Karen Blasing has served on the Board since June 2015. Ms. Blasing served as the Chief Financial Officer of Guidewire Software from 2009 to March 2015. Prior to 2009, Ms. Blasing served as the Chief Financial Officer for Force 10 Networks and the Senior Vice President of Finance for Salesforce.com. She also served as Chief Financial Officer for Nuance Communications and Counterpane Internet Security, and held senior finance roles for Informix (now IBM Informix) and Oracle. Ms. Blasing holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Montana and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Washington. The Board has concluded that Ms. Blasing should serve on the Board as Chair of the M&A committee and as a member of the audit committee based on her financial leadership at numerous SaaS and enterprise software companies.