An independent consultant, Ron has worked 30-plus years in financial and general management roles with high-growth tech firms.
Ron is an independent consultant and corporate director with over 30 years of experience working with high-technology, high-growth firms in financial and general management roles. From 1991 to 1998, he was the CFO and SVP Finance and Administration for PeopleSoft, Inc., where he managed PeopleSoft’s successful initial public offering in 1992 and oversaw its growth in annualized revenues from $15 million to $1.5 billion. Prior to that, he held a series of senior-management positions with MIPS Computer Systems, Wyse Technology, and Tandem Computers.
Ron is presently on the board of FireEye Inc., ServiceNow, Inc., and Veeva Systems, Inc. Previously, Ron has served on over a dozen other boards, including Agile Software, Inc., Data Domain, Inc., DemandTec, Inc., and Interwoven, Inc.
Ron has a master's degree in management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a bachelor's of science in business from the University of California, Berkeley. He has earned the following credentials: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA), and Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM). He is a member of the adjunct faculty of Golden Gate University.