President and CEO
Serena Software, Inc.
Jeremy Burton brings 20 years in the high technology industry to Serena as president and CEO. Before joining Serena,
Mr. Burton was group president of Symantec’s enterprise security and data management business unit, where he was
responsible for engineering, product management, alliances, and business development for the company’s endpoint
security, compliance, archiving, Windows backup, security response, and managed security service offerings. Mr.
Burton joined Symantec through the company’s merger with VERITAS Software in 2005. At VERITAS, he was
executive vice president of the Data Management Group. Previously, he served as the company’s senior vice president
and chief marketing officer. Before joining VERITAS in 2002, Mr. Burton was senior vice president of product and
services marketing at Oracle Corp. He also founded Oracle’s developer program, Oracle Technology Network, which
today has millions of members. Before working in marketing, Mr. Burton held positions in customer support, pre-sales, product management, and engineering.
michael D. capellas
Chairman and CEO
Michael Capellas, a 30-year veteran of the IT industry, became First Data’s chairman and CEO when an affiliate of
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. acquired the company in 2007. Mr. Capellas is a two-time, former CEO of Compaq
Computer Corp. and MCI and a recognized global thought leader in the technology space. He began his career with
Schlumberger Ltd. and then held senior management positions there and with Oracle Corp. and SAP Americas. He
joined Compaq in 1998 as CIO and was named chairman and CEO in 1999. After Compaq merged with HP, Mr.
Capellas served as president of HP. In 2002, he began leading MCI (then WorldCom) through the largest corporate
reorganization in history. After Verizon Communications ultimately acquired MCI in 2006, he served as a senior
advisor to Silver Lake Partners. Mr. Capellas is a director of Cisco Systems, Inc., and serves on the national board of
the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
Executive Vice President
U.S. Submarines, Inc.
Jean-Claude Carme is executive vice president of U.S. Submarines and is based in Paris. He was formerly chairman
of a French publicly traded company that is part of the Immobiliere Hoteliere Group, traded on the Paris Euronext
Exchange and owners of the Paris Hilton. He has also been teaching at HEC, the leading business school in
France. Mr. Carme was also director of European advertising for Showboats International magazine and director of
communications for the Institute of Oceanography in Paris as well as a co-founder of the Jules Verne Film Festival. In
addition to his duties at U.S. Submarines, Mr. Carme is active in the development of Poseidon Undersea Resorts and
its initial Fiji location.
Executive Director and Co-founder
The Hybrid Vigor Institute
Denise Caruso is the executive director and co-founder of The Hybrid Vigor Institute, which is focused on improving
decisions and outcomes through interdisciplinary research and collaborative problem solving. Since 2000, Ms.
Caruso has developed collaborative projects that include world-class experts and decision scientists from institutions
worldwide. A pioneering technology journalist and analyst, she is the former “Digital Commerce” columnist for the
New York Times and, during 2007, wrote its “Re:framing” column on innovation. During the early 1990s, she was
co-producer and founding editor of Digital World and Digital Media, the seminal conference and newsletter
facilitating the convergence of computers, telecoms, and media. She is the author of Intervention on improving
risk assessment for technological innovations, an affiliated researcher at the Center for Risk Perception and
Communication at Carnegie Mellon, and a member of the Global Business Network.