Board of Directors

M. Scot Wingo

Mr. Wingo is Executive Chairman of ChannelAdvisor, and has served as chairman of our board of directors since our inception in 2001. Prior to founding the company, he served as general manager of GoTo Auctions, chief executive officer and co-founder of AuctionRover.com, which was acquired by GoTo.com, and as chief executive officer and co-founder of Stingray Software, which was acquired by RogueWave. Mr. Wingo received a B.S. degree in computer science from the University of South Carolina and a M.S. degree in computer science from North Carolina State University.
Timothy J. Buckley

Mr. Buckley has served as a director of our company since 2004 and as our lead independent director since July 2016. Mr. Buckley served as chief executive officer of Xtium Inc., a provider of virtual hosting and recovery services, from 2011 until 2014. From 2003 to 2011, Mr. Buckley served as a consultant to a number of technology companies. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Buckley served as the chief operating officer for Red Hat, a public software company. From 1993 to 1999, Mr. Buckley was senior vice president of worldwide sales at Visio Corporation, a public software application company that was acquired by Microsoft in 2000. He served on the board of directors of SciQuest, Inc., and currently serves on the boards of directors of several private companies. Mr. Buckley holds a B.A. degree from Pennsylvania State University.
Aris A. Buinevicius

Mr. Buinevicius is a co-founder of our company and has served as our chief technology officer and a member of our board of directors since our inception in 2001. Prior to ChannelAdvisor, he served as director of technology at GoTo Auctions, chief technology officer and co-founder of AuctionRover.com and chief technology officer and co-founder of Stingray Software. Mr. Buinevicius received a B.S. degree in computer science from Iowa State University and an M.S. degree in computer science from North Carolina State University.
Joseph L. Cowan

Joe Cowan has served since October 2013 as the president and chief executive officer of, and since November 2013 as a director of, Epicor Software Corporation, a privately held provider of industry-specific enterprise software. Prior to joining Epicor, he was president of DataDirect Networks, Inc., a privately held data storage infrastructure provider, from June 2013 until October 2013. He served as president, chief executive officer and a director of Online Resources Corporation, a publicly held provider of internet and electronic finance services, from 2010 until its acquisition by ACI Worldwide in March 2013. From 2009 to 2010, Mr. Cowan served as a consultant with Vector Capital, a venture capital investment firm. He served as chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Interwoven Inc., a publicly held provider of enterprise content management software, from 2007 until its acquisition by Autonomy, Inc. in 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Cowan served in a variety of other executive management positions with companies including Manugistics Group, Inc., EXE Technologies, Inc., Invensys Automation & Information Systems, Wonderware, Texas Instruments, Eurotherm Corp. (now part of Invensys), Monsanto, and Honeywell Information Systems. Mr. Cowan currently serves as a director of Nice Systems, a publicly held provider of internet-based data solutions. He previously served as a director of Blackboard Inc., then a publicly held software company, from 2007 to 2011. Mr. Cowan received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Auburn University and an M.S. degree in engineering from Arizona State University.
Janet Cowell

Janet Cowell has served since 2008 as the Treasurer of the State of North Carolina, the first woman to hold the office. From 2004 to 2008, she served as a North Carolina State Senator, and she served on the Raleigh, North Carolina City Council from 2001 to 2004. Earlier in her career she worked with Corning Inc., Sibson & Co., SJF Ventures, HSBC Holdings plc and Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. Ms. Cowell received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business as well as a Master’s in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania Lauder Institute.
Marc Huffman

Marc Huffman has served since 2014 as the president, worldwide sales and distribution of NetSuite Inc., a public company providing cloud-based financial solutions, and previously served as its senior vice president of North American Verticals, Channels and APAC from 2010 to 2014, as senior vice president of sales, North America from 2008 to 2010, and as vice president of sales beginning in 2003. Before joining NetSuite, he served as group sales director at Oracle Corporation from 1996 to 2003 and as a sales manager at Hayden Enterprises from 1995 to 1996. Mr. Huffman received a B.S. degree in business with emphasis on marketing from California State University, Chico.
David Spitz

David Spitz serves as ChannelAdvisor’s CEO, and joined the board of directors in 2015. Before joining ChannelAdvisor, Spitz was an entrepreneur-in-residence at the Aurora Funds, a venture capital firm, from 2005 to 2008. Previously, from 2000 to 2002, Mr. Spitz was founder and chief technology officer of WindWire, a mobile marketing company that was acquired by Avesair, where he then served as president until its acquisition by Inphonic in 2003. Mr. Spitz received a B.A. degree in computer science from the University of California, San Diego.
Timothy V. Williams

Mr. Williams has served as a director of our company since November 2012. Mr. Williams most recently served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Blackbaud, Inc., a public company that provides software and services to non-profit organizations, from 2001 until his retirement in November 2011. From 1994 to 2001, he served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Mynd, Inc., a public provider of software and services to the insurance industry that is now a subsidiary of Computer Sciences Corporation. Previously, Mr. Williams worked at Holiday Inn Worldwide, most recently as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Since 2007, Mr. Williams has served on the board of directors of and as chairman of the audit committee of PROS Holdings, Inc., a public company providing pricing and revenue management software and services. He also serves on the board of directors and as chairman of the audit committee of several private companies. Mr. Williams holds a B.A. degree from the University of Northern Iowa.