Black Duck Software Adds Bogan as Chairman

Burlington, Mass.-based Black Duck Software has named Thomas F. Bogan chairman of its board. Bogan also serves as chairperson of the board for Citrix Systems, where he has been a director since 2003. Black Duck has previously raised capital from investors including General Catalyst Partners, Fidelity Ventures, Flagship Ventures, Focus Ventures, Intel Capital, SAP Ventures and Red Hat.

Black Duck Software, the leader in open source software knowledge, adoption and governance, today announced Thomas F. Bogan has joined the company’s Board of Directors as Chairman, effective immediately.

Bogan joins Black Duck board members Rob Bearden, CEO of Hortonworks; Larry Bohn, Managing Director, General Catalyst Partners; Andy Flaster, Founding Member, Volition Capital; Jim Matheson, General Partner, Flagship Ventures, and Tim Yeaton, Black Duck CEO and President.

Bogan also serves as Chairperson of the Board of Directors for Citrix Systems, where he has been a director since 2003. Prior to joining the Citrix board Bogan held executive management positions at Rational Software Corporation from 1997-2003, serving as President and Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2003. Rational was acquired by IBM in 2003. He has been a Partner at Graylock Partners, a venture capital firm, since 2004.

“Tom brings a strong leadership background in enterprise software and a keen understanding of the benefits a talented and diverse Board of Directors brings to a company like Black Duck,” said Tim Yeaton, CEO and President, Black Duck Software. “His experience with IBM/Rational, one of Black Duck’s global strategic partners, and his deep industry connections will be of invaluable help to Black Duck as we continue to accelerate the growth of our global presence and service offerings.”

Black Duck has recorded yearly growth in excess of 30 percent since 2008. The company recently announced it had achieved 34 percent year-over-year growth in 2011, fueled by demand for management and governance solutions among enterprises deploying open source software.

About Black Duck Software Black Duck Software is the leading provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, at enterprise scale, in a multi-source development process. Black Duck enables companies to shorten time-to-solution and reduce development costs while mitigating the management, compliance and security challenges associated with open source software. Black Duck Software powers, the industry’s leading code search engine for open source, and, the largest free public directory of open source software and a vibrant web community of free and open source software developers and users. Black Duck is among the 500 largest software companies in the world, according to