President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Michael R. Cote has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director since May 2015. He has served as our General Manager and as Vice President of Dell since our acquisition by Dell in February 2011. Mr. Cote ceased to be a Vice President of Dell in 2016 in order to focus exclusively on leading our company. Before our acquisition by Dell, Mr. Cote served as our Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2002. From January 2000 to January 2002, Mr. Cote was Chief Financial Officer of Talus Solutions, Inc., a pricing and revenue management software firm acquired by Manugistics Group, Inc., a public supply chain management software company, in December 2000. From February 1997 until September 1999, Mr. Cote served as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of MSI Solutions Inc., a web application development and systems integration company that was acquired in September 1999 by Eclipsys Corporation, a public healthcare software company. From April 1993 to January 1997, Mr. Cote served as the Chief Financial Officer of Medaphis Corporation, or Medaphis (subsequently acquired by Per-Se Technologies, Inc.), a provider of financial and administrative healthcare solutions, where he managed 36 acquisitions and four equity offerings. He served as the Controller of Medaphis from March 1992 until April 1993. Before March 1992, Mr. Cote held various positions at KPMG LLP, an independent registered public accounting firm. The board selected Mr. Cote to serve as a director because of his deep knowledge of our industry and 13 years of experience serving as our principal executive officer.