Steven Berglund has served as president and chief executive officer of Trimble since March 1999. Prior to joining Trimble, Mr. Berglund was president of Spectra Precision, a group within Spectra Physics AB. Mr. Berglund's business experience includes a variety of senior leadership positions with Spectra Physics, manufacturing and planning roles at Varian Associates, and began his career as a process engineer at Eastman Kodak. He attended the University of Oslo and the University of Minnesota where he received a B.S. in chemical engineering. Mr. Berglund received his M.B.A. from the University of Rochester. Mr. Berglund is a member of the board of directors of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and a member of the board of trustees of World Educational Services.
John B. Goodrich has served as a director of the Company since January 1981. Since 2002, Mr. Goodrich has served as a business consultant. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Goodrich also served as the chief executive officer of MaxSP Corporation, an information technology services company. Mr. Goodrich retired from the law firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he practiced corporate, federal tax, securities and intellectual property law from 1970 until 2002. Mr. Goodrich currently serves on the board of directors of Tessera Technologies, Inc., a developer of semiconductor packaging technology and the Fogarty Institute for Innovation. He is a founding member of a new company established to rebuild distressed companies. Mr. Goodrich also operates a large cattle ranch in Montana and has advised beef marketing companies in the Northwest. Mr. Goodrich has a variety of business and legal experience working with technology-based companies. Mr. Goodrich received a B.A. degree from Stanford University in 1963, a J.D. from the University of Southern California in 1966, and an L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University in 1970.
William Hart has served as a director of the Company since December 1984. Mr. Hart is an advisor to early-stage technology and financial services companies. Mr. Hart retired from Technology Partners, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, in 2001. As the founder and managing partner of Technology Partners, he led the firm for 21 years. Mr. Hart was previously a senior officer and director of Cresap, McCormick and Paget, management consultants, and held positions in field marketing and manufacturing planning with IBM Corporation. Mr. Hart has served on the boards of directors of numerous public and privately held technology companies. In addition, Mr. Hart has served as the chief financial officer of a venture capital investment company, and as acting chief financial officer of several early-stage venture companies. Mr. Hart received a Bachelor of Management Engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1965 and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College in 1967.
Merit E. Janow was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008. Professor Janow has been a professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) since 1994. Professor Janow teaches advanced courses in international trade, World Trade Organization (WTO) law, and comparative antitrust at Columbia Law School, and international economic policy at SIPA. Ms. Janow is also director of the program in International Finance & Economic Policy. Ms. Janow, has published numerous articles and several books on international trade and economic matters. Professor Janow served as one of seven members of the WTO's Appellate Body from 2003-2007. In May 2005, Professor Janow was elected to the board of directors of the
Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. She now serves on the board of directors of the Nasdaq Exchange LLC. In 2006, she joined the board of Rockefeller & Co., an investment management firm. Since 2001, Professor Janow has served on the board of directors of the Capital Income Builder Fund and the World Growth and Income Fund of the American Funds family. For both funds, she serves on the audit and contracts committees. In 2007, she joined the board of two other funds of the American Funds family, the American Funds Insurance Series (AFIS) and the American Fund Target Date Retirement Fund (AFTD). Professor Janow holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from Columbia Law School.
Ulf J. Johansson was appointed chairman of the board in 2007, and has served as a director of the Company since December 1999. Dr. Johansson is a Swedish national with a distinguished career in communications technology. Dr. Johansson currently serves on the board of directors of Telefon AB LM Ericsson, a telecommunications company, and as chairman of Acando AB, a management and IT consultancy company. From 1990 to 2005, Dr. Johansson served as chairman of Europolitan Vodafone AB, a GSM mobile telephone operator in Sweden. From 1998 to 2005, Dr. Johansson served on the board of directors of Novo Nordisk A/S, a Danish pharmaceutical/life science company, and in 2005 he became chairman of its majority owners, the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo A/S. Dr. Johansson also currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies. During 1998-2003 Dr. Johansson served as chairman of the University Board of Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and formerly also served as president and chief executive officer of Spectra-Physics AB, and executive vice president at Ericsson Radio Systems AB. Dr. Johansson received a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, and a Doctor of Technology (Communication Theory) from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden.
Bradford W. Parkinson has served as a director of the Company since 1984. Currently, Dr. Parkinson is the Edward C. Wells Endowed Chair professor (emeritus) at Stanford University and has been a Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University since 1984. He was the original program director (1972) and chief architect of the global positioning system ("GPS"). He personally led the advocacy, definition, development, launch, and test of GPS from 1972 to 1978. Dr. Parkinson assisted in the development of a number of applications for GPS technology, including the applications for the autosteering of tractors in the agriculture industry. Dr. Parkinson remains involved with providing guidance for the future development and direction of GPS in the United States. Dr. Parkinson has also directed the Gravity Probe-B spacecraft development project at Stanford University, sponsored by NASA, and has been program manager for several Federal Aviation Administration sponsored research projects on the use of Global Positioning Systems for navigation. While on a leave of absence from Stanford University, Dr. Parkinson served as the Company's president and chief executive officer from August 1998 through March 1999, while the Company searched for a chief executive officer. From 1980 to 1984 he was group vice president and general manager for Intermetrics, Inc. where he directed five divisions. In 1979, Dr. Parkinson served as group vice president for Rockwell International directing business development and advanced engineering. In 2003, he was awarded the Draper Prize by the National Academy of Engineering ("NAE") for the development of GPS. He is a member of the National Council of the NAE, and serves on a number of National advisory committees for the GPS System. In 2006, Dr. Parkinson was appointed to serve on the board of EMS Technologies, a wireless communications technology company. Dr. Parkinson received a B.S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1957, an M.S. degree in Aeronautics/Astronautics Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1961 and a Ph.D. in Astronautics Engineering from Stanford University in 1966.
Mark S. Peek was appointed to the Board of Directors on March 9, 2010. Mr. Peek is currently the chief financial officer of Workday, Inc. Prior to joining Workday in June 2012, Mr. Peek was copresident, business operations and chief financial officer of VMware, Inc., a provider of business infrastructure virtualization solutions. From 2007 to January 2011, Mr. Peek served as chief financial officer of VMware. From 2000 to 2007, Mr. Peek was senior vice president and chief accounting officer at Amazon.com. Prior to joining Amazon.com, Mr. Peek spent 19 years at Deloitte, the last ten years as a partner. Mr. Peek received a B.S. in accounting and international finance from Minnesota State University.
Mr. Peek is qualified to serve as director of the Company because of his strong background and years of experience in accounting and financial management, including his current position as chief financial officer at Workday, Inc., as well as his past service as chief financial officer at VMware and chief accounting officer at Amazon.com. In addition, Mr. Peek brings key financial expertise gained through his 19 years of experience at Deloitte.
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Nickolas W. Vande Steeg was appointed vice chairman in 2007, and has served as a director of the Company since 2003. Mr. Vande Steeg served as president and chief operating officer of Parker Hannifin Corporation until March 2007, where he began his career in 1971. Mr. Vande Steeg currently serves on the boards of directors of Wabtec Corporation, a supplier of products and services to the rail transportation industry, and Azusa Pacific University. Mr. Vande Steeg began his career at Deere & Company serving as an industrial engineer and industrial relations manager from 1965 to 1970. Mr. Vande Steeg received his B.S. in Industrial Technology from the University of California, Long Beach in 1968 and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California in 1985.
Ron Nersesian has been a director of the Company since November of 2011. He currently is president and chief operations officer of Agilent Technologies. He was executive vice-president and chief operating officer from November of 2011 to November of 2012. He was also president of Agilent’s Electronic Measurement Group. Nersesian began his career in 1982 with Computer Sciences Corporation as a systems engineer for satellite communications systems. In 1984, he joined Hewlett-Packard's New Jersey Division, and from 1987 through 1996 served there in various management roles. In 1996, Nersesian joined LeCroy Corporation as vice president of worldwide marketing and corporate officer. He subsequently took on other senior management roles there. Nersesian rejoined Agilent in 2002 as vice president and general manager of the company's Design Validation Division. He was previously vice president and general manager of EMG's Wireless Business Unit, as well as manager of Agilent's Santa Rosa Site in California, where he is based. Nersesian holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University and an MBA from New York University, Stern School of Business.
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