Edwin Gillis joined our board of directors as an independent non-executive director in 2009. He is currently a member of the board of directors and chairman of the audit committees of Teradyne Corporation, LogMeIn and Endeca Technologies Inc. He was a director and chairman of the audit committees of BladeLogic and EqualLogic Inc. until their acquisition by BMC Inc. and Dell, respectively.
Edwin’s been a business consultant since 2006, including interim leadership roles at Skype and Avaya. From July 2005 through January 2006, he was Senior Vice President of Administration and Integration at Symantec Corporation, which he joined as a result of Symantec’s merger with VERITAS Software. At VERITAS Software, Edwin was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining VERITAS in November 2002, Edwin was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC). Before joining PTC in 1995, Edwin was the Chief Financial Officer for Lotus Development Corporation and spent 15 years with Coopers & Lybrand as a certified public accountant and general practice partner.
Edwin has a bachelor's degree in government from Clark University in Massachusetts, a master's degree in international relations from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Harvard Business School.