Chief Executive Officer
Greg Hughes is the Chief Executive Officer at Veritas. Greg is an industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience as an executive in enterprise software.
Previously, Greg was the CEO of Serena Software, where he led the successful turnaround and sale to Micro Focus International Plc. Greg has also held executive roles in technology investment firms HGGC and Silver Lake Partners.
Greg came to Silver Lake from Symantec where he served in a variety of senior executive positions, most recently as President of the $4 Billion Enterprise Product Group.
Greg joined Symantec through the acquisition of Veritas, where he was Executive Vice President of Global Services. Prior to Veritas, Greg was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he founded and led the Software Practice.
Greg holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.
Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations
Scott Genereux is the Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations at Veritas. In this role, he is responsible for leading all aspects of Sales, Renewals, Channels, Sales Operations, Services, and Support.
Scott has over 20 years of experience leading sales across a multitude of industry-leading IT companies, including Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) where he successfully led worldwide sales, marketing, and support to achieve number one market share in high-end enterprise storage systems. Most recently, Scott headed up cloud IaaS and converged infrastructure sales for Oracle. Prior to Oracle, Scott served as CEO of cloud storage pioneer Nirvanix and also held global sales leadership roles at QLogic and DataDirect Networks.
Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in management information systems from California State University, Northridge and is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s advanced management program.
Executive Vice President, Chief Product Officer
Mike Palmer is Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer (CPO) at Veritas.
As CPO, Mike is responsible for driving Veritas’ $2.5 billion products organization, which includes the Veritas Information Availability, Information Management, Backup and Recovery and Appliances portfolios.
Prior to this role, Mike was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Veritas’ Solutions for Data Insight and Orchestration organization, where he drove the strategic vision for bringing Veritas Information Availability and Insight solutions to market.
He has extensive leadership experience across diverse roles and technology areas, with companies ranging from startups to the Fortune 20. Mike joined Veritas from Seagate Technologies, where his responsibilities as Senior Vice President and General Manager (GM) of the Cloud Services business unit included engineering, product management, sales and marketing, service and operations and profit and loss management.
Prior to Seagate, Mike spent nine years with Verizon in various leadership positions. These ranged from Vice President and GM of Cloud Information Technology Solutions and Security, to leading Global Engineering, Product Strategy and Alliances and Chief Marketing Officer. Before that he spent eight years in leadership positions at Totality Corporation (which was sold to Verizon) and Xuma.
Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in Developmental Biology from the University of Rochester in New York. He speaks Spanish and Swedish and has extensive experience working abroad.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mark Dentinger is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Veritas. In this role, he leads the company’s global finance organization with responsibility for accounting, financial planning and analysis, corporate tax, treasury, purchasing and investor relations.
A seasoned financial executive, Mark has over 20 years of experience leading finance strategy and operations for high profile technology companies, and a strong track record in deploying industry-leading financial processes to drive long-term growth.
Most recently Mark served as vice president and CFO of InvenSense. Prior to this he served as executive vice president and CFO of KLA-Tencor Corporation. He also served as CFO at BEA Systems, Inc. until the company was acquired by Oracle. Additionally, he served in various financial management positions at the former Compaq Computer Corporation (now Hewlett-Packard).
Mark holds an MBA in finance from the University of California at Berkeley and a bachelor's degree in economics from St. Mary's College in Moraga, California.
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Todd Hauschildt is Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Veritas. In this role, he is responsible for leading the Information Technology function for Veritas, including its infrastructure, systems, processes, and security.
Previously, Todd has led large-scale transformations within IT and other business functions that include order fulfillment, supply chain, manufacturing, engineering, finance, and HR. He has led major transformations, system implementations, mergers and acquisitions, and transactions that involved thousands of employees and all business functions.
Prior to Veritas, Todd was the Chief Information Officer for CRC Health Group, the largest provider of behavioral health care services in the U.S. focused on helping families in need. In this role, he led the transformation of their IT function to become a true business partner and enable the growth of their business units. Before joining CRC Health Group, he was Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Indirect Procurement and facilities of Verigy, a company that was separated from Agilent where he held a number of IT roles. When Agilent itself was spun off from Hewlett-Packard, where he began his career, he was responsible for separating and standing up all of Agilent's IT functions, applications, and infrastructure. Todd holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Finance from California State University, Chico, and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.
Senior Vice President and General Counsel
Michelle VonderHaar is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Veritas.
In this role, Michelle leads the Global Legal Affairs team, which includes the legal department, ethics and compliance, government affairs, and diversity and inclusion matters. Previously, Michelle held various positions in Symantec’s legal department starting in 2004. In 2009, she transferred to the Huawei-Symantec joint venture in Hong Kong to become its General Counsel, and returned to Symantec in 2012 as the VP, Legal (APJ Region) in Singapore. Most recently she served as Veritas’ VP, Legal (Lead for EMEA and APJ Regions, Corporate, M&A, Compliance and Government Affairs).
Prior to her career at Symantec and Veritas, Michelle was a commercial litigator with Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in Los Angeles and Irvine, and a corporate finance and M&A attorney with O’Melveny & Myers LLP practicing in London, San Francisco, and Silicon Valley.
Michelle is admitted to practice law in California, Washington, D.C., New York, England, and Wales and received her law degree from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law where she was a member of and published in the Arizona Law Review.
Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
Todd Forsythe is Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President at Veritas. In this role, he is responsible for leading all aspects of Veritas marketing including Corporate Communications, Product and Solution Marketing, Corporate Marketing and Field Marketing.
Todd is an award-winning marketing executive with over 25 years of experience across all marketing disciplines with top technology brands in cloud, software, hardware, and services sectors.
Most recently, Todd served as the CMO at Pure Storage. Prior to Pure Storage, Todd worked at Dell for a combined eight years, with his final position there being Senior Vice President (SVP), Digital Marketing. He also held other executive leadership roles at Dell & Dell EMC, including SVP, Corporate Marketing and VP, Enterprise Marketing. Earlier in his career, Todd held marketing leadership positions at Oracle and Salesforce and started his career in advertising at Foote, Cone & Belding.
Todd holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and advertising from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Chief Human Resources Officer
David Dart is Chief Human Resources Officer at Veritas. He leads the global human resources organization and is responsible for all aspects of the organization including performance management, talent development, talent acquisition, and compensation and benefits.
Prior to Veritas, David held the position of Vice President Human Resources for Celanese Corporation, a Fortune 500 global technology and specialty materials company where he led the strategy deployment efforts for the company. Previously, David held various human resources leadership positions at Amgen, Ecolab, Bissell Homecare and ConAgra Foods. David brings a wealth of experience spanning all aspects of HR, including strategic change management and leadership development. He also has an excellent track record in driving cultural transformation and extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions.
David holds a bachelor's degree in biophysics and natural resources and an MBA from the University of Michigan. Prior to his career in HR, David spent seven years serving as a logistics officer with the U.S. Navy.