Mark Fields served as president and CEO of Ford Motor Company and was a member of the company’s board of directors. He joined Ford in 1989 and progressed through a number of leadership positions, including executive vice president and president of the Americas, executive vice president and CEO of Premier Automotive Group and Ford Europe, chairman and CEO of the Premier Automotive Group, and president and CEO of Mazda Motor Corporation. He currently serves as a senior advisor to TPG and is a director on the following TPG portfolio companies: Ellucian, FleetPride, ATD, and Transplace. He also serves as an independent director on Qualcomm, Inc.
President and Chief Executive Officer
As president and chief executive officer, Jim Douglas is responsible for all aspects of the Wind River business globally. With more than 25 years of experience in the high-tech industry, he is working to advance the company’s position as a leading provider of software for IoT by expanding its reach in both new and existing markets and by growing its comprehensive edge-to-cloud portfolio with innovative, industry-leading products. Before assuming the role of president, he served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer responsible for global marketing strategy, communications, and programs at Wind River. He joined the company in March 2010.
Prior to joining Wind River, he was chief executive officer of CodeGear, the leading independent Windows and Java software development tools company, which was acquired by Embarcadero Technologies. He has also served as president and chief executive officer of ReShape Inc., an electronic design automation startup, and as vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Tality, Inc., a design services company launched as a spin-off of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. His experience also includes nearly a decade at Cadence in various senior management roles, including vice president of product marketing, with global responsibility for Cadence’s $950M software business. He earned a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.
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Nehal Raj is a partner at TPG, where he is head of the firm’s Technology Group and leads the firm’s investment activities in the technology sector across its private equity platforms (TPG Capital, TPG Growth, and The Rise Fund). He is currently a director of C3 IoT, Domo, DreamBox Learning, EverFi, Noodle Analytics (Chairman), Sutherland Global Services, WellSky, and Zscaler. He previously served as director of Aptina Imaging (acquired by ON Semiconductor), CCC Information Services (acquired by Advent International), Decision Insight Information Group (acquired by CoreLogic), IMS Health (NYSE: IMS), Intergraph (acquired by Hexagon AB), and Symbility Solutions (TSX.V: SY).