Dave Roux is a co-founder of Silver Lake and Chairman. He was formerly Chairman and CEO of Liberate Technologies, Executive Vice President at Oracle Corporation and Senior Vice President at Lotus Development. Mr. Roux began his technology career as co-founder and CEO of Datext, Inc., the first commercial CD-ROM publishing company. He is currently a member of the Avaya and Intelsat boards. Previously, Mr. Roux was a board member of Business Objects S.A., Gartner, Inc., Symantec, Thomson, UGS Corp., and was the Chairman of the Board of Seagate Technology and Serena Software. He is also on the board of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, a member of the DuBois Institute's National Advisory Board, a trustee at The Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, and an advisor to the Positive Coaching Alliance. Mr. Roux holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an M. Phil. from Kings College, Cambridge University. He is a graduate of Harvard College.