Mr. Chew was appointed as our Senior Vice President, Corporate and Product Development in September 2011. Mr. Chew joined the Board in July 1998.
Since October 2003, Mr. Chew has served as Managing Director of Bridgetown Associates LLC, an investment advisory firm. From September 2008 to June 2010, Mr. Chew served as a Senior Vice President at IHS, Inc. (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight. Mr. Chew served as President and Chief Operating Officer of MDSI Mobile Data Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: MDSI), a provider of mobile workforce management solutions, from April 2001 to March 2002, and served as a director of MDSI from 1995 until April 2001.
Mr. Chew holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Davis and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.
Mr. Chew is also an advisor to several private companies. Until joining the Company as an employee in September 2011, Mr. Chew served as Chairman of the Audit Committee and served on the Compensation Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
The Board believes Mr. Chew's extensive senior executive experience in publicly listed technology companies, combined with his 14 years of service as a director on our Board, qualifies Mr. Chew to continue to serve as our director.