Pamela M. Lopker
Pamela M. Lopker founded QAD in 1979 and has been President since QAD Inc.’s incorporation in 1986. Ms. Lopker also served as Chairman of the Board from its incorporation until August 2018. Prior to founding QAD, Ms. Lopker served as Senior Systems Analyst for Comtek Research from 1977 to 1979. She is certified in Production and Inventory Management by the American Production and Inventory Control Society. Ms. Lopker earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. The Board nominated Ms. Lopker to serve as a director because she is the founder and visionary for the Company, with over thirty-five years of enterprise software company experience, extensive software industry expertise and a deep understanding of the Company’s products, customers, industry and global operational issues. Her history with and knowledge of QAD, combined with her unique skills, is important to the Board’s oversight of long-term strategy and provides the Board with a deep understanding of the Company’s business and operations.