President and chief executive officer, Anaplan, Inc.
Appointed as Adobe’s Lead Director in 2020, Frank Calderoni also serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Anaplan, Inc. Prior to joining Anaplan in January 2017, he served as Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Financial Officer at Red Hat, Inc. from June 2015 to December 2016. Until June 2015, he was an Executive Advisor at Cisco Systems Inc., a designer, manufacturer and seller of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry. From 2008 to January 2015, Calderoni served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Cisco, managing the company's financial strategy and operations. He joined Cisco in 2004 from QLogic Corporation, a storage networking company where he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer for SanDisk Corporation, a flash data storage company. Before joining SanDisk, Calderoni spent 21 years at IBM, a global services, software and systems company, where he became Vice President and held controller responsibilities for several divisions within the company. Calderoni currently serves on the board of Anaplan, Inc., a planning and performance management platform provider. Calderoni holds a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Fordham University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Pace University.
As a result of his positions at Cisco, as well as his past service as chief financial officer of publicly traded global technology companies, Calderoni brings to the Board abundant financial expertise that includes extensive knowledge of the complex financial and operational issues facing large global companies, and a deep understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting rules and regulations. He provides the Board and Audit Committee with significant insight into the preparation of financial statements and knowledge of audit procedures. Through his senior executive positions, Calderoni has demonstrated his global leadership and business acumen.