Chairman of the Board
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. Mr. Verdoorn also serves as a member of our Compensation Committee. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee concluded that Mr. Verdoorn should continue to serve as Chairman and a director of the Company due to his extensive experience in the operational and managerial requirements of public technology-based companies. This diverse and extensive experience qualifies Mr. Verdoorn as a highly-skilled contributor to our business, the Company and Board, possessing and offering unique expertise regarding our strategic vision, management and operations. 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.