Arxan Technologies, Inc.
The Arxan Board of Directors is responsible for management and oversight of the business and affairs of the corporation in accordance with the Arxan Bylaws. This includes management of the corporate assets (funds, intellectual property, trademarks, and support equipment) and allocation of corporate resources to projects. The current Board of Directors includes:
CEO and Chairman of the Board
Michael Dager joined Arxan as Chief Executive Officer in May 2006. Mr. Dager has over 27 years of experience in senior level positions at leading technology companies. He came to Arxan from Worksoft, a leading provider of automated enterprise testing solutions, where he served as CEO and Chairman of the Board. Prior to Worksoft, he was president and CEO of OSE Systems Inc.(ENEA.ST), growing the company from a startup in 1997 to the number two embedded operating system supplier in 2001 with a stock market valuation of over $1 billion. Before OSE Systems, Mr. Dager held senior sales management positions at Pure Software (RATL) for many years helping raise the market valuation of the company from start-up level to over $1 billion. During his tenure at Pure the company completed one of the most successful IPOs of 1995. The company was later acquired by Rational Software. He began his career at Texas Instruments in the semiconductor division after earning a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Elizabeth de Saint-Aignan
Elizabeth is a Principal at TA Associates focusing on investments in technology companies. She serves on the Board of Directors of Answers, Arxan Technologies and Kinetic Social. Prior to joining TA in 2010, she worked as a Vice President at Nautic Partners. Elizabeth also worked as a consultant at Bain & Company and as an Associate at Summit Partners. She received an AB degree in Economics and International Relations from Brown University and an MBA degree, with Distinction, from Harvard Business School.
Kenneth T. Schiciano
Ken is a Managing Director and co-head of the North America Technology Group at TA Associates. He serves on the Board of Directors of Arxan Technologies, CoSentry, Fractal Analytics, ION Investment Group and RGM Advisors, and is a Board Observer at BATS Global Markets. Ken formerly served on the Board of Directors of CyOptics, Datek Online Holdings, FTP Software, NetScout Systems, MetroPCS Communications and The Island ECN. Prior to joining TA in 1988, he was a member of the technical staff of AT&T Bell Laboratories, as a Systems Engineer in the switching systems area. Ken received a BS degree, summa cum laude, in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Duke University, an MS degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and an SM degree in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management. He is a Trustee of the Boston Ballet and serves on the Duke University Pratt School of Engineering Board of Visitors.
Tom joined NetApp in 1994 and was responsible for sales until becoming president in 2000. In 2009 he became vice chairman.
Tom has given talks on the power of corporate culture and leadership all over the world to people in such diverse organizations as the U.S. Marine Corps, West Point, CIO forums, Oracle's Leaders Circle, and Stanford University. In 2009 he was the corecipient with NetApp Chairman Dan Warmenhoven of the Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce.
Tom holds a BA degree from the University of Notre Dame and is an alumnus of Stanford University's Executive Business Program. In September 2000 Notre Dame renamed its business school the Mendoza College of Business after an endowment made by Tom and Kathy Mendoza.