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Board of Directors
Stephen Evans joined Silver Lake in 2008 and is a Director. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Evans was a Principal at Cognetas, a European mid-market private equity firm. At Cognetas, Mr. Evans focused on transactions across a variety of service sectors, including business services, information services, and construction and utility services. Previously, Mr. Evans spent five years at Bain & Company. In his time at Bain & Company, Mr. Evans advised clients in Europe and the US across a variety of industries and also spent two years in Bain's Private Equity group. Mr. Evans holds an M.A and an M.Phil from Cambridge University, and an M.B.A from Harvard Business School.
Douglas D. Troxel is the founder of Serena Software and has served on Serena's Board of Directors since April 1980. From June 1980 to April 1997, Mr. Troxel served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Serena. Mr. Troxel holds a B.S. in mathematics from Iowa State University.
Elizabeth Hackenson is the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for AES Corporation. Prior to joining AES in October 2008, Ms. Hackenson held the position of Chief Information Officer for Alcatel-Lucent. In this position she had responsibility for the oversight and operation of the company's information systems infrastructure, including global communications systems, corporate networks and e-business platforms.
Prior to joining Alcatel-Lucent in April of 2006, she held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for MCI. In this position, she employed innovative approaches to create a business-focused IT organization, and developed, managed and maintained the company's supply chain systems. During her five years at MCI, Ms. Hackenson held several senior positions in the company's IT and supply chain organizations, leading various transformation projects, including the development of a centralized shared service model and a state-of-the-art customer self-service portal infrastructure.
Prior to MCI, she worked for UUNET for three years, where she managed the development of Internet products and for Concert Communication, where she was responsible for leading the development and deployment of the company's flagship voice product. She also has held IT management positions at EDS, Computech, TRW and Grumman & Sperry.
Ms. Hackenson holds a degree in data processing from New York State University.
L. Dale Crandall most recently served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. Inc. and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals. Mr. Crandall joined Kaiser in 1998 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Kaiser, he served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of APL Limited and had 32 years of experience with Price Waterhouse. At Price Waterhouse, Mr. Crandall served as the Southern California Managing Partner and oversaw services provided to numerous clients, including Bank of California, Hewlett Packard, Chevron, and Disney. Mr. Crandall currently serves on the boards of Ansell Ltd., Coventry Health Care, UnionBanCal Corp., Dodge & Cox Mutual Funds, and Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Tim Davenport is the CEO of Sermo, the largest online physician community in the US. Prior to Sermo, he was CEO of Parature, earlier serving as president of Revolution Health Networks. Mr. Davenport has held a range of executive and board level positions with software and technology companies over the past 20 years, establishing an impressive track record in the technology industry. Mr. Davenport is the former CEO of Vastera, which was sold to JP Morgan Chase in 2005. Previously, Mr. Davenport served as CEO of Best Software, where he oversaw the company's IPO in 1997 as well as its purchase by the Sage Group plc in 2000. Mr. Davenport also serves on the boards of CorasWorks Corporation and Softrax Corporation.
Greg Hughes joined Silver Lake in 2011 and is a Director. Mr. Hughes has over 20 years of experience as a senior executive and consultant in the technology industry. Prior to joining Silver Lake, he was a senior executive at Symantec Corporation, most recently as Group President, Enterprise Products where he held overall responsibility for a $4 billion enterprise software business and led the engineering and product management team. Mr. Hughes held other roles while at Symantec, including Chief Strategy Officer where he led corporate development, portfolio strategy and emerging businesses, and Group President, Global Services where he led the professional, support and managed services business unit. He joined Symantec through its acquisition of VERITAS Software, where he was Executive Vice President, Global Services. Mr. Hughes joined VERITAS after a 10-year career at McKinsey & Company, where he most recently served as Partner and founded and led the Software Practice. Prior to McKinsey, Mr. Hughes was the founder and CEO of Granite Microsystems, an industrial computer provider. Currently, Mr. Hughes is a board member of LogMeIn and was previously a board member of Art Technology Group and the Huawei-Symantec joint venture. Mr. Hughes has an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.