David Nagel

David Nagel

David Nagel is a member of the Boards of Directors of Vonage Holdings, Leapfrog Technologies, Tessera Technologies, and OpenWave. Nagel served as a member of the National Research Council Study Group on IT R&D Infrastructure. Nagel is the former president and CEO of PalmSource, now Access Systems America. Before coming to PalmSource, Nagel held executive leadership positions at AT&T (CTO and President, AT&T Labs) and Apple Computer (SVP, R&D). He has also served on national and international advisory committees including President Clinton's first Advisory Committee on High Performance Computing, Communications, and the Next Generation Internet. He is a Member of the Board of Visitors for UC Los Angeles.

Work Experience

  • President and CEO, PalmSource
  • CTO, AT&T
  • President, AT&T Labs
  • Senior Vice President, Apple Computer
  • Head of NASA Human Factors Research, Ames Research Center

Education

  • PhD, Perception and Mathematical Psychology, UC Los Angeles
  • MS, Engineering, UC Los Angeles
  • BS, Engineering, UC Los Angeles

Awards, Honors, and Significant Achievements

  • Emeritus Member, Board of Trustees, the SETI Institute
  • Member, National Research Council Study Group on IT R&D Infrastructure
  • Member, Board of Directors, Vonage Holdings
  • Member, Board of Directors, Tessera Technologies
  • Member, Board of Directors, Openwave Systems
  • Member, Board of Directors, Align
  • Member, Board of Directors, Leapfrog Technologies
  • Member, Board of Visitors, UCLA
  • Emeritus Member, Board of the Tech Museum in San Jose, California
  • Member, President Clinton's first Advisory Committee on High Performance Computing, Communication, and the Next Generation Internet, 1997
  • Member, Federal Communications Commission's Technological Advisory Council, 1999