Jim Manzi has been a director of ThermoFisher Scientific since May 2000. He had formerly served as chairman from 2004 to 2006, and from 2007 to 2020. Mr. Manzi is founder and Chairman of Stonegate Capital, a firm that manages private equity investment activities in technology startup ventures. Previously, he served as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Lotus Development Corporation, a software manufacturer that was acquired by IBM Corporation in 1995. He serves as Chairman of the Board and director for Skyword, Inc., and is a director of Freshdirect, Cargometrics, Elysium Health, CloverFood Lab and Paxos Technology Solutions, LLC.