Board of Directors
Michael S. DellDirector and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Dell serves as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Dell Technologies. Mr. Dell has held the title of Chairman of the Board of Dell since he founded the company in 1984. Mr. Dell also served as Chief Executive Officer of Dell Inc. from 1984 until July 2004 and resumed that role in January 2007. In 1998, Mr. Dell formed MSD Capital for the purpose of managing his and his family’s investments, and, in 1999, he and his wife established the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to provide philanthropic support to a variety of global causes. He is an honorary member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum and is an executive committee member of the International Business Council. He serves as a member of the Technology CEO Council and is a member of the U.S. Business Council and the Business Roundtable. He also serves on the governing board of the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad, India, and is a board member of Catalyst, Inc., a non-profit organization that promotes inclusive workplaces for women. In June 2014, Mr. Dell was named the United Nations foundation’s first Global Advocate for Entrepreneurship. The board selected Mr. Dell to serve as a director because of his leadership experience as founder, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dell and his deep technology industry experience.
Mr. Durban has been a member of the boards of directors of Dell and Denali since the closing of Dell’s going-private transaction in October 2013. Mr. Durban is a Managing Partner and Managing Director of Silver Lake, a global private equity firm. Mr. Durban joined Silver Lake in 1999 as a founding principal and is based in the firm’s Menlo Park office. He has previously worked in the firm’s New York office, as well as the London office, which he launched and managed from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Durban serves on the boards of directors of Intelsat S.A., Motorola Solutions, Inc., SecureWorks, and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment. Previously, he served on the board of directors and was the chairman of the operating committee of Skype Global S.à r.l., served on the supervisory board and operating committee of NXP B.V., and served on the board of directors of MultiPlan, Inc. Mr. Durban currently serves on the board of directors of Tipping Point, a poverty-fighting organization that identifies and funds leading non-profit programs in the Bay Area to assist individuals and families in need. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Durban worked in Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division. While at Morgan Stanley, Mr. Durban organized and led a joint initiative between the Corporate Finance Technology Group and the Mergers and Acquisitions Financial Sponsors Group to analyze and present investment opportunities in the technology industry. Previously, Mr. Durban worked in Morgan Stanley’s Corporate Finance Technology and Equity Capital Markets groups. The board selected Mr. Durban to serve as a director because of his strong experience in technology and finance, and his extensive knowledge of and years of experience in global strategic leadership and management of multiple companies.
Mr. Patterson has been a member of the boards of directors of Dell and Denali since the closing of Dell’s going-private transaction in October 2013. Mr. Patterson is a Managing Director of Silver Lake, which he joined in 2005. Mr. Patterson previously worked at Global Freight Exchange Limited, a logistics software company acquired by Descartes Systems Group, the Financial Times, and McKinsey & Company. Mr. Patterson serves on the boards of directors of Intelsat S.A. and Tesco plc. He is also on the board of trustees of the Natural History Museum in London. Previously, he served on the boards of directors of Skype Global S.à r.l., Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc., MultiPlan, Inc., and N Brown Group plc. The board selected Mr. Patterson to serve as a director because of his extensive knowledge of and years of experience in finance, technology and global operations.
Mrs. Kullman served as Chief Executive Officer of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (“DuPont”) from January 2009 to October 2015 and as Chair of DuPont from December 2009 to October 2015. She served as president of DuPont from October 2008 to December 2008. From June 2006 through September 2008, she served as executive vice president at DuPont. Prior to her service in that position, Ms. Kullman was group vice president-DuPont Safety & Protection. She was Chair of the US-China Business Council, a member the US-India CEO Forum and on the executive committee of the Business Council. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and co-chaired their Committee on Changing the Conversation: From Research to Action. Mrs. Kullman has been a director of United Technologies Corporation since January 2011, Carbon since April 2016, Amgen since October 2016 and Goldman Sachs since December 2016. She is a member of the board of trustees of Northwestern University and serves on the board of overseers at Tufts University School of Engineering.
Mr. Green served as a director of EMC from July 2013 to August 2016 and as EMC’s independent Lead Director from February 2015 to August 2016. He served on the Leadership and Compensation Committee, Audit Committee, and the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the EMC board of directors. Mr. Green served as Chairman of the Board of Accenture plc, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, from August 2006 until his retirement in February 2013, and as Chief Executive Officer of that company from September 2004 to December 2010. He was elected as a partner of Accenture plc in 1986. Mr. Green is a member of the board of directors of S&P Global (formerly known as McGraw Hill Financial, Inc.), where he serves on the board’s compensation and leadership development committee and the nominating and corporate governance committee.
Mr. Dorman has been a Founding Partner of Centerview Capital Technology (“Centerview”), a private investment firm, since July 2013. Before his association with Centerview, Mr. Dorman served as a Senior Advisor and Managing Director to Warburg Pincus LLC, a global private equity firm, from October 2006 to May 2008, and in a number of positions with AT&T Corp. (“AT&T”), a global telecommunications company, from 2000 to 2006. Mr. Dorman joined AT&T as President in December 2000 and was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in November 2002, a position he held until November 2005, and served as President and Director of AT&T from November 2005 to January 2006. Before his appointment as President of AT&T, Mr. Dorman served as Chief Executive Officer of Concert Communications Services, a global venture created by AT&T and British Telecommunications plc, from 1999 to 2000, as Chief Executive Officer of PointCast Inc., a web-based media company, from 1997 to 1999 and as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Pacific Bell Telephone Company from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Dorman has served as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of CVS Health Corporation (formerly known as CVS Caremark Corporation), a pharmacy healthcare provider, since May 2011. He also serves as a director of PayPal Holdings, Inc. (“PayPal”), an online payments system operator, and Yum! Brands, Inc., a fast food restaurant company. Mr. Dorman became a board member of Motorola Solutions, Inc., a provider of business and mission critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers, in July 2006, served as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board from May 2008 to May 2011 and retired from his board position May 2015. He served as a director of SecureWorks Corp., a global provider of intelligence-driven information security solutions exclusively focused on protecting its clients from cyber attacks, from April 2016 to July 2016, a director of eBay Inc., an e-commerce company, from May 2014 until July 2015, when he joined the board of directors of PayPal upon its separation from eBay Inc., and a director of Scientific-Atlanta, Inc., a manufacturer of cable television, telecommunications and broadband equipment, from 1998 until that company was acquired by Cisco Systems, Inc. in 2006. Mr. Dorman also serves on the board of Qadium Inc, and Smartvue Corporation and is currently a member of the board of trustees of the Georgia Tech Foundation.