Advisory Board Members
Bill Campbell – Chairman of the Board, Intuit
Campbell assumed his role as chairman of the board of directors in August 1998. From 1994 to 1998, Campbell served as the president and chief executive officer of Intuit. Additionally, Campbell served as CEO of the company from September 1999 until January 2000.
During his tenure at Intuit, the company’s market value grew from approximately $700 million to nearly $3.0 billion as the company solidified its position as the clear leader in tax, personal finance and small business accounting software. During that time, the company also invented a whole new class of Web-based finance businesses delivered through Quicken.com, Intuit’s Web site.
For the three years prior to joining Intuit, Campbell was the president and chief executive officer of GO Corporation, a pen-based computing software company. Prior to that, Campbell was the founder, president and CEO of Claris Corporation, which was purchased by Apple Computer Inc. in 1990. Before starting Claris, he was Apple’s executive vice president, group executive of the United States. Campbell joined Apple Computer in July 1983 as vice president of marketing. He added the title of vice president of sales in January 1984, and in September 1984, his duties were expanded to include distribution, service and support when he was promoted to executive vice president. In June 1985, he was named group executive of the United States. Campbell came to Apple from Eastman Kodak Company, where his last assignment was general manager of Consumer Products for Kodak Europe. Prior to joining Kodak, he was vice president of J. Walter Thompson; a New York based advertising agency.
Before entering the industry, Mr. Campbell was the head football coach at Columbia University for six years. He is presently a director of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame. In August 1997, he was appointed to the board of directors at Apple Computer Inc. He also serves on the boards of Loudcloud, Inc. and SanDisk Corp. Campbell holds both Bachelors and a Masters degree from Columbia University.