Dana Evan

Dana Evan

Former Chief Financial Officer of VeriSign

Director Since: December 2011
Board Committees: Audit; Compensation; Nominating and Corporate Governance (Chair)

  • Former CFO of VeriSign, Inc.
  • Former Venture Partner at Icon Ventures
  • Director of Domo, Inc., Farfetch Limited, and Nextdoor Holdings, Inc.
  • 2019 Director of the Year (National Association of Corporate Directors)


From 2013 to July 2020, Ms. Evan served as a Venture Partner at Icon Ventures, a venture capital firm, and since July 2007 has invested in and served on the boards of directors of companies in the internet, technology and media sectors. Ms. Evan served as Chief Financial Officer of VeriSign, Inc.,a provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the internet and telecommunications network, from 1996 to 2007.


Ms. Evan has served on the boards of directors of Nextdoor, a social networking platform for neighborhoods, since October 2023, and Farfetch Limited, a global technology platform for the luxury fashion industry, since April 2015. She previously served as director of Momentive Global Inc. (formerly SurveyMonkey), an online survey development cloud-based software, from March 2012 until its acquisition by Symphony Technology Group in May 2023; Domo, Inc. a business intelligence tools and data visualization company, from May 2018 until March 2023; Proofpoint, Inc., from June 2008 until its acquisition by Thoma Bravo in August 2021; Criteo S.A., a performance display advertising company, from March 2013 until June 2017; Fusion-io, Inc., a flash memory technology company, until it was acquired by SanDisk Corporation in July 2014; Omniture, Inc., an online marketing and web analytics company, until it was acquired by Adobe Systems Incorporated in October 2009 and Everyday Health, Inc., a provider of digital health and wellness solutions, until it was acquired by Ziff Davis, LLC in December 2016.


Ms. Evan holds a B.S. in Commerce from Santa Clara University and is a certified public accountant (inactive).


Ms. Evan was selected to serve on our Board of Directors because of her extensive experience in operations, strategy, accounting, financial management and investor relations at both publicly and privately held technology companies as well as her substantial corporate governance experience and experience as an investor in the internet, technology and media sectors.