Christine Gorjanc has been on our board of directors and the chair of the Audit Committee since November 2015. Ms. Gorjanc has served as the Chief Financial Officer of NETGEAR, Inc., a provider of networking products and services, since January 2008, where she previously served as Chief Accounting Officer from December 2006 to January 2008 and Vice President, Finance from November 2005 to December 2006. Prior to joining NETGEAR, Inc., Ms. Gorjanc served as Vice President, Controller, Treasurer, and Assistant Secretary for Aspect Communications Corporation, a provider of workforce and customer management solutions, from September 1996 through November 2005. Ms. Gorjanc served as the Manager of Tax for Tandem Computers, Inc., a provider of fault-tolerant computer systems, from October 1988 through September 1996. Prior to that, Ms. Gorjanc served in management positions at Xidex Corporation, a manufacturer of storage devices, and spent eight years in public accounting with a number of accounting firms.
Ms. Gorjanc holds a B.A. in Accounting (with honors) from the University of Texas at El Paso and an M.S. in Taxation from Golden Gate University. Ms. Gorjanc's experience as an executive and financial expert with a rapidly growing international technology company operating in highly competitive markets make her well qualified to lead our Audit Committee.