Robert E. Beauchamp Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer
Robert "Bob" Beauchamp is chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of BMC Software, the recognized leader in business service management.
After joining the company in 1988 as a sales executive, Beauchamp rose rapidly through the BMC ranks. During his tenure, he has led key business initiatives, including research and development, strategic marketing and corporate development. Named CEO in 2001, Beauchamp led BMC's highly successful transformation from a mainframe tools vendor to the company that delivers the industry's most strategic enterprise management and automation solutions, enabling customers to automate IT and prove their business value.
Beauchamp has been active and served on the boards of numerous non-profit, industry and civic organizations during his career including Baylor University and National Oilwell Varco among others.
Beauchamp holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Texas at Austin and a master's degree in management from Houston Baptist University.
Jon Barfield Independent Director, Lead Director
Mr. Barfield has served as our Lead Director since January 2010 and has been a director since 2001.
Mr. Barfield is the president and chief executive officer of LJ Holdings Investment Company LLC, a private investment company. In March 2012, Mr. Barfield retired from the Bartech Group, Inc. where he served since 1981 as president, and from 1995 to March 2012 as chairman and president, of this talent acquisition and management firm based in Livonia, Michigan, which specializes in managing human capital procurement for regional, national and global corporations, the placement of engineering and information technology professionals and business process consulting services. Mr. Barfield is also a director of CMS Energy Corporation, a public company. He also serves on the boards of numerous non-profit, industry and civic organizations, including, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, and Boy Scouts of America.
Mr. Barfield graduated with honors from Princeton University in 1974, and received a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 1977.
Mr. Bloom has been a director since 2007. Mr. Bloom is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mark Logic, a privately held software company. From March 2010 until January 2012 Mr. Bloom served as Chief Executive Officer of eMeter, Inc., a privately held software company that was acquired by Siemens Corporation in January, 2012. Mr. Bloom was a business consultant from December 2009 to March 2010 and from December 2006 to December 2009, Mr. Bloom was a consultant of Texas Pacific Group, global private investment firm. Mr. Bloom served as Vice Chairman and President of Symantec from July 2005 to March 2006. Mr. Bloom joined Symantec through its merger with VERITAS Software Corporation, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from November 2000 to January 2002, and Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer from January 2002 to July 2005. Mr. Bloom joined VERITAS after a 14-year career with Oracle Corporation, rising to the rank of Executive Vice President.
He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University where he currently serves on the President's Cabinet and the Board of Directors of the Cal Poly Foundation.
Mr. Dillon has been a director since July 2012. Mr. Dillon is the Chief Executive Officer of Engine Yard, a privately held company and leading platform as a service provider. Mr. Dillon has served as CEO for several technology companies including Salesforce.com, Hyperion and Navis, the leading provider of shipping logistics software. Prior to his CEO roles, Mr. Dillon held sales management positions at Oracle and Arbor Software and was a systems engineer at EDS (Electronic Data Systems). Mr. Dillon serves as a director of Transact Technologies, a public company, and Intacct Corp. and CenterPointe Community Bank, both private companies.
Mr. Gafner has been a director since 1987. Mr. Gafner has served since 1998 as the Chief Executive Officer of the Farsight Group, a privately held company that specializes in advanced communications equipment and consulting. He was President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Comstream Corporation, a privately held manufacturer of high-speed satellite earth stations for data distribution, from July 1988 to July 1997.
Mr. Hawkins has been a director since May 2010. Mr. Hawkins has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Autodesk, Inc. since April 2009. Prior to joining Autodesk, Mr. Hawkins served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance and Information Technology at Logitech International S.A. from April 2006 to April 2009. He was employed by Dell Inc. in various finance roles from 2000 to 2006, most recently serving as Vice President of Finance for worldwide procurement and logistics. Prior to joining Dell, Mr. Hawkins was employed by Hewlett-Packard Company for 18 years in finance and business-management roles.
Mr. James has been a director since May 2010. Mr. James is the former Chief Operating Officer of Accenture Ltd., and served as Vice Chairman of Accenture Ltd. from 2001 to 2004. He also served in the advisory position of International Chairman of Accenture, from August 2004 to 2006. Mr. James serves as a director of the following public companies: Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. and Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Mr. Jenkins has been a director since 2004. Mr. Jenkins currently serves as Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Strategy Officer of Open Text Corporation, a publicly traded software company and a leader in providing enterprise content management. Mr. Jenkins was appointed Chief Strategy Officer of Open Text in August 2005. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Open Text from July 1997 to July 2005. From December 1994 to July 1997, Mr. Jenkins held progressive executive positions with Open Text.
Mr. Lavigne has been a director since 2008. Mr. Lavigne is currently Managing Director of Lavrite, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in the areas of corporate finance, accounting, growth strategy and management. Mr. Lavigne retired in March 2005 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Genentech, Inc. He joined Genentech in July, 1982 and was named Controller in 1983 and built Genentech's operating financial functions. In 1986, he was promoted to Vice President and assumed the Chief Financial Officer position in September 1988. Mr. Lavigne became Senior Vice President in July 1994 and Executive Vice President in March, 1997. Mr. Lavigne was a member of Genentech's Executive Committee and chairman of its 401(k) Plan Committee. Genentech's revenues grew significantly during Mr. Lavigne's tenure; from $40 million when he became Controller in 1983, to over $300 million when he became the Chief Financial Officer and over $6.6 billion in 2005. During Mr. Lavigne's tenure, he was responsible for Genentech's Financial, Corporate Relations and Information Technology groups and was named the Best Chief Financial Officer in Biotech in 2005 in the Institutional Investor survey. In June 2006, he received the Bay Area Chief Financial Officer of the Year-Hall of Fame-Lifetime Achievement Award. Mr. Lavigne serves on the boards of Accuray Incorporated and Allergan, Inc., both public companies, and SafeNet, Inc., a private company. Mr. Lavigne is also a member of the Pacific SW Audit Committee Network of Audit Committee Chairs and Deloitte's Life Sciences Advisory Board. Mr. Lavigne also serves as a trustee of the California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Babson College and Babson Global, Children's Hospital Oakland and the Seven Hills School. Mr. Lavigne previously served on our Board from October 2004 to February 2007. Mr. Lavigne earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Babson College in 1969 and an M.B.A. from Temple University in 1976.
Ms. O'Neil has been a director since 2002. She is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Street Advisors, LLC, a company that she founded in 2001. Liberty Street Advisors, LLC advises public and private companies on corporate governance, risk management, strategy development, infrastructure needs, leadership alignment and execution of change initiatives. Prior to her work at Liberty Street Advisors, Ms. O'Neil was employed at IBM as General Manager of the company's Global Financial Markets Infrastructure Group from January 2001 to September 2001. Prior to joining IBM, Ms. O'Neil served for 24 years at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in a series of executive roles including Chief Operations Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Risk Officer. Ms. O'Neil is a member of the board of directors of Guidance Software, a public company. Ms. O'Neil also serves on the Board of Trustees of the Motley Fool Funds Trust and is a member of the board of directors of MetLife Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of MetLife, Inc.
Mr. Pinchev has been a director since September 2012. Mr. Pinchev served as president and chief executive officer of Acronis from January 2012 to May 2013. Prior to joining Acronis in January 2012, Mr. Pinchev was president of global sales, services and field marketing at Red Hat. During his career, Mr. Pinchev has held numerous senior executive roles within a range of technology companies – including MRO Software, Interchip and MainControl Inc where he was chairman, CEO and founder.
Mr. Schaper has been a director since July 2012. Mr. Schaper is currently an operating partner with Golden Gate Capital, a private equity firm. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Infor Global Solutions, one of the largest privately held software companies and a leader in enterprise applications and services. A founder of Infor, Mr. Schaper served from 2002 to 2010 as President and Chief Executive Officer. In addition to Infor, Mr. Schaper serves as a director of the following private companies: SnagAJob.com and Q2ebanking Software.
Mr. Tinsley has been a director since 1997. He is an Advisory Director at General Atlantic Partners, a private equity investment firm. He previously served as a Partner at General Atlantic, as President and Chief Operating Officer of Baan Company N.V. and as a Director at McKinsey & Company, Inc. Mr. Tinsley serves on the boards of Net1 UEPS Technologies, Inc., a public company, and Intermedia, a private company.