PITTSBURGH Feb. 23, 2011
Peter J. Smith
At CA Technologies, Gopal is responsible for development of a broad portfolio of IT management and security products and solutions, and oversees a global team of over 4,000 professionals. Before joining CA in 2006, he was executive vice president and chief technology officer for Symantec Corporation, where he earlier also had responsibilities for mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to Symantec, Gopal served as CEO and board member of ReefEdge Networks, Inc., a wireless LAN systems company that he cofounded. He spent several years at IBM, initially at IBM Research and later as chief technology officer of IBM’s Pervasive Computing Division. He began his career as a member of the technical staff in the Applied Research Division at Bell Communications Research.
"I am honored to be asked to join the ANSYS Board and share the company’s passion for pushing the limits of technology so customers can turn concepts into successful, innovative products," said Gopal. "In a world where technology investments are challenged on a daily basis, ANSYS has a 40-year history of driving proven results for its customers. I am looking forward to working with the Board of Directors and the senior management team."
Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai Cornell University
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