j2 Global’s Long-Time Director Resigns
Michael P. Schulhof, 71, resigned from the cloud services and digital media firm j2 Global’s Board. Schulhof has been a director of j2 Global since 1997. Schulhof is a managing partner of GTI Capital Group, a New York and India based firm that specializes in PE investments, as well as advisory services in the aerospace, healthcare, energy and media sectors. From 1993 to 1996, he was President and CEO of Sony Corporation of America.
Demandware Combines Chair-CEO Roles; Makes Other Board and Executive Changes
Demandware, the provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, elected Tom Ebling, 58, as Chairman and Len Schlesinger, 61, as Lead Independent Director. Ebling has served as President and CEO and a member of the board since 2009. Previously, Ebling served as CEO of Lattice Engines; CEO of ProfitLogic, until it was acquired by Oracle in 2005; CEO of Torrent Systems; and held various leadership positions at Marcam Solutions, a software applications company.
Ebling will succeed Stephan Schambach, 43, Demandware’s founder, who will remain on the Board as Chairman Emeritus. Schambach has served as Chairman since the Company’s inception in 2004.
EVP and COO Jeffrey Barnett, 51, will join the Demandware’s Board. Barnett previously served as the Corporation’s EVP, Field Operations. Prior to that, he served as VP of Sales for EMEA of Siebel; Managing Director, International Operations and as VP, International Sales and Marketing of eDocs; held leadership positions at Kenan Systems; and at TRW. He has served on the board of Apperian, a mobile application platform provider, and since early 2013, he has served on the board of Paydiant, a cloud-based payment solutions provider.
Sheila Flaherty has been promoted to Chief Legal Officer. Flaherty served as SVP and General Counsel for Demandware since 2011. Before joining Demandware, she served as EVP and Chief Legal and Administrative Officer of Stream Global Services, and General Counsel and VP of Abiomed.
Recently Appointed MongoDB’s CEO Leaves Bazaarvoice’s Board
Recently appointed MongoDB’s CEO Dev Ittycheria, 47, resigned from the Board of Directors of SaaS based social commerce company Bazaarvoice. A former software CEO turned investor, Ittycheria will become president and CEO of MongoDB in September. Ittycheria joins from OpenView Partners, a middle-stage VC firm focused on software. Before that, he was a venture partner at Greylock Partners, President of BMC Software and cofounder and CEO of BladeLogic, a company he sold to BMC in 2008 for $900 million.
Date Range: July 4th - August 17th