Ron Codd

Former Chief Executive Officer at UltraCell Corp.

Ron Codd

Ron Codd

Former Chief Executive Officer at UltraCell Corp.

Career Highlights

PeopleSoft, Inc.
UltraCell Corp.
Momentum Business Applications, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Board Director at FireEye, Inc.

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Workday, Inc.

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Venture Partner at NEA Management Co. LLC

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Professional at Tomahawk Acquisition LLC

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Founder & Chairman of the Board at ServiceNow, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Accelerated Global Technology Corp.

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Former Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Worldwide Government Affairs at Cisco Systems, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Snowflake Computing, Inc.

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Corporate Director at iboss Cybersecurity

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Splice Machine, Inc.

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Ron Codd
Former Chief Executive Officer at UltraCell Corp.
Masters in Management
Class of 1981

The Kellogg School of Management (The Kellogg School or Kellogg) is the business school of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, with additional campuses in downtown Chicago, Illinois and Miami, Florida. Kellogg offers full-time, part-time, and executive programs, and partners with schools in China, France/Singapore, India, Hong Kong, Israel, Germany, Canada, and Thailand.Founded in 1908 in downtown Chicago as a part-time evening program, the school was chartered to educate business leaders with "good moral character.

B.S. in Business
Class of 1977

University of California Berkeley National rankings: In a National Research Council analysis of 212 doctoral programs at American universities, 48 Berkeley programs place among the top 10 nationwide. Faculty awards and honors: There are 8 Nobel Laureates, 32 MacArthur Fellows, and 4 Pulitzer Prize winners among the current faculty. History of UC Berkeley: Historical highlights, arranged by topic, following the campus's development — from UC's founding in 1868 to a turn-of-the-century building boom, a research explosion in the 1930s, the Free Speech Movement of the '60s, and Berkeley's key role today in science and technology revolutions. Timeline of discoveries and contributions by UC Berkeley scholars. Traditions of Cal: Who was the Angel of Death? What's with the "Big C" up there in the hills — and why is it sometimes green? Who wears Oski's jolly bear head and size 54 yellow sweater? Tours and webcams: Check out what's happening on Sproul Plaza, the campus's true heart. See stunning live views of the Bay Area from the Lawrence Hall of Science's perch in the Berkeley hills. Chancellor and administration: Information on Chancellor Robert Birgeneau, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George W. Breslauer, and how the university is organized. Organizational charts are included. UC System overview and links: On the campuses, laboratories, and medical centers that comprise UC's public educational system, as well as UC's K-12 partnerships, economic impact, and agriculture and environmental resources.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2007 - 2011

UltraCell Corporation (Livermore, CA) was founded in 2002 to commercialize an advanced Reformed Methanol Micro Fuel Cell (RMFC) technology invented at the U. S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). This technology enables a breakthrough in micro fuel cell performance. UltraCell is the first to commercialize RMFC technology to provide clean renewable energy to power portable electronics. UltraCell's XX25™ micro fuel cell system is leading the industry with its ultra-compact size and light weight. The XX25 is the only system in its class to have undergone extensive Military Specification qualification testing and field trials.UltraCell¹s team has extensive experience in all aspects of fuel cells, including research, product development, manufacturing and customer applications. The company has developed new technologies and intellectual property in the field of methanol-based fuel cells and continues to innovate in this rapidly emerging field. UltraCell has an exclusive license with LLNL for micro fuel cell technology based upon reforming methanol into hydrogen reformate using proprietary technology in the fuel reformer and hydrogen fuel cell stack.With the July, 2007 opening of the UltraCell manufacturing plant in Vandalia, Ohio, UltraCell now offers the first volume-production micro fuel cell facility in North America. This plant applies advanced manufacturing techniques while leveraging the extensive local area supply chain and automotive quality methods to enable rapid response to growing customer needs. Its location at the Dayton International Airport free trade zone enables the company¹s products to be readily available to customers worldwide. With it¹s two U.S. locations, and partners in Asia and Europe, UltraCell is prepared to support customer¹s needs around the world.

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
1999 - 2002

Momentum Business Applications, Inc., a subsidiary of Oracle Corp., is an American company located in Pleasanton, CA. The firm develops eBusiness applications, analytic applications and industry-specific software applications. It was acquired by PeopleSoft, Inc. on 09 Apr 02 for $89.99 million.

Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President-Finance & Administration
1991 - 1998

PeopleSoft, Inc. provides enterprise software that ties together back-office applications and databases. Its software addresses such tasks as accounting, human resources management and supply chain management. PeopleSoft has expanded its product lines to include vertical applications for manufacturing firms and government agencies. In late 2003 Oracle launched a hostile attempt to purchase PeopleSoft, which ultimately agreed to be purchased for $10.3 billion in December 2004. Oracle completed the acquisition of the company in January 2005. PeopleSoft is located in Redwood Shores, CA.

Boards & Committees
2011 - 2012

SeaMicro, Inc. provides serves architecture platforms. The company was founded by Andrew Feldman, Gary Lauterbach, and Anil Rao on November 16, 2007 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Prior - 2008

Unicru, Inc. provides recruiting and capital management software solutions. It also provides employee selection assessments, applicant recruitment, hiring management decision support and complete data capture for measurement & continuous improvement of business results. The company also provides services to various enterprises including Albertsons, Universal Studios, Blockbuster, CVS, Kroger and Southeastern Freight Lines. Unicru was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Beaverton, OR.

Independent Director
2007 - 2012

DemandTec, Inc. provided collaborative optimization network of software services. The company was founded by Michael C. Neal and Hau Leung Lee on November 1, 1999 and was headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

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