- Date 26 Oct 2020
Citrix have announced the election of Robert E. Knowling, Jr. to its board of directors effective immediately.
Mr. Knowling, 65, has more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications and technology sectors, leading companies through periods of high growth. He is currently chairman of Eagles Landing Partners, a firm specializing in helping senior management teams formulate strategy, lead organizational transformations, and re-engineer businesses.
In his career, Mr. Knowling has served as chief executive officer (CEO) of several companies including Telwares, SimDesk Technologies and Covad Communications.
He has also served as CEO of the New York City Leadership Academy, an independent nonprofit corporation created by New York City Department of Education Chancellor Joel I. Klein and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg to develop the next generation of principals in the New York City public school system.
Further, Mr. Knowling currently serves on the board of directors of K12, Inc., Rite-Aid, Inc., Roper Technologies, Inc., and Stream Companies. Mr. Knowling previously served as a director of Convergys Corporation until 2018; Ariba, Inc. until 2012; Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. until 2015; Hewlett-Packard Company until 2005; and The Immune Response Corporation until 2005.