Ronald D. Verdoorn has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2005 and as Chairman of our Board since January 2006. From January 2012 until February 2012, Mr. Verdoorn served as our interim chief executive officer. From August to December 2011, Mr. Verdoorn was chief executive officer of Fast Wrap USA LLC, a shrink wrap company specializing in boat wrap, building wrap and large industrial shrink wrap projects. From January 1999 to 2002, Mr. Verdoorn served as executive vice president of Global Operations for Affymetrix, Inc., a company specializing in the development of technology for acquiring and managing complex genetic information for use in biomedical research, genomics and clinical diagnostics, following which he continued as a consultant until December 2003. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Verdoorn served as an independent consultant to the hard disk drive industry. From 1983 to 1997, Mr. Verdoorn held a number of positions with Seagate Technology, Inc., most recently as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Storage Products. Mr. Verdoorn is also on the board of directors of Fast Wrap USA LLC. Mr. Verdoorn holds a B.A. in Sociology from Linfield College in Oregon.
Jorge L. Titinger joined SGI as President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as a member of our Board of Directors, on February 27, 2012. Mr. Titinger previously worked for Verigy Ltd., where he served as president and chief executive officer from January 2011 to July 2011, as president and chief operating officer from July 2010 to January 2011, and as chief operating officer from June 2008 to July 2010. Verigy was acquired by Advantest Corporation in July 2011, and from then until October 2011, Mr. Titinger provided transitional services as president and chief executive officer of Verigy, then a subsidiary of Advantest. Prior to Verigy, Mr. Titinger held executive positions at FormFactor, Inc., KLA-Tencor Corporation, and Applied Materials, Inc. Before his 17 year career in the semiconductor equipment industry, Mr. Titinger spent 10 years in the computer industry, where he held positions of increasing responsibility at Hewlett-Packard Company, MIPS Computer Systems, Inc., and Silicon Graphics, Inc. Mr. Titinger holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and an M.S. degree in Engineering Management from Stanford University.
Charles M. Boesenberg has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2006. Mr. Boesenberg most recently served as CEO and chairman of the board of directors of NetIQ Corporation, a leading supplier of Windows systems management and security event management solutions which was acquired by Attachmate Corporation in June 2006. Previously, he served as president and CEO of Integrated Systems Inc. (ISI), a provider of embedded systems software. Mr. Boesenberg joined ISI after four years at Magellan Corporation, where he led the strategic direction for the introduction of a new breed of consumer and satellite communications appliances. Previously, Mr. Boesenberg served as CEO and chairman of Central Point Software, a manufacturer of desktop and network computer utility software. Prior to joining Central Point, Mr. Boesenberg was president of MIPS Computer Systems, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Boesenberg was senior vice president at Apple Computer and vice president and general manager of Data General Europe in Paris, and held several management positions at IBM. Mr. Boesenberg also currently serves on the board of directors of Callidus Software, Inc, Keynote Systems, Inc., Websense, Inc. and Boingo Wireless, Inc. Mr. Boesenberg holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and an M.S. in Business Administration from Boston University.
Gary A. Griffiths has served as a member of our Board of Directors since November 2004. Since February 2010, Mr. Griffiths has served as co-founder and chief executive officer of Trapit, Inc., an internet service that aggregates, filters and curates personalized web content. Prior to joining Trapit, Mr. Griffiths was president of products and technical operations at WebEx, eventually acquired by Cisco, where he was responsible for all WebEx products. Mr. Griffiths has also served as chief executive officer of the on-demand application company Everdream, Inc. (acquired by Dell) and was chief executive officer and co-founder of the interactive entertainment development company Heat.net (acquired by Sega). He also held senior management positions with IBM for more than 16 years. Mr. Griffiths also serves on the board of directors of JanRain, Inc., iPass Inc. and Wildlands, Inc, and is chairman of the board of directors for LightScape Technologies, Inc. Mr. Griffiths holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and an M.B.A. from George Washington University.
General Michael W. Hagee has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2008. General Hagee is the head of MH Dimension Consulting, specializing in advising, counseling and training topics such as ethical leadership, team building, mentoring and organizational efficiency. General Hagee was previously a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as the 33rd Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. Prior to that, he was the Commanding General of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. General Hagee retired from the Marine Corps in January 2007, having served in the U.S. military for approximately 40 years. General Hagee holds numerous military, civilian, and foreign decorations, including the Bronze Star with Valor, National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, and Defense Distinguished Service Medal. General Hagee currently serves on the board of directors of Cobham, plc, a publicly traded British manufacturing company. General Hagee graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1968 with a B.S. in Engineering and also holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and an M.A. in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.
Douglas R. King has served as a member of our Board of Directors since February 2008. Mr. King is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 30 years of experience in the accounting industry. He most recently served as the Managing Partner of the San Francisco office of Ernst & Young LLP, from which he retired in 2002. His career experience with the firm includes significant client and operational responsibilities across the Pacific Northwest region. Mr. King also serves on the board of directors of SJW Corp. (as chairman of its audit committee and member of its executive compensation committee) and of the private company Adaptive Spectrum and Signal Alignment, Inc. Mr. King holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin (Madison) and an M.B.A. from the University of Arkansas.
Hagi Schwartz has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2004. Since 2011, Mr. Schwartz has been a venture partner at Western Technology Investment, a private venture capital firm. Since February 2005, Mr. Schwartz has been a managing director at Magnolia Capital Partners, an investment advisory firm. From February 2003 to August 2005, Mr. Schwartz was chief financial officer of HyperRoll, Inc., a provider of high-performance database aggregation and summarization software. From September 2000 to July 2002, Mr. Schwartz was chief financial officer of ATRICA, Inc., a telecommunications company. From October 1999 to May 2000, Mr. Schwartz was chief financial officer of Noosh, Inc., a print management software company. From January 1996 to September 1999, Mr. Schwartz served as chief financial officer of Check Point Software, Inc., a software company. Mr. Schwartz holds a B.A. in Economics and Accounting from Bar Ilan University in Israel.