People: NetApp Inc (NTAP.O)

NTAP.O on Nasdaq

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30 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Georgens

54 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Robert Salmon

53 2014 President, Head - Go-to-Market (GTM) Operations

Nicholas Noviello

45 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Operations

George Kurian

47 2013 Executive Vice President - Product Operations

Matthew Fawcett

46 2010 Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Nicholas Moore

72 2009 Lead Independent Director

Thomas Nevens

64 2014 Lead Independent Director

Daniel Warmenhoven

62 2014 Director

Jeffry Allen

62 2005 Independent Director

Alan Earhart

70 2004 Independent Director

Gerald Held

2009 Independent Director

George Shaheen

69 2004 Independent Director

Robert Wall

68 1993 Independent Director

Richard Wallace

53 2011 Independent Director

Kris Newton

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Georgens

Mr. Thomas Georgens is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of NETAPP, Inc. He has been the Company’s president and chief executive officer since August 2009. From February 2008 to August 2009, Mr. Georgens served as president and chief operating officer and was responsible for all product operations and field operations worldwide. Mr. Georgens has been a member of the Board of Directors since March 2008. Mr. Georgens joined NetApp in October 2005 as executive vice president and general manager of enterprise storage systems and served as executive vice president of product operations from January 2007 to February 2008. Before joining the Company, Mr. Georgens spent nine years in various roles at LSI Corporation, an electronics design company, and its subsidiaries, including chief executive officer of Engenio, president of LSI Logic Storage Systems and executive vice president of LSI Logic. Prior to Engenio, Mr. Georgens spent 11 years at EMC Corporation, a computer storage and data management company, in a variety of engineering and marketing positions. Mr. Georgens holds a BS degree and an M.E. degree in computer and systems engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as well as an MBA degree from Babson College.

Robert Salmon

Mr. Robert E. Salmon is President, Head - Go-to-Market (GTM) Operations of NETAPP, Inc. He joined NetApp in January 1994 and was appointed executive vice president, field operations in December 2005. Mr. Salmon has served as the company’s executive vice president of worldwide sales since September 2004. From August 2003 to September 2004, Mr. Salmon served as senior vice president of worldwide sales, and from May 2000 to August 2003, Mr. Salmon served as vice president of North American sales. Prior to his tenure at NetApp, Mr. Salmon spent 10 years with Sun Microsystems, a supplier of network computing systems, and Data General Corporation, a manufacturer of multiuser computer systems. Mr. Salmon graduated from California State University, Chico with a BS degree in computer science.

Nicholas Noviello

Mr. Nicholas R. Noviello is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Operations of NETAPP, Inc., since January 1, 2012. From January 2012 to April 2014, he was executive vice president and chief financial officer. Mr. Noviello joined NetApp in January 2008 as vice president, finance and controller. He was named senior vice president finance and corporate controller in April 2008 and senior vice president finance and global controller in November 2010. Before joining NetApp, Mr. Noviello spent eight years at Honeywell International, where he was chief financial officer of two global business units, managed investor relations, and was a leader on the corporate mergers and acquisitions team. Prior to Honeywell, Mr. Noviello led mergers and acquisitions for Monarch Dental Corporation for two years and spent seven years at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Noviello holds a BS degree in business administration from Boston University and an MS degree in taxation from Fairleigh Dickinson University, and he is a certified public accountant.

George Kurian

George Kurian is the Executive Vice President for Product Operations of NETAPP, INC. He is responsible for overseeing the strategy and development of NetApp’s Product and Solutions portfolio. Kurian was previously Senior Vice President of the Data ONTAP group at NetApp since December 2011. In this role, he oversaw the product roadmap and engineering execution of the Data ONTAP Operating System, the world’s most widely deployed storage operating system, and the associated On Command Storage Management product portfolio. He was previously Senior Vice President of the Storage Solutions Group at NetApp where he oversaw the NetApp solutions portfolio and joint partner technology integration roadmaps. He joined NetApp in April 2011. Prior to joining NetApp, Kurian was Vice President and General Manager of the Application Networking and Switching Technology Group at Cisco Systems. In this role, he was responsible for Cisco products for the Modular Campus LAN Switching and WAN Application Delivery markets. He also led Cisco’s successful development of products and solutions to enable Ethernet-based Converged Networks for Video, Voice and Data. Prior to Cisco, Kurian was the Vice President for Product Management and Strategy at Akamai Technologies, a Management Consultant with McKinsey and Company and led Software Engineering and Product Management teams at Oracle Corporation. Kurian holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from Princeton University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University.

Matthew Fawcett

Mr. Matthew K. Fawcett is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of NETAPP, INC., since September 7, 2010. He joined the company in September 2010 as senior vice president and general counsel. Prior to joining NetApp, from 1999 to August 2010, Mr. Fawcett served in legal positions at JDS Uniphase Corporation, an optical components company, including as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary. Prior to joining JDSU, Mr. Fawcett was counsel at Fujitsu and worked in private practice at Morrison & Foerster LLP. He holds a BA degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a JD degree from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Nicholas Moore

Mr. Nicholas G. Moore is no longer Lead Independent Director of NetApp, Inc., effective September 2014. He has been a member of the Board since April 2002 and was appointed as Lead Independent Director in August 2009. Mr. Moore served as Global Chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, an accounting firm, from July 1998 until June 2001, and Chief Executive Officer of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from July 1998 until June 2000. Prior to that, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coopers & Lybrand LLP from October 1994 until June 1998, when it merged with Price Waterhouse LLP. Mr. Moore is a member of the boards of Wells Fargo N.A., Gilead Sciences, Bechtel Corporation, and E2open, Inc. Mr. Moore received a B.S. degree in accounting from St. Mary’s College and a J.D. degree from Hastings College of Law, University of California.

Thomas Nevens

Mr. Thomas Michael Nevens is Lead Independent Director of NetApp Inc. Nevens was appointed to the NetApp board in December 2009. He serves as a senior advisor to Permira, an international private equity fund. He also serves on the board of directors of Altera and Ciena Corporation. Nevens serves on the board of trustees of the San Jose Museum of Art. He is a member of the Advisory Council of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, where he has been an adjunct professor of Corporate Governance and Strategy. Mr. Nevens has a B.S. degree in physics from the University of Notre Dame and an M.S. degree in industrial administration from Purdue University.

Daniel Warmenhoven

Mr. Daniel J. Warmenhoven is no longer Director of NetApp, Inc., effective September 2014. He was Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Warmenhoven was Chief Executive Officer from October 1994 to August 2009 and currently holds the position of Executive Chairman of NetApp. Prior to joining NetApp, Mr. Warmenhoven served in various capacities, including President, Chief Executive Officer, and chairman of the board of directors of Network Equipment Technologies, Inc., a telecommunications equipment company, from November 1989 to January 1994. Prior to Network Equipment Technologies, Mr. Warmenhoven held executive and managerial positions at Hewlett-Packard Company, a global computer and information technology company, from 1985 to 1989 and IBM Corporation, a global computer and information technology company, from 1972 to 1985. Mr. Warmenhoven is lead independent director at Palo Alto Networks, lead independent director of Aruba Networks, Inc., a director of Bechtel, Inc., is vice chairman of the board of the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California and is a trustee of Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose, California. Mr. Warmenhoven holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University.

Jeffry Allen

Mr. Jeffry R. Allen is an Independent Director of NetApp, Inc., since May 2005. Prior to joining the Board, Mr. Allen was the Executive Vice President of Business Operations of NetApp. Mr. Allen joined NetApp in 1996 as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Operations. Before coming to NetApp, Mr. Allen served as Senior Vice President of Operations for Bay Networks, Inc. a networking company, where he was responsible for manufacturing and distribution functions. From 1990 to 1995, he held the position of Controller for SynOptics Communications, Inc., a computer communications company, and subsequently became Vice President and Controller for Bay Networks, the new company created via the merger of SynOptics and Wellfleet Communications, Inc. Previously, Mr. Allen had a 17-year career at Hewlett-Packard Company, where he served in a variety of financial, information systems, and financial management positions, including controller for the Information Networks Group. Mr. Allen holds a B.S. degree in accounting from San Diego State University.

Alan Earhart

Mr. Alan L. Earhart is an Independent Director of NetApp, Inc., since December 2004. He has three decades of financial and accounting experience that includes close involvement with many technology companies, including Cisco Systems, Inc., a provider of communications and information technology products and services, Legato Systems, Inc., a developer of storage software products, Varian, Inc., a supplier of scientific instruments and vacuum technologies, and Polycom, Inc., a communications solution company. Mr. Earhart began his career as a certified public accountant in 1970 with Coopers & Lybrand’s San Francisco office. There he rose through the company to become regional managing partner and served as chair of Coopers & Lybrand’s National Venture Capital Industry Group before its merger with Price Waterhouse LLP. After the merger, he was named managing partner for PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Silicon Valley offices before eventually retiring in 2001. He serves on the board of directors of Brocade Communication Systems, Inc. and Rovi Corporation (formerly known as Macrovision Solutions Corporation) and is an independent consultant and retired partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Earhart previously served on the board of directors of Quantum Corporation, Foundry Networks, Inc., and Monolithic Power Systems. Mr. Earhart holds a B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Oregon.

Gerald Held

Dr. Gerald D. Held, Ph.D., is an Independent Director of NetApp Inc., since December 17, 2009. Since 1999, Mr. Held has been the Chief Executive Officer of Held Consulting Group, LLC. From 2006 to 2010, he was the Executive Chairman of Vertica Systems, an analytic database company that was acquired by Hewlett-Packard Company. From 2002 until 2008, Mr. Held was on the board of Business Objects SA. He was also a founding director for Microplace, Inc., a microfinance marketplace that was acquired by eBay, Inc. and Chairman of Bella Pictures, Inc., which was acquired by CPI Corp. Mr. Held serves on the boards of Informatica Corporation, a public technology company, and Risk Management Solutions, a technology company and a subsidiary of Daily Mail and General Trust. Mr. Held serves on the boards of several private companies, including Trickplay, Inc. and Software Development Technologies Corp. From 1976 to 1997, Mr. Held served in a variety of executive roles at Tandem Computers, Inc. and Oracle Corporation. He holds M.S. degree in systems engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. degree in computer science specializing in relational database technology from University of California, Berkeley.

George Shaheen

Mr. George T. Shaheen is an Independent Director of NetApp, Inc., since June 2004. From December 2006 until July 2009 he was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the board of directors of Entity Labs, Ltd., a technology company in the data collection, storage and analytics space. Mr. Shaheen was the Chief Executive Officer of Siebel Systems, Inc., a CRM software company, from April 2005 until the sale of the company in January 2006. From October 1999 to April 2001, he served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Webvan Group, Inc. Prior to joining Webvan, Mr. Shaheen was the Chief Executive Officer and Global Managing Partner of Andersen Consulting, which later became Accenture. Mr. Shaheen serves as Chairman of the Board of Korn Ferry International. He also serves on the board of 24/7, Inc., PRA International, Inc. and Univita Health, Inc. Mr. Shaheen served on the board of Voxify, Inc. from 2008 until 2011 and newScale Technologies from 2006 until 2011. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Marcus & Millichap Company and the Strategic Advisory Board of Genstar Capital. He has served as an IT Governor of the World Economic Forum and as a member of the Board of Advisors for the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He has served on the Board of Trustees of Bradley University. Mr. Shaheen received a B.S. degree in business and an M.B.A. degree from Bradley University.

Robert Wall

Mr. Robert T. Wall is an Independent Director of NetApp, Inc., since January 1993. Since August 1984, Mr. Wall has been the Founder and President of On Point Developments, LLC, a venture management and investment company. Mr. Wall was a founder and, from November 2000 to December 2006, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airgo Networks, Inc., a Wi-Fi wireless networking systems company that was acquired by QUALCOMM, Inc. in December 2006. From June 1997 to November 1998, he was Chief Executive Officer and a member of the board of directors of Clarity Wireless, Inc., a broadband wireless data communications company that was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. in November 1998. Mr. Wall was Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Theatrix Interactive, Inc., a consumer educational software publisher, from April 1994 to August 1997, and was a member of the board of directors of Complete Genomics, Inc., a human genome sequencing and informatics company, from September 2010 to March 2013. Mr. Wall has been a member of the Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco since June 2007 and a member of the Visiting Committee, Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York since March 2007. He received an A.B. degree in economics from DePauw University and an M.B.A. degree from Harvard Business School.

Richard Wallace

Mr. Richard P. Wallace is an Independent Director of NetApp, Inc., since March 2011. Mr. Wallace serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of KLA-Tencor Corporation, a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for semiconductor and related microelectronics industries. He began his career at KLA Instruments in 1988 as an applications engineer and has held general management positions throughout his 24-year tenure with the company. Mr. Wallace became the CEO of KLA-Tencor in January 2006. Mr. Wallace also currently serves as a member of the board of directors for Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI), an industry trade association and previously served as a member of the board of directors for Beckman Coulter from 2009 to 2011. Mr. Wallace earned his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and an M.S. degree in engineering management from Santa Clara University.

Kris Newton

Basic Compensation

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Thomas Georgens

388,166 4,537,230

Robert Salmon

803,762 9,180,832

Nicholas Noviello

25,000 821,372

George Kurian

0 0

Matthew Fawcett

0 0

Nicholas Moore

0 0

Thomas Nevens

0 0

Daniel Warmenhoven

5,819,443 103,581,626

Jeffry Allen

2,917,701 40,391,220

Alan Earhart

0 0

Gerald Held

0 0

George Shaheen

0 0

Robert Wall

0 0

Richard Wallace

0 0

Kris Newton

0 0
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