Mr. Gardner founded Marqeta and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since November 2010. He also serves as Chairperson of our board of directors. Prior to founding Marqeta, Mr. Gardner co-founded PropertyBridge, Inc., a rent and lease-related platform that was acquired by MoneyGram International, Inc. in October 2007, and served as its Vice President from August 2008 to December 2009, Vice President of Business Development from October 2007 to July 2008, and President from May 2004 to October 2007. From June 2002 to May 2004, Mr. Gardner was the Director of Sales for The 451 Group, a technology research group. Mr. Gardner also founded Vertical Think, Inc., an IT management company, and served as its Chief Executive Officer from January 1999 to January 2002. Mr. Gardner holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Arizona State University.
Mr. Linville has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2020. Since October 2019, Mr. Linville has served as a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic LLC, a global growth equity firm. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Global Cards and Consumer Services at Citigroup Inc., a publicly traded global financial services institution, from November 2010 to September 2018. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Linville served in various leadership roles at American Express Company, a publicly traded multinational financial services corporation, from October 1989 to October 2010, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Services, President of the U.S. Consumer Card Services Group and President of Corporate Services. Mr. Linville currently serves as a member of the Board of Visitors of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Lafayette College. Mr. Linville holds a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the College of Medicine at Drexel University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lafayette College.
Ms. Cummings has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2021. From July 2018 to March 2020, Ms. Cummings served as Executive Vice President, Head of Compliance Strategy & Operations at Wells Fargo Bank N.A., a publicly traded global financial services company. Previously, from October 2012 to June 2018, Ms. Cummings served as Senior Vice President and Senior Supervisory Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Ms. Cummings served in several roles with Banco Santander, S.A., a publicly traded multinational financial services company, between October 2006 and September 2012, including Managing Director, Head of North America Financial Sponsors and Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer for Banco Santander S.A., New York Branch, and was Senior Vice President, Latin America Capital Markets Risk from September 1997 to April 2001. Ms. Cummings holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business and a Master of Arts in International Studies from the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Minnesota.
Ms. Chang has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2021. She has served as Executive Advisor at Cisco Systems, Inc., a publicly traded networking technology company, since August 2020 and previously served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cisco Systems’ Collaboration Technology Group from May 2018 to July 2020. She is the founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Accompany, Inc., a relationship intelligence company, a position she held from May 2013 to May 2018. She previously held positions of increasing responsibility at Google, Inc., a multinational technology company, from July 2005 to November 2012, most recently serving as Global Head of Product, Google Ads Measurement and Reporting. Prior to joining Google, she held product management and strategy positions at eBay, Inc., a global commerce provider, and served as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm, where she specialized in semi-conductors, software, and services. Since April 2017, Ms. Chang has served as a board member of Procter & Gamble Co., a publicly traded multi-national consumer goods company. Ms. Chang served on the board of directors of Cisco Systems from October 2016 to May 2018, Splunk, Inc., a publicly traded big data company, from March 2015 to March 2017, Informatica Corporation, a publicly traded software development company, from July 2012 to August 2015, when it was taken private, and was a member of Target Corporation’s Digital Advisory Council from May 2013 to February 2016. Ms. Chang holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.
Ms. Elliott has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2021. She has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Cisco Systems, Inc., a publicly traded networking technology company, since April 2018. From July 2009 to March 2014, Ms. Elliott held positions of increasing responsibility at Juniper Networks, Inc., a publicly traded networking company, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Strategic Advisor and Chief Customer Officer. Before joining Juniper Networks, Ms. Elliott held a series of senior executive positions at Microsoft Corporation, a publicly traded technology company, from September 2001 to December 2008, including as Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector. Prior to Microsoft, Ms. Elliott spent 22 years at International Business Machines Corporation, a publicly traded technology and consulting company, where she held executive and management positions in North America and Asia Pacific in sales, services, consulting, strategy development, and product management. Ms. Elliott has served on the board of directors of Whirlpool Corporation, a publicly traded home appliances company, since February 2014. Ms. Elliott was previously a director of Marvell Technology Group Ltd., a publicly traded data infrastructure company, from July 2017 to July 2018, Mimecast Limited, a publicly traded cloud services company, from November 2017 to April 2018, Imperva, Inc., a cybersecurity company that was publicly traded until its acquisition by Thoma Bravo in 2019, from August 2015 to May 2018, and Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc., a publicly traded merchandise retailer, from February 2014 to July 2017. Ms. Elliott is the founder of Broadroom.com, a website dedicated to executive women who serve or want to serve on corporate boards. Ms. Elliott holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from New York University.
Ms. Riley has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2020. Since June 2015, Ms. Riley has served as the Chief Financial Officer at X Development LLC, a research and development company and subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc., a publicly traded internet-related services and products company. From 2011 to 2015, Ms. Riley was the Senior Finance Director of Global Marketing and Global General Administration at Google LLC, a multinational technology company and subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc. Ms. Riley held various other positions in finance at Google from 2003 to 2011. Ms. Riley currently serves on the board of directors of Eventbrite Inc., a publicly traded global service ticketing platform. She also serves on the board of directors of WildAid, a wildlife conservation non-profit organization. Ms. Riley holds a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and a Master of Arts from the University of Oxford.
Mr. Dinur has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2013. Since June 2009, Mr. Dinur has served as a Partner at 83North, a venture capital firm. Previously, from November 2006 to June 2009, Mr. Dinur led mobile strategy at SanDisk Corporation, a publicly traded Flash memory card company, as Senior Vice President after joining SanDisk Corporation in connection with the acquisition of Msystems Ltd, in 2006. From July 2002 to November 2006, Mr. Dinur served in several roles, including Senior Vice President of Strategy and M&A and Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the DiskOnKey division, at Msystems, a producer of flash memory storage products. Mr. Dinur currently serves on the board of directors of a number of privately held companies. Mr. Dinur holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Tel Aviv University.
Mr. McKay has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2011. Mr. McKay is a Managing Director of Granite Ventures, a venture capital firm he joined at its inception in September 1998. Prior to Granite Ventures, Mr. McKay worked as an Associate in the venture capital group at Hambrecht & Quist, an investment bank. Mr. McKay currently serves on the board of directors of a number of privately held software companies. Mr. McKay holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Virginia.
Marqeta named Godfrey Sullivan to its Board of Directors in May, 2021. From 2011 to 2019, Mr. Sullivan served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Splunk Inc. and was President/CEO of Splunk from 2008 to 2015. During his tenure as CEO, Mr. Sullivan led Splunk’s initial public offering (IPO) as the first big data company to enter the public market, largely hailed as one of the most successful technology IPOs in recent history. Mr. Sullivan brings more than 30-years of technology and business leadership experience including serving as President/CEO of Hyperion Solutions and in senior leadership positions at Autodesk and Apple. Mr. Sullivan currently serves on the boards of CrowdStrike and GitLab. Mr. Sullivan previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Citrix Systems, RingCentral, and Informatica. He holds a bachelor in Business Administration from Baylor University.