Board of Directors

Michael Kaufman

Chairman of the Board

Director Since: 2014
Committee Membership: Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance

Mr. Kaufman is president of MAK Capital, a financial investment advisory firm based in New York, NY, which he founded in 2002. He earned his B.A. degree in Economics as well as his M.B.A from the University of Chicago and his Juris Doctorate from Yale University.

Donald Colvin


Director Since: 2015
Committee Membership: Audit

Mr. Colvin was chief financial officer of Caesars Entertainment Corporation from November 2012 to January 2015 and before that executive vice president and CFO of ON Semiconductor Corp. from April 2003 to October 2012. Prior to joining ON Semiconductor, Mr. Colvin held a number of financial leadership positions, including vice president of finance and CFO of Atmel Corporation, CFO of European Silicon Structures as well as several financial roles at Motorola Inc. Mr. Colvin is a director and chairman of the Audit Committee of Isola Group and a Member of the advisory board for Conexant. Mr. Colvin holds a B.A. in economics and an M.B.A. from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland.

Dana Jones


Director Since: 2019
Committee Membership: Audit, Nominating and Corporate Governance

Dana Jones is chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors for Sparta Systems, a premier provider of cloud and on-premise quality management software. She joined Sparta in April 2018, after serving as CEO of Active Network, the leader in activity and event management software, and as chief marketing officer and senior vice president of solutions management for Sabre Airline Solutions, a global provider of software to the airline industry. Prior to Sabre, Dana co-founded Noesis Energy, and served as its EVP of product, sales, marketing, and operations. She has held executive and general management positions for early stage and global publicly traded enterprise software companies over the last 20 years. Dana holds a BSE in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan.

Jerry Jones


Director Since: 2012
Committee Membership: Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance

Mr. Jones is Executive Vice President at Acxiom Corporation, a marketing technology and services company, and serves as a member of its Executive Committee. He joined Acxiom as an officer in 1999 from the Rose Law Firm in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he specialized in problem-solving and business litigation for 19 years. He earned his degree in Public Administration and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas.

Melvin Keating


Director Since: 2015
Committee Membership: Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance

Mr. Keating has been a director of Red Lions Hotels Corporation since July 2010 and its chairman of the board since May 2013. Since November 2008, Mr. Keating has been a consultant to several private equity firms, an industry where he previously worked. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of Alliance Semiconductor from 2005 to 2008. Mr. Keating also serves as a director of API Technologies Corp., where he is chair of the Audit Committee, and Modern Systems, Inc. Mr. Keating holds a B.A. from Rutgers University as well as an M.S. in Accounting and an M.B.A. in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

John Mutch


Director Since: 2009
Committee Membership: Audit, Compensation

Mr. Mutch founded MV Advisors LLC in January of 2006 as a strategic block investment firm which provides focused investment and operational guidance to both private and public companies. Mr. Mutch is the Managing Partner of MV Advisors and the current portfolio includes companies in the technology, active lifestyle and sports segments valued in excess of $100M. Mr. Mutch's career as an operating executive in the technology industry includes serving as chairman and chief executive officer of BeyondTrust software, as a director and chief executive officer of Peregrine Systems (Nasdaq: PRGS), and as a director and chief executive officer on HNC Software (Nasdaq: HNCS). Previously he spent eight years in a variety of executive sales and marketing positions at Microsoft Corporation. Mr. Mutch current serves on the board of directors of Steel Excel (Nasdaq: SXCL). Mr. Mutch holds a B.S. In Economics from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Ramesh Srinivasan

President and CEO, Director

Director Since: 2017

Prior to his appointment as Agilysys President and CEO in January 2017, Mr. Srinivasan was CEO of Ooyala Inc. in Santa Clara (Silicon Valley), California, and was previously President and CEO of Innotrac Corporation, a leading eCommerce Fulfillment Services provider which merged with eBay Enterprise. Before joining Innotrac, he spent the previous nine years of his professional career at Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) where he was promoted to President & CEO and member of the Board of Directors in Dec 2012.