALTR.O)

ALTR.O on Nasdaq

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24 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Daane

50 2003 Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

Ronald Pasek

53 2009 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Katherine Schuelke

51 2011 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Jeffrey Waters

49 2012 Senior Vice President and General Manager - Military, Industrial and Computing Business Division

Mark Nelson

48 2012 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales

Danny Biran

57 2012 Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Marketing

Kevin Lyman

59 2011 Senior Vice President - Human Resources

William Hata

54 2008 Senior Vice President - Worldwide Operations and Engineering

Bradley Howe

52 2012 Senior Vice President - Research and Development

Thomas Nevens

64 2011 Lead Independent Director

Krish Prabhu

59 2013 Director

Arthur Bowman

67 2012 Independent Director

Elisha Finney

52 2011 Independent Director

Kevin McGarity

68 2004 Independent Director

Shane Robison

60 2012 Independent Director

John Shoemaker

71 2007 Independent Director

Thomas Waechter

61 2012 Independent Director

Scott Wylie

Vice President

Biographies

Name Description

John Daane

Mr. John P. Daane is Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Altera Corporation. Before joining us, Mr. Daane spent 15 years at LSI Logic Corporation, a semiconductor manufacturer, most recently as executive vice president, communications products group, with responsibility for ASIC technology development and the computer, consumer, and communications divisions.

Ronald Pasek

Mr. Ronald J. Pasek is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Altera Corporation. Before joining the Company, Mr. Pasek served as vice president and corporate treasurer of Sun Microsystems, from February 2008 to December 2009. He held a variety of other positions in finance at Sun Microsystems over a 19 year period, including vice president of worldwide field finance, worldwide manufacturing finance and U.S. field finance.

Katherine Schuelke

Ms. Katherine E. Schuelke is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Altera Corporation. Ms. Schuelke joined in March 1996 as corporate attorney. She became senior corporate attorney in July 1997, assistant general counsel and assistant secretary in July 1999, and vice president, general counsel and secretary in October 2001. Before joining, Ms. Schuelke was an attorney at the law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP for seven years.

Jeffrey Waters

Mr. Jeffrey W. Waters is Senior Vice President and General Manager - Military, Industrial and Computing Business Division of Altera Corp. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Waters was most recently with Texas Instruments / National Semiconductor as product line vice president, precision signal path division. He was with National Semiconductor for 18 years in positions including vice president of sales and marketing for Japan, vice president of worldwide marketing, as well as a variety of marketing and engineering management roles in analog and microprocessors. Prior to his time at National Semiconductor, Mr. Waters held positions in management consulting as well as in research and development. He holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Notre Dame, a Masters in electrical engineering from Santa Clara University and an MBA from Northwestern University (Kellogg Graduate School of Management).

Mark Nelson

Mr. Mark J. Nelson is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Sales of Altera Corp. He joined the Company in March 2004 as as vice president of worldwide channel sales, and throughout his eight years with the Company has held several key management roles, most recently as vice president of sales, EMEA. Prior to joining Altera, Mr. Nelson held sales and marketing management positions with LSI Logic Corporation.

Danny Biran

Mr. Danny K. Biran is Senior Vice President - Corporate Strategy and Marketing of Altera Corporation. He became senior vice president, marketing in March 2009 and senior vice president, corporate strategy and marketing in January 2012. Prior to joining us, Mr. Biran was president and CEO of Silverback Systems from 2001 to 2005. Mr. Biran has over 30 years of semiconductor experience, including positions at LSI Logic Corporation and National Semiconductor.

Kevin Lyman

Mr. Kevin H. Lyman is Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Altera Corporation. Before joining us, Mr. Lyman most recently served as senior vice president of corporate human resources at Advanced Micro Devices. Before that, Mr. Lyman held a variety of human resources management roles at Lockheed, GenRad and General DataComm Industries.

William Hata

Mr. William Y. Hata is Senior Vice President - Worldwide Operations and Engineering of Altera Corporation. In March 2007, Mr. Hata was promoted to vice president, worldwide operations and engineering, and in 2008 he was promoted to senior vice president, worldwide operations and engineering. Before joining us, he was director of foundry operations and product engineering at National Semiconductor.

Bradley Howe

Mr. Bradley S. Howe is Senior Vice President - Research and Development of Altera Corp. He joined the Company in 2002 as vice president of IC design. In April 2012, Mr. Howe was promoted to senior vice president, research and development, responsible for all of Altera's silicon products, intellectual property libraries, and software products, as well as overseeing the global research and development organization. Prior to joining Altera, he held a number of executive positions at C-Cube Microsystems, Clearwater Networks, and SandCraft. He has more than 28 years of engineering experience, including positions at Bytex, Prime Computer, and Olivetti Research. He holds both Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in electrical engineering from Boston University.

Thomas Nevens

Mr. Thomas Michael Nevens is Lead Independent Director of Altera Corporation. He has served as one of the directors since November 2009. From 1980 until 2002, Mr. Nevens held various management positions at McKinsey & Company, including managing partner of the Global Technology Practice. He also served on the board of the McKinsey Global Institute, which conducts research on economic and policy issues. Mr. Nevens is currently a Senior Advisor to Permira, an international private equity fund, and he serves as a director of NetApp, Inc. Mr. Nevens previously served as a director of Borland Software, Inc.

Krish Prabhu

Dr. Krish A. Prabhu, Ph.D., is Director of Altera Corporation. Mr. Prabhu previously served on the Company’s board of directors from May 2008 until July 2012. Mr. Prabhu is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of AT&T Labs, Inc. From January 2011 to June 2011, Mr. Prabhu served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Tekelec, Inc. From 2004 to 2008, Mr. Prahbu served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Tellabs, Inc., a global supplier to the telecommunications industry. He served as a Venture Partner with Morgenthaler Venture Partners, a venture capital buyout firm, from November 2001 to 2004. He also held various executive and senior management roles at Alcatel-Lucent, an international telecommunications company, from 1991 to 2001.

Arthur Bowman

Mr. Arthur Blaine Bowman has been appointed as Independent Director of Altera Corp., effective July 30, 2012. Mr. Bowman previously served as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of directors for Dionex Corporation, a maker of chromatography separation technologies, acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific in 2011. Mr. Bowman retired as President and CEO of Dionex in 2002 and as Chairman of the Board in 2005. He joined Dionex in 1977 and was named President and CEO in 1980. He currently serves as a director for Illumina, Inc., a life sciences company that develops tools for DNA, RNA, and protein analysis.

Elisha Finney

Ms. Elisha W. Finney has been appointed as Independent Director of Altera Corporation, effective September 14, 2011. Ms. Finney is currently Executive Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Varian Medical Systems, Inc., where she has worked since 1988. Prior to joining Varian Medical Systems, Ms. Finney held management positions at Fox Group and Beatrice Foods, Inc. Ms. Finney also serves as a director of Thoratec Corporation.

Kevin McGarity

Mr. Kevin J. McGarity is Independent Director of Altera Corporation, since March 2004. From 1988 until 1999, he served as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and Sales for Texas Instruments, Inc., a diversified semiconductor company. In addition, during his career with Texas Instruments, he also had responsibility for Global Semiconductor IT and Quality and spent five years living in Europe in a variety of managerial positions. He currently is a consultant to global companies in the semiconductor industry. Mr. McGarity also serves as a director of Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc.

Shane Robison

Mr. Shane V. Robison has been appointed as Independent Director of Altera Corp., effective November 7, 2012. Mr. Robison served most recently as executive vice president, chief technology officer and chief strategy officer for HP from 2002 to 2011. Additionally, during his 32-year career, Mr. Robison held senior executive leadership positions in product development and business management with many technology companies, including AT&T Labs, Cadence Design Systems and Apple. Mr. Robison holds a Master of Science degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Utah.

John Shoemaker

Mr. John C. Shoemaker is Independent Director of Altera Corporation, since March 2007. From 1990 to 2004, Mr. Shoemaker held various executive and senior management roles at Sun Microsystems, Inc., a network computing company. Prior to joining Sun Microsystems, Mr. Shoemaker served in a number of senior executive positions with Xerox Corporation. Mr. Shoemaker is currently a director of Extreme Networks, Inc. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of SonicWALL, Inc.

Thomas Waechter

Mr. Thomas H. Waechter has been appointed as Independent Director of Altera Corp., with effect from January 26, 2012. Mr. Waechter currently is President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of JDS Uniphase Corporation (JDSU). Prior to joining JDSU in 2007, Mr. Waechter held a wide variety of executive positions including Chief Operating Officer at Harris Stratex Networks (now Aviat Networks, Inc.), President and Chief Executive Officer at Stratex Networks, President and Chief Executive Officer at REMEC Corporation and President and Chief Executive Officer of Spectrian Corporation. Additionally, he held a number of global executive-level positions during his 14-year career with Schlumberger Ltd. as well as a senior executive position with Asyst Technologies, Inc.

Scott Wylie

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