Risk Management Solutions named Paul Dali chairman of its board of directors.
Dali, who is based in Arizona, has been serving as an advisor to the RMS board for the past year.
Dali has backed a number of successful technology companies. Prior to his career in venture capital, he served as CEO of Regis McKenna, and prior to that served as general manager of the PC Division of Apple Computer and chairman of Apple’s marketing council.
The RMS board, which was historically comprised of corporate executives from RMS and its parent company, DMGT, now includes three new Silicon Valley directors whose roles are to serve as independent non-executive directors. Martin Morgan, CEO of DMGT, who has served as chairman of RMS for 14 years, remains a director of the board. He is based in the United Kingdom.
Gerald Held, a corporate director on numerous public and private technology company boards, and former Silicon Valley software executive, joins the RMS board as an independent director. Held, who is based in California, has over 40 years’ experience, including serving as the head of database product development at Oracle Corp., and leading software development and strategic planning at Tandem Computers. Held has been an active advisor to RMS over the past three years as it develops its software architecture and cloud computing technology.
Dominique Trempont also joins the RMS board. Trempont is based in California and has over 30 years’ experience as an executive, CEO, and member of the board of directors of technology companies. He served as chief financial officer and head of operations for NeXT Software, which was acquired by Apple, and was CEO of a software-as-a-service company focused on enterprise self-service applications. He was also on the board of 3Com. Trempont currently serves on the boards of global public companies, DMGT, and Real Networks, and on those of private cloud-based companies, Trion Worlds, a leader in multiplayer gaming, and ON24, a leader in webcasting and virtual events.
The rest of the board is comprised of:
• Hemant Shah, CEO of RMS
• Steve Robertson, CFO of RMS
• Stephen Daintith, CFO of DMGT
• David Dutton, DMGT executive director
• Suresh Kavan, CEO of DMGI
RMS is a provider of products and services for catastrophe risk management. More than 400 insurers, reinsurers, trading companies, and other financial institutions use RMS models to quantify, manage and transfer risk.