NYU Urban Seminar: Ralph Clark
February 23, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 208, 40 Washington Square South, New York City (RSVP here)
Ralph Clark will be leading this discussion series on ShotSpotter. This event is part of the NYU Seminar Series co-sponsored by the Marron Institute and the NYU Furman Center.
A veteran of numerous successful technology start-ups, Ralph A. Clark brings 30 years of extensive corporate, financial and organizational leadership to his position as SST, Inc.’s President and Chief ExecutiveOfficer. Most recently, Clark was CEO of GuardianEdge TechnologiesInc., where he led the transformation of the company into a leader in endpoint data protection and was instrumental in its recent acquisition by Symantec. Prior to GuardianEdge, Clark served as vice president of finance for Adaptec through its acquisition of Snap Appliance, which he helped engineer. He was responsible for worldwide financial planning and analysis of Snap Appliance, serving as its chief financialofficer. Previous to his role at Snap Appliance, he worked at several venture capital backed start-up companies, leading several to successful acquisitions. Early in his career, Clark held executive
sales and marketing roles at IBM; post business school he was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch, where he was instrumental in many successful technology transactions. He is a member of the board of directors for PrintRoom and Tactical SurveyGroup, and also serves as a trustee at the Oakland Museum of California. Clark holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of the Pacific, and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.