|Bruce C. Edwards|
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee
Bruce C. Edwards been a member of our Board since 2012. Mr. Edwards serves as a director and Chairman of the Compensation Committee for Semtech Corporation, a supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products. He also serves as a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Xirrus Corporation, a privately-held provider of high-performance wireless networks.
From 2000 to 2015, Mr. Edwards served as a director of Emulex Corporation, a global supplier of advanced storage networking infrastructure solutions. He also served as non-executive Chairman of Emulex from February 2014 until the company was acquired in May 2015. From February 2005 to November 2007, he served as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Powerwave Technologies, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of advance coverage and capacity solutions for the wireless communications industry (“Powerwave”). From February 1996 until February 2005, Mr. Edwards served as Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Powerwave. He also served as President of Powerwave from February 1996 to May 2004. Earlier, Mr. Edwards served eleven years at AST Research, Inc., a personal computer company, where his last positions were Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and a director. He also served as a director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Nominating and Governance Committee of SouthWest Water Company, an owner and operator of water and wastewater utilities from August 2009 until the company was acquired in September 2010.
Mr. Edwards holds a B.S. in Commerce from Rider University and a Masters in Business Administration from the New York Institute of Technology.