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Executive Team

With over 50 years of combined experience in embedded technology, the Wind River® leadership team comprises some of the best minds in the industry.

Executive Team

Jim Douglas
Jim Douglas

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jane E. Bone
Jane E. Bone

Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer

Michael Krutz
Michael Krutz

Chief Product Officer

Doug Ertz
Doug Ertz

Vice President, Worldwide Sales

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Jim Douglas

President and Chief Executive Officer

As president and chief executive officer, Jim Douglas is responsible for all aspects of the Wind River business globally. With more than 25 years of experience in the high-tech industry, he is working to advance the company’s position as a leading provider of software for IoT by expanding its reach in both new and existing markets and by growing its comprehensive edge-to-cloud portfolio with innovative, industry-leading products. Before assuming the role of president, he served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer responsible for global marketing strategy, communications, and programs at Wind River. He joined the company in March 2010.

Prior to joining Wind River, he was chief executive officer of CodeGear, the leading independent Windows and Java software development tools company, which was acquired by Embarcadero Technologies. He has also served as president and chief executive officer of ReShape Inc., an electronic design automation startup, and as vice president of worldwide sales and marketing for Tality, Inc., a design services company launched as a spin-off of Cadence Design Systems, Inc. His experience also includes nearly a decade at Cadence in various senior management roles, including vice president of product marketing, with global responsibility for Cadence’s $950M software business. He earned a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University.

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Jane E. Bone

Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer

Jane Bone is the chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance and administration for Wind River. Prior to her appointment as CFO, she served as the chief accounting officer, and before that as the company's vice president of finance and corporate controller. She joined Wind River as part of its acquisition in February 2000 of Integrated Systems Inc., where she spent three years serving as the European and international controller. She has also held positions at Deloitte Haskins & Sells and Coopers & Lybrand LLP in the United States and the United Kingdom. She earned a Bachelor of Science (economics) honors degree in accounting from University of Hull, United Kingdom.

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Michael Krutz

Chief Product Officer

Michael Krutz is responsible for the company’s business units, including core operating systems, connected vehicle, cloud technologies, and networking. Within this role he oversees all strategy, product management, and execution, as well as the financial performance for these businesses. With more than 30 years of engineering, services, and general management experience, he most recently served as senior vice president for automotive solutions at Wind River.

Prior to joining Wind River in 2009, he was the vice president for the Core Networks Division in Motorola's networks business. He has also held multiple engineering and services leadership positions in embedded software, aerospace and defense, satellite communications, and telecommunications/networking. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in business and electrical engineering/computer science from Marquette University.

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Doug Ertz

Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Doug Ertz is responsible for the leadership of the global sales team at Wind River. With over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, he is leading the company's efforts to capitalize on long-term growth opportunities and align the sales organization with key customer and industry segments. In this role, he is responsible for the strategy and direction of Wind River sales operations across the company's multiple product lines. He joined Wind River in 2014 and most recently served as vice president of worldwide sales for the Wind River networking and simulation business units.

Prior to joining Wind River, he held sales leadership positions with major technology companies, including Spirent Communications, SAP, Manugistics (JDA Software), and Cadence Design Systems. He holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. from Pepperdine University.

Gareth Noyes
Gareth Noyes

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development

Rabih Maalouf
Rabih Maalouf

Vice President, Worldwide Engineering

Amit Ronen
Amit Ronen

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

Mychal McCabe
Mychal McCabe

Vice President, Marketing

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Gareth Noyes

Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development

Gareth Noyes is responsible for overseeing Wind River corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions activities, as well as for leading the chief technology office. Charged with developing the company’s long-term technology vision, he has Wind River positioned to address the evolving market landscape and disruptive forces such as the Internet of Things, the virtualization of the network, and the transition to a software-defined world. He joined the company in January 1999 and has held roles in various areas, including engineering, product management, business development, and strategic alliances. He also led the acquisition of Wind River by Intel in 2009.

Prior to joining Wind River, he was a research scientist working at various European laboratories and universities, where he developed expertise in complex embedded control and data acquisition systems. He holds a Ph.D. in high-energy particle physics from the University of Birmingham (UK) and a B.Sc. in physics from Royal Holloway at the University of London.

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Rabih Maalouf

Vice President, Worldwide Engineering

Rabih Maalouf is responsible for the global R&D team at Wind River. In this role, he leads the delivery of innovative products that enable customers to meet the challenges and opportunities of the Internet of Things. With over 15 years of experience in the technology industry, he oversees the development of all cloud and operating system products to expand the company's reach in both new and existing markets.

Prior to joining Wind River, he served as a senior software developer at Nortel Networks, where he developed expertise in cellular and networking technologies. He has a B.Sc. in computer science with distinction from Bishop’s University, Canada.

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Amit Ronen

Senior Vice President, Customer Success

Amit Ronen is responsible for managing customer-facing engineering groups across the globe, including field engineering, engineering specialists, professional services, and customer support organizations.

Before joining Wind River, he was the founder and CEO of Presales Solutions, a company that offered a unique on-demand hosted solution in the customer relationship management (CRM) space. Prior to Presales Solutions, he spent more than 10 years with Mercury Interactive, where he gained extensive executive and global field management experience. There he managed and built the presales organization in the Americas, expanding it from 40 people to more than 150 people and supporting revenue generation of more than half a billion dollars. In addition, he served as vice president of professional services for the Americas and vice president of Mercury’s Tuning business, a startup within the company. He was also a founding member of Mercury Interactive Japan KK and was responsible for all technical field operations in the Japan and Korea region.

He holds a B.A. in computer science and economics from Tel Aviv University in Israel and is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Program (SEP) of Stanford University in California.

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Mychal McCabe

Vice President, Marketing

Mychal McCabe is responsible for leadership of the global marketing organization at Wind River, including corporate communications, marketing communications, demand generation, and field marketing. In this role, he oversees marketing strategy, brand, positioning, and messaging across all marketing channels. He joined Wind River in 2004 and has held roles related to various marketing disciplines including web development, web marketing, marketing communications, and product marketing. He also led the repositioning of Wind River as an IoT company.

Prior to joining Wind River, he held positions at Buzzsaw.com (a division of Autodesk). He holds a B.A. degree in English Literature from U.C. Berkeley.

Find Mychal on Twitter: @mychalmccabe (opinions expressed are Mychal’s own).

Board of Directors

Moshe Gavrielov
Moshe Gavrielov

Executive Chairman

Art Heidrich
Art Heidrich
Afshin Mohebbi
Afshin Mohebbi
Nehal Raj
Nehal Raj
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Moshe Gavrielov

Executive Chairman

Moshe Gavrielov served as president and CEO at Xilinx, Inc., where he drove the company through a broad strategic and operational transformation resulting in a significant market cap expansion approaching a valuation of $20B. Prior to Xilinx, he served as executive vice president and general manager of the verification division at Cadence Design Systems. Before that, he was CEO of Verisity, Ltd., where he drove the company’s emergence from a small private entity to a successful NASDAQ IPO, delivering ongoing profitable top- and bottom-line growth leading to eventual acquisition by Cadence for $315M.

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Art Heidrich

Art Heidrich focuses on technology investments across TPG’s private equity platforms (TPG Capital, TPG Growth, and The Rise Fund). He has been or is currently involved with TPG’s investments in Advent Software, C3 IoT, Eze Software, IMS Health, RefleXion Medical, Sonatype, Vertafore, and WellSky. Prior to joining TPG, he worked in the Technology group at Morgan Stanley, where he advised on and executed M&A and corporate finance transactions.

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Afshin Mohebbi

Afshin Mohebbi served as president and chief operating officer of Qwest Communications International, Inc. Prior to Qwest, he was the president and managing director of United Kingdom Markets for British Telecom and a member of the company’s management board. Earlier, he was the president and managing director of BT’s business division. He currently serves as a senior advisor to TPG Capital and is a member of the board of directors of Dish Network, Digital Realty, Soraa, Artel, Apollo Towers, RCN Grande, and WTT.

Nehal Raj
Nehal Raj
Mark Fields
Mark Fields

Board Advisor

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Nehal Raj

Nehal Raj is a partner at TPG, where he is head of the firm’s Technology Group and leads the firm’s investment activities in the technology sector across its private equity platforms (TPG Capital, TPG Growth, and The Rise Fund). He is currently a director of C3 IoT, Domo, DreamBox Learning, EverFi, Noodle Analytics (Chairman), Sutherland Global Services, WellSky, and Zscaler. He previously served as director of Aptina Imaging (acquired by ON Semiconductor), CCC Information Services (acquired by Advent International), Decision Insight Information Group (acquired by CoreLogic), IMS Health (NYSE: IMS), Intergraph (acquired by Hexagon AB), and Symbility Solutions (TSX.V: SY).

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Mark Fields

Board Advisor

Mark Fields served as president and CEO of Ford Motor Company and was a member of the company’s board of directors. He joined Ford in 1989 and progressed through a number of leadership positions, including executive vice president and president of the Americas, executive vice president and CEO of Premier Automotive Group and Ford Europe, chairman and CEO of the Premier Automotive Group, and president and CEO of Mazda Motor Corporation. He currently serves as a senior advisor to TPG and is a director on the following TPG portfolio companies: Ellucian, FleetPride, ATD, and Transplace. He also serves as an independent director on Qualcomm, Inc.