Board of Directors
Andre M. Boisvert
Andre M. Boisvert joined VA Software's board in March 2002. With more than 25 years of experience in the software industry, Mr. Boisvert most recently served as president and chief operating officer of SAS Institute, Inc., the world's largest privately held software company with annual revenues in excess of $1 billion.
Boisvert began his career with IBM Corporation where he spent 13 years in senior management positions in sales, marketing and software development. In 1989, he went on to guide the strategic directions of several software companies such as Cognos and Oracle, where he was senior vice president of worldwide marketing, and a member of Oracle's management committee. Boisvert also played a pivotal role in the successful transformation of Wang Laboratories from a hardware company to a software company. In addition, he sits on the boards of several private and public technology companies, such as Sagent Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: SGNT), where he serves as chairman.