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Born:
1950
Gender:
Male
Location:
Miami
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John Schwarz is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Visier Inc. (since May 2010), a business analytics software firm.

Previously, John served as chief executive officer of SAP Business Objects from 2008 to February 2010, during which time he was a Member of the Executive Board of SAP AG.

John also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Business Objects from 2005 to 2008, when the company was acquired by SAP.

John was the President and Chief Operating Officer at Symantec Corporation from 2002 to 2005 and President and Chief Executive Officer at Reciprocal Inc. from 2000 to 2002.

Prior to joining Reciprocal, John had a diverse 25-year career at IBM Corporation.

John also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors at Synopsys, Inc., Avast Software and Teradata (since September 2010).

John earned his MBA in Operations, Finance and International Business from University of Toronto in 1980 and his B.S. degree in Computer Science and Political Science from University of Manitoba in 1972.

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Co-Founder & CEO

May, 2010 - Current   (over 6 years)
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Company
Jan, 2008
Feb, 2010
CEO - Business Objects
Jan, 2005
Jan, 2008
CEO
2002
2005
President and COO
Feb, 2000
Jan, 2002
President & CEO
1974
2000
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