Management & Board of Directors
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Gopal has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since 2017. In 2016, he served asour President and Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Gopal was appointed an independent director ofthe Board in 2011 and served in that capacity until his employment by the Company in 2016.From 2013 to 2016, Dr. Gopal was an operating partner at Silver Lake, a leading private equitytechnology investor. His employment at Silver Lake included a secondment as interim Presidentand Chief Operating Officer at Symantec in 2016. From 2011 until 2013, he was Senior VicePresident at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company. Dr. Gopal was Executive Vice President at CATechnologies from 2006 until 2011. From 2004 to 2006, heworked at Symantec, where he servedas Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Earlier, Dr. Gopal served as ChiefExecutive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of ReefEdge Networks, a company heco-founded in 2000. He worked at IBM from 1991 to 2000, initially at IBM Research and later inIBM’s Software Group.
Dr. Gopal previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Citrix (2017-October 2021).