Toby Tobaccowala has been a Board Member for CRI since 2005. Toby has over 35 years of operating experience in the business and communications services sectors. Until May 2005, he was the Chairman of R4 Global Solutions, which was acquired by Verisign. Previously, he was Executive Vice President at AppNet where he completed 12 acquisitions in nine months, enabling the company to offer a full range of services and complete a public offering. Commerce One acquired AppNet in 2000. Prior to joining AppNet, Toby was Strategic Business Unit President of the Media Industry Group at Electronic Data Systems (EDS). He spent 23 years at EDS, starting out in engineering and working extensively in the retail, financial, and telecommunication industries. He holds an MBA from Bajaj Institute of Management in India and a B.S. (E.E.) from Maharaja Shivajirao University, India. Toby also serves on the boards of Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc. and Oceus Networks, Inc.