BOARD OF DIRECTORS


Thomas M. Siebel

Mr. Siebel is the chairman and chief executive officer of C3 Energy. Mr. Siebel was the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Siebel Systems, one of the world's leading software companies, which merged with Oracle Corporation in January 2006. Founded in 1993, Siebel Systems rapidly became a leader in application software with more than 8,000 employees in 32 countries, over 4,500 corporate customers, and annual revenue in excess of $2 billion.

Mr. Siebel serves on the board of advisors for the Stanford University College of Engineering, the University of Illinois College of Engineering, and the University of California at Berkeley College of Engineering. He is a director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and is the chairman of the board of the American Agora Foundation. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science in 2013.

Mr. Siebel is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he received a B.A. in history, an M.B.A., and an M.S. in computer science.

Thomas M. Siebel

Mr. Siebel is the chairman and chief executive officer of C3 Energy. Mr. Siebel was the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Siebel Systems, one of the world's leading software companies, which merged with Oracle Corporation in January 2006. Founded in 1993, Siebel Systems rapidly became a leader in application software with more than 8,000 employees in 32 countries, over 4,500 corporate customers, and annual revenue in excess of $2 billion.

Mr. Siebel serves on the board of advisors for the Stanford University College of Engineering, the University of Illinois College of Engineering, and the University of California at Berkeley College of Engineering. He is a director of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and is the chairman of the board of the American Agora Foundation. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Science in 2013.

Mr. Siebel is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he received a B.A. in history, an M.B.A., and an M.S. in computer science.


Ed Abbo

Mr. Abbo was formerly Senior Vice President at Oracle Corporation responsible for Oracle's application and SaaS products including CRM, ERP, and Supply Chain products. Prior to joining Oracle in 2006, he was Senior Vice President of Technology and Chief Technology Officer for Siebel Systems.

Mr. Abbo earned a M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. degree in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University.

Ed Abbo

Mr. Abbo was formerly Senior Vice President at Oracle Corporation responsible for Oracle's application and SaaS products including CRM, ERP, and Supply Chain products. Prior to joining Oracle in 2006, he was Senior Vice President of Technology and Chief Technology Officer for Siebel Systems.

Mr. Abbo earned a M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.S. degree in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University.


SPENCER ABRAHAM

Spencer Abraham is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the international strategic consulting firm, The Abraham Group, which he founded in 2005. Mr. Abraham served as Secretary of Energy under President George W. Bush from 2001 through January 2005 and was a U.S. Senator for the State of Michigan from 1995 to 2001. Mr. Abraham serves as a director of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, NRG Energy, Inc., PBF Energy and as Chairman of the Advisory Board of Lynx Global Realty Asset Fund Onshore LLC.

SPENCER ABRAHAM

Spencer Abraham is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the international strategic consulting firm, The Abraham Group, which he founded in 2005. Mr. Abraham served as Secretary of Energy under President George W. Bush from 2001 through January 2005 and was a U.S. Senator for the State of Michigan from 1995 to 2001. Mr. Abraham serves as a director of Occidental Petroleum Corporation, NRG Energy, Inc., PBF Energy and as Chairman of the Advisory Board of Lynx Global Realty Asset Fund Onshore LLC.


Patricia House

Pat House is the Co-founder and Executive Vice Chairman at C3 Energy. She co-founded and served as Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President of Siebel Systems. Ms. House is chairman of the Mary Mae Foundation and is a member of the board of directors of the Hewlett Foundation and The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She is a frequent guest lecturer at Stanford University.

Patricia House

Pat House is the Co-founder and Executive Vice Chairman at C3 Energy. She co-founded and served as Vice Chairman and Executive Vice President of Siebel Systems. Ms. House is chairman of the Mary Mae Foundation and is a member of the board of directors of the Hewlett Foundation and The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She is a frequent guest lecturer at Stanford University.


Richard C. Levin

Richard Levin became the Chief Executive Officer of Coursera, the leading platform for the provision of open, online courses offered by more than one hundred universities around the world, in April 2014.

Mr. Levin recently completed a twenty-year term as Yale’s President. He received his B.A. from Stanford University in 1968 and studied politics and philosophy at Oxford University, where he earned a B.Litt. degree. After earning his Ph.D. in economics from Yale in 1974, he joined the Yale faculty. Before becoming president, he was Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Economics, chaired the economics department, and served as dean of Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

During Mr. Levin’s twenty year tenure as President, Yale invested over $5 billion in the renovation and construction of its facilities, advanced economic development and home ownership in New Haven, purchased and began to develop a 136-acre campus in nearby West Haven, strengthened Yale’s programs in science, engineering, and medicine, established a goal of reducing campus greenhouse gas emissions by 43%, and undertook a major set of initiatives to internationalize the University – extending need-based financial aid to international students in Yale College, making international experiences the norm for all undergraduates, and planning and opening Yale-NUS College in Singapore as a model of liberal arts education for Asia.

Mr. Levin serves on President Obama’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology. He is a trustee of the Hewlett Foundation and a director of American Express and Flurry. He served on a bipartisan commission to recommend improvements in the nation’s intelligence capabilities and he co-chaired a major review of the nation’s patent system for the National Academy of Sciences that led to the America Invents Act of 2011. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society.

Richard C. Levin

Richard Levin became the Chief Executive Officer of Coursera, the leading platform for the provision of open, online courses offered by more than one hundred universities around the world, in April 2014.

Mr. Levin recently completed a twenty-year term as Yale’s President. He received his B.A. from Stanford University in 1968 and studied politics and philosophy at Oxford University, where he earned a B.Litt. degree. After earning his Ph.D. in economics from Yale in 1974, he joined the Yale faculty. Before becoming president, he was Frederick William Beinecke Professor of Economics, chaired the economics department, and served as dean of Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

During Mr. Levin’s twenty year tenure as President, Yale invested over $5 billion in the renovation and construction of its facilities, advanced economic development and home ownership in New Haven, purchased and began to develop a 136-acre campus in nearby West Haven, strengthened Yale’s programs in science, engineering, and medicine, established a goal of reducing campus greenhouse gas emissions by 43%, and undertook a major set of initiatives to internationalize the University – extending need-based financial aid to international students in Yale College, making international experiences the norm for all undergraduates, and planning and opening Yale-NUS College in Singapore as a model of liberal arts education for Asia.

Mr. Levin serves on President Obama’s Council of Advisors for Science and Technology. He is a trustee of the Hewlett Foundation and a director of American Express and Flurry. He served on a bipartisan commission to recommend improvements in the nation’s intelligence capabilities and he co-chaired a major review of the nation’s patent system for the National Academy of Sciences that led to the America Invents Act of 2011. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society.


Michael G. McCaffery

Mike McCaffery is co-founder and chief executive officer of Makena Capital Management. From September 2000 to June 2006 he was the president and CEO of the Stanford Management Company, the university subsidiary charged with managing Stanford University’s financial and real estate investments. Prior to Stanford Management Company, Mr. McCaffery was chairman and chief executive officer of Robertson Stephens & Company, a San Francisco based investment bank and investment management firm.

Mr. McCaffery holds a BA from Princeton University; a BA honors and an MA as a Rhodes Scholar from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, England; and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Mr. McCaffery is a director of KB Home and C3 Energy. Mr. McCaffery is a member of the advisory boards of Accel Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Sageview Capital, Silver Lake Partners, SPO Partners & Co., Stadium Capital and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). Mr. McCaffery is a trustee of the Rhodes Scholarship Trust.

Michael G. McCaffery

Mike McCaffery is co-founder and chief executive officer of Makena Capital Management. From September 2000 to June 2006 he was the president and CEO of the Stanford Management Company, the university subsidiary charged with managing Stanford University’s financial and real estate investments. Prior to Stanford Management Company, Mr. McCaffery was chairman and chief executive officer of Robertson Stephens & Company, a San Francisco based investment bank and investment management firm.

Mr. McCaffery holds a BA from Princeton University; a BA honors and an MA as a Rhodes Scholar from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, England; and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Mr. McCaffery is a director of KB Home and C3 Energy. Mr. McCaffery is a member of the advisory boards of Accel Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Sageview Capital, Silver Lake Partners, SPO Partners & Co., Stadium Capital and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). Mr. McCaffery is a trustee of the Rhodes Scholarship Trust.


Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Graduate School of Business; the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution; and a professor of Political Science at Stanford University. She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates LLC.

From January 2005-2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post. Rice also served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001-2005, the first woman to hold the position.

Rice served as Stanford University’s Provost from 1993-1999, during which she was the institution's chief budget and academic officer. As Provost, she was responsible for a $1.5 billion annual budget and the academic program involving 1,400 faculty members and 14,000 students. In 1997, she also served on the Federal Advisory Committee on Gender - Integrated Training in the Military.

From 1989 through March 1991, Rice served on President George H.W. Bush’s National Security Council staff. She served as Director; Senior Director of Soviet and East European Affairs; and, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. In 1986, while an international affairs fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, Rice also served as Special Assistant to the Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Rice currently serves on the boards of KiOR, a renewable fuels company; C3 Energy, an energy software company; and Makena Capital, a private endowment firm. In addition, she is a member of the boards of the George W. Bush Institute, the Commonwealth Club, the Aspen Institute, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Previously, Rice has also served on various additional boards, for example: the Chevron Corporation; the Charles Schwab Corporation; the Transamerica Corporation; the University of Notre Dame; and, the San Francisco Symphony Board of Governors.

Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Rice earned her bachelor's degree in political science, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Denver; her master's from the University of Notre Dame; and her Ph.D. from the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver.

Rice is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has been awarded ten honorary doctorates. She currently resides in Stanford, California.

Condoleezza Rice

Condoleezza Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Graduate School of Business; the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution; and a professor of Political Science at Stanford University. She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates LLC.

From January 2005-2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post. Rice also served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001-2005, the first woman to hold the position.

Rice served as Stanford University’s Provost from 1993-1999, during which she was the institution's chief budget and academic officer. As Provost, she was responsible for a $1.5 billion annual budget and the academic program involving 1,400 faculty members and 14,000 students. In 1997, she also served on the Federal Advisory Committee on Gender - Integrated Training in the Military.

From 1989 through March 1991, Rice served on President George H.W. Bush’s National Security Council staff. She served as Director; Senior Director of Soviet and East European Affairs; and, Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. In 1986, while an international affairs fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, Rice also served as Special Assistant to the Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Rice currently serves on the boards of KiOR, a renewable fuels company; C3 Energy, an energy software company; and Makena Capital, a private endowment firm. In addition, she is a member of the boards of the George W. Bush Institute, the Commonwealth Club, the Aspen Institute, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Previously, Rice has also served on various additional boards, for example: the Chevron Corporation; the Charles Schwab Corporation; the Transamerica Corporation; the University of Notre Dame; and, the San Francisco Symphony Board of Governors.

Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Rice earned her bachelor's degree in political science, cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Denver; her master's from the University of Notre Dame; and her Ph.D. from the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver.

Rice is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has been awarded ten honorary doctorates. She currently resides in Stanford, California.


S. Shankar Sastry

S. Shankar Sastry is currently the Dean of Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. From 2004 to 2007 he was the Director of CITRIS (Center for Information Technology in the Interests of Society), an interdisciplinary center spanning UC Berkeley, Davis, Merced, and Santa Cruz. In February 2007, he was appointed the faculty co-director of the Blum Center for Developing Economies. Dr. Sastry has served as Chairman, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley from January 2001 through June 2004. From 1999 to early 2001, he was on leave from Berkeley as Director of the Information Technology Office at DARPA. From 1996-1999, he was the Director of the Electronics Research Laboratory at Berkeley.

Dr. Sastry received his Ph.D. degree in 1981 from the University of California, Berkeley. He was on the faculty of MIT as Asst. Professor from 1980-82 and Harvard University as a chaired Gordon Mc Kay professor in 1994. His areas of personal research are embedded and autonomous software for unmanned systems (especially aerial vehicles), computer vision, computation in novel substrates such as quantum computing, nonlinear and adaptive control, robotic telesurgery, control of hybrid and embedded systems, network embedded systems, and software. Most recently he has been concerned with cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection, and has helped establish an NSF Science and Technology Center, TRUST (Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technologies).

S. Shankar Sastry

S. Shankar Sastry is currently the Dean of Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. From 2004 to 2007 he was the Director of CITRIS (Center for Information Technology in the Interests of Society), an interdisciplinary center spanning UC Berkeley, Davis, Merced, and Santa Cruz. In February 2007, he was appointed the faculty co-director of the Blum Center for Developing Economies. Dr. Sastry has served as Chairman, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley from January 2001 through June 2004. From 1999 to early 2001, he was on leave from Berkeley as Director of the Information Technology Office at DARPA. From 1996-1999, he was the Director of the Electronics Research Laboratory at Berkeley.

Dr. Sastry received his Ph.D. degree in 1981 from the University of California, Berkeley. He was on the faculty of MIT as Asst. Professor from 1980-82 and Harvard University as a chaired Gordon Mc Kay professor in 1994. His areas of personal research are embedded and autonomous software for unmanned systems (especially aerial vehicles), computer vision, computation in novel substrates such as quantum computing, nonlinear and adaptive control, robotic telesurgery, control of hybrid and embedded systems, network embedded systems, and software. Most recently he has been concerned with cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection, and has helped establish an NSF Science and Technology Center, TRUST (Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technologies).


Mayo A. Shattuck III

Mayo Shattuck is the Executive Chairman of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, the nation’s number one competitive energy provider. Exelon’s electric and gas utilities serve approximately 6.6 million customers in Illinois, Maryland and Pennsylvania, and its generation company operates the largest fleet of nuclear power plants in the nation. Exelon’s competitive retail and wholesale energy business, Constellation Energy, provides energy products and services to customers in 46 states, including more than 90,000 business and public sector customers and nearly 1 million residential customers.

Prior to joining Exelon, Shattuck was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Constellation Energy, a position he held from 2001 to 2012. Constellation Energy was a Fortune 200 company that owned energy-related businesses, including a wholesale and retail power marketing and merchant generation business in North America. It also operated the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, which serves 1.2 million electric customers and 630,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. Shattuck was previously at Deutsche Bank, where he served as Chairman of the Board of Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown and, during his tenure, served as Global Head of Investment Banking and Global Head of Private Banking.

From 1997 to 1999, he served as Vice Chairman of Bankers Trust Corporation, which merged with Deutsche Bank in June 1999. From 1991 until 1997, Shattuck was President and Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Alex. Brown Inc., which merged with Bankers Trust in September 1997.

Shattuck is immediate past Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Edison Electric Institute (EEI). He is also Co-Chairman of the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Nuclear Policy in the United States and Executive Committee member of the Council on Competitiveness.

Shattuck currently serves on the Board of Directors for Gap Inc. and is Chairman of its Audit and Finance Committee. He also serves as a Director for Capital One Financial Corporation, where he is Chairman of its Compensation Committee.

He received a B.A. from Williams College and an M.B.A. from Stanford University, where he graduated as an Arjay Miller Scholar. Mr. Shattuck has received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Mayo A. Shattuck III

Mayo Shattuck is the Executive Chairman of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, the nation’s number one competitive energy provider. Exelon’s electric and gas utilities serve approximately 6.6 million customers in Illinois, Maryland and Pennsylvania, and its generation company operates the largest fleet of nuclear power plants in the nation. Exelon’s competitive retail and wholesale energy business, Constellation Energy, provides energy products and services to customers in 46 states, including more than 90,000 business and public sector customers and nearly 1 million residential customers.

Prior to joining Exelon, Shattuck was the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Constellation Energy, a position he held from 2001 to 2012. Constellation Energy was a Fortune 200 company that owned energy-related businesses, including a wholesale and retail power marketing and merchant generation business in North America. It also operated the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, which serves 1.2 million electric customers and 630,000 natural gas customers in central Maryland. Shattuck was previously at Deutsche Bank, where he served as Chairman of the Board of Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown and, during his tenure, served as Global Head of Investment Banking and Global Head of Private Banking.

From 1997 to 1999, he served as Vice Chairman of Bankers Trust Corporation, which merged with Deutsche Bank in June 1999. From 1991 until 1997, Shattuck was President and Chief Operating Officer and a Director of Alex. Brown Inc., which merged with Bankers Trust in September 1997.

Shattuck is immediate past Chairman of the Board of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Edison Electric Institute (EEI). He is also Co-Chairman of the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Nuclear Policy in the United States and Executive Committee member of the Council on Competitiveness.

Shattuck currently serves on the Board of Directors for Gap Inc. and is Chairman of its Audit and Finance Committee. He also serves as a Director for Capital One Financial Corporation, where he is Chairman of its Compensation Committee.

He received a B.A. from Williams College and an M.B.A. from Stanford University, where he graduated as an Arjay Miller Scholar. Mr. Shattuck has received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.


Stephen M. Ward Jr.

Mr. Ward is the retired CEO of Lenovo, the international company formed by the merger of Lenovo of China and IBM's PC business. As CEO of Lenovo, Mr. Ward established the global management team, the strategy, and the operational structure of the company. Prior to joining Lenovo, he was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of IBM's Personal Systems Group, responsible for IBM's Retail Store Solutions Division, IBM's Personal Systems Group, and IBM's Personal Computing Division. During his 26 years at IBM, Mr. Ward held a number of management and executive positions, including that of chief information officer. Mr. Ward is a founder and a member of the board of directors and the executive committee of e2open, a software-as-a-service-based, multi-company supply chain solutions provider. He is a director of E-Ink, the electronic paper display company. Mr. Ward is also a director of Carpenter Technology, a specialty metals company. Mr. Ward holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo.

Stephen M. Ward Jr.

Mr. Ward is the retired CEO of Lenovo, the international company formed by the merger of Lenovo of China and IBM's PC business. As CEO of Lenovo, Mr. Ward established the global management team, the strategy, and the operational structure of the company. Prior to joining Lenovo, he was the Senior Vice President and General Manager of IBM's Personal Systems Group, responsible for IBM's Retail Store Solutions Division, IBM's Personal Systems Group, and IBM's Personal Computing Division. During his 26 years at IBM, Mr. Ward held a number of management and executive positions, including that of chief information officer. Mr. Ward is a founder and a member of the board of directors and the executive committee of e2open, a software-as-a-service-based, multi-company supply chain solutions provider. He is a director of E-Ink, the electronic paper display company. Mr. Ward is also a director of Carpenter Technology, a specialty metals company. Mr. Ward holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo.