Technology >> CEO Interviews >> November 13, 2000

Stephen Gardner – Peregrine Systems Inc (prgn)

STEPHEN P. GARDNER has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Peregrine Systems, Inc. since July 2000. Prior to assuming the role of Chairman of the Board, he was President and CEO, a position he had held since April 1998. Formerly, he served in a series of senior management positions for the company, including Executive Vice President, Principal Executive Officer and Vice President, Strategic Acquisitions. Prior to joining Peregrine in 1997, Mr. Gardner was President and a Founder of Thunder and Lightning, an Internet software company. He brings a diverse background in multi-platform enterprise software and hardware to Peregrine, having served as President of Alpharel Software, as Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Data General Corporation, and as President and Founder of Integris, a systems integration services operation affiliated with Bull Worldwide Information Systems (Groupe Bull). Earlier in his career, Mr. Gardner directed Federal Systems Sales for Stratus Computers, and was responsible for strategic planning for the Burroughs Corporation. Mr. Gardner holds a Bachelor's degree in Geochemistry from Princeton University and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. Profile
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Mr. Gardner: Peregrine Systems' competes in two major markets of

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