corporate governance

Board of Directors

Michael P. Gianoni, Chairman, Teradata Corporation
Michael Gianoni is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Blackbaud, Inc., a provider of software and services specifically designed for non-profit organizations, a position he has held since joining the company in January 2014. Previously, from 2010 to 2013, Mr. Gianoni was the Executive Vice President and Group President, Financial Institutions, at Fiserv, Inc. He joined Fiserv as President of its Investment Services division in 2007, where he was responsible for product, technology, sales, finance, operations, and strategy. From 2006 until its acquisition by Fiserv, Mr. Gianoni was Executive Vice President and General Manager of CheckFree Corporation. Prior to that time, he held a number of senior management positions at DST Systems Inc., an information processing and software services company. Mr. Gianoni serves as a director of Blackbaud. He joined our board in 2015 and was appointed its non-executive Chairman in February 2020 after serving as independent Lead Director since January 2019.

Lisa R. Bacus
Lisa Bacus served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Cigna Corporation from May 2013 until her retirement in July 2019. Prior to joining Cigna, Ms. Bacus was the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketer at American Family Insurance Group from 2011 until 2013, and its Vice President, Marketing, from 2008 to 2011. Before joining American Family Insurance, she was with Ford Motor Company, from 1986 to 2008, where she held a number of executive leadership positions, including Executive Director of Global Market Research and Insights, Executive Director of Global Marketing Strategy, and head of marketing for Ford in Mexico. She serves on the board of privately-held Culver Franchising System, Inc., as well as a number of non-profit corporations, and previously served on the board of Shoutlet, Inc., a privately-held company. She joined our board in 2015.

Timothy C.K. Chou
Timothy Chou served as President of Oracle On Demand, a division of Oracle Corporation from 1999 until his retirement in January 2005, during which time he led the growth of Oracle’s cloud business from a nascent stage to an industry-leading position. Prior to that, Dr. Chou served as Chief Operating Officer of Reasoning, Inc., a pioneering application services provider, until it was acquired by Oracle in 2000. He served on the board of Embarcadero Technologies, a provider of database tools, from 2000 until 2007. In addition to his commercial career, he has taught in the computer science department at Stanford University since 1982. In 2006, he launched the first class on cloud computing at Stanford and, in 2008, started a similar class at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. In 2013, he became the Chairman of the Alchemist, a leading enterprise software accelerator where he is focused on analytics, artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things. His landmark book, The End of Software, served to educate enterprises, operators and investors in this major shift in business models. He has been a director at Blackbaud since 2007. He joined our board in 2017.

Daniel R. Fishback
Daniel Fishback was the President and Chief Executive Officer of DemandTec, Inc., a provider of a cloud-based collaborative optimization network for retailers and consumer products companies that was acquired by IBM in 2012. From 2000 to 2001, Mr. Fishback served as Vice President of Channels for Ariba, Inc., a provider of solutions to help companies manage their corporate spending. Prior to that, he held sales and executive leadership positions at Trading Dynamics and Hyperion Solutions Corporation. Mr. Fishback serves on the board of Qumu Corporation, a leading enterprise video platform provider, serves on the board of directors for several private technology companies, and is an advisor and consultant to a number of companies focusing on the application of analytic solutions to solve complex business problems. He joined our board in 2017.

Cary T. Fu
Cary Fu is the co-founder of Benchmark Electronics, Inc., an electronics manufacturing and services company.  He served as Chairman of the Board of Benchmark from 2009 until his retirement in December 2012, and was a director of Benchmark from 1990 to 2009. In 2011, Mr. Fu retired as Benchmark’s Chief Executive Officer, a position he had held since 2004. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer of Benchmark, he served in a number of senior management positions, including as its President and Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President, Financial Administration. He also serves as a director of Littelfuse, Inc., a global manufacturer of leading technologies in circuit protection, power control and sensing, and is a certified public accountant. He joined our board in 2008.

David E. Kepler
David Kepler served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Sustainability Officer and Chief Information Officer of The Dow Chemical Company from 2008 until his retirement in 2014. Mr. Kepler joined Dow in 1975 and was appointed Vice President and Chief Information Officer in 1998 and Corporate Vice President in 2001. At Dow, Mr. Kepler assumed responsibility for Business Services in 2004, was appointed Senior Vice President in 2006, with added responsibilities for the company's sustainability initiatives, and appointed Executive Vice President in 2008. He also serves on the Board of Directors of TD Bank Group and Autoliv, Inc., as a trustee of the University of California Berkeley and as a board member of the Michigan Baseball Foundation. He joined our board in 2007.

Victor L. Lund, Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, Teradata Corporation
Victor Lund was appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Teradata in November 2019 and served as Executive Chairman of Teradata’s Board of Directors from January 2019 until February 2020. He previously served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Teradata from May 2016 until his appointment as Executive Chairman. Mr. Lund has been a member of Teradata’s board since 2007 and was the Chair of the Audit Committee from 2007 until May 2016. Previously, he served as the non-executive Chairman of the Board of DemandTec, Inc., a publicly-held, on-demand applications company, from 2006 until 2012, and was a member of its board from 2005 until 2012. Mr. Lund was non-executive Chairman of the Board of Mariner Health Care, Inc., a long-term health care services company, from 2002 until 2004 and Vice Chairman of Albertson's, Inc. from 1999 to 2002. Prior to that, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Stores Company. During his extended career with American Stores, Mr. Lund also held executive positions of increasing responsibility leading to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, including Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. Earlier in his career, Mr. Lund was a practicing certified public accountant. He also serves as a director of Service Corporation International and a number of privately-held companies.

Kimberly K. Nelson
Kimberly Nelson is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SPS Commerce, Inc., a provider of cloud-based supply chain management solutions worldwide, since 2007. Previously, she led investor relations and held senior finance positions at Prior to Amazon, Ms. Nelson held positions in finance management at The Pillsbury Company (now General Mills) and Nestle's beverage division. Ms. Nelson also serves as a director of Calyxt, Inc. She joined our board in 2019.

Joanne B. Olsen
Joanne Olsen served as Executive Vice President, Cloud Services and Support at Oracle Corporation from November 2016 until she retired in August 2017. In that role, she drove Oracle’s cloud transformation services and support strategy, partnering with leaders across all business units, leading a team of cloud customer experience experts, covering customer success, implementation success, consulting, support, education, and managed cloud services. She previously served as Senior Vice President and leader of Oracle’s applications sales, alliances, and consulting organizations in North America from 2010 to 2016. Ms. Olsen began her career with IBM, where, over the course of more than three decades, she held a variety of executive management positions across sales, global financing and hardware. She also serves as a director of Ciena Corporation, a global supplier of telecommunications networking equipment, software, and services, and of Keysight Technologies, Inc., a provider of electronic design and test solutions. She joined our board in 2018.

James M. Ringler
James Ringler was Chairman of the Board of Teradata Corporation from 2007 until January 2019. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of NCR Corporation from 2005 to 2007 and briefly served as NCR’s President and Interim Chief Executive Officer in 2005. He served as Vice Chairman of Illinois Tool Works Inc., a multi-billion dollar diversified manufacturer of highly engineered components and industrial systems, from 1999 until he retired in 2004. Prior to joining Illinois Tool Works, from 1997 to 1999, Mr. Ringler was Chairman of Premark International, Inc. He also served as Premark’s Chief Executive Officer from 1995 to 1999 when it merged with Illinois Tool Works. Mr. Ringler serves as a director of Autoliv Inc., Veoneer, Inc., John Bean Technologies Corporation, and TechnipFMC plc. He joined our board in 2007.

John G. Schwarz
John Schwarz is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Visier Inc., a business analytics software firm, a position he has held since 2010. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of SAP Business Objects, a unit of SAP AG, from 2008 to 2010, during which time he was a member of the executive board of SAP AG and also served on the board of directors of SAP Business Objects. From 2005 until its acquisition by SAP in 2008, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Business Objects S.A., a provider of business intelligence software and services. Mr. Schwarz served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Symantec Corporation, a provider of infrastructure security and storage management software, from 2001 to 2005. From 2000 to 2001, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Reciprocal Inc., which provided business-to-business secure e-commerce services for digital content distribution over the Internet. Prior to joining Reciprocal, Mr. Schwarz spent 25 years at IBM Corporation. Mr. Schwarz serves on the boards of Synopsys, Inc. and Avast Software. He is also a member of the Dalhousie University Advisory Board. He joined our board in 2010.

William S. Stavropoulos
William Stavropoulos retired as Chairman of the Board of Dow in 2006. He had served in such capacity since 2000. Mr. Stavropoulos was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Dow from 1995 to 2000 and was Chief Executive Officer from 2002 to 2004. He is the lead director of Univar, Inc., a global distributor of commodity and specialty chemicals. In addition, he is on the advisory board for Metalmark Capital LLC, a private equity investment firm, and is a director of Kissner Global Holdings, LP. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Michigan Baseball Foundation and serves as a trustee of non-profit corporations and foundations. Mr. Stavropoulos joined our board in 2007.