Steven Boal , , , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Steven Boal founded Quotient in 1998 and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Prior to founding Quotient, Mr. Boal served as vice president of business development for Integral Development Corporation, a privately held financial software company in Silicon Valley. Prior to that, Mr. Boal was vice president and head of global emerging markets derivative technology at J.P. Morgan. Before that, he was president of OptEdge, a real-time options, analytics and risk management business. Mr. Boal also held various management positions at TriStar Market Data, eventually running the company’s Montgomery Securities division. He is also the Founder and Chairman of electronic gift card company Cashstar (acquired by Blackhawk NYSE:HAWK) and a founding board member of Matia Robotics, a robotic mobility device company. Mr. Boal holds a B.A. from the State University of New York at Albany.

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Jody Gessow , ,

Jody Gessow, Woodside, CA is a private equity investor with DivcoWest. From 2007 – 2012 he was Managing Director and Partner of OEP, the private equity platform of JPMorgan Chase, where he led the investment of Mandiant Corporation ( merged with FireEye (FEYE) on 1/2/14). Before joining OEP, Jody was a partner at Oak Hill Re ( Robert M Bass). He co-founded K.K. daVinci Japan and Signature Resorts. Prior to this he was a partner at Trammell Crow Residential.

Jody has served on the boards of Mandiant Corporation, TV Guide Holdings, Luca Technologies, Oncology Therapeutic Networks, Cable Systems Holdings, and the not for profits Board of Trustees of University of Maryland, UCLA’s Foundation Board of Governors, YPO International Chapter and the USPS Pro Cycling Team. Jody received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University in 1978 and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University in 1980.

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Steve Horowitz , , , Partner, Alpha Edison

Steve Horowitz is currently a Partner at Alpha Edison, a venture capital company in Los Angeles, California. Previously, he was Vice President of Technology for Snap Inc. and brings vast technology expertise including the development of world-class products at Snap, Google, Microsoft, and Apple. Prior to joining Snap, Mr. Horowitz was Senior Vice President of Software Engineering for Google’s Motorola Mobility. While at Motorola, he was responsible for software strategy and development of the best-selling smartphones in Motorola history including Moto G, Moto X and the Droid franchise. From January 2009 through November 2012, Mr. Horowitz was Chief Technology Officer at Quotient, where he oversaw worldwide engineering and technology strategy. Prior to Quotient, he was at Google and led the engineering team responsible for the creation of Android. He introduced Android along with Google cofounder Sergey Brin via the Android Developer Challenge and gave the world’s first public demonstration of Android at Google I/O. Prior to Google, Mr. Horowitz was at Microsoft and spent nine years in leadership roles shipping a series of consumer products. He was also one of the earliest employees at Be Inc., where he played a key role in developing and then introducing the BeOS at the Agenda 95 conference to a standing ovation. Mr. Horowitz began his career at Apple where he spent six years working on Macintosh products and technologies, including the first extensible Macintosh Control Panel, which he developed at Apple during a summer internship while attending college at the University of Michigan. He holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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Robert McDonald , , , Former Chairman, President and CEO of Procter & Gamble

Robert McDonald is the former Chairman, President and CEO of Procter & Gamble and he currently serves as director of several companies and organizations. He joined P&G in 1980 and held a variety of roles for the world’s largest consumer packaged goods company. McDonald was named P&G’s Vice Chairman, Global Operations in 2004; Chief Operating Officer in 2007; President and Chief Executive Officer in 2009; and Chairman of the Board in 2010.  He was CEO until June 2013. After retiring from P&G, McDonald served as the eighth Secretary of Veterans Affairs from July 2014 until January 2017.

From 2005 to July 2014, McDonald served on the board of directors of Xerox Corporation, a provider of document management solutions, and from January 2014 to July 2014, he was on the board of directors of United States Steel Corporation, a publicly-traded integrated steel producer.

McDonald currently serves on the boards of RallyPoint, an online network for veterans and people in the military; Audia Group, an international plastics producer; the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, and the Partnership for Public Service.

McDonald graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in the top two percent of his Class of 1975. In 1978, he earned his MBA from the University of Utah. The University of Utah Alumni Association named McDonald a Distinguished Graduate in 2010.

And in 2017, the West Point Association of Graduates named him for its Distinguished Graduate Award. An Army Veteran, McDonald served with the 82nd Airborne Division.

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Michelle McKenna , , , Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the National Football League

Michelle McKenna is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the National Football League and is responsible for the League’s technology strategy. She brings deep digital media and technology experience that includes more than 15 years of leadership experience at Universal Orlando Resort and the Walt Disney World Company. Prior to joining the NFL in 2012, Ms. McKenna served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Constellation Energy Group, Inc., where she launched the company's first business intelligence, campaign management, and customer data warehouse. Prior to joining Constellation Energy, Ms. McKenna served as President of Vision Interactive Media Group, Inc., a global digital interactive media solutions provider. She served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Universal Orlando Resort from 2007-2010, overseeing the innovation and leadership of technology for the resort, including the implementation of its data management strategy to support and drive CRM marketing and real-time business analytics. She also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Centex Destination Properties. She had a 13-year tenure at the Walt Disney World Company from 1993-2006, where she held a variety of senior leadership positions in information technology, resort development, finance and marketing. She has also held positions at MetLife and Coopers & Lybrand. Ms. McKenna currently serves on the Board of Directors of RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE:RNG), a global enterprise cloud communications and collaboration company. She is an executive sponsor of the NFL Women’s Interactive Network and was awarded the Sports Business Journal Game Changer Award in 2014. She holds a B.S. in accounting from Auburn University and an MBA from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College.

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David Oppenheimer , ,

David Oppenheimer has over 25 years of financial leadership experience, formerly serving as CFO at, Planet Labs Inc., and e-commerce company, Ebates (acquired by Rakuten). He also served as CFO of ServiceSource (Nasdaq: SREV), Mindjet, and Digital Impact (Nasdaq: DIGI). Previously, Oppenheimer held executive positions at Autodesk, AlliedSignal (Honeywell), and United Airlines. He also serves on the board of directors and audit committee of education software company HotChalk.

Oppenheimer graduated from the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, with a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and received an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Christy Wyatt , , , Chief Executive Officer, Absolute

Christy Wyatt is CEO of Absolute, an end-to-end visibility and control company that protects data and devices beyond the corporate the network. Prior to Absolute, Wyatt was President and CEO of Dtex Systems, a behavior intelligence and insider threat detection security company and President and CEO of Good Technology, a mobile security company that was acquired by Blackberry in 2015. Wyatt was named one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 50 Women Entrepreneurs in America in 2015. She was also on the 2011 list of “Most Influential Women in Wireless ” by FierceWireless. Prior to Good Technology, she held senior leadership positions at Citigroup, Motorola, Apple, Palm and Sun Microsystems.

Wyatt serves on the boards for Absolute, Centrify, a leading identity and access management solution provider andAbilities United, a nonprofit that works with individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

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