Executive Chairman of the Board of Gemalto
Mandl is Executive Chairman of the Board of Gemalto, a global leader in digital security. Before that he was respectively President and CEO of Gemplus, Chairman and CEO of Teligent, President and COO of ATT, Vice Chairman and CFO of ATT, and Chairman and CEO of SeaLand Services Inc. He serves on the boards of Dell Computer Corporation, Gemalto, Hewitt Associates, Horizon Lines, and Willamette University.
BS 66, MBA 68
Chairman and CEO of Silverpoint Investments
After a career with US food manufacturers, Merage co-founded Chef America (specializing in frozen foods including Hot Pockets), and then sold in 2002. He is now Chairman and CEO of Silverpoint Investments and Chairman of Falcon Investment Management and Stoneridge Capital Partners. He is Founder and CEO of Children First, which serves underprivileged children through involvement with seniors in the community.
BS 69, MBA 71
Chairman/VP of Sales and Marketing of Greenbriar Homes, Inc
Carol Meyer is Chairman/VP of Sales and Marketing of Greenbriar Homes, Inc. She has 20+ years of experience in design, construction, marketing, and sales of high-end production homes, and over $1 billion in total sales. She has received numerous industry awards and was the MAME Marketing Director of the Year in 1995. She is also active in community projects that provide housing for the homeless.
Norman Y. Mineta
Former U.S. Congressman
After serving on the San Jose City Council and as mayor, Mineta was a congressman for 20 years. He was secretary of commerce under Clinton and secretary of transportation under Bush, guiding the creation of the Transportation Security Administration following 9/11. Since leaving public service, Mineta has been vice chairman of Hill & Knowlton. In 2007 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Former Procter & Gamble Executive
Montoya was president, Latin America and president, global snacks and beverages for Procter & Gamble. Under his guidance, profits in Latin America increased 20-fold and headquarters were moved from Cincinnati to Caracas. Management transitioned from expatriate to 100 percent Latin by 1995 to export talent by 1999. Currently Mr. Montoya serves as director on the boards of Gap Inc. and the Kroger Co.
President and CEO of Adobe Systems, Inc.
Narayen is President and CEO of Adobe Systems, Inc. He has strengthened Adobe’s culture of innovation, expanded the company into new markets, and extended its product portfolio and global reach. Prior to Adobe, Narayen held management roles at Apple and SGI and was a co-founder of digital photo sharing pioneer Pictra, Inc. He holds five patents and is a frequent speaker at industry events.
MBA 68, PhD 72
Professor Emeritus at Hitotsubashi University
Nonaka is Professor Emeritus at Hitotsubashi University and Xerox Distinguished Faculty Fellow, IMIO, UC Berkeley. Nonaka was awarded the Purple Ribbon Medal by the Japanese Government, is the first Asian scholar elected a Fellow of the Academy of Management, and was recently named Eminent Scholar in International Management by the Academy. In 2008, Nonaka was named in the Wall Street Journal’s “Twenty Most Influential Business Thinkers” ranking.
Robert G. O’Donnell
BS 65, MBA 66
Retired Portfolio Manager and Director, Capital Research and Management Company
Robert G. O’Donnell is a former chair of the UC Berkeley Foundation and a member of the Chancellor’s executive advisory council and the library advisory board. He has been a pro bono lecturer at Haas for more than 10 years, sharing his insights from a successful career. In 2011, Haas named him its Business Leader of the Year. In 2014, the Robert G. O’Donnell Courtyard was dedicated at Haas.
Paul S. Otellini
Former President and CEO of Intel
The late Paul Otellini led Intel for eight years, beginning in 2005. After joining the company in 1974, he held a variety of positions, including head of sales and marketing worldwide and overseeing microprocessor and chipset businesses. He led the introduction of the Pentium processor in 1993. In 2006 he was honored as the Haas School’s Business Leader of the Year.
President & CEO of Super-Pharm (Israel) Ltd.
Reitblatt is President & CEO of Super-Pharm, a $1 billion international drugstore chain. He was named “International Retailer of the Year” by the magazine Chain Drug Review and is among D&B’s Top 10 Israeli Business Leaders. He served on the boards of Office Depot Israel, Toys “R” Us Israel, and Blockbuster Israel. He is also President of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.
Former CEO, Electronic Arts
John Riccitiello led the transformation of Electronic Arts (EA) from a packaged goods game company to a global leader in interactive entertainment. Under his leadership, EA saw an aggregate increase in game quality and its online, mobile, and digital revenues grew to exceed $1.6 billion. Earlier in his career, he was president and CEO of Wilson Sporting Goods then Sara Lee. He also held executive positions at Häagen-Dazs, PepsiCo, and Clorox. He currently serves on the Haas School Board and on the Board of Councilors for the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
President and CEO, Fair Trade USA
Paul Rice founded Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the U.S. Previously, Rice was a rural development specialist in Nicaragua and founder and CEO of PRODECOOP, an organization representing 3,000 small coffee farmers. He earned the prestigious international Ashoka Fellowship for his pioneering work as a social entrepreneur and was named one of the world’s top 40 Social Entrepreneurs by the Klaus Schwab Foundation. In 2014, Rice became a Berkeley Haas executive fellow.
CEO, St. Supéry Winery (retired)
Rodeno was the first CEO of St. Supéry Vineyards and Winery, serving for 21 years until retiring to the board. Previously, she was VP of marketing for Domaine Chandon. Rodeno has served on the boards of the California Wine Institute and the Napa Valley Vintner’s Association and is a director of Silicon Valley Bank. She chaired the Napa Valley Wine Auction in 1998, raising $3.8 million for health care organizations.
Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Advisor Software
Rudd leads Advisor Software, which improves financial institutions’ quality and delivery of investment advice to high-net-worth individuals. He also co-founded and was chairman and CEO of Barra, Inc. (now MSCI Barra). Rudd taught at Berkeley Haas and Cornell University and has published books and articles on investment practices and theories. He is an associate editor for Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Portfolio Management, and Journal of Investing.
Jack F. Russi
Vice Chairman/National Managing Partner of Corporate Development at Deloitte
In his role at Deloitte LLP, Russi oversees mergers and acquisitions, divesture of underperforming assets and services, and accelerating growth of specific market opportunities. He is involved with the California Performance Review Panel, Jefferson Awards for Public Service Board, Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, Project Homeless Connect, Bay Area Council, and Catholic Youth Organization sports programs. Russi serves on the Haas School Board.