Frank Calderoni takes a seat in Carey’s office this week. Frank is the CEO & Chairman of Anaplan, a cloud-based business planning service company. He stops by to discuss the inspiration for his new book, Upstanding: How Company Character Catalyzes Loyalty, Agility, and Hypergrowth and share some of the wisdom he’s accumulated across his 30 years of executive leadership stops at Red Hat, Cisco System and IBM.
About Frank Calderoni:
Frank is the Chief Executive Officer of Anaplan and the chairman of the company’s board of directors. Frank is a technology industry veteran with over 30 years of successful executive leadership. Before joining Anaplan, Frank served as the Executive Vice President (EVP), Operations and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Red Hat, Inc. from June 2015 to January 2017. He also served as EVP and CFO at Cisco Systems, Inc. for seven years. Prior to that, he served as Cisco’s Senior Vice President (SVP), Customer Solutions Finance, and Vice President, Worldwide Sales Finance. Frank joined Cisco in 2004 from QLogic Corporation, where he was the SVP and CFO. Prior to that, he was the SVP, Finance & Administration and CFO for SanDisk Corporation. Frank also sits on the board of Adobe Systems, Inc.