James D. Foy has been a member of our board of directors since March 2014. Mr. Foy served as Executive Chairman of privately held Talend, Inc., a provider of data, application and process integration products and services, from February 2013 to November 2013 and as its CEO from April 2013 to September 2013. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of privately held Aspect Software, Inc. and two predecessor companies (Concerto Software, Inc. and Davox Corporation) from 2001 to 2004. In 1991, he founded Constellation Software, Inc., and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer for three years. In 1994, Constellation was acquired by VMark Software, Inc., a predecessor company of Ardent Software, which was subsequently acquired by Informix Corp. Mr. Foy remained with the surviving companies in various senior executive positions, including President of Informix, until IBM acquired Informix in 2001. Earlier in his career, he was with Prime Computer, Inc. and International Computers Limited (ICL). Mr. Foy currently serves on the board of directors of DealerTrack, a publicly traded provider of web-based software solutions for the automotive industry. We believe that Mr. Foy’s independence and experience as the chief executive officer of several software companies, and his prior experience on various boards of directors, allow him to bring valuable experience and contributions to our board of directors.
Gary P. Golding has been a member of our board of directors since September 2002. Since September 1997, Mr. Golding has served as a General Partner and Investment Manager of Edison Venture Fund, a venture capital firm. Prior to joining Edison, Mr. Golding co-founded the CEO Venture Fund, a venture capital firm, and served as General Partner and Chief Operating Officer of CEO Venture Fund II. Mr. Golding serves on the board of directors of Vocus, Inc., a publicly traded provider of software for public relations management. Mr. Golding received a B.A. in Management Science from Boston College and an M.A. in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to representing one of our principal stockholders, we believe that Mr. Golding's service on over 20 boards of directors over his career allows him to bring extensive experience regarding the management of private and public companies, and particularly software as a service companies, to our board of directors.
Jackie R. Kimzey has been a member of our board of directors since March 2008. Since October 1999, Mr. Kimzey has served as a General Partner of Sevin Rosen Funds, a venture capital firm. Prior to joining Sevin Rosen, Mr. Kimzey held management positions at the semiconductor manufacturer Mostek Corporation and was also co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of wireless provider ProNet Inc. Mr. Kimzey graduated from Abilene Christian University and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Dallas. In addition to representing one of our principal stockholders, we believe that Mr. Kimzey's previous experience as a chief executive officer and his service on numerous boards of directors allows him to be a key contributor to our board of directors.
Richard S. Pontin has been a member of our board of directors since March 2007. Currently, Mr. Pontin is a partner with Teakwood Capital in Dallas, Texas. As part of his responsibilities, he serves as Chairman of Clockwork Solutions and InReach LLC. He also serves on the boards of SigmaFlow, Prodagio and PlumChoice. Mr. Pontin served as Chief Executive Officer of Traq from December 2004 until its acquisition by us in March 2007, following which Mr. Pontin served as our Executive Chairman until May 2009. Prior to joining Traq, Mr. Pontin served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Broadwing Corporation (now Level 3 Communications, LLC) and as President and Chief Operating Officer of Cincinnati Bell Inc. From May 2009 to January 2010, Mr. Pontin served as Chief Executive Officer of Airband Communications, Inc., a provider of fixed wireless broadband for businesses. From January 2010 to April 2011, Mr. Pontin served as Chief Executive Officer of AirClic, Inc., a provider of mobile supply chain ERP solutions. Mr. Pontin received his B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from Drexel University. As the Chief Executive Officer of multiple companies, including Traq, we believe that Mr. Pontin’s detailed knowledge of our business and his ability to manage complex technology companies allows him to be a key contributor to our board of directors.
Noah J. Walley has been a member of our board of directors since July 2008. Since April 2003, Mr. Walley has served as Head of North American Technology Investing of Investor Growth Capital, Inc., a venture capital firm. Prior to his tenure at Investor Growth Capital, Mr. Walley served as a General Partner with Morgan Stanley Venture Partners and, prior to joining Morgan Stanley, he worked for the venture capital firms of Bachow & Associates and Desai Capital Management, as well as the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. Mr. Walley holds a J.D. degree from Stanford Law School and as well as M.A. and B.A. degrees from Oxford University. In addition to representing one of our principal stockholders, we believe that Mr. Walley's experience serving on numerous boards of directors and as a venture capital investor and management consultant allows him to be a key contributor to our board of directors, particularly with respect to addressing our equity financing needs and mergers and acquisitions.