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Harvard Business School, MBA 1989
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MSE 1983
Digital Signal Processing
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), BE 1982
Electrical Engineering

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Board Member, Chairman of Compensation Committee
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David Krall

David Krall brings a unique set of skills to the business world, combining a strong educational background in engineering and business with 30 years of professional experience. He has served on the Boards of both public and private companies as well as CEO, COO, and Strategic Advisor. Mr. Krall has worked with a variety of companies in a diverse set of industries, but a common thread is a strong focus on market-driven high-tech product development and corporate strategy. The ultimate goal is helping companies focus on what they do best, and achieving success.

Current Company Affiliations:

  • Universal Audio (private) – Advisor and Board member
  • Audinate (private) – Advisor and Chairman of the Board
  • Roku (private) – Advisor
  • Progress Software (NASDAQ: PRGS) – Board member, Chairman of Compensation committee
  • Quantum Corporation (NYSE: QTM) – Board member, Chairman of Compensation committee

Executive experience:

  • President and COO Roku (2010)
  • President and CEO, QSecure Corporation (2008-2009)
  • President and CEO Avid Technology (2000-2007)
  • COO Avid Technology & Digidesign (1999)
  • VP Engineering, Digidesign (1997-1998)

Specialties:

  • Executive leadership
  • Corporate strategy
  • Business development (corporate partnerships, M&A)
  • New product development
  • Organizational development
  • Implementing metrics
  • Executive coaching
  • Aligning objectives with incentives
  • Corporate governance

Education:

  • Harvard Business School: MBA, 1989
  • MIT: MSEE, 1983
  • MIT: BSEE, 1982

Executive Education:

  • Harvard Business School: Developing and Managing Technology
  • Harvard Business School: Building Competitive Advantage Through Operations
  • Harvard Business School: Making Corporate Boards More Effective

Recent Milestones

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    David Krall added a position as Chairman at Audinate. (2/1/13)
    Posted 5/4/13 at 9:24am
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    David Krall added a position as Strategic Advisor at Roku. (1/1/11)
    Posted 6/30/13 at 5:34am
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    David Krall added a position as Board Member, Chairman of Compensation Committee at Quantum. (1/1/11)
    Posted 5/4/13 at 9:24am
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    David Krall added a position as Strategic Advisor, Board Member at Universal Audio. (1/1/11)
    Posted 5/4/13 at 9:24am
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    David Krall added a position as President and COO at Roku. (2/1/10)
    Posted 7/29/10 at 9:58pm
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    David Krall added a position as President & CEO at QSecure. (7/1/08)
    Posted 1/9/09 at 1:00pm
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    David Krall added a position as Board member, Chairman of Compensation Committee at Progress Software. (1/1/08)
    Posted 5/4/13 at 9:24am
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    David Krall added a position as Executive Chairman at QSecure. (1/1/08)
    Posted 6/30/13 at 5:35am
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    David Krall added a position as CEO at Avid Technology. (1/1/00)
    Posted 5/4/13 at 9:24am
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    David Krall added a position as COO at Digidesign. (1/1/95)
    Posted 6/30/13 at 5:37am
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    David Krall added a position as Program Manager at Acuson. (1/1/89)
    Posted 5/4/13 at 9:24am

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