David J. Grain
David J. Grain

Mr. Grain is the Chief Executive Officer of Grain Management, a private equity firm focused on global investments in the media and communications sectors, which he founded in 2006. Mr. Grain also founded and was formerly Chief Executive Officer of Grain Communications Group, Inc. Prior to founding Grain Management, he served as President of Global Signal, Inc., Senior Vice President of AT&T Broadband’s New England Region and Executive Director in the High Yield Finance Department at Morgan Stanley. In 2011, Mr. Grain was appointed by President Obama to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council and previously served as Chairman of the Florida State Board of Administration Investment Advisory Council.

Mr. Grain is a Director of the Southern Company and New Fortress Energy LLC, serving as a member of the Audit Committee. He is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, the Smithsonian Institution’s Advisory Council for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and is a Trustee of the Brookings Institution.

Mr. Grain earned an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College in 1989 and a B.A. in English from the College of the Holy Cross in 1984.

Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Steven S. Reinemund
Steven S. Reinemund

Mr. Reinemund served as Dean at Wake Forest University School of Business from July 2008 to June 2014, an organization he joined after a 23-year career with PepsiCo, Inc. At PepsiCo, Mr. Reinemund served as Executive Chairman from October 2006 to May 2007, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from May 2001 to October 2006. Prior to being Chief Executive Officer, he was PepsiCo, Inc.’s President and Chief Operating Officer from September 1999 to May 2001. Mr. Reinemund began his career with PepsiCo, Inc. in 1984 at Pizza Hut, Inc. and held other positions until he became President and Chief Executive Officer of Frito-Lay’s North American snack division in 1992. He became Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Frito-Lay’s worldwide operations in 1996.

Mr. Reinemund was a director of Johnson & Johnson from 2003 to 2008, of American Express Company from 2007 to 2015, of Exxon Mobil Corporation from 2007 to May 2020 and Marriott International, Inc. from 2007 to May 2020. Mr. Reinemund currently serves as a director of Vertiv (and served as a director of GSAH I prior to its business combination with Vertiv), Walmart Inc., Chick-fil-A, Inc. and GS Acquisition Holdings Corp II. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the United States Naval Academy Foundation.

Mr. Reinemund is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in 1970 and served five years as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps, achieving the rank of Captain. He also earned an MBA from the University of Virginia, and has been awarded honorary doctorate degrees by Johnson and Wales University and Bryant University.

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Kenneth I. Chenault
Kenneth I. Chenault

Mr. Chenault is the Chairman and a Managing Director at General Catalyst. Prior to joining General Catalyst, Mr. Chenault was Chairman and CEO of American Express Company, a position he held from 2001 to 2018. He joined American Express in 1981 as director of strategic planning and served subsequently in a number of increasingly senior positions, including Vice Chairman and President and Chief Operating Officer, until his appointment as CEO.

Mr. Chenault serves on the boards of Airbnb, Berkshire Hathaway, Chief, Guild Education, and the Harvard Corporation. He also serves on the Board of Governors of the NCAA. Chenault is on the boards of numerous nonprofit organizations, including the Smithsonian Institution’s Advisory Council for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council at Stanford University. He also serves on the Board of Trustees for NYU Langone Health.

Mr. Chenault previously served on the Boards of Directors of International Business Machines Corporation from October 1998 to February 2019 and The Procter & Gamble Company from April 2008 to February 2019.

Mr. Chenault holds a B.A. in history from Bowdoin College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Corey E. Thomas
Corey E. Thomas

Mr. Thomas is the CEO of Rapid7, as well as Chairman of its Board of Directors. In 2018, he was elected to the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA) Board of Directors and the Massachusetts Cybersecurity Strategy Council. He also serves on the board of directors for LPL Financial, as well as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, sitting on its audit and health care quality and affordability committees. He previously served on the U.S. Commerce Department’s Digital Economy Board of Advisors. Prior to joining Rapid7, Mr. Thomas was VP of marketing at Parallels, Inc., a virtualization technology company; group project manager of the Microsoft Server and Tools division, steering product planning for Microsoft’s data platform; and a consultant at Deloitte Consulting.

Mr. Thomas received a B.E. in electrical engineering and computer science from Vanderbilt University and a MBA from Harvard Business School

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Edith W. Cooper
Edith W. Cooper (Advisor)

Ms. Cooper currently serves as the co-founder of Medley Living, Inc. and serves on the Board of Slack Technologies, Inc., Etsy, Inc. and EQT AB. Ms. Cooper has also served as an advisor to Grain Management since 2018. She served as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. from March 2008 to December 2017, and, prior to that, she held various leadership positions in Goldman Sachs’ Securities Division from 1996 to 2008. Ms. Cooper began her career in derivative sales at Bankers Trust and Morgan Stanley.

Ms. Cooper also serves on several nonprofit Boards, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, and Mount Sinai Hospital.

Ms. Cooper received an M.S.M. from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and a B.A. from Harvard University.

Kenneth C. Frazier
Kenneth C. Frazier (Advisor)

Mr. Frazier is the Chairman and CEO of Merck & Co., Inc., a position he has held since 2011. Mr. Frazier joined Merck in 1992 and has held positions of increasing responsibility including General Counsel and President. Prior to joining Merck, Mr. Frazier was a partner with the Philadelphia law firm of Drinker Biddle & Reath. Mr. Frazier sits on the boards of PhRMA, Weill Cornell Medicine, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Catalyst and Cornerstone Christian Academy in Philadelphia, PA. He is co-founder and co-chair of OneTen, a coalition of leading organizations committed to upskilling, hiring, and promoting one million Black Americans into family-sustaining jobs.

Mr. Frazier is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, The Business Council, the Council of the American Law Institute, and the American Bar Association. Additionally, Mr. Frazier is co-chair of the Legal Services Corporation’s Leaders Council.

Mr. Frazier received a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1978 and a B.A. in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University in 1975.

John W. Thompson
John W. Thompson (Advisor)

Since February 2012, Mr. Thompson has served as an Independent Member of the Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) and in 2014 became Board Chair of Microsoft. Since 2018, Mr. Thompson has also served as Lead Independent Director of Illumina, Inc, after having served as Director since 2017. Additionally, Mr. Thompson serves as a Venture Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners. Previously, Mr. Thompson was Chief Executive Officer of Virtual Instruments. Since 2009, Mr. Thompson has been an active investor in early-stage technology companies in Silicon Valley.

Mr. Thompson served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Symantec Corp. from 1999 to 2009, and remained on the Board of Directors until 2011. Mr. Thompson also held leadership positions in sales, marketing, and software development at IBM, where he served from 1971 to 1999, including as general manager of IBM Americas. He was also a member of IBM’s Worldwide Management Council.

Mr. Thompson received a B.S. in business administration from Florida A&M University and an M.B.A. from MIT Sloan School of Management.

Ann Fudge
Ann Fudge

Ann Fudge is former Chairman and CEO of Young & Rubicam Brands, a global network of pre-eminent companies across the full range of marketing communications. Young & Rubicam Brands companies include Y&R (advertising), Burson-Marsteller (public relations/public affairs), Wunderman (direct and database marketing), Landor Associates (brand consulting and creative design), Sudler & Hennessey (strategic healthcare communications) and Cohn & Wolfe (public relations) among others. Prior to Young & Rubicam Brands, Ms. Fudge served as President, Beverages, Desserts and Post Division – a $5 billion unit of Kraft Foods. She served on Kraft’s Management Committee and has managed many businesses including Maxwell House Coffee, Gevalia Kaffe, Kool Aid, Crystal Light, Post cereals, Jell-O desserts and Altoids. Before joining General Foods, she spent nine years at General Mills, where she began as a Marketing Assistant and rose to the level of Marketing Director. She serves on the Board of Directors of Northrop Grumman and Novartis. She serves as Chair of the Board of GBH Public Media. Ms. Fudge is a trustee of the Brookings Institution and served on the Boards of the Rockefeller Foundation, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Finance Committee of the Harvard University Corporation, and Chair of the U.S. Program Advisory Panel for the Gates Foundation. She has served as Vice Chair of the Harvard Board of Overseers, on the Board of Catalyst, the NY Philharmonic and on the Board of Governors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. She has also served on the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Liz Claiborne, Allied Signal, Honeywell, Marriott International, Infosys and General Electric. In February, 2010 President Obama appointed Ms. Fudge to serve on the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform which issued its Report, “The Moment of Truth”, in December, 2010. She has also served on the Foreign Affairs Policy Board of the U.S. State Department.

Ms. Fudge has received the Matrix Award for Advertising from New York Women in Communication and was a recipient of the NY Executive Council’s Ten Awards for leadership and innovation in business. She was named one of Time Magazine’s Global Business Influentials. In 2019 she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among her other honors are Leadership Awards from the Minneapolis and New York City YWCA, an Alumni Achievement Award from Harvard Business School, a Lifetime Achievement Award from Ebony magazine, and a Legacy Award in Business from Black Enterprise magazine. She has been profiled in Black Enterprise, Business Week and The New York Times, among others and named by Fortune magazine as one of the 50 most powerful women in American business. Ms. Fudge received her BA from Simmons College and her MBA from Harvard University Graduate School of Business.

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Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Dr. James I. Cash
Dr. James I. Cash
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Dr. Cash has served on the Boards of many Fortune 100 companies, such as Walmart, General Electric, Chubb, Microsoft, Sprint, Scientific Atlanta, and State Street Corp. He has served as an investor and on the boards of over thirty early-stage enterprise software companies and private companies, including Veracode, Phase Forward, Carbon Relay, Aura, DataRobot and The Boston Celtics. Dr. Cash is the James E. Robison Professor and Senior Associate Dean, Emeritus, of the Harvard Business School, where he served as a member of the faculty from 1976 to 2003.

Among his non-profit board service was Mass General Hospital, The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, The Gardner Museum, Partners Healthcare, The National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation and the Boston Museum of Science.

Under the umbrella of The Cash Catalyst, LLC, Dr. Cash runs personal development programs for executives and board members of Global 500 organizations interested in the intersection of information technology and corporate strategy. He also currently serves as an advisor to General Catalyst Partners and Grain Management.

Dr. Cash graduated from Texas Christian University with a B.S. in Mathematics, while being named an Academic All-American in basketball. Later he received a Master of Science in Computer Science from Purdue University’s Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences; and a Doctor of Philosophy in Management Information Systems (MIS) and Accounting from Purdue University’s Krannert Graduate School of Management.

Among his honors and awards: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; The Greenhill Award from HBS; Academic All-American Hall of Fame; Texas Sports Hall of Fame; Honorary Doctorate from Babson College; John McLendon Pioneer Award; John S. Day Award from Purdue’s Krannert School of Business; his retired jersey number is painted in the rafters of Schollmaier Arena and a statue is planned on the campus of TCU; and Harvard Business School renamed one of its buildings the Cash House.

Paul Sagan
Paul Sagan
President and Vice Chairman

Mr. Sagan has served as a senior advisor and Executive in Residence (XIR) at General Catalyst since July 2020. Mr. Sagan also served as a managing director at the firm from January 2018 to July 2020, and as an XIR from February 2014 to January 2018. Mr. Sagan also serves as a director of Moderna, Inc., since June 2018, and as a director of VMware, Inc., since April 2014, and as VMware’s lead director since February 2015.

Previously, Mr. Sagan was a director of several other public companies, including Digitas, Inc.; Dow Jones & Company; EMC, Corp.; and iRobot Corp. Prior to joining General Catalyst, Mr. Sagan was Chief Executive Officer of Akamai Technologies, Inc., a pioneer in internet content delivery, application performance and cloud security, and now one of the largest cloud services providers. He joined Akamai in October 1998 as chief operating officer and employee #15, became president the following year, and was CEO from April 2005 until 2013. Mr. Sagan was elected to the Akamai Board of Directors in January 2005 and served until 2019.

Mr. Sagan was a member of President Obama’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee from December 2010 until January 2017. From July 1997 to August 1998, Mr. Sagan was Senior Advisor to the World Economic Forum. Previously, Mr. Sagan held senior executive positions at global media and entertainment companies Time Warner Cable and Time Inc., affiliates of Time Warner, Inc., as well as at CBS, Inc. Mr. Sagan received a B.A. from the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University, where he is a life trustee. He also serves as board chair of ProPublica, Inc.