Board of Directors

Tom Siebel, CEO, Chairman of the Board

Thomas M. Siebel

Tom Siebel is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of He was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Siebel Systems, which merged with Oracle Corporation in January 2006. Founded in 1993, Siebel Systems became a leader in application software with more than 8,000 employees in 32 countries, over 4,500 corporate customers, and annual…

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Ed Abbo, Board Member

Ed Abbo

Ed Abbo is President and Chief Technology Officer at, which provides an AI and IoT software platform-as-a-service to power enterprise digital transformations. Mr. Abbo leads’s strategy and execution, including technology direction, innovation, and customer success. Prior to, Mr. Abbo was Senior Vice President at Oracle Corporation, where he was responsible for its application…

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Patricia House, Board Member

Pat House

Pat House co-founded and is Executive Vice Chairman of She co-founded and served as Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President of Siebel Systems. Ms. House is Chairman of the Mary Mae Foundation and is a member of the board of directors of the Hewlett Foundation and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She…

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Condoleezza Rice, Board Member

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Graduate School of Business; the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution; and a professor of Political Science at Stanford University. She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates LLC. From January 2005-2009, Rice…

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Richard Levin, Board Member

Richard Levin

Richard Levin became the Chief Executive Officer of Coursera, the leading platform for the provision of open, online courses offered by more than 100 universities around the world, in April 2014. Mr. Levin recently completed a 20-year term as Yale’s President. He received his B.A. from Stanford University in 1968 and studied politics and philosophy…

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Michael McCaffery, Board Member

Michael G. McCaffery

Mike McCaffery is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Makena Capital Management. From September 2000 to June 2006, he was the President and CEO of the Stanford Management Company, the university subsidiary charged with managing Stanford University’s financial and real estate investments. Prior to Stanford Management Company, Mr. McCaffery was chairman and chief executive officer…

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Nehal Raj, Board Member

Nehal Raj

Nehal Raj is a Partner of TPG. He is a leader of the firm’s investing activities in the technology sector. Prior to joining TPG in 2006, Mr. Raj was an investor at Francisco Partners, a private equity firm focused on the technology industry, where he was involved with the firm’s investment in OfficeTiger (acquired by…

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Shankar Sastry, Board Member

S. Shankar Sastry

S. Shankar Sastry is currently the Dean of Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. From 2004 to 2007 he was the Director of CITRIS (Center for Information Technology in the Interests of Society), an interdisciplinary center spanning UC Berkeley, Davis, Merced, and Santa Cruz. In February 2007, he was appointed the faculty co-director of the…

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Bruce Sewell, Board Member

Bruce Sewell

Mr. Bruce Sewell is Apple’s General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Legal and Global Security, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Mr. Sewell serves on the company’s executive team and oversees all legal matters, including corporate governance, intellectual property, litigation and securities compliance, global security and, privacy.   Mr. Sewell joined Apple from Intel Corporation…

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Steve Ward, Board Member

Stephen M. Ward Jr.

Stephen Ward is the retired CEO of Lenovo, the international company formed by the merger of Lenovo of China and IBM’s PC business. As CEO of Lenovo, Mr. Ward established the global management team, the strategy, and the operational structure of the company. Prior to joining Lenovo, he was the Senior Vice President and General…

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European Board


Jacques Attali

Professor, writer, Honorary Member of the Council of State, Special Adviser to the President of the Republic from 1981 to 1991, founder and first President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London from 1991 to 1993, Jacques Attali ( is currently CEO of A&A, an international consulting firm ( specialised in new…

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Jacques Biot

Jacques Biot

Jacques N. Biot has professional experience in higher education and research, life sciences, industry and technology financing, and public administration. He served (2013-2018) as the first executive President of Ecole polytechnique in Paris, the leading public university of science and technology in France, ranked 3rd worldwide by the Times Higher Education for the education of…

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