This excerpt taken from the ISLN DEF 14A filed Apr 9, 2007.
Continuing Class III Directors Terms Expiring at the 2009 Annual Meeting
Steven Goldman, age 46, has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since August 2003 and as a director since September 2003. Prior to joining us, from 1997 to August 2003, Mr. Goldman served in various senior executive capacities in sales, marketing and services at F5 Networks, Inc., an application traffic management company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Sales and Services. From 1996 to 1997, Mr. Goldman served as Vice President of Enterprise Sales and Services for Microtest, Inc., a maker of network testing products, after its acquisition of Logicraft Information Systems, a network CD-ROM server company. From 1995 to 1996, Mr. Goldman served as Executive Vice President of North American Operations for Logicraft Information Systems. From 1983 to 1995, Mr. Goldman served in various positions for Virtual Microsystems, a communications software company, most recently as Vice President of Sales. Mr. Goldman received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of California at Berkeley.
Mr. Goldman, who, prior to joining us, served in various senior executive positions in sales, marketing and services at F5 Networks, Inc., has been named, together with other former and current officers and directors of F5 Networks, as a co-defendant in a number of federal and state derivative lawsuits that have been filed since May 2006. The plaintiffs in these actions are seeking to bring derivative claims on behalf of F5 Networks against the defendants based on allegations of improper stock option pricing practices. Mr. Goldman has engaged his own counsel to represent him in these actions and believes that he has meritorious defenses to all claims against him.
Matthew S. McIlwain, age 42, has served as a director since May 2001. Since June 2002, Mr. McIlwain has served as a Managing Director of Madrona Venture Group, a venture capital firm, which he joined in May 2000. Prior to joining Madrona, Mr. McIlwain served as Vice President of Business Process for the Genuine Parts Company. Previously, Mr. McIlwain served as an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where he focused on strategy and marketing in technology-driven industries, and also worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. McIlwain currently serves on the boards of directors of several private companies. Mr. McIlwain received a Bachelor of Arts degree in government and economics from Dartmouth College, a Master of Arts degree in public policy from Harvard Universitys Kennedy School of Government and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.
James G. Richardson, age 49, has served as a director since October 2006. Mr. Richardson has been with Cisco Systems, Inc. since 1990, where he began his career as the founder of Ciscos Canadian operations. Mr. Richardson has served as Ciscos Senior Vice President, Commercial Business since January 2006 and has held numerous other senior leadership positions at Cisco, including Vice President of North American Operations; President of EMEA and Senior Vice President; Senior Vice President of the Enterprise Line of Business and Internet Communications Software Group; and Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Richardson received a Bachelor of Commerce degree in marketing and finance from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario.