Veeva Systems announced the appointment of Mark Carges to the company’s Board of Directors. Carges brings deep development and operational experience to Veeva’s board, having built some of the most impactful and widely-used consumer and enterprise software platforms.
Carges previously served as chief technology officer (CTO) at eBay and BEA Systems. He is currently on the board of directors of Splunk and Magnet Systems.
“Veeva has established itself as one of the leading cloud innovators,” said Carges. “As the transition to the cloud accelerates, I look forward to playing a role in Veeva’s continued success transforming the life sciences industry and beyond.”
“Mark has a unique mix of consumer and enterprise expertise, as well as a wealth of software development and operational experience,” said Peter Gassner, founder and CEO of Veeva Systems. “He is a well-known technology leader who will be a tremendous asset to Veeva as we build the next-generation of cloud applications.”
Carges currently serves on the board of directors of Splunk and Magnet Systems. He was the CTO of eBay from September 2009 to September 2014, and served on the eBay leadership team since 2008 overseeing their platform strategy, with overall responsibility for technology, software development and site operations for eBay.com. Prior to eBay, he was at BEA Systems, a provider of enterprise application infrastructure software that was acquired by Oracle in April 2008. Over more than a decade at BEA, he held various senior technology leadership roles, including chief technology officer. Carges began his career at Bell Labs as one of the original architects of Tuxedo, a software solution for constructing highly scalable transaction processing applications. Carges has also previously served on the board of directors of Rally Software.