Lee Roberts serves as a Corporate Director on the Board of Directors of Inovalon. Mr. Roberts brings a deep wealth of experience across many facets of strategic and executive management within technology companies. Currently President and CEO of Bluewater Consulting, an information technology management consulting company, Mr. Roberts previously served as Vice President and General Manager of IBM’s global enterprise content and business process management software, part of IBM’s worldwide Software Business Group. Prior to this most recent role at IBM, Mr. Roberts was CEO and Chairman of FileNet Corporation, a publicly-trading market leader in technology-enabled enterprise content management, business process management, and related applications. Initially joining FileNet as its President and Chief Operating Officer in 1997, Mr. Roberts led the company in a multi-year growth process expanding FileNet’s reach to more than 4,000 customers in 92 countries, growing the company’s market value by more than 800% before ultimately leading its sale to IBM in 2006– the fourth largest acquisition by IBM at the time. Prior to his executive roles at FileNet, Mr. Roberts served in many management and executive positions with IBM from 1977 to 1997, ultimately serving as Vice President and General Manager of Worldwide Marketing and Sales for IBM’s Networking Division. Altogether, Mr. Roberts brings extensive experience in software and technology together with extensive international experience.
Mr. Roberts currently serves on the boards of QAD, Inc., a publicly-trading provider of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain software, and Unisys Corporation, a publicly-trading information technologies solutions company. Mr. Roberts has also served on the boards of a number of other public and private companies, including, most recently, Varolii Corporation, a privately-held provider of on-demand communications software services.
Mr. Roberts earned bachelor’s degrees in economics, biology, and chemistry at California State University, San Bernardino and his MBA degree with honors at the University of California, Riverside. He completed IBM’s Executive International Management Program in Belgium and Executive Management Development programs at Harvard University.