Board of Directors
Rob Ashe joined the ServiceSource Board of Directors in March 2013. As a former Chief Executive Officer and industry veteran in the technology sector, Ashe brings to ServiceSource valuable operational expertise and knowledge of how to grow market-leading businesses.
Ashe was most recently General Manager of Business Analytics at IBM, a position from which he retired in March 2012. Prior to that, Ashe was President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Cognos, a business intelligence and performance management company. He worked at Cognos from 1984 until 2008 when Cognos was acquired by IBM. He is a member of the board of MSCI Inc., a provider of investment decision support tools, as well as Halogen Software Inc., a human capital management company.
He holds Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from University of Ottawa and is also a Chartered Accountant in Canada.
Christopher Carrington was appointed CEO of ServiceSource in December 2014. Carrington’s career spans more than 30 years leading and growing global corporations that deliver technology-enabled business services.
Most recently, Carrington served as Executive Vice President of Global Delivery for SYKES Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYKE), a leading provider of customer contact management and business process outsourcing services where he led the operation with over 39,000 employees spanning 50 locations in 10 countries. Carrington joined SYKES in August 2012 following the successful sale of Alpine Access, Inc., a cloud-based virtual contact center, where as President and CEO he grew revenues at a 30 percent CAGR. Previous to SYKES and Alpine Access, Carrington served as President of Americas Outsourcing at Capgemini, President and CEO of the Interlink Group, and divisional President of the Americas for Electronic Data Systems.
Carrington graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.
Bruce Dunlevie, a general partner of Benchmark, is a seasoned veteran of venture capital, with more than 15 years’ experience in high-tech investing. Benchmark was founded in 1995 to help talented entrepreneurs build great technology companies. Managing more than $3 billion in committed venture capital, Benchmark focuses on investing in entrepreneurs with original ideas.
Dunlevie’s past investments include Catapulse (acquired by Rational Software), Good Technology, Genesys Labs (acquired by Alcatel), Handspring (acquired by palmOne), Kalpana (acquired by Cisco Systems), Palm Computing (acquired by 3Com) and SnapTrack (acquired by Qualcomm).
Dunlevie received a BA from Rice University and MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He is a former director of the Western Association of Venture Capitalists.
Tom Mendoza currently serves as vice chairman of NetApp, helping customers, partners, and sales teams realize maximum value. Mendoza joined NetApp in 1994 as the head of North American Sales and later served as the company's president from 2000 until 2008. He joined the ServiceSource board of directors in February 2011.
Mendoza has been the keynote speaker for such diverse organizations as Symantec, CIO forums in multiple cities, the U.S. Marine Corps, and West Point. Tom was co-recipient of the 2009 Morgan Stanley Leadership Award for Global Commerce. This award is part of the Computerworld Honors Leadership Awards that are presented annually to individuals who have been instrumental in revolutionizing the use of information technology.
Mendoza holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame, is an alumnus of Stanford University's Executive Business Program, and is a guest lecturer at both institutions. In September 2000, the University of Notre Dame renamed its business school the Mendoza College of Business upon an endowment from Mendoza and his wife, Kathy.
Gary B. Moore
Gary B. Moore served most recently from October 2012 to June 2015 as President and COO of Cisco Systems, Inc., a global leader in networking and connectivity with more than $49 billion revenue and over 70,000 employees across more than 400 offices worldwide. Prior to his promotion to this role, Moore was named the first COO in Cisco’s history in 2011. Moore joined Cisco in 2001 as Senior Vice President of the Advanced Services Division and ultimately went on to lead Cisco Global Services, where he inspired a team that more than tripled the business to nearly $10 billion over a decade.
Prior to joining Cisco, Moore was President and CEO of Netigy, a network consulting business. Moore began his career in 1973 at Electronic Data Systems (EDS) where he held a number of executive roles over a 26-year career. Among his many contributions, Moore created and led EDS’ global E-solutions business unit to more than $2 billion revenue and over 20,000 employees. Additionally, Moore was a member of EDS’ Global Operations Council where he was responsible for multiple business units, including manufacturing, retail and distribution customers globally. Moore also led the formation of EDS’s JV with Hitachi Limited, Hitachi Data Systems, where he was the founding President and CEO during its initial three years of operations.
Moore is a part-time Executive in Residence at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, working in the areas of Operational Excellence, Cyber Security and Mid-Market studies. In addition to the ServiceSource Board of Directors, Moore also serves on the board for privately-held vArmour Networks, Inc., Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN) and on KLA-Tencor Corporation’s (NASDAQ: KLAC) board as a member of the compensation committee. His past board involvement includes VCE, the Smithsonian Institution, Unigraphics Solutions, A.T. Kearney, Japan Systems Limited and Hitachi Data Systems. Moore’s experience also includes a four-year tour of duty with the U.S. Army.
Madhu Ranganathan is the Chief Financial Officer for 7, a software and services company that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to dramatically improve customer experience. She brings a wealth of industry experience, digital transformation acumen, and global finance expertise to the ServiceSource Board of Directors.
In partnership with the CEO and management team of 7, Ranganathan has helped the company transform into a technology innovator. Prior to joining 7, Ranganathan held executive leadership roles at server and storage company Rackable Systems (which merged with SGI and is now part of HPE), advanced networking equipment company Redback Networks (sold to Ericsson), services platform Jamcracker, and e-Business software provider Backweb Technologies (IPO on NASDAQ). She also has public accounting experience with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLC, is a Chartered Accountant in India and is a Certified Public Accountant in California.
Ranganathan holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Massachusetts.
Barry Reynolds is a managing director of Housatonic Partners, a private equity investment firm with over $1 billion in capital under management. Housatonic Partners invests in growing, profitable companies in the recurring services, media and communications industries.
Prior experience includes private equity groups Bain Capital, Texas Pacific Group and Trident Capital and Bain & Company where Reynolds co-founded the Principal Investor Services practice. In addition to serving on the ServiceSource board of directors, Reynolds is a director of Aegis Treatment Centers, LeadQual, Onsite Heath, ProService Hawaii, and Registria Customer Experience.
Reynolds is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was a Ford Scholar.
Rich Walker is a successful global executive with 30 years’ experience as an advisor, board member, and executive leader at high growth publicly-traded and private equity-backed companies. Walker brings to ServiceSource his CFO, strategic planning, merger & acquisition, strategic alliance and executive management skills, as well as his knowledge of how to manage complex, high-growth business environments.
Most recently, Walker served as Director and Chairman of the Board at Trusted Media Brands, Inc., where Walker supported a new CEO and executive leadership team in executing a successful three-year turnaround. Through December 2015, he was Executive Vice President – Strategy & Corporate Development at Ascent Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASCMA). Previous to Ascent, Walker spent nearly seven years as a core member of the Executive Leadership Team at IHS (now IHS Markit; NASDAQ: INFO), where he was instrumental in driving the strategic direction, operational execution, and organic and acquisition-related growth of the business.
Prior to IHS, Walker held leadership roles at Autoweb (NASDAQ: AUTO), LoneTree Capital Management, MediaOne Group, Inc., and US WEST, Inc. Walker began his career as a Certified Public Accountant with Arthur Andersen, and holds an MBA from the University of Denver and a Bachelor of Science degree in business from the University of Colorado.