Alan Higginson

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Higginson has served as F5’s Board of Directors chair since April 2004 with the exception of the period of July 1, 2015 to December 13, 2015 when he served as our Lead Independent Director, and as one of our directors since May 1996. He served as Chairman of Hubspan, Inc., an e-business infrastructure provider from 2009 to March 2012. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hubspan from August 2001 to September 2007. From November 1995 to November 1998, he served as President of Atrieva Corporation, a provider of advanced data backup and retrieval technology. Mr. Higginson served as a director of Pivot3, Inc., a privately held company that develops and markets shared storage and virtual server appliances from December 2011 until February 2020, and Clarity Health Services, a privately held company that provides web-based healthcare coordination services. Mr. Higginson holds a B.S. in Commerce and a M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.