William J. Bratton
Mr. Bratton is currently Senior Managing Director of Teneo Holdings, a global CEO advisory firm, and Executive Chairman of its Teneo Risk division. Mr. Bratton also serves as the Vice Chairman for the Secretary of Homeland Security's Advisory Council.& Mr. Bratton has over 40 years of experience in law enforcement, including as Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department and Commissioner of the New York City and Boston Police Departments. Mr. Bratton previously served as a member of ShotSpotter's Board of Directors, from April 2013 until December 2013, when he resigned in order to serve his second appointment as Commissioner of the New York City Police Department.
Ralph A. Clark
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Ralph A. Clark has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since August 2010. From September 2005 until July 2010, Mr. Clark served as Chief Executive Officer of GuardianEdge Technologies, Inc., an endpoint data security firm. Prior to that, Mr. Clark served as Vice President, Finance of Adaptec, Inc. following Adaptec's acquisition of Snap Appliances, Inc., where he had been Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Clark also has held various positions at start-up companies, served in executive sales and marketing roles at IBM and worked as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. Mr. Clark holds a B.S. in economics from the University of the Pacific and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Our board of directors believes that Mr. Clark's significant business experience from both inside and outside our industry and his role as our Chief Executive Officer qualify him to serve on our board of directors.
Thomas T. Groos
Thomas T. Groos has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2014 and previously served as a member of our board of directors from 2007 until 2012. Mr. Groos has been a partner at City Light Capital, a venture capital firm, since 2006. Since 2009, Mr. Groos has served as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Minimax-Viking Group, a fire protection company, following its acquisition of the Viking Group, where Mr. Groos served as Chief Executive Officer from 1994 through 2007. Mr. Groos is also a member of the board of directors of Heartland Steel Products, LLC, a Michigan-based manufacturer of industrial robotic systems. Mr. Groos is a co-founder of The ImPact Society, a non-profit dedicated to promotion of impact investing among private investors. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Cornell University and a director of Endeavor Detroit. Mr. Groos holds a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School. Our board of directors believes that Mr. Groos' experience in the technology industry and investment experience qualify him to serve on our board of directors.
Randall Hawks, Jr.
Randall Hawks, Jr. has served as a member of our board of directors since 2006. Mr. Hawks is a partner at Claremont Creek Ventures, a venture capital firm where he has been since June 2005. From 1984 to 2000, Mr. Hawks was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and Director at Identix Incorporated, an identity protection company. Mr. Hawks also has held various senior management positions at Captiva Software Corp., Texas Instruments, ITT Information Systems and AT&T Paradyne. He has also served on the board of directors of EcoATM, SmartZip, Inapac, Invivodata, Flytecomm, View Central and Be Here. Mr. Hawks holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arkansas. Our board of directors believes that Mr. Hawks's experience investing in technology businesses and his service on numerous boards of directors qualify him to serve on our board of directors.
Gary M. Lauder
Gary M. Lauder has served as a member of our board of directors since 2005. Mr. Lauder is the Managing Director of Lauder Partners LLC, a venture capital firm where he has been since November 2000. He has been a venture capitalist since 1985. Mr. Lauder serves on the Technology Advisory Board of Liberty Global International, the Advisory Board of Santa Clara University's Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, the Board of Governors of Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and on the Transportation Committee of the Town of Atherton, California. Mr. Lauder holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania, a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Our board of directors believes that Mr. Lauder's experience investing in technology businesses and his service on numerous boards of directors qualify him to serve on our board of directors.
Pascal Levensohn has served as a member of our board of directors since 2007. Since 2014, Mr. Levensohn has served as a Managing Director of Dolby Family Ventures, L.P., a venture capital fund. Since 1996, Mr. Levensohn has also served as the founder and Managing Partner of Levensohn Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, and the Chief Executive Officer of Generation Strategic Advisors LLC, a consulting firm specializing in startup technology companies and its predecessor entities. From April 2007 until April 2011, Mr. Levensohn served on the board of directors of the National Venture Capital Association. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a trustee of the American Academy in Berlin. Mr. Levensohn holds an A.B. in Government from Harvard University. Our board of directors believes that Mr. Levensohn's experience investing in technology businesses and his service on numerous boards of directors qualify him to serve on our board of directors.
Marc Morial has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2015. Since 2003, Mr. Morial also has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Urban League, a civil rights organization dedicated to economic empowerment in order to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities. From 1994 to 2002, Mr. Morial served as the Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to serving as Mayor of New Orleans, Mr. Morial held other various positions in public office and nonprofit management. Mr. Morial has a B.A. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Georgetown University. Our board of directors believes that Mr. Morial's experience in serving underserved urban communities, local governments and community organizations qualifies him to serve on our board of directors.