William Coleman has been a director of Seagate since 2012. Mr. Coleman, founder of BEA Systems and Cassatt Corporation, also serves on the Seagate’s Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and Finance Committee. Mr. Coleman has been a partner with Alsop Louie Partners, a technology venture-capital firm, since 2010. Mr. Coleman served as chairman and CEO of Cassatt Corporation from 2003 to 2009. He was previously chairman of the board at BEA Systems from 1995 until 2002 and CEO from 1995 to 2001. Prior to BEA, Mr. Coleman held various executive-management positions at Sun Microsystems. He currently sits on the board of directors of iControl Inc. and Dreamfactory Inc. Mr. Coleman holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a master’s degree in computer science and computer engineering from Stanford University. He also holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Colorado.