John G. Schwarz


John G. Schwarz, Director

John Schwarz is the co-founder and chairman of the board of Visier, Inc., a business analytics software firm, a position he has held since 2010. From 2010 until May 2020, he served as Visier’s Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of SAP Business Objects, a unit of SAP AG, from 2008 to 2010, during which time he was a member of the executive board of SAP AG and also served on the board of directors of SAP Business Objects. From 2005 until its acquisition by SAP in 2008, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Business Objects S.A., a provider of business intelligence software and services. Mr. Schwarz served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Symantec Corporation, a provider of infrastructure security and storage management software, from 2001 to 2005. From 2000 to 2001, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Reciprocal Inc., which provided business-to-business secure e-commerce services for digital content distribution over the Internet. Prior to joining Reciprocal, Mr. Schwarz spent 25 years at IBM Corporation. Mr. Schwarz serves on the board of Synopsys, Inc. and is a member of the Dalhousie University Advisory Board. He joined our board in 2010.