James L. Barksdale
Chairman and President, Barksdale Management Corporation
Chairman and President of Barksdale Management Corporation, a private investment management corporation – April 1999 to present.
Prior Professional Experience:
Previously, Mr. Barksdale served in the following positions:
- President and CEO, Netscape Communications Corp. – 1995 to 1999 (when it was acquired by America Online)
- Chief Operating Officer and then Chief Executive Officer, AT&T Wireless Services (formerly McCaw Cellular Communications) – 1992 to 1994
- Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Federal Express Corporation – 1983 to 1992
Company Directorship: Mr. Barksdale is an Independent Director. He was a Director of America Online from March 1999 until the AOL-Historic TW Merger in January 2001, and has been a Director of the Company since that date.
Other Directorships: Mr. Barksdale serves on the Boards of FedEx Corporation, In-Q-Tel and Mayo Clinic.