Board of Directors
David B. Wright
David Wright joined VA Software's board in December 2001. Wright is chairman and chief executive officer of Legato, a worldwide leader in enterprise storage management software. He joined Legato following a 13-year career with Amdahl Corporation, where he served as president and chief executive officer since 1997.
Wright first joined Amdahl in 1987 as vice president of sales and service in the Northeast region of the United States, and in 1989, was promoted to vice president in charge of all U.S. commercial sales activities. In 1992 he was named vice president and general manager of Amdahl Europe. Wright was appointed senior vice president and general manager of worldwide compatible products operations in 1994 and became executive vice president of the systems group at Amdahl in 1995, with responsibility for all computer hardware products, systems support services and the field sales force.