John Mutch has been an operating executive and investor in the technology industry for over 25 years and has a long, sustained track record of creating shareholder value through both activities. Prior to joining BeyondTrust as chief executive officer in 2008,�Mutch was a founder and managing partner of MV Advisors, LLC, a strategic block investment firm which provides focused investment and strategic guidance to small and mid-cap technology companies. Prior to founding MV Advisors,�Mutch was appointed by a U.S. bankruptcy court to the board of directors of Peregrine Systems in March 2003. He assisted that company in a bankruptcy work out proceeding and was named president and CEO in July of 2003.�Mutch ran Peregrine Systems, operating the company under an SEC consent decree, restating five years of operating results and successfully restructuring the company, culminating in a sale to Hewlett Packard for $425 million in December of 2005. Prior to running Peregrine,�Mutch served as president, CEO and a director of HNC Software, an enterprise analytics software provider. Under his leadership, the company nearly doubled revenue and successfully spun out Retek in an IPO which returned more than $2.5 billion to shareholders. HNC Software was sold to Fair Isaac Corporation in August of 2002 for $825 million. Prior to HNC Software,�Mutch spent seven years at Microsoft Corporation in a variety of executive sales and marketing positions. He previously served on the boards of Edgar Online (NASDAQ: EDGR), Aspyra (Amex: APY), Overland Storage (NASDAQ: OVRL) and Brio Software.��
Mutch currently serves on the board of Adaptec Inc. (Nasdaq: ADPT) as a director designee of Steel Partners and the board of Agilysys (Nasdaq: AGYS) as a director designee of Ramius Capital. He holds a master's in business administration�from the University of Chicago and a�bachelor of science degree�from Cornell University, where he serves on the advisory board for the undergraduate school of business.
John Mutch's Books
Preventing Good People From Doing Bad Things
- Publication Date: October 16, 2011
- ISBN13: 978-1-4302-3921-5
With all of the threats to their security, many corporations have learned the hard way that threats can come from both the outside and from within. This is a book promoting the concept of least privilege. It will give readers information on protecting virtual environments, policy, compliance and more to keep good people from doing bad things. Learn More …