David Roux

Co-Founder, Senior Director, Silver Lake Partners / Chair, Board of Trustees, The Jackson Laboratory

David J. Roux, of Upperville, Virginia, is co-founder and senior director of private equity firm Silver Lake, where he previously served as Chairman and co-CEO. 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.  Previously, Mr. Roux was a board member of Intelsat, Business Objects S.A., Gartner, Inc., Serena Software, Symantec, Thomson, UGS Corp., and was the Chairman of the Board of Seagate Technology and Avaya. In addition to the JAX Board of Trustees, which he has chaired since 2015, he serves on the boards of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, National Audubon Society, and Bowdoin College.

A graduate of Harvard College, Mr. Roux holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an M. Phil. from King’s College, Cambridge University.

Oct 23 5:30 PM Reception and dinner

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