People: ANSYS Inc (ANSS.OQ)
20 Jan 2017
Dr. Ajei S. Gopal is re-designated as President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director of the Company, effective as of January 1, 2017. He was Independent Director of Ansys, Inc. Dr. Gopal joined the ANSYS Board in February 2011. Dr. Gopal has been an operating partner at Silver Lake since April 2013. In 2016, he served as interim president and chief operating officer at Symantec Corporation, where he led the acquisition of Blue Coat, Inc. Prior to Silver Lake, he was senior vice president at Hewlett-Packard since 2011. Prior to joining HP, Dr. Gopal was executive vice president at CA Technologies, which he joined in 2006. From 2004 to 2006, he served as executive vice president and chief technology officer of Symantec Corporation. Earlier, Dr. Gopal served as chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of ReefEdge Networks, a company he co-founded in 2000. Before that, he worked at IBM from 1991 to 2000, initially at IBM Research, and later in IBM’s Software Group. He began his career as a member of the technical staff at Bell Communications Research. Dr. Gopal has 23 U.S. patents to his name and has a doctorate in computer science from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||55,000|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||441,938|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||496,938|