Alan Higginson

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Higginson has served as one of our directors since May 1996. He has been Chairman of Hubspan, Inc., an e-business infrastructure provider since 2007. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hubspan from August 2001 to September 2007. From November 1995 to November 1998, Higginson served as President of Atrieva Corporation, a provider of advanced data backup and retrieval technology. Higginson also serves as a director of Pivot3, Inc., a privately held company that develops and markets shared storage and virtual server appliances, and Clarity Health Services, a privately held company that provides web-based healthcare coordination services. Mr. Higginson holds a B.S. in Commerce and M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.