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Stuart M. Huizinga
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, eHealth
Stuart M. Huizinga has served as a member of the board of directors since April 2015. Mr. Huizinga is senior vice president and chief financial officer of eHealth, Inc., where he has served since May 2000.
Prior to that, from 1984 to 2000, Mr. Huizinga was a partner at Arthur Andersen LLP in the firm’s Audit Business Unit, where he also served as a worldwide expert within the firm’s technology practice, primarily in the software and internet sectors. He is a certified public accountant (inactive) in the State of California.
Mr. Huizinga holds a B.S. in Business Administration from San Jose State University.
Former Managing Director, Starwood Capital Group
Robin Josephs has served as a member of our Board of Directors since May 2013. Ms. Josephs was a managing director of Starwood Capital Group, L.P., a private equity firm specializing in real estate investments from 2005 to 2007.
From 1986 to 1996, Ms. Josephs was a senior executive with Goldman Sachs & Co., serving in the real estate group of the investment banking division and, later, in the equity capital markets division. Ms. Josephs currently serves as a member of the board of directors of iStar Financial, where she is the lead director and serves as a member of the compensation and nominating and governance committees. She also serves on the boards of directors, as well as the audit and compensation committees, of both Plum Creek Timber Company and MFA Financial. Ms. Josephs is the chairwoman of MFA Financial’s compensation committee. Ms. Josephs is a trustee of the University of Chicago Cancer Research Foundation.
Ms. Josephs holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.
John G. (Jack) McDonald
Stanford Investors Professor of Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business
John G. (Jack) McDonald has served as a member of the board of directors since September 2004. Professor McDonald is the Stanford investors professor in the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he has been a faculty member since 1968, specializing in investment management, entrepreneurial finance, principal investing, venture capital and private equity investing.
Professor McDonald also serves on the boards of directors of Plum Creek Timber Company, Scholastic Corporation and iStar Financial, Inc. Professor McDonald previously served on the boards of directors of 13 mutual funds managed by Capital Research and Management Company until December 2012, and he served on the board of directors of Varian, Inc. from 1999 until May 2010, when Varian was acquired by Agilent Technologies.
He holds a B.A. in Engineering, and an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. He is a retired officer in the U.S. Army and was a Fulbright Scholar.
Managing Director, Costanoa Venture Capital
Gregory Sands has served as a member of the board of directors since July 1999. Mr. Sands is the founder and, since January 2012, has served as a managing partner of Costanoa Venture Capital, an early-stage venture capital firm.
From September 1998 through December 31, 2011, Mr. Sands served as a managing director at Sutter Hill Ventures, a venture capital firm. Previously, Mr. Sands held various operational roles at Netscape Communications Corporation and was a management consultant with Mercer Management Consulting. Mr. Sands also serves on the boards of directors of several privately-held companies.
He holds a B.A. in Government from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Marjorie T. Sennett
Former Managing Director, Farallon Capital Management
Ms. Sennett has served as a member of the board of directors since August 2014. Previously, she was a managing director from 2004 to 2009, senior research analyst from 2002 to 2003, and consultant in 2001 at Farallon Capital Management, LLC.
Prior to that, from 1999 to 2000, Ms. Sennett served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of eGROUPS, Inc., where she co-led the sale of the company to Yahoo! Inc. From 1989 to 1998, she served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where she led the company’s initial public offering in 1992, as well as multiple follow-on public offerings. From 1982 to 1986, Ms. Sennett was an associate and assistant treasurer at Bankers Trust Company in the corporate finance and commercial lending departments.
She holds a B.A. in Biology and English from Vanderbilt University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Managing Director, Split Rock Partners
James Simons has served as a member of the board of directors since July 1999. Mr. Simons is a managing director of Split Rock Partners, a venture capital firm, which he founded in June 2004.
Prior to founding Split Rock Partners, Mr. Simons served as general partner of St. Paul Venture Capital, a venture capital firm, from November 1996 to June 2004. Previously, Mr. Simons was a partner at Marquette Venture Partners and held banking positions at Trammell Crow Company and First Boston Corporation. Mr. Simons also serves on the boards of directors of several privately-held companies.
He holds a B.A. in Economics and History from Stanford University and an M.S. in Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.
Chairman and CEO, QuinStreet
Douglas Valenti has served as chief executive officer and as a member of the board of directors since July 1999 and as Chairman since March 2004.
Prior to QuinStreet, Mr. Valenti served as a partner at Rosewood Capital, a venture capital firm, for five years; at McKinsey & Company as a strategy consultant and engagement manager for three years; at Procter & Gamble in various management roles for three years; and for the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer for five years.
He holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he graduated with highest honors and was named the Georgia Tech Outstanding Senior in 1982, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.