SolarWinds appoints Dennis Howard to board


SolarWinds, a provider of IT management software, has appointed Dennis Howard, executive vice president and chief information officer for Schwab Technology Services, Charles Schwab, to its board of directors.

Mr. Howard will also serve on the company’s audit committee, SolarWinds said in a statement.

Mr. Howard replaces Paul Cormier, president and CEO of Red Hat.

Mr. Howard has served as the executive vice president and CIO of Charles Schwab since 2016. He previously served as its senior vice president, Core Technology Services from 2014 to 2016. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and CIO of Visa.

Mr. Howard holds a B.A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and a Master of Public Policy & Administration degree from Baylor University.

[Image courtesy: Dennis Howard]