Richard Yanowitch

Chairman & CEO

Richard Yanowitch

Chairman & CEO

Richard has an exceptional track record transforming early stage companies into category leaders, launching new technology platforms that generate tens-of-thousands of customers, hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, and result in the creation of multi-billion dollar enterprises. Richard has served on numerous start-up boards and as Vice Chairman of publicly traded NDS Group (CSCO), with $635 million in sales and 3,400 employees, reporting to Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO, News Corporation. Among Richard’s prior operating roles, he was also Executive Vice President & CMO of VeriSign, where he held key operational roles in scaling the company from start-up to $700 million in sales, 2,500 employees and more than 100,000 customers. Richard also served as Vice President of Marketing for Sybase (SAP), as it scaled from early product beta to $900 million in revenue, 5,000 employees, and 1,000s of enterprise customers. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in the Honors Program for Classical Studies from Swarthmore College. His philanthropic efforts include the Leadership Council of the Tipping Point Community, where he mentors non-profit CEOs. Avocations include fitness, meditation, music and mindfully minding his twins with his wife Wendy.

Richard has an exceptional track record transforming early stage companies into category leaders, launching new technology platforms that generate tens-of-thousands of customers, hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, and result in the creation of multi-billion dollar enterprises. Richard has served on numerous start-up boards and as Vice Chairman of publicly traded NDS Group (CSCO), with $635 million in sales and 3,400 employees, reporting to Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO, News Corporation. Among Richard’s prior operating roles, he was also Executive Vice President & CMO of VeriSign, where he held key operational roles in scaling the company from start-up to $700 million in sales, 2,500 employees and more than 100,000 customers. Richard also served as Vice President of Marketing for Sybase (SAP), as it scaled from early product beta to $900 million in revenue, 5,000 employees, and 1,000s of enterprise customers. He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in the Honors Program for Classical Studies from Swarthmore College. His philanthropic efforts include the Leadership Council of the Tipping Point Community, where he mentors non-profit CEOs. Avocations include fitness, meditation, music and mindfully minding his twins with his wife Wendy.