Mr. Cable has served on our board of directors since January 1995. Mr. Cable is the vice chairman of the board of the Washington Research Foundation, a University of Washington-affiliated technology transfer and early stage venture capital organization, which he co-founded in 1980. He also founded Cable & Howse Ventures, a venture capital firm, and Cable, Howse & Ragen, an investment banking firm now known as Ragen Mackenzie, and co-founded Montgomery Securities, an investment banking firm acquired by Bank of America. A former U.S. Navy submarine officer, Mr. Cable received his M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and his B.A. from Harvard University.