Thomas M. Siebel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Mr. Siebel is the founder of our company and has served as the Chairman of our board of directors since January 2009, and as our Chief Executive Officer since July 2011. Prior to founding our company, Mr. Siebel founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Siebel Systems, a global CRM software company. Siebel Systems merged with Oracle Corporation in January 2006. Mr. Siebel served in various leadership positions with Oracle Corporation from January 1984 to September 1990. Mr. Siebel currently serves as a member of the College of Engineering boards at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of California, Berkeley. He was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in April 2013. Mr. Siebel holds a B.A. in History, an M.B.A., and an M.S. in Computer Science, each from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of four books, including most recently the best-selling Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction (RosettaBooks, 2019).

Honors and Awards

  • Entrepreneur of the Year – EY, 2018
  • Glassdoor Top CEO – 2018
  • Honorary Ph.D. – Politecnico di Torino, 2018
  • Entrepreneur of the Year – EY, 2017
  • Best Places to Work, 100% CEO approval rating – Glassdoor, 2017
  • Most Admired CEO Lifetime Achievement Award – San Francisco Business Times, 2016
  • Academy of Arts and Sciences, Elected Member – April 2013
  • #3 of the World’s Top 25 Philanthropists – Barron’s, November 2010
  • Woodrow Wilson Award for Corporate Citizenship
  • Engineering at Illinois Hall of Fame – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010
  • #5 of the World’s Top 25 Philanthropists – Barron’s, 2009
  • Top 50 Philanthropists – BusinessWeek 2007, 2008
  • Honorary Ph.D. Engineering – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006
  • Thomas M. Siebel, Master Entrepreneur of the Year – Ernst & Young, 2003
  • Entrepreneurial Company of the Year – Harvard Business School, 2003
  • Hall of Fame – CRM Magazine, 2003
  • CEO of the Year – Industry Week, 2002
  • Top 25 Managers in Global Business – BusinessWeek, 1999 to 2002
  • Top 10 CEOs of 2000 – Investor’s Business Daily, 2000
  • The World’s Most Influential Software Company – BusinessWeek, 2000
  • The Most Influential Company in IT – Intelligent Enterprise, 2000
  • Fastest Growing Technology Company – Deloitte & Touche, 1999
  • Fastest Growing Company in America – Fortune, 1999

Publications

  • Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction, RosettaBooks, July 2019
  • “Digital Transformation: The Post-Industrial Utility,” Aspenia Magazine, June 2018
  • “Why Digital Transformation Is Now on the CEO’s Shoulders,” McKinsey Quarterly 2018 Number 1
  • “Thought Leaders Speak Out: Key Trends Driving Change in the Electric Power Industry,” The Edison Foundation Institute for Electric Innovation (IEI), 2015
  • Advanced Smart Grid, introduction, Artech House, 2015
  • “The Internet of Energy,” Electric Perspectives magazine, 2015
  • Written Testimony to the United States House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Power, 2015
  • “Big Data and the Smart Grid: Is Hadoop the Answer?”, Stanford Energy Journal, 2014
  • Taking Care of eBusiness, Doubleday, 2001
  • Cyber Rules, Doubleday, 1999
  • Virtual Selling, Free Press, 1996

Patricia A. House

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Ms. House is a co-founder of our company and has served as the Vice Chairman of our board of directors since September 2009. Until it merged with Oracle Corporation in January 2006, Ms. House served as a co-founder of Siebel Systems, a global CRM software company, and held various leadership positions, most recently as Executive Vice President. Ms. House has served on the board of directors of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation since March 2011 and on the board of directors of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace since October 2010. She also previously served on the board of directors of Levi Strauss & Co. from July 2003 until November 2007. Ms. House holds a B.A. in Education from Western Michigan University.

Condoleezza Rice

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Dr. Rice has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2009. Since September 2020, Dr. Rice has served as the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. In addition, Dr. Rice has served as the Denning Professor of Global Business and the Economy for the Stanford Graduate School of Business since September 2010.

Since March 2009, Dr. Rice has served as the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow of Public Policy for the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and as a Professor of Political Science for Stanford University. Dr. Rice has also served as a partner at Rice, Hadley, Gates & Manuel LLC, an international strategic consulting firm that Dr. Rice founded, since November 2009.

From January 2005 to January 2009, Dr. Rice served as the Secretary of State of the United States of America and from January 2001 to January 2005, Dr. Rice served as Chief National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush. Dr. Rice currently serves on the board of directors of Makena Capital Management, LLC, a private endowment firm. From April 2014 to May 2021, Dr. Rice served on the board of directors of Dropbox, Inc., a cloud-based file sharing company.

Dr. Rice holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Denver, an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Denver.

Richard C. Levin

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Dr. Levin has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2010. From April 2014 until June 2017, Dr. Levin was the Chief Executive Officer of Coursera, an online learning platform company.

Prior to his role at Coursera, Dr. Levin served as President of Yale University from July 1993 to June 2013. Dr. Levin is currently a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society and is a former trustee of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Dr. Levin served as a director of American Express Co. from January 2007 to May 2019. Dr. Levin also served as an advisor on President Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

Dr. Levin holds a B.A. in History from Stanford University, a B.Litt. in Politics from Oxford University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University.

Michael G. McCaffery

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Mr. McCaffery has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2009. Since December 2005, Mr. McCaffery has served as the Managing Director for Makena Capital Management, an investment management firm, and was Chief Executive Officer of Makena Capital Management from December 2005 to January 2013. Since February 2015, Mr. McCaffery has also served on the board of directors for NVIDIA Corporation, a technology company.

Mr. McCaffery holds a B.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, a B.A. Honours and an M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Merton College at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Nehal Raj

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Mr. Raj has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2016. Since July 2006, Mr. Raj has been an investment professional at TPG, a private investment firm, where he is a Partner.

Mr. Raj also served on the boards of directors for Domo, Inc., a cloud software company, from March 2014 to September 2019, and Zscaler, Inc., a cloud-based information security company, from July 2015 to January 2020. Mr. Raj also sits on the boards of directors for a number of privately held companies.

Mr. Raj holds a B.A. in Economics and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

S. Shankar Sastry

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Dr. Sastry has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2009. Dr. Sastry has served in a number of roles with the University of California, Berkeley, including as the Thomas Siebel Professor of Computer Science since January 2019, the director of the Blum Center for Developing Economies since February 2007, and the co-director of the C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute since March 2020. He also served as the Dean and Roy W. Carlson Professor of Engineering from July 2007 to June 2018 and as Chairman, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley from January 2001 through June 2004. From October 2004 to July 2007, Dr. Sastry served the Director of the Center for Information Technology in the Interests of Society, an interdisciplinary center spanning UC Berkeley, Davis, Merced and Santa Cruz.

From November 1999 to March 2001, he was the Director of the Information Technology Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2001 and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2004, and elected as a Fellow of IEEE in 1994, and International Federation of Automatic Control Fellow in 2016. Dr. Sastry received the President of India Gold Medal in 1977, the IBM Faculty Development in 1983, and the NSF U.S. Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1985. In 1990, he received the Eckman Award of the American Automatic Control Council, and in 2005, he received the Ragazzini Award for Distinguished Accomplishments in teaching. Dr. Sastry also received the distinguished Alumnus Award of the Indian Institute of Technology in 1999, the Distinguished Alumnus of the International House at UC Berkeley, and the David Marr prize for the best paper at the International Conference in Computer Vision in 1999.

Dr. Sastry holds a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, an M.A. in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences each from the University of California, Berkeley.

Bruce Sewell

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Mr. Sewell has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2017. Mr. Sewell served as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Apple Inc., a technology company, from September 2009 to December 2017.

From October 1996 to September 2009, Mr. Sewell served in various leadership positions with Intel Corporation, including as Senior Vice President, General Counsel from September 2002 to September 2009. Since January 2013, Mr. Sewell has served on the board of directors for Vail Resorts, Inc., a mountain resort company.

Mr. Sewell holds a B.S. from Lancaster University (U.K.) and a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.

Lorenzo Simonelli

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Mr. Simonelli has served as a member of our board of directors since August 2019. Since October 2017, Mr. Simonelli has served as Chairman of the board of directors for Baker Hughes Company, an energy technology company, and since July 2017, has served as its Director, President, and Chief Executive Officer.

From October 2013 to July 2017, Mr. Simonelli served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for GE Oil & Gas. Mr. Simonelli currently serves on the board of CNH Industrial, an industrial equipment company.

Mr. Simonelli holds a B.S. in Business and Economics from Cardiff University and a Master Honoris Causa in Chemical Sciences from the University of Florence.

Jim H. Snabe

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Mr. Snabe has served as a member of our board of directors since February 2021. From September 2020 to February 2021, he served as a senior advisor to our Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Snabe served as Co-Chief Executive Officer of SAP AG, a technology company, from February 2010 to May 2014, and as a member of the SAP AG supervisory board from May 2014 to May 2018. Mr. Snabe currently serves as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG, an industrial technology company, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE, an insurance and financial asset management company, and Chairman of the Board of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, a shipping and transportation company. Mr. Snabe also currently serves as a member of the Supervisory Board of Allianz SE, a financial services company, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum, a non-profit organization.

Stephen M. Ward, Jr.

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Mr. Ward has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2009. Mr. Ward served as the Chief Executive Officer for Lenovo Group Limited, the international personal computer company formed by the acquisition of IBM’s personal computer division by Lenovo, from April 2005 to January 2006. Prior to that acquisition, Mr. Ward held a number of management positions with IBM from September 1978 to April 2005, including Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Personal Systems and Retail Systems Group from March 2003 to April 2005, General Manager of the Industrial Sector from February 2000 to March 2003, General Manager of the Thinkpad and Mobile division from January 1998 to March 2000 and Chief Information Officer from February 1997 to March 2000.

Mr. Ward has served on the board of directors of Vonage Holdings Corp., an internet communications company, since July 2021 and Carpenter Technology Corporation, a specialty metals company, since March 2001. From December 2014 until its sale to The Boeing Company in October 2018, Mr. Ward served as a member the board of directors of KLX Inc., an aerospace solutions and supply chain company, and from September 2018 to June 2021, he served as a member of the board of directors of KLX Energy Services Holdings, Inc., an oilfield services company spun out from KLX Inc.

Mr. Ward also previously served as a member of the board of directors of E2Open, a supply chain SAS company he co-founded, from January 2001 to March 2015, E-Ink Corporation, a maker of electronic paper displays, from December 2006 to December 2009 and QD Vision, Inc., a nanomaterials product company, from June 2014 until its sale to Samsung in November 2016.

Mr. Ward holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.