Michael W. Brown
- Member - Finance, Risk Management and Audit Committee
- Member - Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Mr. Brown, age 67, joined the Company as a Class I director in November 1997. He is a member of the Company’s Finance, Risk Management and Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Brown is the past chairman of the Nasdaq Stock Market Board of Directors and a past governor of the National Association of Securities Dealers. Mr. Brown joined Microsoft Corporation in 1989 as its treasurer and became its chief financial officer in 1993, in which capacity he served until his retirement in July 1997. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mr. Brown spent 18 years with Deloitte & Touche LLP. Mr. Brown is also a director of EMC Corporation, Stifel Financial Corporation and VMware, Inc. and serves on the audit committees of EMC Corporation and VMware, Inc. Mr. Brown also serves or has served as a director, trustee or advisor of several private businesses, civic or charitable organizations. Mr. Brown holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Washington in Seattle.