Tim brings 30 years of software and technology management experience to his role as President and CEO of Black Duck. Prior to joining Black Duck, he was Chief Marketing Officer at EqualLogic until its $1.4B acquisition by Dell in 2008, and as Dell’s Vice President of the Nashua (N.H.) Design Center, he led the integration of the two companies and managed Dell’s operations in the region. Prior to EqualLogic, Tim spent several years at Red Hat, the leading provider of open-source software solutions, as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and General Manager of Enterprise Products. At Red Hat, Tim was instrumental in expanding its business into the developer and middleware markets with acquisitions of JBoss and MetaMatrix, and built go-to-market partnerships with companies including IBM, HP, Dell, Sun, and several other strategic partners as well. Tim was previously CEO of Avaki, a venture-backed data management software company that was acquired by Sybase. Before Avaki he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Server Products Division at Macromedia, via its acquisition of Allaire where he was previously Senior Vice President of Products. Tim spent the early part of his career at Compaq and Digital Equipment Corporation, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of Compaq’s UNIX/Linux Software Division.
In addition to the Black Duck Board of Directors, Tim currently sits on the Board of Directors of the N.H. High Technology Council, Roger Williams University Board of Overseers, and Stonebridge Country Club. He was previously on the boards of Avaki Corporation, The Open Group, and the Open Software Foundation. He holds an M.B.A. from Babson College, and a B.S., summa cum laude, from Roger Williams University.
Tim was recently named one of the Most Influential People in the Open Source Industry, in a survey of executives conducted by Mindtouch.