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Tarkan Maner Wyse Technology President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Maner was named President and CEO of Wyse Technology in February 2007. He joined Wyse in May 2005, as Chief Marketing Officer. He was most recently President, Worldwide Field Operations for Wyse, and led Wyse’s global sales, marketing, channels, business development, and customer service organizations and programs. Prior to joining Wyse, Mr. Maner led marketing, product management, business development, and strategic business alliance initiatives at Computer Associates, where he was instrumental in developing the company’s corporate vision, strategy, and brand. Earlier, at IBM, Mr. Maner led global product marketing initiatives for the company’s Internet Security, Network Computing, and eCommerce divisions. Before this, he held senior product management and marketing roles in the eCommerce Software Group at Sterling Software and later, Sterling Commerce.

Mr. Maner graduated from Istanbul Technical University with a BS degree in Engineering Management, received his MBA degree from Midwestern State University, and attended the invitation-only Executive Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Maner is a sought-after speaker and commentator on current IT and business issues worldwide.