Avid has announced the appointment of Paula E. Boggs to its board of directors. Boggs’ many years of corporate leadership experience, combined with her background as a musician experienced with Avid products, will provide 'a unique perspective for the company'.
Boggs has held a variety of professional and community leadership roles for over 25 years. A former member of the executive team at Starbucks Coffee Company, she led the global law department of Starbucks for ten years. Before joining Starbucks, Boggs was vice president of legal for products, operations and information technology, and senior deputy general counsel at Dell Computer Corporation. She was previously a partner with the law firm of Preston Gates & Ellis.
Since 2013, Boggs has been a member of the President's Committee for the Arts and the Humanities, and was previously a member of the White House Council for Community Solutions. She is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, and a songwriter and lead vocalist for the Paula Boggs Band. She has also served as an officer in the U.S. Army.
“Avid welcomes Paula as our newest board member and appreciates her willingness to serve,” said Avid chairman, president, and CEO Louis Hernandez, Jr. “Paula’s extensive corporate leadership experience, combined with her artistic and musical background, will give the company a unique perspective and help guide us during our ongoing transformation as we continue to deliver on Avid Everywhere.”