In his 25+ years in the high-tech industry, Alan Naumann has held key operational roles including CEO, vice president, sales executive, and general manager. His industry experience includes internet commerce infrastructure, data integration and analytics, electronic design software, system virtualization, and computer systems.
Mr. Naumann has also held Board roles and executive roles across several US-based technology companies. Prior to joining 41st Parameter, he served on the Boards of Siperian, Eklin Medical, CoWare, and Calico Commerce.
Most recently Mr. Naumann served as president and CEO of CoWare, Inc. While at CoWare he helped lead CoWare to become the industry leader and fastest growing company providing System Virtualization design solutions, and guided the company to a very successful merger with the industry’s largest player Synopsys. Under Naumann’s leadership Calico Commerce was recognized as the 14th fastest-growing company in Silicon Valley, and had the 6th best IPO in the history of the NASDAQ. During his ten years at Cadence, he played key roles in growing the company from a small, niche player into the industry leader with annual revenues in excess of a billion dollars. Mr. Naumann started his career at Hewlett Packard.
Mr. Naumann holds a BSEE degree, and graduated with honor and distinction from Iowa State University.