Ronald E. F. Codd
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 late 2007 to early 2008, he was the Interim CEO of UltraCell Corporation, a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of micro fuel cells. From 1999 to 2002, he was the the President and CEO of Momentum Business Applications, Inc., a software-development company specializing in the development of analytic, e-business, and industry-specific application software.
From 1991 to 1998, he was the CFO and SVP Finance and Administration for PeopleSoft, Inc. During his seven-year tenure at PeopleSoft, 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 has a Masters in Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and a B.S. 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.
Ron is presently on the board of ServiceNow, Inc. (NYSE: NOW), and the boards of three other private companies: DROBO, Inc., FireEye 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.