Tom is a veteran of the technology industry, with more than 25 years of experience working in numerous executive leadership roles. From software start-ups to billion-dollar technology companies, he has an established reputation of leadership in a wide range of executive management roles including strategic business development, sales, finance and operations. Tom’s experience includes a special emphasis on high-growth organizations. Tom was CEO of Epicor Software (Nasdaq:EPIC), where he also served on its board of directors for eight years. He has been the CEO of MontaVista Software (acquired by Cavium Networks, Nasdaq:CAVM), Bluestar Solutions (acquired by Affiliated Computer Services, NYSE:ACS) and Blaze Software (Nasdaq:BLZE, acquired by Brokat Systems). He has led companies through rapid growth, successful IPOs and strategic acquisitions. Previously Tom held executive positions at Cirrus Logic (COO), Frame Technology (EVP) and Cadence Design Systems (CFO). Tom holds a B.S. degree in economics from Santa Clara University. He serves on the Board of Directors of FEI Company (Nasdaq:FEIC) and the Santa Clara University Board of Regents.