Chief Executive Officer
Ronald W. Hovsepian is currently Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Synchronoss Technologies. Previously, from December 2011 until its sale to Synchronoss in January 2017, Mr. Hovsepian served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Intralinks. Prior to that, Mr. Hovsepian served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Novell, Inc. from 2006 until Novell’s acquisition by the Attachmate Group in April 2011. He joined Novell in 2003 as President, North America, and next served as Executive Vice President and President, worldwide field operations, and as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2005 until his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in 2006. Prior to his time at Novell, Mr. Hovsepian held a series of management and executive positions at IBM Corporation over a 17-year period, including worldwide general manager of IBM’s distribution industries, manager of global hardware and software development, sales, marketing and services. Mr. Hovsepian currently serves as a member of the board of directors of ANSYS, Inc., an engineering simulation software publicly-held company, a role he has held since 2012, and, from November 2014 to December 2016, he also held the position of non-executive chairman. From 1998 to 2015, Mr. Hovsepian served as a member of the board of directors of ANN Inc., a women’s fashion retailer. He also held the position of non-executive chairman of ANN’s board of directors from 2005 to 2015. Mr. Hovsepian received a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College.