Michael R. Cote
Michael R. Cote has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since May 2015. He served as our General Manager and as Vice President of Dell Inc. from our acquisition by Dell Inc. in February 2011 until May 2015. Before our acquisition by Dell Inc., Mr. Cote had 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 in December 2000 by Manugistics Group, Inc., a public supply chain management software company. 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 numerous acquisitions and 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 over 15 years of experience serving as our principal executive officer.