Investor Relations

Corporate Governance

DIRECTORS

  • Patrick Gallagher

    Chairman of the Board
    Mr. Gallagher has been a director since October 2007 and was elected Board Chair in April 2013. He is currently the lead independent director of Ciena Corporation, a supplier of networking equipment, software and services, where he serves on the compensation committee and is chair of the governance and nominations committee. Previously, Mr. Gallagher served as a director of Sollers JSC, vice chair of Golden Telecom Inc., and executive vice chair and chief executive officer of FLAG Telecom Group. Earlier in his career, he held senior management positions at BT Group, including group director of strategy & development, president of BT Europe and as a member of the BT executive committee. Mr. Gallagher holds a B.A. in Economics with honors from Warwick University.
  • Patrick Harshman

    President and Chief Executive Officer
      Patrick Harshman has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Harmonic since May 2006. As CEO Patrick has driven Harmonic’s strategic re-positioning as the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, and overseen the rapid expansion of the company’s customer base, international presence, and video product portfolio. He joined Harmonic in 1994 and prior to being appointed CEO held several other executive management positions for the company. Patrick earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.
    • Deborah Clifford

      Director
      Ms. Clifford has been a director since October 2018. Ms. Clifford currently serves as the chief financial officer of Autodesk, a leading 3D design, engineering and entertainment software company, where she is responsible for all aspects of finance including accounting, tax and treasury, procurement, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, corporate development and sustainability. From July 2019 to March 2021, she served as the chief financial officer of SurveyMonkey, a leading global survey software company. Previously, from September 2005 to June 2019, Ms. Clifford held a variety of finance positions of increasing scope and responsibility at Autodesk, including as vice president of financial planning and analysis, and was a lead architect of Autodesk’s financial transformation from selling perpetual licenses to becoming a SaaS provider. Prior to Autodesk, Ms. Clifford held positions at Virage, Inc. and Ernst & Young. Ms. Clifford holds a B.A. in Political Science with a business specialization from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is a certified public accountant (inactive) in the state of California.
    • David Krall

      Director
      Mr. Krall has been a director since February 2018. Mr. Krall has served as a strategic advisor to Roku, Inc., a leading manufacturer of media players for streaming entertainment, since December 2010, and to Universal Audio, Inc., a manufacturer of audio hardware and software plug-ins, since August 2011. Previously, he served as president and chief operating officer of Roku, president and chief executive officer of QSecure, Inc. and president and chief executive officer of Avid Technology, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Krall worked in engineering and project management at several companies. Mr. Krall currently serves on the board of directors of Progress Software Corporation, where he is the chair of the compensation committee, and of Audinate Pty Ltd., where he is the board chair. Mr. Krall previously served on the board of Quantum Corporation from August 2011 to March 2017. Mr. Krall holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A., with distinction, from Harvard Business School.
    • Mitzi Reaugh

      Director
      Ms. Reaugh has been a director since July 2012. She is currently vice president, studio strategy and analysis, at Netflix, Inc., a streaming media company. From March 2020 to March 2021, Ms. Reaugh served as a consultant to Verizon Communications Inc., a multinational telecommunications company. From September 2018 to March 2020, she was the chief executive officer and president at Jaunt Inc., where she was previously vice president, global business development and strategy, from November 2016 to September 2018. Previously, Ms. Reaugh was the co-founder and chief executive officer of GoodLooks, LLC, executive-in-residence at The Chernin Group, senior vice president of strategy and business development at Miramax, senior vice president of client solutions at The Nielsen Company, and held various leadership roles at NBC Universal. Earlier in her career, she worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. Ms. Reaugh served as a non-executive director on the board of Entertainment One Ltd., from November 2016 to December 2019, where she also served on the audit, nomination, disclosure and remuneration committees. Ms. Reaugh holds an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from Claremont McKenna College.
    • Susan Swenson

      Director
      Ms. Swenson has been a director since February 2012. Ms. Swenson currently serves on the boards of Faraday Future, a developer of electric vehicles, where she is the executive chair, Vislink Technologies, Inc., a provider of wireless video communications products, where she is board chair and chair of the audit committee, and Sonim Technologies Inc., a developer of ruggedized specialty mobile phones, where she is chair of the compensation committee and a member of the audit committee. From October 2015 to June 2017, Ms. Swenson served as chair and chief executive officer of Inseego Corp. (previously Novatel Wireless, Inc.), and served as the board chair from April 2014 to June 2017 after joining the Novatel Wireless board in 2012. Previously, Ms. Swenson served in numerous senior executive roles, including as president and chief executive officer of Sage Software - North America, president and chief operating officer of T-Mobile USA and of Leap Wireless International, Inc., president and chief executive officer of Cellular One, and president and chief operating officer of PacTel Cellular. She previously served on the board of Wells Fargo from 1998 to December 2017. Ms. Swenson holds a B.A. in French from San Diego State University.
    • Nikos Theodosopoulos

      Director
      Nikos Theodosopoulos has been a director since March 2015. Since August 2012, Mr. Theodosopoulos has served as founder of NT Advisors LLC, an advisory and consulting company. From August 1995 through July 2012, Mr. Theodosopoulos served in various capacities with UBS, a global provider of financial services, most recently as managing director of technology equity research. From April 1994 to August 1995, he was a senior equity research analyst for Bear, Stearns & Co., an investment banking firm that was acquired by JPMorgan Chase in 2008, and from January 1990 to April 1994, he worked as an account executive for AT&T Network Systems. Mr. Theodosopoulos has served on the board of Arista Networks since March 2014, where he is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. In December 2014, Mr. Theodosopoulos joined the Supervisory Board of ADVA Optical Networking SE, where he currently serves as chairman and is a member of the Audit Committee and chairman of the Compensation and Nomination Committee. Mr. Theodosopoulos holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Columbia University, a M.S. in electrical engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
    • Dan Whalen

      Director
      Mr. Whalen has been a director since August 2021.  Mr. Whalen is currently the president and chief executive officer of ATX Networks Corp., a global provider of network infrastructure systems and commercial video solutions. Prior to ATX Networks, from September 2019 to August 2020, he served as the chief product officer at ADTRAN, a provider of telecommunications networking and internetworking products. From January 2008 to May 2019, Mr. Whalen held a number of leadership positions at Arris International, including senior vice president of sales, senior vice president and general manager of global services, and president, network and cloud. Prior to Arris, Mr. Whalen held key positions at Cisco Systems, Comdisco, KPMG and Bell Atlantic. Mr. Whalen holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology.

    OFFICERS

    • Patrick Harshman

      President and Chief Executive Officer
        Patrick Harshman has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Harmonic since May 2006. As CEO Patrick has driven Harmonic’s strategic re-positioning as the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, and overseen the rapid expansion of the company’s customer base, international presence, and video product portfolio. He joined Harmonic in 1994 and prior to being appointed CEO held several other executive management positions for the company. Patrick earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.
      • Sanjay Kalra

        Senior Vice President, CFO

          Sanjay Kalra joined Harmonic in 2016 as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer and was named Chief Financial Officer in June 2017. Previously, he served as a Corporate Controller at TiVo, Inc., Vice President and Corporate Controller at Model N, Inc. and held various financial roles at Silicon Image after beginning his career in public accounting at Ernst & Young LLP. Sanjay holds a B. Com. in Commerce and Accounting from CCS University, India, is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is a Certified Public Accountant.

        • Nimrod Ben-Natan

          Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cable Products
            Nimrod Ben-Natan joined Harmonic in 1997, was appointed Vice President of Product Marketing, Solutions and Strategy in 2007, and became Senior Vice President and General Manager, Cable Products in 2012. Nimrod initially joined Harmonic as a software engineer to design and develop its first-generation video transmission platform, and in 2000 transitioned to product marketing, solutions and strategy to develop the digital video cable segment. From 1993 to 1997, he was employed at Orckit Communications Ltd., a digital subscriber line developer. Previously, Nimrod worked on wireless communications systems while he was with the Israeli Defense Signal Corps. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.
          • Neven Haltmayer

            Senior Vice President, Research and Development
              Neven Haltmayer joined Harmonic in December of 2002 and was appointed Vice President of Research and Development in November 2005. Prior to this, Neven was Director of Engineering of Compression Systems and managed the development of Harmonic’s MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 encoder and Electra product lines. Prior to joining Harmonic, he held various key positions at Canal Plus Technologies, including Vice President of Engineering, and was responsible for system integration and development of STB middleware and interactive applications. Neven earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zagreb, Croatia.
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