Peter R. van Cuylenburg
Chairman of the Board
Peter R. van Cuylenburg, D. Tech. has been a director of the Company since November 1997 and currently serves as Chairman of the Board, Lead Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Governance Committee, and a member of the Compensation Committee. Since 2000, Dr. van Cuylenburg has practiced as an independent advisor to several high-technology companies, involving a variety of concurrent Board memberships, listed below, and a part-time role as a General Partner in a venture capital fund. Previously Dr. van Cuylenburg was President and Chief Operating Officer of InterTrust Technologies Corporation from October 1999 to December 1999 and advisor to its Chairman from December 1999 to December 2000. Dr. van Cuylenburg served as President of Quantum Corporation’s DLTtape and Storage Systems Group (DSS) from September 1996 to October 1999, and as Executive Vice President of Xerox Corporation responsible for all of Xerox’ digital businesses from 1993 to 1996. Past board memberships and/or chairmanships include: Verimatrix, Inc., ARC International plc (LSE:ARK), Transitive Technologies Ltd., JNI Inc (JNIC), Peregrine Systems Inc. (PRGNQ), ClearSpeed Technologies Group plc, SealedMedia Ltd., Anadigm Ltd., Elixent Ltd., Mitel Corporation (MLT), Dynatech Corporation, NeXT Computer, Inc., and Cable and Wireless plc. Dr. van Cuylenburg’s earlier career included executive posts at NeXT Computer, Inc., Cable and Wireless plc. and Texas Instruments. The Board nominated Dr. van Cuylenburg to serve as a director of the Company because of his experience as a Chairman, CEO, President and EVP of various high-technology companies. His leadership skills, experience with strategic, operational and financial issues, and service on the boards of a variety of public companies, including various audit, compensation and governance committees, is important to the Board’s oversight of strategy, risk management, compensation and corporate governance practices.