Mr. Finocchio has been a Dean’s Executive Professor at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business since September 2000 and was a former chairman of its Board of Trustees. From July 1997 to September 2000, he served as Chairman of Informix Corporation, and from July 1997 to July 1999, he served as its CEO and President. From 1988 to 1997, Mr. Finocchio held several positions at 3Com Corporation, including President of 3Com Systems, Executive Vice President of Network Systems Operations and Executive Vice President of Field Operations. He also served in numerous executive and management roles at IBM, Rolm Corporation and Bank of America. Mr. Finocchio also serves on the boards of Skyfront Inc., JustAnswer.com, and Vistage International, and previously served on the boards of Silver Peak, Inc. and Echelon Corporation, and Broadcom Corporation. Mr. Finocchio earned a B.S. in economics from the University of Santa Clara and MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Finocchio serves as Chair of Nuance's Audit Committee.