Stanley J. Meresman


Stan Meresman joined the Palo Alto networks board in September 2014.  Stan has served on the boards of directors of a number of public and private companies, including service as chair of the audit committee for several companies. He served as a member of the board of directors of Riverbed Technologies, Inc. from March 2005 - May 2012 and of Meru Networks, Inc. from September 2010 - May 2013. He was a Venture Partner with Technology Crossover Ventures, a private equity firm, from January 2004 through December 2004 and was General Partner and COO of Technology Crossover Ventures from November 2001 - December 2003. 

During the four years prior to joining Technology Crossover Ventures, Stan was a private investor and board member and advisor to several technology companies.  From May 1989 - May 1997, he was the Senior Vice President and CFO of Silicon Graphics, Inc.  Prior to Silicon Graphics, he was Vice President of Finance and Administration and CFO of Cypress Semiconductor.  Stan currently serves as on the board of directors, and chair of the audit committee, of both LinkedIn (LNKD) and Zynga Inc. (ZNGA); and as a director of several private companies.

Stan holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, awarded in 1972, and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley, awarded in 1968.

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