Mr. Saylor has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer since founding MicroStrategy in November 1989, and has served as President since January 2016, a position he previously held from November 1989 to November 2000 and from January 2005 to October 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Saylor was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company as a venture manager from 1988 to 1989 and by Federal Group, Inc. as a consultant from 1987 to 1988. Mr. Saylor received an S.B. in Aeronautics and Astronautics and an S.B. in Science, Technology and Society from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mr. Saylor is the bestselling author of the book The Mobile Wave.
Mr. Le has served as Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer since August 2015. Prior to joining MicroStrategy, Mr. Le served as the chief financial officer of XO Communications, a privately-held telecommunications company, from August 2014 to August 2015. From March 2010 to August 2014, Mr. Le held senior positions at NII Holdings, a NASDAQ-listed telecommunications company, including vice president of financial planning and analysis, vice president of strategy and business operations, and vice president of strategic finance. Prior to that, Mr. Le worked in the consulting practice at Deloitte from 1998 to 2010, where he held various positions, including senior manager. Mr. Le holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University and an M.B.A from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Mr. Lang has served as Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer since November 2014 and was serving as MicroStrategy’s Senior Vice President, Analytics, a position he had held since September 2014. Prior to joining MicroStrategy, Mr. Lang served as the chief product officer for Talemetry Inc., a leading provider of talent generation SaaS solutions, from September 2010 to September 2014, and as vice president, product for SAP SE from January 2008 to September 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Lang held positions at SAP BusinessObjects and Crystal Decisions. Mr. Lang received a B.Soc.Sci. in Information Management from the University of Melbourne.
Dave J. Rennyson has served as Senior Executive Vice President, Worldwide Sales since January 2016, prior to which he was serving as MicroStrategy’s Senior Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer, a position he had held since January 2015. Prior to his return to MicroStrategy, Mr. Rennyson served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Cloud, at Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc., an omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions provider, a position he held following the acquisition of Angel.com Incorporated by Genesys in March 2013. Prior to the acquisition, Mr. Rennyson served as President of Angel.com, a MicroStrategy subsidiary, from March 2009 to March 2013, and as Vice President Sales from 2007 to 2009. Prior to joining Angel.com, Mr. Rennyson served as Vice President of Sales and Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Spirent, as the Vice President of Engineering and Construction at Zephion Networks, and in various senior positions at Broadband Office and Verizon. Mr. Rennyson holds a B.A. in Economics and History from James Madison University, a M.S. in Information Technology from the University College London, and an M.B.A. from Duke University.
W. Ming Shao has served as Senior Executive Vice President & General Counsel since December 2014, and has previously served in various senior positions, including Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, and Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, since joining MicroStrategy in February 2000. Prior to that, Mr. Shao was a lawyer practicing at the global law firm Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. (now Hogan Lovells US LLP). Mr. Shao received an A.B. in Government from Cornell University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.