Mr. Marks has served as a Director of the Company since August 2003 and as Chairman of the Board since January 2011. Since March 2007, Mr. Marks has managed a private equity fund called Riverwood Capital, LLC (formerly Bigwood Capital), which invests in rapidly growing private companies in North America and emerging markets. From August to November 2007, Mr. Marks held the position of interim Chief Executive Officer at Tesla Motors, Inc., a company producing electric sports cars. Prior to Riverwood Capital, LLC, Mr. Marks was a Senior Adviser of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., a private equity firm, from January 2007 to March 2007. From January 2006 until January 2007, Mr. Marks was a member of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. From January 1994 to January 2006, Mr. Marks served as the Chief Executive Officer of Flextronics, Inc., a leading producer of advanced electronic manufacturing services. Mr. Marks served as a Director of Flextronics, Inc. from 1991 to January 2008. He was appointed Chairman of the Board of Flextronics, Inc. effective upon his retirement as Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2006, until his retirement from the Board of Flextronics, Inc. in January 2008. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of Flextronics from 1993 to January 2003.
Mr. Marks also serves as a director of GoPro, Inc., a company that produces mountable and wearable cameras and accessories, Schlumberger Limited, an oil services company, and several private boards, and serves on the Board of Trustees of The Julliard School. Mr. Marks previously served as a Director of Calix Networks, Inc., a leading provider in North America of broadband communications access systems and software for copper- and fiber-based network architectures, Sun Microsystems, Inc., a provider of enterprise computing systems, software and services, and Crocs, Inc., a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of footwear for men, women, and children.
Mr. Marks received a BA and a MA from Oberlin College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.