Computer Systems Laboratory Colloquium

4:15PM, Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Program -- shared session
Alternate time and location:
Terman Auditorium

Bill Campbell, Chairman and Danny Shader, CEO
Intuit and Good Technology

About the talk:

Class for May 4 will be held in conjunction with the ETL, Entrepreneurial Thought Leader's Seminar series.
This is in Terman Auditorium, from 4:30-5:30
See and scroll down to the May 4 talk for more information.

About the speaker:

Bill Campbell
Chairman of the Board, Intuit
Mr. Campbell assumed his role as chairman of the board of directors in August 1998. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Campbell served as the president and chief executive officer of Intuit. Mr. Campbell additionally served as CEO of the company from September 1999 until January 2000.
During his tenure at Intuit, the company's market value grew from approximately $700 million to nearly $3.0 billion as the company solidified its position as the clear leader in tax, personal finance and small business accounting software. During that time, the company also invented a whole new class of Web­-based finance businesses delivered through, Intuit's Web site.
For the three years prior to joining Intuit, Mr. Campbell was the president and chief executive officer of GO Corporation, a pen-­based computing software company. Prior to that, Mr. Campbell was the founder, president and CEO of Claris Corporation, which was purchased by Apple Computer Inc. in 1990. Before starting Claris, he was Apple's executive vice president, group executive of the United States. Mr. Campbell joined Apple Computer in July 1983 as vice president of marketing. He added the title of vice president of sales in January 1984, and in September 1984, his duties were expanded to include distribution, service and support when he was promoted to executive vice president. In June 1985, he was named group executive of the United States. Mr. Campbell came to Apple from Eastman Kodak Company, where his last assignment was general manager of Consumer Products for Kodak Europe. Prior to joining Kodak, he was vice president of J. Walter Thompson, a New York based advertising agency.
Before entering the industry, Mr. Campbell was the head football coach at Columbia University for six years and he was recently appointed to the university's Board of Trustees. He is presently a director of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame. In August 1997, he was appointed to the board of directors at Apple Computer Inc. He also serves on the board of Opsware, Inc. (formerly Loudcloud). Mr. Campbell holds a Bachelors degree in economics and a Masters degree from Columbia University.

Danny Shader
Chief Executive Officer and President, Good Technology
Prior to Good Technology, Mr. Shader served as a Vice President and General Manager at, which he joined upon the company's acquisition of, a company he co-founded and led as CEO. was the first consumer-to-consumer, Internet-based, payment services provider.
Mr. Shader's involvement in both and Good Technology resulted from his two experiences as an entrepreneur-in-residence with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Benchmark Capital. Previously, he served as Vice President of Partner and Developer Relations at Netscape Communications Corporation, where he also built Netscape's international marketing team. Before joining Netscape, he served as Vice President of OEM Sales and Business Development at Collabra Software, Inc., which Netscape acquired, and worked for GO Corporation, a pioneer in pen computing.
Mr. Shader received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from University of California at Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.