Board of Directors

Eric A. Swanson
Chairman of the Board; Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

In addition to serving on Acacia Communication’s Board of Directors since 2009, Mr. Swanson also serves as a research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and provides consulting services to The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory. Previously, Mr. Swanson co-founded Sycamore Networks, and served as its general manager and chief scientist. Mr. Swanson holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an M.S. in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Peter Y. Chung
Director; Chairman of the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee; Member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee

In addition to serving on Acacia Communication’s Board of Directors since 2013, Mr. Chung also is a managing director and the chief executive officer of Summit Partners. Mr. Chung holds an A.B. in economics from Harvard University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.


Stan J. Reiss
Director; Chairman of the Compensation Committee; Member of the Audit Committee

In addition to serving on Acacia Communication’s Board of Directors since 2009, Mr. Reiss is also a general partner of Matrix Partners. Prior to that, Mr. Reiss was an engagement manager at McKinsey & Company. Mr. Reiss holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Cornell University, M.S. degrees in electrical engineering and operations research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School.


John Ritchie
Director; Chairman of the Audit Committee

In addition to serving on Acacia Communication’s Board of Directors since 2015, Mr. Ritchie also serves as the chief financial officer of Aerohive Networks. Prior to that, Mr. Ritchie served as the chief financial officer of Telerik and as the chief financial officer of Ubiquiti Networks. Previously, Mr. Ritchie held several executive positions at Electronics For Imaging and Splash Technology Holdings. Mr. Ritchie holds a B.S. in business administration from San Jose State University.


Vincent Roche
Director; Member of the Compensation Committee

In addition to serving on Acacia Communication’s Board of Directors since 2016, Mr. Roche also serves as the president and chief executive officer and a director of Analog Devices. Mr. Roche began his career at Analog Devices in 1988 and has been part of its senior management team since 2001. Mr. Roche earned a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Limerick in Ireland.


Murugesan “Raj” Shanmugaraj
Director


Benny P. Mikkelsen
Director