Since 2006 Selvi Stanislaus is the Executive Officer of the Franchise Tax Board of California. She oversees the second largest tax department in the nation, with more than 6,000 employees in California and its three out-of-state offices. She is FTB's fourth executive officer and is the first woman to hold the post. After graduation from the Sri Lanka Law College as an Attorney-at-Law, Selvi worked in the private sector, and thereafter in the Chambers of Sri Lanka's President's Counsel. She and her husband immigrated to California in 1986, where Selvi returned to law school, completing a J.D. with Honors and an LL.M in Tax Law. In April 2005, Selvi was appointed the Acting Assistant Chief Counsel of the Tax and Fee Programs Division of the Legal Department, formulating legal policies affecting every tax and fee program in California administered by the Board, which collects nearly $53 billion annually in taxes and fees. She is also a part-time Professor at the local Law School where she teaches Tax Law.
Isaac Sundarajan is an accomplished Silicon Valley executive with over thirty years of experience in start-ups and major corporations. He is the managing director of Langham Capital, an M & A / strategy advisory firm in the Silicon Valley. He was most recently the Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) of L&T Technology Services Company where he led strategy, global marketing, strategic alliances, M&A and corporate initiatives. Prior to L&T, he served as CEO of Codenomicon, a Finnish security software company where he had moved from CoWare - a silicon virtual prototyping start-up which was acquired by Synopsys where he was head of product development, field operations, R&D, sales and marketing. Isaac worked at Cadence when it was a start-up and helped it grow to be a billion dollar company in electronic design automation. Isaac began his career at Intel managing microprocessor based systems, microcontroller based ASICs and computer aided design systems. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Madras; a Master’s of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology; and a Master’s in Business Administration from Arizona State University.