Ronald Hovsepian

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Ronald W. (Ron) Hovsepian
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Ronald W. (Ron) Hovsepian, Intralinks President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Website http://www.intralinks.com

Ronald W. (Ron) Hovsepian (born 1961) is the president, chief executive officer, and director of IntraLinks Inc., a global provider of secure SaaS collaboration solutions and virtual data rooms.[1] He was previously the president and chief executive officer of Novell, Inc.,

Education and Career[edit]

Hovsepian received a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College.

He started his career at IBM Corporation, where he held a number of management and executive positions over a 16-year period including Worldwide General Manager in IBM Marketing and Services for the Distribution Industry segment, managing product development of hardware and software, sales and marketing, and services.

From 2000 to 2003, he worked in venture capital, as a Managing Director with Internet Capital Group.

He joined Novell in 2003 as executive vice president and president, worldwide field operations. From 2005 to 2011, he was the president and chief executive officer of Novell, Inc., Hovsepian led the negotiations that resulted in the controversial Microsoft and Novell deal that was announced in October 2006.[2][3] In 2010, Novell announced that it had agreed to be acquired by Attachmate. Hovsepian left Novell on April 25, 2011 after the acquisition of Novell by Attachmate.

At the beginning of 2012, Hovsepian was appointed president, chief executive officer, and director of Intralinks Inc. .[1] Under his leadership Intralinks has developed Intralinks VIA,[4] a secure enterprise file sharing solution, and Intralinks Dealnexus, the largest global online deal sourcing network.[5][6] He also led Intralinks during its acquisitions of PE Nexus, MergerID,[7] and docTrackr.[8]

Board Service[edit]

Hovsepian has served as a member of the Board of Directors for ANSYS[9] since 2012, and is currently serving as the non-executive chairman of the Board of Directors of ANSYS since November, 2014. He has served as a member of the Board of Advisors for Cloud Technology Partners,[10] a professional services firm in the field of cloud initiatives, since August, 2015. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors for ANN Inc.[11] from 1998 – August, 2015. In that time, he also served as the non-executive chairman of the Board of Directors of ANN Inc. from 2005 – 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Intralinks Appoints Ronald W. Hovsepian New CEO". December 16, 2011. 
  2. ^ "p2pnet.net - the original daily p2p and digital media news site » Blog Archive » Microsoft / Novell deal 'stinks'". Archived from the original on 2007-05-02. 
  3. ^ "Microsoft/Novell Deal Could Create Two-Tier Linux Market - Slashdot". linux.slashdot.org. Retrieved 2015-12-08. 
  4. ^ "IntraLinks Releases IntraLinks VIA, Secure File Sharing with Administrative Controls". 
  5. ^ "Intralinks Launches Largest Global Deal Sourcing Network - Intralinks Dealnexus". 
  6. ^ "Intralinks launches global deal sourcing network". 
  7. ^ "Intralinks acquires MergerID and PE-Nexus". 
  8. ^ Dillet, Romain. "Intralinks Acquires Document Security Service docTrackr". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2015-12-08. 
  9. ^ http://investors.ansys.com/corporate-governance/board-of-directors.aspx Board Service, ANSYS
  10. ^ http://www.cloudtp.com/?announcements=cloud-technology-partners-names-ronald-hovsepian-to-board-of-advisors Board Service, Cloud Technology Partners
  11. ^ http://investor.anntaylor.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=78167&p=irol-govBio&ID=238387 Board Service, ANN Inc