Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Ken McBride was named Chairman and CEO of Stamps.com in January 2012. He has been President and CEO of Stamps.com from August 2001 to January 2012 and also served as the CFO from October 2000 to January 2004. Previously, Mr. McBride served as the Senior Director of Finance for the company from April 1999 to October 2000. Before Stamps.com, Mr. McBride was a research analyst for Salomon Smith Barney covering several industries in the high technology area. Mr. McBride has also worked as an engineer and manager in the semiconductor industry.
Mr. McBride holds a bachelor’s degree, with honors, and a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Mr. McBride also holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.
Mohan P. Ananda
Mr. Ananda is a founder, and currently serves as the chief executive officer and chairman of the board, of Ananda Enterprises, Inc., an investment and management consulting company, and has served there for more than five years. He is also currently serving as the executive chairman of the board of Second OpinionExpert, Inc., a healthcare technology company. From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Ananda served as our chief executive officer. From 1986 to 1996, Mr. Ananda was a partner of Ananda & Krause, a law firm. Mr. Ananda also serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies and previously served on the boards of directors of JAB Holdings Ltd and Envestnet. Mr. Ananda received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Coimbature Institute of Technology in India, his M.S. in Aeronautics from the California Institute of Technology, his Ph.D. in Astrodynamics and Control from University of California, Los Angeles, and his J.D. from the University of West Los Angeles.
David C. Habiger
Beginning in March 2018, Mr. Habiger has served as Chief Executive Officer of JD Power, a data analytics company. From 2012 to 2016, Mr. Habiger was the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Textura, a cloud based provider of collaboration productivity and payment solutions. From July 2011 until its sale to Cisco Systems in August 2012, Mr. Habiger served as the Chief Executive Officer of NDS Group Ltd., a provider of video software and content security solutions. Previously, Mr. Habiger served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonic Solutions, a world leader in digital media tools and software. Mr. Habiger also serves on the boards of directors of the following public companies: Control4 Corp. (Nasdaq: CTRL), where he is the Lead Director; Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECHO), where he sits on the audit and compensation committees; GrubHub Inc. (NYSE: GRUB), where he sits on the audit and compensation committees; and Xperi (Nasdaq: XPER), where he sits on the audit and nominating committees. He is a venture partner at the Pritzker Group and a Senior Advisor to Silver Lake. Mr. Habiger received an MBA from the University of Chicago.
G. Bradford Jones
Mr. Jones is currently a general partner at Brentwood Venture Capital, which he joined in 1981, and an advisory partner of Redpoint Ventures, a firm he co-founded in 1999. Mr. Jones currently serves on the boards of directors of several privately held companies. Mr. Jones received his B.A. in Chemistry from Harvard University, his M.A. in Physics from Harvard University and his J.D./M.B.A. from Stanford University.
Katie May joined our board of directors in March 2019. Ms. May currently serves as a consultant to the Company and had served as the chief executive officer of our ShippingEasy subsidiary from the time we acquired it on July 1, 2016 until her resignation effective December 31, 2019. Ms. May became the chief executive officer of ShippingEasy, Inc., then a fledgling Sydney-based start-up, in 2012. Prior to that, she was the founder and chief executive officer of Kidspot.com from 2005 to 2012. Ms. May earned her MBA with honors from the University of Texas.
Theodore R. Samuels
From 1981 to his retirement in 2017, Mr. Samuels served the Capital Group Companies, an investment management company that grew to $1.4 trillion during Mr. Samuels's tenure, in a variety of capacities, including as the President of Capital Guardian Trust Company from 2010 to 2017. Mr. Samuels has also been a member of the boards of directors, audit, proxy and finance committees of Capital Group and certain of its affiliates from time to time. Mr. Samuels also serves on the boards of directors of the Perrigo Company plc, a healthcare company based in Ireland (NYSE: PRGO) where he is a member of the audit committee and previously served on the remuneration committee, and Bristol Myers Squibb Company, a leading global biopharmaceutical company (NYSE: BMY). Mr. Samuels received an MBA from Harvard Business School.